I’ve been to Cebu a few times before for the beach, visit friends, attend a wedding, Sinulog, and of course to scuba dive. But last year, my sisters all voted to go to Cebu for our family New Year holiday as none of them have been there before. I’m fine with it because I love […]
The summer I turned 10, my dad took me on my first airplane ride to Hong Kong, and part of our trip was a visit to the Ocean Park. It was the ultimate theme park in South East Asia at that time. I vaguely remember the whole thing except for riding the cable car and […]
You’d think that with all these frequent flying, one would get this traveling business down to a T. Of course one would always be ready for changes along the road, specially during longish trips. I’ve missed flights before, twice actually in my life. But to commit idiotic error such as booking the wrong flight is […]
We have our own Sardine Run in the Philippines! my friend Beth twitted me during the time I was obsessing about the Sardine Run in South Africa–after seeing it in BBC. Really? Where? Moalboal, Cebu. And so my obsession shifted. It’s obviously easier to attain this one.
Almost an ocean creature, it’s normal to find me on the beach or underwater. With an almost acrophobia, it’s rare to find me anywhere of high altitude. But the adrenaline junkie in me is willing to try ‘almost’ anything once. So I wasted no time when I read about the tandem paragliding event. I quickly […]
When face-to-faced with the crashing waves and rolling hills of Batanes, it’s almost an impulse to ask “am I still in the Philippines?” And walking through the old town of Sabtang, you wonder which century you were transported in to. Such are examples of mystical experiences of coming to Batanes. The 10-tiny island group collectively called the […]