hello stranger: cebu

I went to Cebu in December 2009 on a trip that was supposed to be with a 5th grade sweetheart I reconnected through Facebook. Everything was set, the dates, the itinerary and she bought the tickets too. Until, a few weeks before going home, she...

motherpacker!

No matter where we go, whether it is a short or long road adventure, be it a business trip to Dubai holidays in the Caribbean or backpacking in South East Asia, packing is the single most essential thing that could either make or break our escape....

pinoy travelers’ weekend

Who would have known that this September would be one of the most memorable months of our travel blogging experience. Years ago, we would never imagine getting within a hand-span distance from people who live and breathe travel. But the bug hit, and the rest of...

the true taste of home

Traveling is not always an escape, at times it is a way to give yourself a chance to miss home. And in my case, it has been a year since the last time I set foot on my native home land. (sniff sniff) Do I smell...

traveling solo, devirginized!

When people ask us why we travel together, our answer is plain and simple. We travel together because we complement each other in a lot of ways. We tell stories in our own styles, we crave different adventures stretching wide across the id-anal continuum; one has...

paoay, oh why?!

This is my entry to the 2nd Pinoy Travel Bloggers’s Blog Carnival with the theme “Quaint towns in the Philippines” currently hosted by RV ESCAT of livinginabackpack.blogspot.com. We entered the town of Paoay and I immediately noticed silence, like someone pressed the mute button. I checked my...

surviving caramoan (episode 2)

To give you an idea on how Caramoan appeals to the international market, watch this primer of Survivor Serbia in 2009. We spent the first day hopping from one island to another, jumping shots after shots, it was a vacation like no other. That's because this...