Travel Tips and Guides

UPDATED 2019: How to apply for your baby’s Philippine Passport

Summer is around the corner and travel is the best experience you can give to your child. I got my baby's passport when he was barely two months old so that he can visit his dad and paternal grandparents abroad.

Food Guide, Philippines, siargao, Travel Tips and Guides

Must Try Eats in Siargao *Updated 2019*

Siargao is (so far) my favorite island in the Philippines, and is considered as the Surfing Capital of the Philippines. Most of the tourist activity is centered in General Luna in Siargao, and there are plenty of gems in the area to dine, party, and do activities. If it's your first time to visit the beautiful island, this blog will help you identify the must-sees.

Travel Tips and Guides

How to Travel Green: Responsible & Sustainable Travel

We travel for a number of reasons: to escape, to live, to love. We travel to be reunited with nature, to rekindle my hope in humanity, to get in touch with the world. It's all for the sake of love for self, for mankind and for planet. Personally, this connection is priceless: hence I will always… Continue reading How to Travel Green: Responsible & Sustainable Travel

Kid Friendly Travel

My Wanderlust Kid Turns Two Today!

4 countries, 10 cities, 2 continents. All before turning two years old.

Philippines, siargao, Travel Tips and Guides

Siargao Travel Guide for non-surfers

Siargao is paradise for surfers--- and non-surfers, too. If you don't surf, there's more to Siargao then just surfing. Of course, I would highly recommend that you make 'learn to surf' a top priority on your itinerary, but if it's really not your thing, here are some activities you can do beyond surfing.

Europe, france

Arriving to Paris on a City Lockdown

We arrived in Paris on the day the Charlie Hebdo shooting happened. The city is on a manhunt as they pursue the gunmen responsible for the terrorist-driven shooting that left 12 people dead. What a time to come to the world's most romantic city. For the next few days, we would experience Paris like never before: military and police everywhere on the streets, no tourist crowd, and the attractions almost all to ourselves.

Budget Travel, Philippines, southeast asia, Travel Tips and Guides

Cebu Pacific and Budget Airline hacks

If you can't beat Cebu Pacific, what can you do? Do damage control and mitigate (a word I just learned and so badly want to use!). Read through this blog to have future pleasurable flights through some important travel hacks and tips I've learned from my constant flights.

cebu, Country, Philippines

Bantayan Cebu: Cotton Candy Sunsets, Sand as Fine as Sugar

It's easy to fall in love with the island. It may be very tempting to stay by their pristine white sand beaches all day, but what else is there to do in Bantayan aside from getting some vitamin sea?

Europe, Travel Tips and Guides, uk

10 Moments of Culture Shock in Europe as a Filipino

Europe has always been a place of wonder and romance for me--a place from dreams of a little child. I thought I've read enough books seen enough Downton Abbey to prepare myself on what Europe is like. But, just like marriage, you can never be fully prepared for what's to come. Here are 10 moments of culture shock you'll likely experience as a Filipino traveler!

cambodia, Country, Food Guide, southeast asia, Travel Tips and Guides

Dare to Try: Fried Insects in Cambodia

On two afternoons during our Cambodia trip in June 2014, Aya and I went to the local market and feasted on something you wouldn't expect: beetles, crickets, silkworms and tarantula. How did Cambodians develop such a taste for the exotic?