You land in the Philippines and have time to kill in Manila before hitting the islands. What do you do? Here's what we'll cover today: Setting up your local sim card and ride-sharing appsSeeing some of Manila's cultural and historical sights Experiencing Filipino bargain shoppingBlending in and staying safe Getting Out of the Airport When… Continue reading Things to Do in Manila: What to See on a Stopover
Need a break from Manila? Go surf Sabang Beach! Here’s a simple guide on how to take the bus from Cubao and recommendations on where to stay in Baler.
Want to get out of Manila and enjoy some of that breathtaking nature the Philippines has to offer? Check out this guide for an adventurous weekend getaway at Daranak and Batlag Falls.
Cool mountain air, lush greenery, strawberry fields, truckloads of fresh vegetables, and a flower festival that lasts for almost two months, all make Baguio a top destination for those who need a break from Metropolitan Manila.
An affordable trip and an unforgettable experience in the very chill and beautiful Baler, a place to still your mind, reflect on life, lose yourself in the waves, and wash away that city stress with an invigorating salt-water cleanse.
After a few hectic weeks of increasing work demands and a moderately intense diet and training regimen to prepare for my first jiu-jitsu competition, I was nothing if not ready for a vacation. Last year, around this time, my companion and I had taken our daughter to Coco Beach for a wonderful family vacation and… Continue reading A Coco Family Vacation in Puerto Galera
It's Tuesday morning: my companion wakes up early to build a dam at Lily of the Valley Organic Farm (post coming). Inevitably, our daughter wakes up early and what are her and I to do with our day? First, there's the laundry problem. La Trinidad has no water so this is a serious mission. We… Continue reading Baguio’s Parks, Playgrounds, and Places to Eat