Having been recommended by a few people, I persuaded some of my girl friends to take a drive south of Metro Manila for a very protracted lunch. The trip was made less enjoyable by the ridiculous traffic jam en route. Nevertheless, we happily consumed the plates of food served us when we arrived. … Read more
As far as backpackers’ haunts go, Sagada definitely looks and feels the part. There have been so many travelogues on this remote mountain province that my two cents really won’t be worth anything. (For awesome travel insights on Sagada, check out Visit Sagada, Lakwatsero, and the Travelling Dork.)
I thoroughly enjoyed my stay in Sagada back in early December. … Read more
All photos by the author, except where noted.… Read more
Apologies for the delay, but here it is. Part one of my five-day adventure up in the Philippine Cordilleras.
After a ten-hour bus journey from Manila, we arrived in Banaue hungry and bleary-eyed. Fortunately for us, our host arranged for a local guide and land transport between Banaue and Batad. … Read more
Since I have yet to finish writing about my trip to Lake Sebu, and I have already gone on another epic adventure that needs to be penned down – well, I’ll just have to utilize “a picture tells a thousand words” strategy.… Read more
It’s true. Some people see more in a walk around the block than others do in a trip around the world. I’ve just come back from the Philippine Cordillera region, and I am still in awe of the breathtaking beauty in this country I call home. … Read more