Calamba, Laguna- Philippines- The memory of  a Legend (Bahay ni Rizal)

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Rate our ReviewsCalamba, Laguna…This year going back to school I had a course which focused on the life of a national hero of the Philippines, Dr. Jose Rizal. As I studied his life and his work it felt bland,with just words and pictures on a computer screen. I resolved to actually visit the place where […]

Escape to Coron, Palawan The Philippines

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Rate our ReviewsLiving in Southeast Asia, I’m surrounded by temples, ruins, modern cities, and culturally rich small towns.  There’s so much culture, activities, and delicious food to indulge in, but sometimes traveling is great for nothing more than time to unwind.  Time spent away from the sound of traffic, the ringer on the phone, and […]

Manila, the Philippines A Genuinely Mad Metropolis

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Rate our ReviewsAsk your average visitor to the Philippines – heck, ask your average Filipino native – what their favourite place in the Philippines is and Manila sure wouldn’t feature very high on the list. The capital of the Philippines has a reputation for being a huge, traffic-choked, baking hot metropolis that is a place […]

Paoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines …Sand Boarding & Dune Bashing

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Rate our ReviewsPaoay, Ilocos Norte, Philippines …If you are an adrenaline rush traveler, and you happen to be in the Ilocos Norte province of the Philippines, then take a trip to La Paz Sand Dunes in Paoay. I was there and I confess, my trip in this desert became one of my most unforgettable experiences. […]

Sagada Hanging Coffins, The Philippines – Dramatic, Sacred and Awe Inspiring

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Rate our ReviewsSagada, Philippines….Chilled out Sagada in the North Luzon region of the Philippines has a reputation for being a hip backpackers’ hangout, with the abundance of foreign-friendly shops, guest houses and eating joints certainly bearing testament to this fact. For me, its easy-going atmosphere was something that was easy to fall in love with, […]