What and How I Pack (Part 2) | Travel Essentials

Hello! Hello! Hello! I don’t know how to start this without sounding somewhat disconnected and bored (lol), because I am in the middle of a tiring workday. I thought of writing this today, instead of next month, as I think it will help me channel some of that drained “energy” unto something I like to…

What and How I Pack (Part 1) | My Travel Essentials

I’m going to start this blog with the ever so common line, “Hello, everyone! It’s been a while.” It indeed has been. I’ve been on hiatus during the height of the pandemic and now I’m back with this ever so unique topic of What I Pack | Travel Essentials. I hope the intended sarcasm reaches…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: Jiufen, Shifen, Yehliu| Taiwan

An hour or so away  from the metro are these three beautiful and charming old towns. These places are pretty touristy and can get super crowded during the day, but nonetheless a sight to be seen and a beauty to be experienced. Yehliu is a gorgeous place with lots of amazing rock formations. As I…

Balik Skwela sa Isla Project 2019: Gilutongan Island

And another successful Balik Skwela Sa Isla school supplies kit distribution this 2019!Although it was 3 months ago I still remember. It was humid sunny on our way to the island that day. Like the usual, we all met up at the Roro port and enjoyed our boat ride to the island with the view…

Singapore

As I stare at my screen right this minute trying to type/write for this blog post, I’m having a hard time recalling what I did daily during the 2 weeks I was in Singapore because it was a whirlwind of spontaneous activities. All I remember was that I was incredibly happy and I had so…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: Siargao

Siargao, I’ve been to many places with whiter sand beaches and bluer crystal waters, but nothing comes close to your vibe. You are home. Magpupungko Rock Pool Tayangban Cave Pacifico My favorite surfing spot. General Luna — Cloud 9 Dapa and Pilar Guyam Island Daku Island Naked Island ************ And because I’m feeling separation anxiety…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: Coron, Busuanga, Culion

My trip to the Calamian Islands is by far my most memorable solo travel to date. The sad parts were saying goodbye to all of my amazing new friends and not being skilled enough nor have the equipment to take amazing photos in the dark and underwater . Fireflies and Planktons Rode a speedboat around…

El Nido

Four days were not enough. El Nido is amazing. Met a lot of great people, made new friends and had the chance to travel for the first time with my cousins and sister outside of Cebu. Ahhhh the beautiful Bacuit Bay. It can get extremely busy at night, but it’s always a sight to behold…