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…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: South Batan, Batanes

It’s the 2nd to my last day in Batanes and in one sleep I will be back home. Time ran so fast and my heart breaks a little with the taste of bittersweet soon-goodbye. A part of me says, “You miss home, girl”, and the wanderlust soul whispers “Wish you’d stay a few days more…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: Sabtang Island, Batanes

I’m back! I’m here to blab again about my Batanes birthday getaway. This time I’m going to talk about my second day there. Say hello to Sabtang Island! I woke up early that day. Boats leaving for Sabtang Island are all in Ivana Port which is approximately 30-45 mins away from Basco, and they leave…