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IN PHOTOS: Holy Wednesday Procession in Boac, Marinduque

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Boac Marinduque Moriones Lenten Rites Photos

Marinduque is one of my favorite holy week destinations in the Philippines. Last March 23, 2016, we decided to spend our holy week in Boac, the capital town of the province. This is actually my 3rd time to spend holy week in Marinduque; every visit is special and doesn't fail to amaze me on how the Marinduqueños spend the Lenten Season.

5 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Use Traveloris on Your Next Travel

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Traveloris Ultimate Travel Tool

Planning your trip on a holiday is not that easy as you are expecting. Yes, travelling is fun, and spending your holiday going out for a vacation is priceless. But you can't do all of these without proper information needed. From here, research will take place. You need to do all the research including transportation, events, tourist spots, directions, hotels and many more. It will eat a lot of your time and need lots of efforts from you. And this process is time consuming and kinda frustrating. Good thing there is a new website named Traveloris that is set to be launched by the end of April 2016 where all your basic needs in planning your holiday travel are wrapped in one website.

Detoxify, Boost Your Energy and Stay Fit with MySlim Yerba Mate Drink and Capsules

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mySlim Yerba Mate Drink and Capsule Review

Food has always been part of my every travel. As a travel and food blogger, I always make sure that I get to taste native delicacies and experience the local dining scene of the place I am visiting. That is why, I always tend to "overeat" whenever I am on the road. Hahaha! Well, that's okay once in a while, but I still have to be aware with amount of food I eat so I would stay fit and maintain my ideal weight. But sometimes (or maybe most of the time), I can't control myself which results to gaining extra pounds after every travel because of too much eating.

TOP PICKS: 30 Best Things to Do in Zamboanga City (Tourist Spots, Attractions and Things To Do and Experience) PART 2

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Top Things To do in Zamboanga City Philippines

Previously, I shared to you the first part of my Top 30 Best Things to Do and See in Zamboanga City. Since Zamboanga City is such a beautiful place and having 15 reasons why visit Zamboanga City is not enough, here's the second part! Here's a list of another 15 fun things to do, see and experience when in Zamboanga City. Enjoy!

5 Things to Consider if you want to Migrate in Portugal

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5 Things to Consider if you want to Migrate in Portugal

Traveling and having a vacation in Portugal is nice and recommended since they offer you competitive places to stay in, affordable restaurants to go for a food crawl, cheap prices of daily essentials, reasonable prices for transportation and accessible tourist spots. Portugal also boast its alluring beaches, picturesque view of the sunset and incredibly low priced wine and beer. But living in Portugal is a different story. Here are some of the things you might want to consider before migrating to Portugal.

Boracay Beach Pub, "Serving the Best Mojito on Boracay Island!"

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Boracay Beach Pub Station 4 Beach Pub

Boracay island is truly a piece of paradise in the Philippines perfect for long vacation as well as for a quick weekend getaway. White sand beaches, boutique and luxury hotels and resorts, restaurants with good food, lively music and nightlife, outdoor activities are just some of the awesome things to do on Boracay Island that will keep you coming back.

Lovely and Uncrowded Beaches of Romblon Island

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Beaches in Romblon
Beaches of Romblon Island

The island of Romblon is blessed with lovely beaches that are away from the usual crowd. Here, you just enjoy the heat of the sun, the white sandy beaches and the clear, calm turquoise waters. What I love most about our recent visit in Romblon are its several beaches with clear and white sandy shoreline that are just a stone's throw away from each other, and very accessible by public transportation from the town proper. Here are some of the must-visit beaches in Romblon, Romblon.

TOP PICKS: 10 BEST THINGS TO DO IN BALER, AURORA (Tourist Spots, Attractions and Things To Do and Experience)

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Top Best Things to Do in Baler Aurora

Dubbed as the "birthplace of surfing in the Philippines", Baler can considered as a traveler's paradise in the province of Aurora. Just 5 hours away from Manila, it offers a wide array of activities and interesting attractions that you will surely enjoy. Rich in history, great food, adventurous activities and natural wonders, there are many things to do in Baler. A weekend getaway or a 3 days 2 nights trip is an ideal visit to see and experience most of Baler's famous tourist spots and attractions. You can find many places and do many things in (and near) Baler. For first-timers, I listed here some of the most popular attractions and things to do in (and near) Baler.

TRAVEL GUIDE: 30 Best Things to Do in Zamboanga City (Tourist Spots, Attractions and Things To Do and Experience) PART 1

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Top Best Things to Do in Zamboanga City Philippines

Zamboanga City is indeed a majestic place and it is full of astonishing places to visit. The city is quite big and it would require you several days to really visit most of the famous tourist spots and attractions in Zamboanga City. You can find many places and do many things in Zamboanga City. For first-timers or even if you're going for a re-visit, I listed here some of the most popular attractions, tourist spots and things to do in "Asia's Latin City!". There’s a bucket of fun and adventure to do, but here is the first part my top 30 ways to enjoy your stay.

10 Awesome Reasons Why I Love Staying at Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds

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10 Awesome Reasons Why I Love Staying at Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds

In the several years of my traveling life, whether for work or just for personal pleasure, I've already stayed in different types of hotels, resorts and accommodation facilities around the country. From hostels to boutique hotels and high-end 5 star hotels, each has its own unique and distinct features. One that is very dear to me and a personal favorite is Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds (Check rates online) on the lovely island of Boracay. Let me share to you the reasons why.

Celebrate the Grand Festivals of Central Philippines

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Festivals in the Visayas Philippines

Steeped in tradition and religion, filled with color and fanfare, Philippine festivals are always a sight to behold and an experience to remember. Nothing less can be said for festivities held in the Visayas, where locals and tourists alike gather for food, merrymaking and thanksgiving.

JAPAN: Experiencing Takayama Autumn Festival in Gifu Prefecture

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Takayama Autumn Festival in Gifu Prefecture Japan

Takayama is an old town located in Gifu Prefecture, about 2 hours away from Nagoya, Japan. Our trip to this old town was extra special be it coincided with the annual Takayama Autumn Festival. It is the annual festival of the Hachiman Shrine in the northern half of the old town; thus, the festival is also known as Hachiman Festival.

Luxuriate in your own private space at Vivere Hotel and Resorts in Alabang

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Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang

I was born and raised in Cavite; and as a Caviteño, me and my family would always frequent Alabang whenever we to want to shop or watch a movie when there were still very few shopping malls in Cavite. Even when I was still in college, I’ve always dream of working in Alabang. So, when I finished college, Alabang was on top of my choices to start a career in the field of Information Technology. Although, I wasn't able to fulfill that dream, I am still happy because I got a job in Las Piñas and I would always go to Alabang before going home.

ASUS Heats Up the Season with the "Summer Vibes Promo"

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ASUS Summer Vibes Promo 2016

Good news Adventuristas! With the Summer season kicking in, ASUS Philippines turns the heat a notch higher with the "Summer Vibes Promo", which gives the tech-savvy and gadget-lovers alike more reasons to enjoy this season!

Delightful Dinner at The Nest, "Dining in the Sky" at Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang

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Vivire Hotel Alabang Restaurant

The Nest, "Dining in the Sky" is Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang's roof deck restaurant located at the hotel's 31st floor. What makes "The Nest" a standout is its awesome al fresco dining area complemented with a sweeping and breathtaking views of the city and Laguna de bay. The first time I heard about The Nest, I instantly got interested and at the same time curious as to how is it to dine in a restaurant on top on a hotel building with an amazing view of the city?

LUCBAN PAHIYAS FESTIVAL 2016 Schedule of Activities, How To Get There, Things To Do and Suggested Itinerary

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LUCBAN PAHIYAS FESTIVAL 2016 Schedule of Activities, How To Get There, Things To Do and Suggested Itinerary

Are you ready for Luban Quezon's Pahiyas Festival 2016?


It's fiesta season again! And when the month of May comes in, fiestas abound all over the Philippines. One of the most-awaited festivals held during this month is the annual Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon. It is one of the grandest thanksgiving festival in the Philippines in honor of San Isidro Labrador, the "Patron Saint of Farmers." Pahiyas Festival 2016 happening in May 15, 2016, is considered as the most colorful and most festive festivals in the Philippines which showcases lovely and meticulously adorned houses with colorful kiping or rice wafers, native materials, handicrafts and fresh produce that will surely be a delight to tourists and visitors attending the festivals.

Satisfying Breakfast Buffet at The Nest, "Dining in the Sky" at Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang

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The Nest at Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang

I love to start my day early as it gives me more time to do the things I need to do. Even during my travels or "staycations" in the metro, I always wake up as early as possible. One of the things I really look forward to when staying in a hotel is the breakfast buffet. That is why, I really got super excited when I learned that Vivere Hotel and Resorts Alabang serves daily breakfast buffet. Yey! Who wouldn't be excited to indulge on a heavy breakfast? Well, I eat a lot in the morning since I still have the whole day to burn it all. Hahaha!

CHEAP EATS: Where to Eat in Boracay for Less than 100 pesos? (PART 1)

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Where to Eat in Boracay forless than 100 pesos

Many people would think that traveling to Boracay is expensive. That is not always true. If you're a budget traveler and looking for ways to save on travel expenses, you can cut down on food cost. It's not that I'm suggesting that you starve yourself, skip meals or just eat street foods, the best thing to do is to find places that serve decent food at very affordable price.

TRAVEL GUIDE: Kalanggaman Island (with How to Get There, Tips, Reminders and Basic Information)

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Kalanggaman Island Travel Guide

Kalanggaman island is considered as one of "Palompon Leyte's Island Paradise." It's one of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines I've been to. Known for its clear and blue waters, white sand and magnificent sandbars stretching at both ends of the island, it is now becoming one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Located off the shore of Palompon, Leyte, it takes about 1 hour (depending on sea condition) by boat to get to Kalanggaman Island. If you're planning a trip to this island, here are some tips on how to get there.

8 Unusual Destinations in Batanes that you should include in your Itinerary

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Unusual Destinations in Batanes that you should include in your Itinerary

You've probably been to Batanes or have read it several times in blogs and magazines. But did you know that there are many "unusual destinations in Batanes" that are not frequently visited by tourists and travelers? So, whether it's your first time or just planning a re-visit in Batanes, here's my list of 8 Unusual Destinations that you should include in your Itinerary.

5 Useful Tips on Choosing the Best Holiday Cottage in the Forest

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5 Useful Tips on Choosing the Best Holiday Cottage in the Forest

Going on a holiday in the forest?

Forest holidays are an awesome way to get back and be one with nature. It can provide a way to relax while doing some fun activities with your family, friends or loved ones. It gives us a much-needed "escape" from our usual routinary life in the city and can somehow give us a "reset" from our daily grind. Choosing the location and looking for the best holiday cottage are just some of the things you have to consider when planning your vacation.

Top 5 Must-do Activities at Disney World Florida

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Top 5 Must-do Activities at Disney World Florida

Opened in October 1, 1971, Disney World Resort is the flagship of Disney's worldwide corporate empire located in Florida, USA. Operated and owned by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, a division of The Walt Disney Company, it is considered as "the most visited vacation resort in the world," with an attendance of over 52 million annually. If you plan to spend Florida holidays 2017 at Disney World, here are some of the Top Must-Do Activities.

Top 5 Best Things To Do in Toronto, Canada

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Top 5 Best Things To Do in Toronto Canada

Toronto is one of the most populous and highly-visited cities in Canada. Choosing the top 5 best things to do in Toronto can be difficult, but it all boils down to what interests you the most – from adventures, to gastronomic experiences to shopping, to parks and museums, Toronto has a lot of options to offer for every type of traveler. Here's a list of my top 5 best things to do in Ontario, Canada.

FEATURE: SM Seaside City Cebu, "The Biggest Mall in Visayas & Mindanao"

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SM Seaside City Cebu

Cebu as one of the “top tourist destinations in the country” is getting more and more attention now and raising the roof. Well, that’s a good thing though, since they want to exceed our expectations when it comes to progress and developments. That only means more tourists. Yay!

FINDING EVERLASTING LOVE: 8 Things about Love that you could Learn from Traveling to Sagada

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Things about Love You Could Learn from Traveling to Sagada

Call me hopeless romantic, but I am proud to say that I am a true believer of everlasting love. That is why when asked about "If you could only pick one, would you rather have Unlimited Wealth, Immeasurable Knowledge, or Everlasting Love? Why?" my quick answer is everlasting love.

Zamboanga City: The Pink Sand Beach of Sta. Cruz Island (with Boat Fares and How to Get There)

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The Pink Sand Beach of Sta Cruz Island Zamboanga City

The Philippines, as an archipelago is composed of more than 7,000 islands and has one of the longest coastlines in the world. With that, we are blessed with some many lovely and pristine beaches just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed. One of them is the pink sand beach of Sta. Cruz Island in Zamboanga City.

Exploring the Lagoon on Sta. Cruz Island, Zamboanga City

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Zamboanga City Tourist Spots and Attractions

A popular birding site where migratory birds love to go to is the famous Las Islas de Sta. Cruz Islands, located off the coast of Zamboanga City. We went there on the first day of Zamboanga City Bird Festival 2016 last February 22-24, 2016. From Paseo del Mar, we took a motorized boat and after about 15-20 minutes we arrived at the mouth of the lagoon where a small community of the Sama Banguingui tribe is located.

ZAMBOANGA CITY: Visiting the Old Badjao Burial Grounds on Sta Cruz Island

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Badjao Burial Grounds Sta Cruz Island Zamboanga City

Not many people visiting Sta. Cruz Island in Zamboanga City know that the place is also rich in history. One of the things you shouldn't miss when visiting the island are the Old Badjao Burial Grounds on the eastern part of the island. It is my first time to see a Badjao grave and its quite fascinating to know how they bury they loved ones compared to the Christian way that I am familiar of.

Cebu Pacific Launches New Cabin Crew Uniforms

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Cebu Pacific launches new cabin crew uniforms designed by Jun Escario

The Philippines, no doubt, is full of vibrant hues and even more colorful people. Azure skies and aquamarine waters are complemented by the bright, sunshiny personality of Filipinos.

WHERE TO EAT: 8 Must-try Food in Zamboanga City

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Food Trip Zamboanga City
Zamboanga City Food Trip

Whenever I travel, a destination becomes more personally special when I get to have a taste of its local cuisines. So, every time I visit places, I make sure that I get to experience its local dining scene. During my recent visit in Zamboanga City, I got to taste some of its well-loved and popular dishes and delicacies. Here's my list of "8 Must-try Food in Zamboanga City."