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I Found My New Travel Buddy

I Found My New Travel Buddy

Last year, also the second year of my travel, I applied for a life insurance for myself. After my agent reviewed my accomplished application form, it was a surprise when he gave me a tip to switch my answer to no that questioned my involvement in extreme activities like diving. Since I already did scuba […]

10 Ways Paano Mag-travel With Feelings

10 Ways Paano Mag-travel With Feelings

There are many ways to travel. You can do it solo, or with your besties, or in an open trip with strangers. You can wander in a budget or in splurge mode. Or you can travel with feelings. So paano nga ba mag-travel with hugot (The Ang Sakit Mong Magsalita, Close Ba Tayo Edition)? 1. […]

Capturing Contrasts and Complements

Capturing Contrasts and Complements

There were times as I wandered in other parts of Asia, I could also find the Philippines fitting in the picture. And vice versa – the countries, where I have been, were also remembered in some of our own spots. The following captures from my lens are either in contrast or complementary. I am presenting […]

Broke But Blessed Birthday By The Boardwalk

Broke But Blessed Birthday By The Boardwalk

My tradition of traveling solo on my birthday becomes more interesting every year. I enjoyed two Hong Kong theme parks alone last 2013 and wandered around the city of Taipei in 2014. Instead of going to another Chinese populated city for my weekend of birth, I decided to go off-grid in Siargao, one of the […]

Worldwide Instameet La Union: Of Unity, Waves, Likes, and Instagram

Worldwide Instameet La Union: Of Unity, Waves, Likes, and Instagram

4 am call time in a Saturday morning was the first challenge of this meet up. So instead of leaving from home midnight, I marathoned and stayed awake for Cinderella and Insurgent in a movie house as my refuge. With excitement of catching up my friends who take Instagram seriously and potential sparks for new […]

Ordinary Human: Bali

Bali is my favorite island outside the Philippines. It is like a compressed Luzon island where different land and water forms are reachable only within hours. I enjoyed wandering around the Balinese beaches, cliffs, lakes, and mountains with temples all over. While it is an island meant for honeymooners, a solo backpacker like me still appreciated the island filled with goodness of people and landscapes.

Music by The Script, “Ordinary Human”

Places in the Philippines na Parang Pag-ibig

Places in the Philippines na Parang Pag-ibig

Call me hopeless hopeful hope fool romantic (or just call me maybe). Whenever I travel, I see love everywhere! Not from the couples who couldn’t afford to get a room while they release their romantic tensions. Not from another traveler whom I just met. But I find love in places. Metaphors of love are checking […]

  • #10. Baler Town Plaza
    #10. Baler Town Plaza
  • #9. Ermita Hill
    #9. Ermita Hill
  • #8. Museo de Baler
    #8. Museo de Baler
  • #7. Diguisit Falls
    #7. Diguisit Falls
  • #6. Cemento Beach
    #6. Cemento Beach
  • #5. Dimadimalangat Beach
    #5. Dimadimalangat Beach
  • #4. Diguisit Islets
    #4. Diguisit Islets
  • #3. Four-century Old Balete Tree
    #3. Four-century Old Balete Tree
  • #2. Ditumabo Mother Falls
    #2. Ditumabo Mother Falls
  • #1. Surfing at Sabang Beach
    #1. Surfing at Sabang Beach

Top 10 Things To Do in Baler

Challenging the waves of East Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean, Baler, Aurora is one of the perfect venues to surf. It also hosts powerful drop of falls, beautiful islets and rock formations, and dark and rocky beaches. It is also notable for having personalities like the former President Manuel L. Quezon and his wife, Aurora. Hence, the name of the province.