Travel in the Time of COVID-19: Quick Tagaytay Weekend [2020.11.28-30]

Even before November, Celine and I have been talking about doing a staycation for our birthday this year since we had to cancel our annual birthday trip. We did a survey amongst our friends and given the circumstances, obviously, not everyone is comfortable with that. So during our birthday brunch back in mid-November, Celine, Irick,…

What to Do in Siargao for 9 Days

Siargao is the last leg of our trip and we stayed here for 9 days. Our original flight back home, though, was from Butuan, because I kind of wanted to explore Surigao as well. 9 days in Siargao is too long, but that’s what we did anyway. I will also share later why we ended…

Fall in Fukuoka: City Tour [2018.11.13]

Last day in Fukuoka! I can’t remember what time we left for our day tour, but I’m assuming quite late since we didn’t really have a lot on our itinerary and we needed to pack everything and check out of our hostel. This is not so much of a city tour since we literally just…

Sharjah & Desert Safari [2019.11.10]

We spent our 4th day in Sharjah. In fair, we were able to visit 3 out of the 7 emirates. Also, Desert Safari was scheduled for this day. LOULOUA BEACH RESORT Ok, I only have good feelings for this resort. Everyone was so nice to us – I think it helps that Celine’s cousin works…

Dubai Series: Beach, Cats, and Global Village [2019.11.08]

On this day, Ria and her boyfriend drove us around. It was a Friday and it’s the weekend in Dubai, so they didn’t have work. We took our time in the morning, had a leisurely breakfast and left before lunch. Since it’s hot in Dubai, people there are mostly out from the afternoon until evening….

Holy Week in Bataan [2019.04.18-20]

We went to Bataan for Holy Week earlier this year! Since extreme traffic is usually experienced during this time of the year, what place is close to Manila for a weekend and at the same time, not suffer from traffic? We then thought of Bataan because there’s no need for long land travel to get…