Travel Guide: Malapascua, Cebu

Travel Guide: Malapascua, Cebu

  Here’s the ultimate travel guide to Malapascua Island in Cebu –  travel tips on how to go there, where to stay, what to do… you name it! This is a quick and easy guide to get you going to Malapascua Island, Cebu. About Malapascua: Known for its serene and beautiful beaches, Malapascua is also known for its Macro diving as well as the sighting of a special kind of shark: the Thresher Shark. This is one of the few places where you could see these graceful yet fierce beauty. Here’s…

Taking A Vacation From The Long-Term Vacation

Taking A Vacation From The Long-Term Vacation

There’s a wave of nostalgia that is running through my body. On Friday, in exactly 32 hours and 36 minutes from now, I am officially taking an indefinite vacation from my long-term vacation. In layman’s term, I am going back to the corporate world of employment. The past two years had been surreal. It felt too long and yet it went by too fast. I didn’t even realize that it will come to an indefinite break. The infinite set of possibilities allowed me to visit places that I didn’t even…

The Long Neck Women in Loikaw, Myanmar

The Long Neck Women in Loikaw, Myanmar

The long neck women are distinguished for wearing brass coils all over their neck. Ever since I saw a photo of Bagan, my curiosity got me thinking, dreaming of the day that I would visit Myanmar. To be exact, I dreamed of seeing Myanmar with the man that I love (read my bucket list). The places and the culture that I have seen is far more than I actually dreamed of. Myanmar is a huge country that offers so much and it was hard to plan a route with our…

Discovering Iran: A Beautiful Experience

Discovering Iran: A Beautiful Experience

  Visiting Iran has been one of the most beautiful experiences that I’ve had. It shouldn’t be a surprise, but Iran is amazing beyond words, from the foundation of its culture to the genuine warmth of its people. — Perhaps, we got lucky from the very start. I’ve always been intrigued with the unknown, and to be able to discover it without being clouded by judgement and preconceived notions was refreshing for me. I must say though, that some of my family and friends were worried about me because of…

The Truth About Solo Travel: The Ups, Downs and Everything in Between

The Truth About Solo Travel: The Ups, Downs and Everything in Between

  There’s something intriguing about traveling alone. Hearing stories about spontaneous adventures and serendipitous encounters, one can’t help but have the illusion that traveling solo is always dreamy. While it can be quite surreal, the truth is, it’s not always as vivid and sweet as it seems to be. — Let me share with you some truths about solo-traveling: Sometimes, we travel solo not because we wanted to BUT because we needed to. It seems impossible to not have at least one person, whether a family or a friend, join you…