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Food Trip in Cebu and Zamboanga

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Jana and I spent a few days in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago to be with family and to accomplish some tasks. After having been in Dubai for 4 years, there was a lot of catching up in terms of responsibilities and planning for the future. What was once a travel for travel (or travel [...]

Zamboanga City Highlights: Things to Do, Places to Visit

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I spent 9 days in Zamboanga City. I visited my girlfriend’s hometown and also toured the area in the process. I was a little worried in the beginning because I left on the day that Typhoon Pablo entered the Philippines. However, Zamboanga was one of the few destinations where scheduled flights still pushed through. For [...]

Cagayan de Oro Trip: Whitewater Rafting Adventure with a Family

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I travelled to Cagayan de Oro because of an assignment and I spent my weekend there alone. The previous weekend, I went to Siargao by myself, too. I’m starting to embrace the notion of flying solo and it’s not really that much of a big deal for me anymore. I still prefer travelling with friends [...]

Zamboanga Trip: Gorgeous Merloquet Falls

The day before I left Zamboanga, I was able to visit the gorgeous Merloquet Waterfalls in Barangay Sibulao. This was one of the main highlights during my trip to this side of Mindanao known as Asia’s Latin Cty. Merloquet Waterfalls in Zamboanga December 9, 2012 Merloquet Falls in Zamboanga I initially thought there were only [...]

Zamboanga: Pasonanca, Fort Pilar, Paseo del Mar and City Hall

During my trip to Zamboanga City, I was able to visit the gorgeous Merloquet Waterfalls and spend the day at Pink Island. I also made sure to check out different food places to eat. Aside from these, here are other spots you can visit in Zamboanga City. Zamboanga Trip: Pasonanca Tour, Fort Pilar, Paseo del [...]

Zamboanga City Food Trip

I had nine days to spend in Zamboanga City. Aside from visiting tourist spots, I couldn’t wait to have a food trip adventure. I didn’t spend my money by going to different restaurants everyday, but I made sure to taste the specialties of Zamboanga. Zamboanga City Food Trip December 2-10, 2012 Foodtrip in Zamboanga The [...]

Zamboanga Trip: Picnic at Sta. Cruz Island aka Pink Island

Aside from the Merloquet Waterfalls adventure, I was also excited to visit the famous Pink Island of Zamboanga. Aside from wanting to spend a day on the beach, I was curious how “pink” the sand was. Zamboanga Trip: Sta. Cruz also known as “Pink Island” December 7, 2012 I was told that the corals before [...]

Davao City: Solo Travel to My Hometown

My mind was switching back and forth, hesitant if I was going to push through with a trip to Davao that I already booked months before. Sitting at my desk in the office, a lot of questions came to mind: Where will I stay? How much do I have left? Should I even bother? It [...]

How to Travel to 4 Countries and 8 Local Destinations within 8 Months

and still keep your full-time job! In one of my blog articles last month, I discussed how I was able to travel to 4 countries within 4 months and still maintained my full-time job in a BPO company. I’m writing this entry as a second part of that blog post. Seldom do people know that [...]

One Vacation after Another

You just came from a long vacation and now you're leaving again? The expression on his face was priceless. There was no need to answer as I understood that it was a rhetorical question. I just had to smile to eliminate the moment of silence between his eyes and my smirk. After a trip to [...]

Magpupungko Rock in Siargao

I miss Siargao. This was one of the first places I visited two years ago which started my love for traveling and blogging about the place I traveled. The pictures below were taken at Magpupungko Lagoon in Siargao. The main attraction aside from the crystal aqua blue waters is that they have this giant rock [...]