CHOOSE PHILIPPINES: Falling in love (again) with Siargao Island

Good times. I can't think of another word or phrase that would best describe our recent trip to Siargao. It was my second time on the island and in both times, I undeniably fell in love with its laid-back surfer vibe - which is very inviting, thus some expats and local city folks alike chose [...]

MALTA: An underrated European gem

Malta. Population: over 400,000 Two years after adding it into our wanderlist, we finally turned our dream of visiting this small European country into a reality. After an almost 8-hr flight from Dubai (with a connecting flight in Istanbul), we giddily set foot in Malta; ready to explore and take on new adventures. Our 10-day stay [...]

CHASING WAVES: Surfing Bagasbas Beach|Philippines

Bagasbas beach is now becoming a popular surf spot in Daet, Camarines Norte. It's a good pit stop when you're on your way back to Manila from the pristine Calaguas Island or vice versa. From Paracale, there is a public van that goes to Daet and can take you a little further to Bagasbas for an [...]

CHOOSE PHILIPPINES: Finding Paradise at Calaguas Island

  Ahhh.. Calaguas. Already more than a month ago and the perpetual summer we had on this wondrous place still lingers in my mind. Its fine, white sand perfectly complements its calm, turquoise water that is so refreshing, we almost never wanted to stay dry. Three days of isolation (no wifi and phone signal) and an unspoilt island [...]