Long famous for the whale sharks of Donsol Bay, Sorsogon is finally getting recognition for its treasure trove of natural wonders spread out over 14 towns.
We woke up the other morning to the sound of heavy rain outside. As we stared from our bedroom window at the sight of grey clouds disgorging copious sheets of rain we realized it has been almost 5 months that our city has been placed under continuous quarantine with no end in sight.
Still quarantined here in Metro Manila we can’t help but dream about travel destinations in our bucket list. In the past we have tried to go by a cardinal rule of not going back to a place we’ve already visited. We haven’t kept that rule always but for the most part our major trips have […]
These days you don’t have to travel to Vietnam to enjoy authentic Vietnamese food. Vietnamese immigrants have opened restaurants and food stalls in various parts of the world to cater to lovers of Vietnamese cuisine.
One of our favorite photography subjects during our travels are sunsets and sunrises. The different hues and color intensities produced by the sun and the sky have fascinated us no end.
After a 9-hour bus ride from Metro Manila, a one-hour bumpy ride by jeepney and nearly an hour of trekking up and down a pathway among the hills we found ourselves standing at the rim of amphitheater-like terraced rice fields carved from the mountainside.
This province is a no-brainer any time we want a quick and easy break away from the concrete jungle of Metro Manila. With its picturesque waterfalls, hot and cold springs, scenic lakes and historic spots, Laguna is a veritable plethora of natural, cultural and historical gems.
As the ferry slowly glided into a channel towards our destination, primeval towers of limestone rising out of aquamarine and turquoise waters greeted our eyes that cold June morning.
Here we are at home entering the third week of an enhanced quarantine/lockdown that was extended to include the whole island of Luzon here in the Philippines and with no clear end in sight. We were supposed to be at El Nido, Palawan for island hopping at Linapacan and the Bacuit Archipelago this past weekend.
Only 7 kilometers long and 0.5 to 2 kilometers wide, Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan has attained a popularity out of all proportion to its size. It was practically unknown until the late 1970s when German travel writer Jens Peter described it as “paradise on earth.”