El Nido: There and Back Again

When one slice of heaven won’t suffice, you just have to come back.

Port Barton: Off the Beaten Path

Because an unpaved road leads to an unspoiled beauty…

The Beauty of Apo Island

 

Siquijor: White Sand, Black Magic

Island of the friendly witches

Batanes: In Temporal Isolation

The Sea, The Stone, The Sky, and the Summit  

Eternal Witness

 

Bali: Every Diver’s Dream

An encounter with the Mantas and the Mola Mola on the Island of the Gods.

India: Beyond Bollywood

One day in India is more than enough for one to realize the harsh reality happening in this country. Behind the colorful lights and the lovely sounds of Bollywood, a great divide between… Continue reading

Italia: Home of the Great Heritage

The first part of my “Eat, Pray, Dive” journey

Sabang, Puerto Galera

Weekend dive at Kilima Bay and Monkey Beach

Mt. Pulag: Chasing the Sea of Clouds

I’ve witnessed countless sunsets on many of my travels. But never have I really tried waking up at dawn just to catch the sun’s first glimpse.

Anilao: Diving into a Macro Haven

Beneath the waves is a city of solitude; a temporal place so long as you carry air.

Baler: Embracing the Northern Waves

A weekend of Sun, Sand, and Surf!

Bolinao: How to Find Yourself in Paradise

1. Imagine grains of powdery, white sand between your toes.

Pico de Loro

An enchanting find at the foot of “Parrot’s Beak”

Airheads

Images from the 18th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

Screen-caps

 

Beauty | Ferocity

Nature never fails to fascinate.

Hanabi

 Another year blooms!

Ilocos Norte

Eleven hours of non-stop driving. A thousand kilometers back and forth. Six cups of coffee. And one unforgettable journey.

The Colors of Christmas

Nothing beats walking around at Christmas night with a camera in your hand and a tripod on your shoulder. ;)

10 Reasons Why “Commuting” is More Fun in the Philippines

Getting around Manila is definitely one of the horrors most foreign tourists face

Flight Plan

Reflections

Weekly Photo Challenge: Thankful

The year isn’t over yet. But I must say it has been a tough time for me

Travel Theme: Liquid

Who needs the beach when you can ride the rapids?

Camiguin: Island of the Seven Flames

An island of 7 volcanoes, of raging waterfalls, of black sand beaches, and of scattered springs.

Travel Theme: Mystical

Here lies a path to an otherworldly journey…

Bukidnon: Nothing But Natural High

Past Del Monte’s wide area of Pineapple Fields, right at the foot of Mt. Kitanglad, adrenaline rush awaits the adventurous.

Banaue: Stairway of the Gods

Sitting on the mountains, and shrouded in mist, a breathtaking beauty lies for over 2,000 years.

Travel Theme: Texture

Here, where the cold, crystal waters crash against the immovable rough earth;

Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

Travel Theme: Red

I know it’s too early for Christmas. But I just can’t stop myself from posting this one.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Near & Far

Sands between my toes. Highlands on my sight.

Puerto Princesa: City in a Forest

Lush tropical rainforests. Colorful and diverse marine life. White, powdery beaches. And a city at the heart of the country’s Last Frontier.

Travel Theme: Silhouette

“Wherever there is light, there is shadow;

Travel Theme: Sunset

Donsol, Sorsogon

Buddha’s Bone

Atop the tower of Wat Chalong lies one of the most sacred relics of Religion and Philosophy…  

Intramuros: The Walled City

Within the fortifications of this historical district lies Spain’s seat of power during its 333 years of reign over the Philippines.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreaming

In a perfect world, travelling great distances costs nothing. Checking-in a five-star suite would mean finding a lovely shade under a tree.

Travel Theme: Food

Creative juices flowing. Only at the Elephant Parade!

Vietnam: After the War

A short stop at the city of Saigon

Cebu: Manila Minus the Mayhem

You don’t always have to fly to the capital just to get to the Philippines.

Travel Theme: Night

Somebody’s having a grumpy night at the World’s Happiest Place…

Baguio: The City of Pines

The Philippines isn’t just all about beaches. 6 hours away from Manila, 1,500 meters above sea level, the City of Baguio flourishes amidst the cold embrace of the clouds.

The Oblation

Right at the heart of U.P., The Oblation stands as a symbol of selfless offering of oneself to the country and to humanity.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Create

Sorry, I never really had the chance to enjoy the Halloween until I was 19.

Travel Theme: Secret Places

Inaccessible by “bangka” (local outrigger canoe) and surrounded by steep limestone walls, the Secret Beach is one of the enchanting places you’ll find in El Nido.

10 Reasons Why It’s More Fun in the Philippines

Posting a day late for Independence Day. Here is a list why you’ll fall head over heels with the Philippines.