Category Archive: Philippines

Ormoc: A Year after the Storm

Months have passed since Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated the Leyte province, life goes on for the people of Ormoc.            

Siargao: Caught in a Summer Swell

“One day I’m going to tame those waves.” -The Dreamer

The Epic Adventure Photo Competition

Wild   Fast   Panoramic   Epic

El Nido: There and Back Again

When one slice of heavenĀ won’t suffice, you just have to experience it twice.

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


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”


Images from the 18th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta



Beauty | Ferocity

Nature never fails to fascinate.


 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. šŸ˜‰

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

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 Monteā€™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


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

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: Sunset

  Donsol, Sorsogon

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

Cebu: Manila Minus the Mayhem

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

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.

Travel Theme: Secret Places

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

Travel Theme: Oceans

  “Not all those who wander are lost.” -Tolkien

Travel Theme: Rhythm

Musical splashes and colors flowing.

Coron: Prismatic & Pristine

This is where it all started.

Travel Theme: Street Market

My entry to Ailsapm’s theme for the week.

Bohol: Island of Natural Wonders

The Chocolate Hills and the Tarsiers may be Bohol’s main tourist attractions. But wait, there’s more!

Calaguas Islands: Undiscovered Paradise

As fine as the sands of Boracay; as serene as the islands of El Nido.

El Nido: A Slice of Heaven on Earth

One word: PARADISE  

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