Day 1 of my 2-week Palawan adventure (read my budget guide here). I lay inside my $4/night nipa room with nothing but cricket sounds breaking the silence here in Sabang Palawan. Everything around me seems to be giving me a provincial welcome, as it is just my second day of being back in the Philippines.… Read the rest
When I went back to Philippines last January, I brought my family (mom, dad, brother, his girlfriend and kid) to Manuel Uy beach in Calatagan for a short beach getaway. Although Jomalig and Zambales are great options, a daytrip would not be enough to have a relaxing stay.… Read the rest
Have you started planning what to do and where to go on the long weekend coinciding Holy Week 2017? Do you want to bring your family and friends outside the city but scared of having to break the bank? If staycation is too boring for you and you don’t want to spend a lot of cash, then read along for tips on the best budget travel near Manila for any given Holy Week.… Read the rest
(All information is written and provided for by co-Wanderwalker Junnel Jade Chowdhury)
PHILIPPINES – Your very own secluded beach in Jomalig Island for $35.10 or P1,705 per head for a 2-day stay excluding meals.
One miracle that only adventurers and risk-takers can experience is the wonder of building good friendships out of the strangest events with amazing people from different walks of life. This is a magic that I have experienced after deciding to join 14 other strangers hike the scorching secret trail of Taal Volcano last April 17, 2016. … Read the rest
In summary, Mt. Maynoba adventure is like a Sagada + South Cebu adventure combined in just one destination which you can achieve for just 8 hours with a budget of only Php 500. Too good to be true? Let me show describe my experience to you.… Read the rest
Who wouldn’t long for a relaxing beach getaway after a series of adventurous summer trips including a scorching trek to Taal Volcano Lake, chasing waterfalls in Laguna, and a risky hike to the monolith of Pico de Loro? I decided to head to Crystal Beach last May 16 for I could not think of any other resort to satisfy my craving to just beach bum, watch the sun rise and set, hear the waves crashing to the shore while I chat or not with my friends, read a book, swing by a hammock, not thinking of any work nor any itinerary.… Read the rest
What to do when you feel like your body has been overused from work? Well I grab the nearest opportunity to damp my feet on the ocean or any nature adventure. That’s how I end up discovering this hidden beauty of Fortune Island in Nasugbu, Batangas.
I couldn’t agree more with travelers who voted that the title “World’s Top Island” belongs to Palawan, besting other wondrous piece of water-surrounded-lands on earth in the Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards for 2014. I have been dreaming to experience with my own naked eyes the beauty of Coron, Palawan because it really looks lustful to the eyes of a wanderer like me.… Read the rest