WHAT TO DO IN BAGAN

A major hub of Buddhism spiritualism, Bagan is where one can view an astounding collection of beautiful Buddhist pagodas, temples and stupas ruins – all dating back from the 9thto 13thcenturies. Stepping on the loose golden sands of this ancient city not only takes one back in time, but also injects an indescribable sense of newfound spirituality. As the capital …

HO CHI MINH CITY ITINERARY

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) was never on my bucket list.  To be honest, the only reason I visited Vietnam is because I was already in Cambodia and my hotel sells bus tickets to HCMC/Saigon.  So I bought one and decided to cross the border from Phnom Penh (Cambodia) to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).  Little did I know that …

HOW TO GET TO CASINO PEAK DALAGUETE (with ITINERARY)

I remember seeing the area where Casino Peak in Dalaguete, Cebu is a located a few years ago but I didn’t know its name that time and how to get there.  We were among the first few travelers who visited Osmena Peak that time. I noticed the mountains on that side are similar to Chocolate Hills of Bohol, while Osmeña …

SOMBRERO ISLAND ITINERARY AND BUDGET

As you might have guessed, Sombrero Island, which means hat in Spanish and in Filipino, is shaped like a hat.  This tiny island off the eastern tip of Tingloy, Batangas has long been attracting day trippers due to its bountiful marine life.  Sombrero Island is a good spot for snorkeling, just bring your own gears and pay the entrance fee. …