Weekend Getaway: Bohol

Summer has come and gone, and I've not written anything decent on here yet. Sigh. Time to hustle, and here's one I've drafted over a year ago!  Bohol is probably one of my most favorite places to visit because of its proximity (2 hours away from Cebu by ferry), its beautiful white sand beaches, laidback and … Continue reading Weekend Getaway: Bohol


The Complete Ilocos Itinerary

We did this itinerary back in 2012. Reposting because I miss spontaneous trips and quick weekend getaways. ----- For those who want to follow our ala Amazing Race tour of Ilocos, here's a complete rundown of all our activities and equivalent cost (if any) in those 3 days.But just to warn you, this type of … Continue reading The Complete Ilocos Itinerary

Weekend Getaway: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, Bataan

Since I really like old houses and buildings, I've been wanting to visit Las Casas. It's a heritage park in Bagac, Bataan, which had been built to make you feel like you've stepped back in time. They brought in several old houses from different parts the country and restored them to look like their 'original' … Continue reading Weekend Getaway: Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, Bataan

Weekend Getaway: Bantayan Island, Cebu

Bantayan Island will always be one of my favorite beach destinations ever, because of its clear waters and powdery white sand. I especially love it because it's not too crowded and not as commercialized as other beach destinations. (And I seriously hope  it stays that way.) The last time I was here was 6 years … Continue reading Weekend Getaway: Bantayan Island, Cebu

Where To Stay in Bantayan: Anika Island Resort

Anika Island Resort is on the the quieter side of the island,  with only a few resorts but a bit farther from the market and restaurants (which is actually a good thing if you want to avoid the crowds). I found Anika to be a quaint and cute little resort, which is a big plus … Continue reading Where To Stay in Bantayan: Anika Island Resort

Weekend Getaway: Virgin Beach Resort, Batangas

If you're looking for a quick beach getaway, why not drive down to Laiya, San Juan, Batangas and check in to Virgin Beach Resort? Location From Manila, Laiya is just about two-three hours away. So if you don't have enough vacation time and badly need to escape from the city, this is the perfect choice. … Continue reading Weekend Getaway: Virgin Beach Resort, Batangas