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For as Low as $8: List of Cheapest Accommodations in Oslob, Cebu Philippines
Nov18

For as Low as $8: List of Cheapest Accommodations in Oslob, Cebu Philippines

Last week, I had an awesome time exploring South Cebu together with my nine other friends. Everything that has happened in Cebu was just priceless. From the rich history of Cebu City to best-of-the-best lechon in Carcar, to colorful underwater world of Moalboal, jaw-dropping falls and canyoneering adventure of Badian and down to whale sharks of Oslob, everything was just impeccable.    Prior to that unforgettable tour was an...

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Exploring South Cebu: 4-Day Itinerary, Cost-Breakdown and Highlights
Nov08

Exploring South Cebu: 4-Day Itinerary, Cost-Breakdown and Highlights

Cebu is one of the most popular destinations among Filipinos and has also captured the heart of millions of foreigners around the world. As a matter of fact, out of the 307,596 tourists who entered the country last August 2016, 103,778 visited Cebu. These impressive numbers show just how much travelers love to explore Cebu, mainly because of its many islands, beaches, diving locations, hotels, resorts and heritage sites. Last week, I...

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Spontaneous 4-hour Tour in Manila
Sep07

Spontaneous 4-hour Tour in Manila

Infamous from its monstrous traffic jam, pollution and over-population, Manila has its own charm from its Old Spanish era that is still evident from different places in Manila like Malate and Intramuros. There are some places like Makati, Taguig or Fort Bonifacio that are modern and advanced, while there are some parts that are still impoverished. Manila is one of the top destinations to visit among foreigners and locals. Because of...

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2 Days Baler Itinerary for Your Next Weekend Trip
Jun22

2 Days Baler Itinerary for Your Next Weekend Trip

Topping the list of beach destinations and one of the top surf spots in the Philippines, Baler has a lot to offer aside from its 9-foot waves that attract hundreds of surfers during the surfing seasons from September to February. Baler is rich in history from the American colonia period up to its conversion to cityhood. So if you have the passion to learn more about Philippine history while relaxing, Baler is perfect for you. Two...

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Daranak Falls, Calinawan Cave and Other Tourist Spots in Tanay
May17

Daranak Falls, Calinawan Cave and Other Tourist Spots in Tanay

This tour is one of those spontaneous travels I’ve been. Two days before the Tanay tour, I saw this random post from Affordable Travel and Tour agency on Facebook regarding their Tanay tour. Since it’s affordable, a day tour only and I don’t have any plans yet on that day, I sent them a message and asked if there’s still an available slot. Fortunately enough, they replied right away and said there is. I...

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How I Spent a Day with my Family and Relatives in One Laiya Beach Resort for just Php9,000.00 for 25 pax
Apr25

How I Spent a Day with my Family and Relatives in One Laiya Beach Resort for just Php9,000.00 for 25 pax

Being a thrifty traveler like me, I always find thousands of ways to make an awesome adventure possible whilst still being frugal. Organizing a solo trip (or even a small group) is quite easy for me and I’ve considered it one of my strengths. But organizing a group of 25 persons is a different story. Two weeks before our family outing, I browsed the web to look for a cheaper beach resort in San Juan, Batangas and found One Laiya Beach...

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Ilocandia Tour: Vigan, Laoag and Pagudpud
Feb12

Ilocandia Tour: Vigan, Laoag and Pagudpud

When I’m jotting down all my goals for 2016, I’m really excited because one of my major goals is to travel a lot and blog. I want to visit all the famous travel destinations here and outside of the Philippines. But of course, traveling a lot means spending money in return of a priceless experience. Before the end of 2015, I planned ahead and saved money for my travels this 2016. Today, let me share with you my memorable...

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