Category Archives: Beaches

Learn to Surf and More in Baler, Aurora

Since it became a surfing destination, Baler, Aurora has become one of the more famous travel destinations for people looking for a getaway near Metro Manila. With strong waves, especially during the monsoon season, Baler has turned into a top choice for surfing enthusiasts.

Surfing Baler Aurora

With some of the best surfing instructors around, people are heading to this beach area to learn to surf. With a few lessons, you can get to enjoy this beautiful and exciting water sport. Even with calmer waters, it is still worth it to come to Baler to learn to surf. Continue reading Learn to Surf and More in Baler, Aurora

Baler – Baguio Year Ender

As with every year-end, we looked for a more tranquil and safe place to escape the crazy New Year celebrations in Metro Manila. To me, it is like escaping a war zone. And Baguio City seems like a place to test. This year, Baguio is implementing a ban on firecrackers, considering the danger they pose. Part of us wanted to know if the ban worked.

Camp John Hay, Baguio
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Grand Time at Grande Island, Subic, Olongapo

Grande Island, Subic, Olongapo terminal

Ever since a few years back, I’ve gotten a bit allergic, annoyed, and somewhat scared with the usual New Year celebration in the Philippines. All the big noise and pollution just keep getting worse each year, and I definitely feel a need to escape that sort of thing. A year-end getaway was what I thought would be a relief from the usual noise and dangerous firecrackers. What else could be better than Grande Island in Subic, Olongapo. Continue reading Grand Time at Grande Island, Subic, Olongapo

Coron Palawan: What to Expect, Things to Do

I have to admit, when I first visited Coron, Palawan, I was too unprepared. I didn’t do much research. Maybe because I wanted this trip to be a spontaneous one. It worked for me. There’s that thrill of discovering about the island without any expectation.

Coron Palawan

But if you are the type who just needs to be prepared and know what to expect, what to do and where to go, here’s my little set of tips for you. Being prepared will help you estimate the budget you will need for your vacation. And if you are on vacation for just two days or so, then you have to make the most of it. Continue reading Coron Palawan: What to Expect, Things to Do