Around the Calamianes Group of Islands

If you’re eyeing Palawan as an end-of-summer destination, the first week of June is the perfect time to go. The beach goers are gearing up for another year in school, so competition is slim, and there’s just a bit of rain to counter the scorching sun. And if you’ve crossed Puerto Princesa and El Nido off your bucket list, it’s time to head to CORON. Here’s a 5D4N itinerary to help you make the most out of your vacation. This is a short version of the itinerary my friends and I used when we went to Coron in 2013. Continue reading “Around the Calamianes Group of Islands”

Palo

The year was 2012. I was fresh out of high school and had just entered the University of the Philippines Cebu. The last time I went to Leyte was five years ago (the base year is 2012) when my mother, aunt, and I along with four other Filipinos and one Japanese were stranded until past midnight at Limon on our way to Ormoc from Tanauan. Continue reading “Palo”

Ormoc

Ever since I went to El Nido before my 18th birthday, I promised myself I’d go out of Cebu every January as a way of celebrating the conclusion of another year lived. Before I turned 19, I found myself alone in Kuala Lumpur for almost a week in an attempt to prove to myself that I could travel without company, and I could do it well. That trip was the turning point of my life, and it knocked down walls that kept me from exploring the full potential of being a traveler.  Continue reading “Ormoc”