Hiking Guide: Mt. Pamitinan | Itinerary + Budget Breakdown

Booking.com After a series of my local and international travels these past few months, I was able to do something I really wanted to achieve – mountain climbing! After my first mountain, I want to share this useful hiking guide to Mt. Pamitinan to all of you. Not curious yet? You will be once you learned that this entire hike cost less than 200 pesos (US$4) and took less than two hours away from Quezon City. Have your attention now? Read on. Mt. PAMITINAN , Montalban, Rodriguez, Rizal | Major Jumpoff: Brgy. Wawa, Montalban, Rodriguez, Rizal | LLA (Pamitinan): 14°43′51.7′′N 121°11′29.2′′ Read More …

5 Reasons to go to Phuket

As anyone who’s even thought about going to South East Asia knows, Phuket is one of the region’s most popular destinations. Why? Read on to find out. But do be warned. You might find yourself booking an air ticket. Image Source WHITE SANDY BEACHES There are more than fifteen large beaches on Phuket, plus a sprinkling of tiny inlets and private coves. If you like your beaches busy, with a constant crowd, buzzing atmosphere and facilities on tap, Patong is the obvious choice. However, if you prefer a less frenetic environment, there’s Kamala, which is pretty quiet all year round. Read More …

Thailand Travel Diary: Day 6

Apologies for the long instalment of my Thailand Travel Diary. I have been procrastinating in blog writing these days and I blame the summer heat in my tropical country for this. Nevertheless, I still plan to continue and finish my first ever travelogue here in my site, so I hope you can still bear with me. I have few more days left for this to be done, so without further ado, let’s go back to what I did on my sixth day in Thailand. After last night’s heavenly two-hour, full body Thai massage from Health Land, I woke up refreshed Read More …

Thailand Travel Diary: Day 4

By seven o’clock in the morning on my fourth day in Thailand, Kimchi Man and I were already waiting for our tour to Ayutthaya, known as the second largest city in Siam next to Sukothai. Also called the Ancient City, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations near Bangkok due to its rich history brought by its almost destruction by the Burmese army in 1767. Now, this historic complex of temples and monasteries has become a UNESCO world heritage site. WAT PHU KHAO THONG Almost an hour away from Khao San Road, we reached out first destination- Wat Read More …