Time Stands Still at Trinity Islands in Oas, Albay

Bonding with nature once in a while is something I am passionate about. It does not only give me the opportunity to travel, it also gives me the chance to do a favorite fitness regimentation or adventure and make  quality time with loved ones . This kind of excursion is a necessity to an Overseas…

Bagolatao Trilogy’s Part 3: Dipping In The Seawaters

Amidst my now urban life’s constant uproar, I refuse to forget how nature nourishes me. There is a big difference between watching the azure waters and plunging into it. Did you ever wonder why you do not want to leave the seawater that easy especially when you were a lot younger? This explains why swimming in…

Bagolatao Trilogy’s Part 1: Basking In The Natural Scenery

When we hear the word “beach”, what usually comes to mind is an expanse of sand along a shore. Until I came across White “Pebbles” Beach at Brgy. Bagolatao in Minalabac, Camarines Sur. I had been to several beaches in the Bicol Region but it is only when I had my vacation a month ago…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

As Asian, the warmth of summer is something that has already been embedded in my system. I hail from a country that is up to a snuff when it comes to the world’s top summer destinations. This explains why my wandering feet will forever itch for estivating at the umpteen beaches and mountains of the Philippines. Doing that used…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

Whenever I think and see the vast cerulean sea, I feel comforted. The world  instantaneously turns quiet and untroubled. And when I am dipped in it, I feel embraced by the arms of a celestial, gentle angel, which makes me want to settle in like for a long long time. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge:…

When The Heat Is On, It’s Summertime And It’s Beautiful

Unlike in other parts of the world where summer occurs during the months of June to August, said season bumps on the more fun Philippines from March to May. Summer is my favorite among the three seasons (the other two are rainy [from June to November] and cold [from December to February]) in the country…

A Magical Site Trip To Lobo Beach Club & Spa

The town of Lobo is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the province of Batangas because of its beautiful beaches. The coastlines enveloping the five barangays of Fabrica, Masaguitsit, Olo-Olo, Malabrigo, Soloc and Sawang could be a refuge for travelers wanting to temporarily escape the bustles of everyday life, not to mention the…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Comfort

There was the vast sea first that gave me the kind of comfort I wanted before I fell in love with the mountains. That was when I learned about the essence of solitude. Seeing her gives me so much solitude. Now that I’ve been away from the immeasurable sea for quite some time now, I…

The Pristine Water Around Capones Island

Whenever I blog about a particular place, what I usually write are the things I remember right there and then. The lighthouse was the first thing that crossed my mind; however, I did not actually have a decent picture of it. I only have one that is really a standout among the many. This sole…

First Taste Of A Virgin Beach At Lukang Island, Pagbilao, Quezon

I had been to a beach at Port San Vicente in the northernmost part of Cagayan Valley back in high school where I experienced, for the first time, seeing the boundless ocean. We had that field trip, and summer getaway at the same time, last March 1997 to the port in relation to our subject, Economics….