Regeneration Day in Atulayan Island

Less touristy is my default adjective whenever I describe my kind of go-to place for a weekend getaway or a random escape from the rush of the every day. That is particularly true whenever I am on vacation. I am blessed for having someone who has always been on a constant hunt for that kind…

Halcyon islands in Masbate to fire your summer!

Most of the time, the best medicines are not in the form of capsules, syrup, or tablets, but natural wonders such as the beach, sunshine, and or salty/air. One good thing about working overseas, particularly for those working in the middle of the desert, is the blazing anticipation for and of the beach. I couldn’t’…

Lago del Rey: CamSur Watersports Complex’s Better Half

When I started working overseas in April 2012, there was not one vacation that did not take place during summer. I heart that season and I have been very vocal about it. One of the things I always do to celebrate summer since then is to visit the Camarines Sur Watersports Complex (CWC) to check the…

Catching the Rustic Sunset in Calaguas Island

One thing I adore about my college friends is their adventurous nature. There’s no dull moment whenever I’m with them. They can always awaken that dormant humor in me or expel that spoilsport from me. But when it comes to outdoor adventures or anything that requires strenuous activities, I take the lead. I was the…

Calaguas Island: A Perfect Microcosm of Paradise in the Bicol Region

It was 02-03 April 2016, and the world smelled of ocean breeze and salty air. I was, once again, at my happiest! A few months before I went home to the Philippines for my vacation last April,  my forever friends in college (Algend, CJ, & Liz) had informed me that they will be visiting Camarines Sur…