February Story: Birthday Vacay in Manila

My Wander Story in Manila - Birthday Vacay

BIRTHDAY MONTH — Time flies so fast and February is finally over. When the calendar hits February, people are excited on planning for Valentines Day. But for me, February is a very special month because it’s my birth month. Grateful for another year of experiencing life and enjoy living into this world. The older I become, the more I realize life is not about having but being. Being present in the moment, being grateful, being patient, being kind, being humble, being there for others, and being with your loved ones. Normally, I spend my time feasting and celebrating with my family […]

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The Virgin Island in Bantayan, Cebu, Philippines

Virgin Island near Bantayan Island in Cebu City, Philippines

Island hopping to Virgin island was our first itinerary after arriving to Bantayan island. So after checking in to our resort, we head on to look for a boat that will take us there. I’m ecstatic as it has always been my goal to visit as many island in the Philippines as possible. Another island is off my island bucketlist! About Virgin Island Virgin Island is just one of the 167 small neighboring islands surrounding the beautiful island of Cebu. Other top famous islands includes Mactan, Camotes islands, Malapascua, Olango and (of course) Bantayan island. Being or even living in […]

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Explore Bantayan Island in Cebu, Philippines

Bantayan Island featured photo

Bantayan Island is what we are all so excited on this long vacation.  From South of Cebu, let’s go North!  As they say…save the best for last! And I couldn’t agree more. To be honest, I’ve never heard of this island before until the movie Camp Sawi. The movie tells the story of 5 different women who are struggling to mend their broken hearts. This beautiful island became the retreat place for them. A camp that will help them recover from their painful experiences in love. The movie was released August 2016 and back then I just recently got my heart broken […]

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South of Cebu Itinerary: Oslob Whale Shark, Sumilon and Simala Adventure

My Wander Story in Sumilon Island

Oslob is one of the famous municipality in Cebu and I’m going to show you why. Today I will take you to the South of Cebu. Another fun and exciting adventure visiting some of the famous landmark’s and activities in Cebu. I know I’ve been sharing a lot of my adventures in the beautiful island on my previous posts. From our sinulog experience to our day tour around the city. I hope you enjoyed it but I’m not over yet. 🙂 South of Cebu Itinerary For today we plan to visit 3 famous places in the Southern part of Cebu: […]

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Cebu City Tour: 8 Destinations in 1 Day

Cebu City Tour

Cebu City is known as the Queen City of the South in Cebu Island in the Philippines. This amazing place is my first destination for 2018 travels. I explored this highly urbanized city with my friends from High School. So exciting! How to organize a city tour? There are a few ways you can tour and explore the city. Here are few options you can choose: City Tour Packages – There are sites or companies that offers city tour packages just like the cebucitytour.com that I found online. (Not sponsored. Just a suggestion.) If you’re a tourist and would like to […]

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January Story: A Bittersweet Month

January has finally over and it leaves me with bittersweet memories. It was a fun, exhausting, and sad month for me. But it was surely is a memorable one. Here’s what happened in the month of January: New Years – I welcomed 2018 at home with my family. Surprisingly, I did part of the cooking and I think I did a pretty good job. Hehe. On the second day of the month, we have to send my grandmother to the hospital. She’s not doing well for the past few months. But 5 days after, she passed away. It’s painful but […]

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My Sinulog 2018: Amazingly Fun Celebration

Sinulog 2018 Devotees

A week passed since we celebrated one of the most anticipated festivals in the Philippines – the Sinulog Festival. I’ve been so excited to share my experience. But, we decided to explore the beautiful Cebu city more before heading home. Which I will also share with you soon…watch out for my February posts. 🙂 We badly need REST when we got home. Yes, rest and catching up with my work. Now I’m ready to share my experience with you today. What’s Sinulog? Not familiar with what Sinulog is? It’s an annual cultural and religious festival in Cebu City held on the third […]

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1-Day Davao Oriental Tour for Only Php 1,100

MWS and Friend in San Victor

Davao Oriental is just one of the five provinces that comprise Davao Region. Other provinces are Davao del Norte, Davao Occidental, Davao del Sur, and Compostela Valley. Davao region was formerly called Southern Mindanao because it is situated in the southeastern portion of Mindanao. I’ve been to Davao Oriental once with friends and we visited Mati and Lupon. And we also enjoy some chill time at Blue Bless Beach Resort. So, when my friend invited me to explore Davao Oriental, it’s really hard to say no. I’ve been there once and I’ve always looked forward to visiting it again. How I […]

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The Famous Aliwagwag Falls of Davao Oriental

Lor at Aliwagwag falls

Aliwawag Falls Eco Park – our last destination before we head back to the city. It was a long day exploring Baganga, Davao Oriental but definitely worth it. We got to relax and dip on a hot spring. Felt a bit adventurous with stunning falls. Amazed by how mangroves defended Baganga and remained beautiful even after being hit by a typhoon at Sunrise Boulevard. An island escapade that made us enjoy the tropical feel and swim our hearts out.  So lastly, another natural attraction we need to visit before we call it a day is the famous Aliwagwag Falls. About the […]

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San Victor Island: A Must Visit in Baganga

San Victor Island in Baganga Davao Oriental

My trip to Baganga will never be complete without visiting one of its famous islands, the San Victor island. This island facing the Pacific Ocean is owned by the Diocese of Mati and managed by the Catholic Parish of Baganga. A 3-hectare island that’s very accessible from the highway, about 20 minutes drive from Baganga’s town proper and 5 minutes boat ride from the mainland. This jewel was recognized as one of the top must-visit tourist spots of Davao Oriental and the Davao region as well. The powdery white sand, clear turquoise waters, and its marine life are just a […]

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