The Amazing Curtain Falls in Campawan, Davao Oriental

Curtain Falls Campawan

Imagine getting into the pristine remoteness of an area away from your busy urban life. Think of trekking into a place with lush green trees getting in touch again with nature’s pristine beauty. Here’s another adventure to discover a naturally simple yet amazing water wonder – the Campawan Curtain Falls. How To Get There The Curtain Falls is located in Barangay Campawan, Baganga, Davao Oriental. If you travel from Davao City to the town of Baganga, you may take the 5-hour ride through Compostela Valley road. You can also go through Mati City in a 6-hour ride. The Campawan Curtain […]

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The Relaxing Balite Hot Spring in Davao Oriental

Balite Hot Spring in Baganga

Every time the word “Balite” is mentioned, I always have this eerie feeling since stories I have heard about balite are linked with horror and horrible narratives. In the Philippine myth, balite (fig tree or banyan tree) is said to be associated with creatures and elementals. Old folks forbid the said plant to be made as an ornament because it attracts negative forces and bad spirits. It is probably the reason why I have a creepy impression on that thing. Some known places in the Philippines are also recognized because there is a presence of a large balite tree and […]

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Davao Resto: Omotenashi Japanese Hub

Omotenashi Japanese Hub

Konnichiwa!! Do you like Japanese food lover? Are you looking for a place to dine at the heart of Davao City? You might want to check out the newly opened Omotenashi Japanese Hub at Matina Town Square (MTS). The Japanese word “Omotenashi” represents the act of providing detailed service in a variety of ways to allow guests to spend a relaxing and memorable time by putting customers first. “Omotenashi” is simply a word fo “hospitality”. Omotenashi Japanese Hub is composed of 3 specialized restaurants namely Takoyaki Samurai, Yakiniku Kojima in Davao, and Ninja Dining Group. These restaurants simultaneously operating inside […]

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The Incredible Magpupungko Beach and Tidal Pools in Siargao

Magpupungko Beach and Tidal Pools in Siargao

Magpupungko beach and tidal pools is just one of the many natural attractions you can find in Siargao that should definitely be on top of your list to visit. This gem is home to a beautiful white beach and natural pools where you can swim on low tide. How to Get there: If you haven’t been to Siargao, I have shared my travel guide on how you can get to this beautiful island. Depending on where you are staying, it will take an hour or two just to get to Magpupungko Beach Resort, which is situated at Barangay Consolacion at Pilar, Surigao del […]

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Throwback Story: Bounce Back From Rock Bottom

throwback story

Today, I just want to share a short throwback story. My life story that pushed me to go out, be myself, and explore as many places as I could. I use to think I was “lost”, but now I recognize I’m on a road with no set destination and that is okay. I am learning and growing as I go. – Amarachi Nwosu Throwback Story: How I Bounce Back From Rock Bottom Before I’m always afraid and I kept doubting myself. I always ask for someone else’s opinion and let them decide for me. Not too long ago when I hit […]

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Travel Guide: How to Get to Siargao Island, Philippines

Siargao Island Travel Guide

Summer ain’t over yet and we still have few more days to enjoy and go out for a quick summer getaway. Check out Siargao Island, the surfing capital of the Philippines, located at Surigao del Norte. It is a tear-drop shaped island in the Philippine Sea that is composed of 48 islands and islets. The island is divided into nine municipalities: Dapa, Burgos, General Luna, Del Carmen, Pilar, San Benito, Santa Monica, San Isidro, and Socorro. Things to Do in Siargao: The island is known as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines” but no need to be a surfer to enjoy the […]

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Costa Marina Beach Resort in Samal Island

costa marina beach resort in samal

Hello, everyone! When you say “summer” the first thing that comes to our mind are beaches. Right? Well, if you’re staying in Davao City and you wanted to escape and have a quick beach time, you might want to check out Costa Marina Beach Resort. Just right across the Davao Gulf and that’s minutes away from the port located in Sasa area. Costa Marina Beach Resort is one of the most accessible and budget-friendly resorts located at Caliclic, Babak District in Samal Island. Aside from its accessibility, the resort is almost never crowded and it’s privacy makes it special. How […]

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Isla Reta Beach Resort at Talikud Island

Isla Reta Beach Resort

Isla Reta Beach resort definitely makes the perfect destination for a weekend getaway, an island of peaceful and natural ambiance. Just an hour boat ride away from the city. Located at Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Talikud Island Davao del Norte, Philippines.  They named the island Talikud, which means “back” in Cebuano because Talikud island can be seen at the back of Samal island. These two islands are the two main islands of IGacoS or Island Garden City of Samal. Famous for its untouched sea kingdom, beautiful and peaceful serene beach, and natural corals that pops up anywhere besides its shores. A really good place […]

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Blue Bless Beach Resort in Mati, Davao Oriental

Blue Bless Beach Resort

Blue Bless Beach Resort was the first resort I visited this year. So, I want to start my blog with my first adventure for the year 2017. Traditionally, for most Filipinos, we welcome new year with our families. This year, I spent it with my best friend and her husband and her husband’s family in the beautiful Lupon, a town in the province of Davao Oriental. It was indeed an amazing experience and everyone was very welcoming. Few days before, my best friend and I decided to spend our first day of the year at Blue Bless Beach Resort in […]

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