Photo Essay: A Beautiful Mess at the Circle Hostel Zambales

I am a lover of beautiful messes. I love the concept of The Circle Hostel Zambales where guests can creatively put vandals everywhere. Aside from the vandals, you have hammocks, conga, ukulele, bread and peanut butter, and the beautiful Liwliwa Beach nearby (the life!). A quick review of the hostel: They allow early check-ins, they … Read more

Fil-Dane Inn at Dingalan, Aurora (Review)

(This is a sponsored yet honest review of Fil-Dane Inn at Dingalan, Aurora.) Visit Fil-Dane Inn’s Agoda page here. As I was looking online for a place to have a long weekend escape, I came across this town in Aurora Province which I haven’t heard of: Dingalan. First things first, I have to look for … Read more

One Day in Malolos, Bulacan

Malolos, Bulacan is something that almost no one will consider visiting, except if one wants to feel the Spanish colonial period vibe while avoiding the mainstream Intramuros in Manila. Let me tell you that Malolos is more than that by presenting my very own DIY Malolos Bulacan itinerary! I have been to Bulacan province a … Read more

A Detour at Cabanatuan City

I was on my way to Dingalan, Aurora for a long weekend escapade so I took a bus at Baliwag Transit going to Cabanatuan City and then a van going to Dingalan. Since I left Manila early and my check-in at Fil Dane Inn is still after lunch, I decided to have a quick tour … Read more

APUNG IRU FLUVIAL FESTIVAL

Having parents coming from two different cultural/linguistic groups (my Dad is from Batangas and my Mom is from Pampanga) is something I am very proud of because I got to expose myself to two different worlds and learn two different local languages. However, having born and raised in my Dad’s hometown has allowed me to … Read more

12 Informative Movies About Bataan to Watch on the Day of Valor

This article on Movies About Bataan is something I’ve written to honor the World War II American and Filipino Heroes. The 9th of April is an important date in the history of both the Philippines and the United States, and it is called The Day of Valor (or Araw ng Kagitingan). In a nutshell, it … Read more