The Public Commuter’s Guide to Islas de Gigantes (Itinerary and Expenses)

Islas de Gigantes (variously Islas Gigantes, Higantes group, or Gigantes group) is an island chain within the larger Western Visayas archipelago in the Visayan Sea. It is part of the municipality of Carles, Iloilo, Philippines, and the northernmost part of Iloilo province. The Gigantes Islands consist of about ten islands; the two largest are Gigantes…

Islas de Gigantes: Iloilo’s best kept sanctuary

When was the last time that you went to a place where everything is a complete contrast from what we consider as modern?   I have heard of Islas de Gigantes decades ago and I never really paid interest because probably, my ideal definition of an “island getaway” is Boracay, a 6-hour drive from my hometown where…

Nasugbu: Batangas’ hidden charm

Nasugbu is a first class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 122,483 people. Several bus services provide transportation to and from Nasugbu. Jeepneys from Tagaytay City also enter and leave the town at a scheduled time. Within the town, tricycles are the main mode…

The Public Commuter’s Guide to Hong Kong (Expenses)

Hello everyone! This is the last episode of my 3-part Hong Kong blog post. As what I have mentioned in my previous post, here’s the complete summary of my spending in Hong Kong. Take note that all of the expenses are ALL-IN. See? The amount you spend in HKG is similar to the amount that…

The Public Commuter’s Guide to Hong Kong (Planning and Itinerary)

Planning to go abroad soon? Then Hong Kong should be on top of your list! For Filipinos, Hong Kong is the only destination that’s quite accessible from any part of the country. Plus, you can experience winter (without the snow) and Disneyland without going to other expensive cities. In reference to my previous post about Hong…

Hong Kong: Asia’s World City

When Cebu Pacific opened its direct flights from Iloilo to Hong Kong and Singapore back in 2012, the first thing that came into my mind was to “get a passport”! I am from Iloilo and I just glad that our humble city is now a hub – that’s more reason for me to travel with less…

Blogging at 31! :-)

Good day blogging world! Never thought that it’s too late for me to activate a blog. 🙂 This page will be my venue to share with all of you my escapades around the Philippines and abroad. I will also try to share some great tips on how to travel on a budget. Now if you…