The Philippines is an archipelagic country. More than 7000 islands are here, of course the Philippines has amazing and interesting natural potential to be explored.  If you want to save money while on vacation in this country, choosing attractive and free tourist destinations in the Philippines can be options. Even though it doesn’t cost money, it doesn’t mean that these tourist attractions present sober things. If you want to explore further, you can find beautiful and instagramable free places here.  You can also get frugal…Continue Reading “6 Recommended Free Tourist Attractions in the Philippines”

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Exploring around Terrassa is so worth your while with its rich history and Modernista architecture. What’s more, it’s just 27 kilometers by train from Barcelona. I travelled to Barcelona in 2013 after a few days in France where my personal photography work, The New Cathedrals was exhibited during Photoquai in Paris. I was one of the featured photographers. The reason was, at that time, my budget was not enough for a longer stay in Paris and a friend from Terrassa in Barcelona also invited me…Continue Reading “Walking around Terrassa in Barcelona”

A brief sojourn. A short visit to Dumaguete City. Even for just two nights. Although it was not enough (its never enough I think), I was glad I decided to make the trip from Cebu to this university town. The purpose of my visit was just to have a breather from post Typhoon Odette which badly damaged Cebu and other provinces in her path. For more than a week, we still don’t have power, mobile data is spotty and water is only present at some…Continue Reading “A short visit in Dumaguete City”

Even for just two nights, I planned to travel from Cebu to Dumaguete on a whim, post Typhoon Odette. Perhaps it was the stress of the great damage that the typhoon wrought not only in my province but in other islands as well, coupled with the no water and no electricity a week after it hit us that I packed my things via candle light Sunday night. Although I wasn’t yet very decided to proceed, I woke up at 4AM, prepared coffee, checked the weather….Continue Reading “My brief Cebu to Dumaguete yearend 2021 trip”

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Diving in Sumilon Island In Oslob, Cebu is back! Last 27 October a beach clean up was held. It was a beautiful and sunny day when Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort together with its partners officially opened the event. The Philippine Coast Guard, PNP, Oslob LGU, Bluewater staff and volunteers helped in this event. The haul for the beach cleanup that day: as much as around 400 kg of garbage. These were both from the littoral and underwater areas with a small percentage of it in…Continue Reading “Photoessay: Diving in Sumilon Island is back w/ beach clean up”