For two consecutive years until 2017, Boracay has been crowned the best island in the world by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards. This year, Boracay ranked second to Siargao, followed by Palawan, in the top three Best in Asia subcategory as determined by the publication’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. The magazine described Boracay as top tourist destination in Asia with “gentle coastlines,” “transportive sunsets,” and “thriving nightlife scene.”
Siargao Island is, without a doubt, a charming paradise that’s wonderfully surrounded by breathtaking coconut trees, white sandy beaches and the largest mangrove forest in Mindanao. Not only that, but it’s also speckled with epic peaks and hilly terrains- in short, Siargao is truly a beauty.
Here’s to heart-catching emerald green waters, calming white, pure sands, fresh air, blue skies, and oh! the perfect awe-inspiring limestone cliffs. This is something that will get you off your feet in just a heartbeat! Yes, HELLO EL NIDO AND PUERTO PRINSESA!
It’s no surprise that Lub D Hostel has always been my favorite hostel to date. From my Lub d Siem Reap experience, to the Phuket and the Bangkok one, I absolutely found home in the road. What’s more amazing is that I had the opportunity to experience their newest branch, and it is just a couple of minutes away from my residence: IT’S JUST IN MAKATI, you guys!
When reality is better than your dreams– that’s what I felt the moment my feet stepped into the paradise of Coron, Palawan.
Imagine women traveling freely; with no limitations, no judgements, no danger, no restraint. What a concept. We, women, often get doubted with our abilities to travel liberally. We face far more issues traveling alone than men do. We always get that figure that in order for us to travel, women has to be with someone just for them to be secured.
I want to touch every grain of sand and swim to every clear waters of the beach. I want to climb every coconut trees and see how breathtaking the island is from above. I want to run to random places and be lost and get sunburned. I want to say hello to every person I pass by and know their stories behind their smiles. I want to chase every sunrise and sunsets and sleep under the stars. And so I go.
Yes I know, Sinulog Festival is the bomb. The happy people, the festive dance performances, the lit parties, what more can I ask for for my first Sinulog Festival? This experience is surely a memorable one! Why? Read on!