La Paz Sand Dunes: Dune Bashing & Sandboarding in Laoag City

Posted on April 16, 2018

A desert would be one of the landscapes you’d least expect to see in the tropical archipelago of the Philippines, but along the northernmost province on Luzon island there are, indeed, sand dunes! The La Paz Sand Dunes cover 85 square kilometers of sandy coastal desert and beach in Laoag City, the provincial capital of Ilocos Norte. The coastal desert stretches from the towns of Currimao to Pasuquin. The undulating sandy landscape makes for beautiful sceneries, but visitors may alsoRead More

A Heritage Walking Tour of Malolos Historic Town Center

Posted on April 16, 2018

Heritage buffs need not look far from the Philippine capital for historical gems. Located an hour’s drive of Metro Manila, Malolos – the provincial capital of Bulacan – occupies an importance place in the history of the Philippines, especially when one mentions it’s most popular landmark: the Barasoain Church, which was the site of the First Philippine Republic. But little did I know that the city has whole lot more to offer, especially when it comes to built heritage. OnRead More

7 Best Things to Do in Tarlac [UPDATED 2018]

Posted on April 3, 2018

Learn about organic farming at EDL Farm Resort in Capas, Tarlac Author’s Note: This list was updated to include additional attractions visited during Lakbay Norte 7, a media trip organized by North Philippines Visitors Bureau (NPVB) and held last January 30 to February 5, 2018. Characterized by an endless expanse of grassy plains and rice fields, the province of Tarlac in central Luzon has long been bypassed or only used as a quick stopover by travelers making their way to Mt. Pinatubo,Read More

Guam Reef & Olive Spa Resort: Relishing Utmost Relaxation at Tumon Bay

Posted on February 14, 2018

During my 10-day vacation in Guam, I spent my last few days at Guam Reef & Olive Spa Resort, a lovely beach hotel located on the northern end of Tumon Bay, the epicenter of tourism on the island. The two-tower seaside property conveniently sits between the dazzling turquoise waters of Tumon Bay and the center of shopping in the area, so you get the best of both worlds. Popular duty-free shopping malls JP Superstore and T Galleria by DFS areRead More

Alupang Beach Club Guam: Dolphin Watching, Parasailing & More For Only USD 160!

Posted on February 13, 2018

After spending my first two days in Guam just relaxing at Pacific Star Resort & Spa, a great full-service beach hotel along Tumon Bay, I was ready to pump up the adrenaline with outdoor activities organized by Alupang Beach Club (ABC Guam), a beach resort along Hagatna Bay, 6 km away from the tourist area of Tumon Bay. Their free shuttle bus fetched me at the hotel, and brought me to the beach club in just 15 minutes. Upon arriving,Read More

#GlobeSinulog 2018 | The Ultimate Festival Itinerary

Posted on January 16, 2018

Pit Senyor! The country’s grandest celebration, the Sinulog Festival of Cebu City, culminates every third weekend of January with religious revelries and exuberant all-day street dancing in honor of Santo Niño (Holy Child Jesus). While rooted in solemn veneration, the popular festival has built an all-inviting celebratory mood through the decades, includes music concerts, dance parties, and other special events. Leading telecommunications company Globe once again partakes in this year’s festivities! During the festival, make sure you stay well connected.Read More