Bacolod to Manila on a Budget

Bacolod to Manila on a Budget

(Traveling in the Philippines without flying) Happy new year to all! This blog post is about the budgeted journey I took from Bacolod City, Negros Island Region to the Philippine capital of Manila with a side trip to Boracay. This is to give you an idea on how to travel the Philippines without flying so … Continue reading

Batad: A Glorious Adventure

Batad: A Glorious Adventure

An old friend once recounted his tale of trekking Tapiya Falls in Batad. There were lots of “putangina talaga” comments in between “bangin” (cliff), “pagod” (tired) and “laglag” (fall).  The atrocious words stuck with me as I rode the freezing bus in the wee hours of the morning to Banaue, the drop off point for … Continue reading