Tag: Cebu travel blogger

Sohoton

Sohoton

In my last post, I wrote about our short weekend trip to Siargao and how we did nearly nothing there. This is the “nearly” part.   * Sohoton Cove is 2-3 hours away by outrigger boat from the Cloud 9 surfing enclave of Siargao. At […]

Putting yourself out there

Putting yourself out there

This is something I wrote last year for a fellow blogger — sharing it now to hopefully encourage anyone who wants to write but is too wracked with self-doubt to start. * Whenever people tell me that they want to try blogging but they’re not […]

Where to stay in Bangkok: Floral Shire

Where to stay in Bangkok: Floral Shire

* * If your Bangkok flight arrives late or leaves early, and you just want a cheap, decent place to stay in that’s near Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, you could do worse than Floral Shire. That’s what we did on our last visit to Bangkok. We were booked […]

11 Days in Europe: Paris, Venice and Rome Sample Itinerary (and Insider Tips)

11 Days in Europe: Paris, Venice and Rome Sample Itinerary (and Insider Tips)

Updated January 2017 * You know how it is. You’ve finally saved enough to go on a 2-week trip to Europe — yay!!! You don’t want to go on one of those big bus tours where you’re herded around like cattle with 40-60 other tourists. […]

Qatar Airways flights up to 50% off!

Qatar Airways flights up to 50% off!

Qatar Airways — which was awarded 2015 Airline of the Year by Skytrax — is currently celebrating the Qatar Travel Festival and they’re offering really low fares to and from various destinations around the world. Manila to Paris – 780 USD (return) London to Bangkok – […]

#Goals: Bernina Express

#Goals: Bernina Express

* Have you ever accidentally come across something, felt sudden chills running through your body, and thought, “Oh my gosh, I want this”? * I was just looking up how to get to Venice from Paris in Seat61 and it mentioned the Bernina Express, so […]

Where to stay in Bangkok: On8 Sukhumvit

Where to stay in Bangkok: On8 Sukhumvit

* * The first time I went to Bangkok, way back 2005, my family and I stayed at First House Hotel. We stayed in adjoining twin rooms so we had more than enough space, and we loved their buffet breakfast. First House was also just across the road […]

Where to stay in Inverness: Jean and Bill’s

Where to stay in Inverness: Jean and Bill’s

[SGMT] Where To Stay in Inverness — During our two nights in Inverness, we stayed at Jean and Bill Munro’s home, which we booked through Airbnb, and it was perfect. Jean and Bill are both retirees and they have a spare room in the second floor of […]

Save for a trip to Europe in 1 year

Save for a trip to Europe in 1 year

* * I went on my first trip to Europe with a Nokia 1110 in my pocket. * It’s a story I’m fond of repeating, especially when people tell me they wish they can afford to travel. To be honest, most of the people who say that […]

Proud to be Pinoy, proud to support Northloom

Proud to be Pinoy, proud to support Northloom

* Northloom is the passion project of Dindo Llana, an award-winning illustrator and painter from Ilocos Norte. The Northloom tagline is “Carry Your Culture” — all their products feature the traditional handwoven Ilocano abel, which they combine with canvas or leatherette to fashion the most beautiful backpacks, yoga bags, totes, wallets, and… […]