Tag: Oslob

Swimming with Whale Sharks

Swimming with Whale Sharks

The first time the boatman urged me to go below the surface, I resolutely plunged downwards and went as deep as I could go. Unfortunately — apparently — this was as deep as I could go:

The Sumilon Island Bucket List

The Sumilon Island Bucket List

SGMT | Sumilon Island — Sumilon Island is one of my favorite places in my home province of Cebu. It’s nearly 4 hours away by bus — plus a short boat ride courtesy of the resort that operates the island — but the experience has 

Where to stay in Oslob: Lagunde Beach Resort

Where to stay in Oslob: Lagunde Beach Resort

For our trip down South, my family and I stayed at Lagunde Beach Resort. About a week before our trip, I contacted several inns and resorts in the Oslob area. Malonzo Pension House, the top-rated Oslob accommodation in TripAdvisor, “seen-zoned” my Facebook message and ignored my SMS, which 

Out of the Comfort Zone

Out of the Comfort Zone

I don’t necessarily agree that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” I’m a fan of the comfort zone. I think there’s something to be said for finding value in the familiar and not always thinking that happiness is “out there,” somewhere, wherever.