Apple Chronicles: Houston, We’ve Arrived!

After seven hours of waiting, I’m finally on my way to North America!  Now comes the longest non-stop part of my trip: a 10 ½-hour flight over the Pacific Ocean and the Arctic! This is part of a series ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ ⑨ ⑩ ⑪ ⑫ ⑬ ⑭ ⑮ ⑯…

Bohol + Cebu Quickie

I was supposed to start the year with Cebu City Marathon, but it was just my luck that I wasn’t able to register in time.  But since my flight and accommodations are already set in place, I was still good to go!

Boracay (Mis)Adventures: To the Island! (Part 1)

After two long years, finally, I was able to step back into the shores of one of the best beaches in the world, Boracay.  It may seem like an ordinary quick getaway, but adventures seem to follow wherever I go.

Cebu Lechon Chronicles: Greasier the Second Time Around

I had some “unsettled business” with my previous visit to Cebu just this January and never did I thought that a bit more than two months later, I’d be back to settle the score.  For this second Cebu visit for the year there were still some new things I got to try.  Let’s start the…

The Piaya Chronicles: Bago City and the Flight Back Home

For our final day in Negros Occidental we headed south for a change, and visited the City of Bago.  Travelling between north and south are interestingly quite different, but like all other cities in the province that we visited, Bago City is also packed with history.

The Piaya Chronicles: The Ancestral Houses of Silay City

Silay City is the gateway to Negros Occidental, being home to the modern Bacolod-Silay Airport.  It may not be as popular as Bacolod but it is a must to be part of your Negros Occidental itinerary.  It is home to “living” historic houses, and much more!

Negros Occidental Tour: The Piaya Chronicles

I’ve always been hearing good things about Bacolod City so when the opportunity came, we quickly grabbed our tickets and booked our flight.  Of course we didn’t just toured around Bacolod City as we have an entire island for our discovery.  There were so many unexpected things that happened to us during our trip which…

The “Perfect” Race: Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon Primer

Uniquely Singapore, the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon is one of the largest and most popular marathons in the world frequented by thousands of international runners from all walks of life.  It in itself is an income-generating activity for Singapore, a perfect example of how sports tourism can help boost the economy.   This years’ event…