The Village Up There

Revisiting Buscalan, Kalinga’s living treasure and other tribe traditions Text and photos by Jacquiline Go Laruan Kalinga during the earlier days is not your typical tourist’s destination. Aside from the remoteness, insurgency issues and long cliff side roads make people, especially the local tourists, not to include it on their bucket list. One village in Tinglayan has become one of the most visited places in Kalinga province for the last two years. Buscalan village […]

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Of Serene and Slow Mornings

Patar’s white sand beach and more of Bolinao By Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos Imagine a place where you can just kick off your slippers and go barefoot at a pure white sand beach front. You watch the waves caressing the seaside, tickling your toes like it’s’ some kind of a spell. You plug yourself out of the internet-crazy world, and just spend time solo and slow with as clear as a glass […]

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Two Countries, One Trip

Two Countries, One Trip

A unique opportunity to see the most interesting places in Cambodia and Thailand Text and photos by Regina Gutierrez For backpackers wanting to visit as many destinations as possible in just less than a week, touring from Siem Reap, Cambodia to Bangkok, Thailand is one of the most ideal options. Not only this gives you the unique oppor- tunity to see the most interesting places […]

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Charming Copenhagen

Charming Copenhagen

  Reading about fairy tales and little mermaids is probably one of the most enjoyable memories from our childhood. A noted gastroenterologist reminisces his childhood as he travels to Denmark, the land of castles, palaces, magic, and happy endings   Text and photos by dr. Jun R. Ruiz Denmark is the smallest of the beautiful Scandinavian countries. The country consists of the Jutland peninsula and […]

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The Raw Beauty of Palaui Island

The Raw Beauty of Palaui Island

The real beauty of a place lies not in the land, nor the waters that surround it, but in the hearts of people who calls it home Text and photos by neil alvin nicerio For those looking for a place of “raw beauty”, there is an island at the north eastern tip of Cagayan that ts that description. Palaui Island is located just off the […]

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