A Guide to a Hassle-Free US Visa Renewal (Skip the Interview!)

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Here’s a step-by-step guide to the US Visa Interview Waiver Program (aka the Drop Box Program), which is the perfect solution for travelers who wish to renew their US visa without having to go to the US Embassy. As OCD … Continued

Riding the Waves of Baler: A Travel Guide for Transport, Accommodation & Things to Do

  When people hear “Baler”, they immediately think of surfing in the capital of Aurora. What then follows are thoughts of quiet coves, pretty waterfalls, rocky shores and good hiking. The last isn’t surprising given how close the town is … Continued

DIY Adventures: Travel Guide to El Nido – Getting There and Around, and Where to Stay

  El Nido, known for the spellbinding Bacuit Archipelago, has always held a special spot in my heart. More than the fabulous white sand beaches, dazzling karst formations and water of aquamarine shades, you can’t help but fall in love … Continued

Home of the Winds: A Travel Guide on Batanes

Aptly called the Home of the Winds, Batanes is made up of rugged, picturesque terrain and choppy azure waters constantly buffeted by strong, cool winds.  For a fun-sized aka tiny person like myself walking along the cliffs and ridges of … Continued

Three Awesome Days in Batanes: A 3-Day Itinerary and Budget Guide

The Philippines’ northernmost province, Batanes is a unique treasure trove of dramatic cliffs, beautiful blue waters, abundant reefs and rugged coastlines. Because of its isolated location at the northern tip of the country, getting to Batanes via the daily flights … Continued

Two Days on Apo Island: Tips, Itinerary, Budget and Things to Do

Apo Island is the perfect combination of underwater wonderland and tropical nirvana. Although the sanctuary itself is still (temporarily) closed as of December 2016, the island has its own brand of charming allure for visitors. Can you say coral reefs? … Continued

Fast Facts & a Travel Guide on Apo Island, Dauin

Because of its lush marine ecosystem and pretty corals, Apo Island has become a mecca for divers, avid snorkelers and “I just want to swim in the sea” tourists alike. The island has a marine sanctuary and over 10 noted … Continued