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Marlboro Hills, Batanes

A long work week could be toxic. Staying in the office, dealing with all types of pesky and difficult customers is really stressful. The only way to vent out our work frustrations is going out for a quick weekend getaway. Take advantage of the long weekends and flight promos. Make sure you plan your travels ahead and have notified your bosses as early as possible. Below is the list of Read more

We’d been to an awesome beach bumming in Burgos and Dasol Pangasinan, and here is the guide on how we did it. Day 1: Cabongaoan and Tambobong Beach Bus transfer to Alaminos City, Pangasinan The group met at Victory Liner in Cubao and took a 4:00AM trip to Alaminos. Usually, the travel time is 5-6 hours. Jeepney/Bus Transfer to Burgos From Victory Liner terminal in Alaminos, take an ordinary bus bound Read more

After taking a relaxing dip in Cabongaoan beach and enjoying the gleeful hop in Culebra Island, we fared to Cabacungan Cove, the fourth stop of our Burgos+Dasol Pangasinan escape. The cove has rocky shores so we got off at a distance where there is enough space between the boat’s keel and the scabrous littoral seabed. We were already wet so we didn’t mind taking another drench.

A friend, Marx of, invited me to a weekend Pangasinan tour with 2000-peso budget. I wasn’t skeptical in accepting the invite but had kept my expectations low. I didn’t expect to see something wondrous and didn’t reckon something pristine (Oops! Am I giving you clues?). Anyway, whenever I get travel invites, I undoubtedly give my nods without any presumptions, because, at the end of the day, it is the Read more

White sand white all shades between blue and green as foreground and background

Its beach may not be as powdery nor as popular as Boracay and Palawan‘s but its water is equally pristine and clear. The dark, dull rocks that protrude from the fine ivory sand set a grody yet spectacular contrast in the beach front. The slopy terrain of the coastal area offers an unusual experience wherein you can do quick sand surf, slide, or even build a hillside sand castle. Cabongaoan Read more

These photos were taken during our weekend trip to the towns of Burgos and Dasol in Pangasinan. These were the fruits of enduring a 5-hour loud bus ride, then an hour of sweaty jeepney traverse, and an hour of bumpy tricycle drive. Featured sites are Cabongaoan beach, Tambobong white beach, Snake or Culebra Island, Cabacungan cave, and Osmeña cave. The story or stories behind these photos will come out soon.