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Here is what I packed on a three week backpacking trip to Malaysia and Indonesia. Places I traveled to included a mix of cities, mountains, and beaches. I would pack similarly if I were traveling anywhere else in South East Asia given that this region
Four days in Negros Oriental, Philippines: Apo Island, Dumaguete City, and Casaroro Waterfall (Valencia). Itinerary Rundown Destinations Details Day 1 Bacolod Iloilo to Bacolod Ferry Bacolod to Dumaguete Bus Day 2 Apo Island Dumaguete Hotel Check-in Ap
My curiosity to see the southern half of mainland Palawan led me to the Tabon Cave Complex in Quezon town. Tabon Cave Complex in Lipuun Point is the domain of the Tabon Man, known as one of the earliest human inhabitants in the Philippines. Despite the
With all the unbelievably beautiful islands sprinkled off the coast of El Nido, the idea of spending each waking day out on island hopping tours is nearly irresistible. It was true for me during my first-time visit. I didn’t tire spending two full days
Three weeks exploring the provinces of Eastern Mindanao in the Philippines. Destinations I visited on this trip include: Bucas Grande, Siargao, Surigao del Norte, Agusan, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur. Itinerary Rundown Destinati
One dandy Wednesday morning, me and the Lakbay Norte gang had breakfast in Malacañang. Not quite “Malacañang Palace,” the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Neither did we get the privilege to dine with the President himself. I’m r
This is my do-it-yourself (DIY) travel itinerary during my first visit to the southern half of Palawan Island. I only got to visit the Tabon Caves in Quezon town because of my limited time left in Palawan. I spend four days in Quezon town and the remai
During the last week of November to first week of December, I traveled back to Palawan to revisit Puerto Princesa Underground River and El Nido found at the northern half of the mainland. During the first half of the trip, I traveled with my travel mat
Five days exploring one of Southeast Asia’s oldest rainforest and small towns in Pahang State of Malaysia. Trip Date — 2012 Itinerary Notes & Tips Day 1 Sungai Kolok to Rantau Panjang Border Crossing Pass Malaysia Immigration Rantau Panjang to Paha
7 days exploring Langkawi Island and outlying islets in Peninsular Malaysia. Trip Date — May 2012 Route Map Itinerary Notes & Tips Day 1 Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi Langkawi Hostel check-in Check-in at Gecko Guest House Fan room with double bed (share

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