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How to travel with 7 KG Baggage Allowance (International and Domestic)

Navigating airports with ease, I arrive baggage-free, armed with just a hand carry and camera bag. Security checks and immigration are a breeze. Onboard, my luggage finds a home in the overhead compartment. Upon landing, I swiftly pass security and immigration, sidestepping baggage claim entirely. Dreamy, isn’t it? Let me unveil the secret of traveling […]

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Food Philippines

T’boli People: Homestay and Cultural Immersion at T’boli Town

Nestled in the mountains of South Cotabato is T’boli Town, a 1st class municipality named after the indigenous people themselves, the T’boli People. Most T’boli live around Lake Sebu, though there are other T’boli communities in other municipalities of South Cotabato as well. The T’boli predate the Spanish colonial time, and their way of life […]

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Philippines

Pottery Class: Unique Experience in Tiwi, Albay

I recently had the pleasure of taking a pottery class while I was travelling in Bicol. From learning about the type of clay to making my own masterpiece, this was a unique experience that I cannot recommend enough. Let me give you a glimpse into the pottery class in PhilCeramics and what you can expect […]

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Philippines

BidiBidi Bags: Sustainable Bags from Camarines Sur

Not a lot of people know this but I am a minimalist. If you’ve been following me on social media, you might have noticed that I’ve been wearing the same set of clothes and carrying the same bag over and over again. Whenever I see a cute bag, it would take months for me to […]

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Philippines

Weavers of Buhi, Camarines Sur

Last week, I got to visit another Filipino weaving community. They are the weavers of Buhi in Camarines, Sur, of which very little is heard from in Manila. They are one of the beneficiaries of the recent “Marketing Enhancement Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Workshop” by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB). Read on to know more about […]

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Philippines

Ulot River: Torpedo Boat Extreme Ride in Paranas, Samar

Ulot River is the longest river in Samar nestled within the Samar Island Natural Park (SINP). It not only boasts incredible biodiversity but it is also well-known for exciting water adventure. Located in Paranas, just two-hour drive away from Tacloban City, the river offers extreme downstream and upstream river boating adventure called TORPEDO Extreme Boat […]