January 23, 2016 wanderpinoy 12Comment

I have received tons of messages after my recent DIY Europe trip. They’re asking me on how the heck did i manage to do it. Well, to answer you all, here’s what I did. The idea here is finding an alternate airports, buy the cheaper of the flights from one airline, and then go find a less expensive flight for the other leg on another airline.  And  I know most savvy travellers have been doing this for decades now. Though this may take lot of diligence, time, and trouble than simply searching a direct flight. But by doing it, you…

May 8, 2015 wanderpinoy 1Comment

My spontaneity brought me to the highest mountain in Luzon, standing at 2,922 Meters above Sea Level.   Mt. Pulag is one of the most climbed mountains and is considered a must have in the bucket list for every mountaineering enthusiast. There are several trails to choose from, and Ambangeg is one of the popular and easiest Trails. The enchantment of Pulag, however, is much greater than just the clouds, trails and dwarf bamboo. The whole experience is a great treat that makes every pain, COLD and extreme exhaustion totally worth it.   At 12 midnight, we started the trek to…

January 21, 2018 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Nah, I am not joking! My pocket money was only 200USD. Before I get into details, let me first tell you about Georgia. Where is Georgia? Georgia is described as the “Balcony of Europe”, located in between countries such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia. It has remained a rare destination until recently when they opened their door to the world. It is relatively small yet so diverse country. Do I need visa to travel to Georgia? 1. We need to apply for an evisa in advance. Check here https://www.evisa.gov.ge/GeoVisa/ 2. If you have a valid tourist visa from OECD…

September 9, 2017 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Taiwan is the next top travel destination for Filipino. Over the years, its tourist headcount has grown significantly following by the new relaxed visa policy. Taipei is relatively a bargain travel destination with incredible scenery, delicious food, and compelling culture. How to get Taiwan visa? We applied the “ROC Travel Authorization Certificate” since we have a valid canadian and korean visa. If you have a visa of US, Canada, UK, Japan, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, then getting a visa is a swift process. Please follow the link. Good news fellas! Starting from Nov. 1, 2017, Philippine nationals are eligible…

December 1, 2016 wanderpinoy 0Comment

The municipality of Mariveles is situated in the province of Bataan in the Philippines. Its name derived from “Maraming Dilis”(plentiful anchovies) shortened to Mara-dilis and eventually became Mariveles. The place plays a significant role in the history as it is the starting point of the famous “Bataan Death March” on April 9, 1942. How to get there? By private vehicle, it is only three to four hours away from manila. You can take either the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) or Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (STEX). By Public transportation, take a bus in Pasay, Cubao or Manila going to Mariveles, Bataan. Places to…

November 18, 2016 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Coron Island, Palawan, Philippines The beauty of Coron will surely capture ones’ heart. It is an exquisite, serene island situated in the province of Palawan. Every year, thousands of people are drawn to its diverse natural beauty. It offers breathtaking limestone cliffs, powdery sand beaches, rich marine life, and fascinating views. How to get to Coron? There are multiple airlines that fly directly from Manila to Busuanga airport. From the airport, you can take an air-conditioned van that brings you to the town proper or straight to your hotel. Travel time is approximately about 30-45 minutes and fare is Php…

October 19, 2016 wanderpinoy 1Comment

I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world. – Haruki Murakami Nepal is a country with unique and diverse culture, religion, and geography. It is the home of the highest mountain on earth, the Mount Everest. Considered as an ultimate destination for any mountaineers, and adventure seeker. A place that welcomes everyone to its exquisite landscapes and hospitable people.  Ideally, September – November is the best…

June 16, 2016 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Believe in your dreams! Travel and experience life. It’s been almost a year now since I did my European trip. I traveled across Europe covering 6 countries, 9 cities for exactly 14 days.  No one can deny it; going there could really be expensive but of course there are hundreds of ways to save on your travel. Yes, i only spent php 84,000 for 14 days. The cost to Trave europe does very much depend on where specifically in Europe you want to go, what season and how many days do you plan to stay. How to travel Europe on…