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. Where to stay in Taipei? There are plenty of cheap hostels in…

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…

May 25, 2016 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Yet another reason you should make the island of Burias, Masbate your next weekend destination! Masbate is truly endowed with spectacular natural beauty, unspoilt and enchanting. Travelling to this gorgeous island may be long and grueling, but it is well worth the long travel; white sand, azure water and open sky can leave you mesmerized. For the most part, the island is still quite hidden from the crowds of tourist, partly due to its remote location. My friends and I decided to join a prearranged trip we found in facebook to save time and cost. You just pay, show up…

April 20, 2016 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Baler Aurora is only 5-7 hours away from Manila. It has become one of the top travel spots in the Philippines, a surfer’s paradise on the Pacific Ocean. But there is so much to see in this historical place. If you love the outdoors, it’s absolutely hard to beat. How to get there? Take the bus bound for Baler(Cubao). *Genesis offers a regular Aircon and deluxe bus goingto Baler Ride a motorcycle From Baler Bus Terminal going to your hotel. Checkout this video Discover Baler: 2D1N from Wanderpinoy on Vimeo.   Ditumabo Mother Falls       Millennium Tree Ermita Hill…

September 23, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Life is only as good as the memories we make.   Have you always dreamed of seeing a Grecian architecture? Experience Parthenon, a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena without costing you an arm and a leg?   Well, wait no more! There is a piece of Paradise near Metro Manila. Fortune Island is a 27-hectare land lying 14 kilometers from the shores of Nasugbu, Batangas. It is considered to be a desert island, with architecture redolent of the Parthenon in Ancient Greece has captured the imagination of many. Excite your visual palate with its pristine…