Jomalig Island: Maldives of PH

MANILA — Located far off the eastern coast of Quezon province, Jomalig Island continuously  amuse every guest that will step on its pinkish sand and beautiful landscape. Not to mention its clear and blue waters, it’s undeniable that this island offers an amazing weekend getaway. To be honest, of all the beaches that I’ve been…

PHOTO: Cowrie Island, Palawan

PUERTO PRINCESA– We went to Cowrie Island for a day trip, our hotel (Aziza Paradise Hotel) arranged the trip for us but the boatmen told me that a day tour in the island cost Php 1,500 ($30). The Island is truly awesome, and Honda bay is simply a paradise to lounge in. We had our…

Exploring some of Samar’s best adventure spots

CATBALOGAN — Samar is finally receiving its well-deserved attention when it comes to tourism. And just a year ago, my friends from other publications were able to see and enjoy what this province has to offer. The trip which is initiated by the former governor of Samar to bring the province to the map of…

A testament to an invincible spirit of a traveler

By Gillian Gacuma | Photo by STAR’s Fernan Nebres MANILA– A year ago, I was able to interview an inspiring woman for an article at The Philippine STAR. Until now, it’s still one of my favorite stories that I’ve written on the magic of discovering new places and self healing. “For me, life didn’t end when they told me…

15 reasons why you should travel with your bestfriend

MANILA– Our best friend is one of the greatest gifts God has ever awarded to us from taking the courage of revealing ourselves to other people.  They make the most of the times we spend together with them, no wonder we share most of the amazing and memorable times of our life with them.  Coy, my GGBFF…