Weekend in San Juan, La Union

A few weeks ago, my siblings and I went to La Union for the weekend. We booked night-time bus tickets from Pasay City to San Juan (and back), arriving at our destination(s) around 3 in the morning. It wasn’t too bad—at least we didn’t have to drive. Our home base was Charlie’s Hangar, a hostelContinue reading “Weekend in San Juan, La Union”

Overnight in Mabini, Batangas

A few weeks ago, my friends and I drove down to Mabini, Batangas for an overnight trip. It was only a two and a half hour drive from Metro Manila, so there was not a lot of planning needed for the trip. Side note: I’d forgotten how easy it is to do an overnight tripContinue reading “Overnight in Mabini, Batangas”

Beaches in Guam

Between the holidays (Christmas and New Year), I went to Guam for vacation with the fam. I’d never been to Guam before, but I was expecting to see something like Hawaii — like Waikiki. Turns out it was only a little bit like Hawaii. We visited three beaches while we were there: Tamuning; Coco Palm Garden Beach;Continue reading “Beaches in Guam”