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The Beautiful Anvaya Cove (Morong, Bataan)

Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists . . . . So goes the familiar (at least, ahem, in our generation) opening lines of the Sunscreen Speech written by Mary Schmich, which became a successful music single “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann. Continue reading The Beautiful Anvaya Cove (Morong, Bataan)

Laiya Coco Grove (San Juan, Batangas)

Summer. The most wonderful time of the year, for some. It’s also the time when El Nino throws an extra punch. Low in water, which in turn means less electricity supply and more blackouts. The heat . . . well, could you say more except people are dying from heat stroke? We need an antidote to the heat, and while at it, have fun, too. Continue reading Laiya Coco Grove (San Juan, Batangas)

Summer Getaway at Laiya, Batangas

Have a confirmed reservation. I know this much and my wife made it a point to remind me every hour or so before we headed towards Laiya, Batangas. We haven’t taken a break for some time now and my sense of adventure made my whole body itch. Just go, I thought. And so we embarked on a journey of discovery one sunny, warm (or really hot?) Saturday. Continue reading Summer Getaway at Laiya, Batangas

Clear Waters of Panglao Island, Bohol

It’s easy to say a place is a paradise. It’s easier to say a place is overrated. Between these two characterization lies the waters of Panglao Island. Don’t get me wrong, though, it’s totally incorrect to say that’s equivalent to being ordinary. For the waters of Panglao is far from being ordinary. Continue reading Clear Waters of Panglao Island, Bohol

Map: Panglao Island and Bohol, Philippines

How to get there? Map and directions for Panglao Island, located in the province of Bohol, as well as the whole province of Bohol, Philippines. Click the pink balloons to see location of the man-made forest, Chocolate Hills, Loboc River. Related post here and hereClick here for more information on how to effectively use map. Please wait while the map loads. . . Continue reading Map: Panglao Island and Bohol, Philippines