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5 Traits of a Traveler: Philippine Travel Stories

A traveler, by definition, is a person who moves around from place to place. A wanderer, on the other hand, is a traveler who wanders aimlessly. Beyond these definitions, we go by what Gandalf said, that “not all those who wander are lost.” For those who seek travel with a purpose — regardless of whether the purpose is with the act of traveling itself, or of the destination, or of both the journey and the destination — traveling, or wandering, requires a set of emotional, mental and physical skill sets. Let’s tackle five of those. Continue reading 5 Traits of a Traveler: Philippine Travel Stories

Foilboard Watersports in Bataan (Watch Video)

There’s more to surfing and watersports in the Philippines. A foilboard or hydrofoil board, according to Wiki, is a surfboard with a hydrofoil that extends below the board into the water. This design causes the board to leave the surface of the water at various speeds. It’s also called a supfoil (we don’t know how it’s called if, uhm, you use an umbrella to catch the wind). Here’s a short video (if you can top this, tag us with your video so we can post it here). Continue reading Foilboard Watersports in Bataan (Watch Video)

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)