You are my Italy, Siargao. 

I fell in love with you in 2016, and now you've pulled me in even deeper.  You are probably the only island I've ever been to, in the Philippines, that's made me feel like I wasn't in our own country. I love how you keep everyone here on their guards, because we might just stay…

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How to see Taipei for Less

Seeing Taipei for Less (than 500 php)

In every country that I went to, I made it a point to see the city from a different point of view. For my trip to Taipei, it would have been against tradition not to do the same.

Willia and The Town of Cats

For as long as I can remember, I have always been a dog person. Never in my life did I tell myself or my parents, that I wanted a cat for a pet. Cats scare me. Just look at those soul piercing eyes or the killer claws that could tear through all the layers of my skin. So it was quite a surprise that I had the courage (and energy) to go to the little cat village in Houtong.

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DIY trip to Jiufen: How to get there

A former, almost forgotten gold mining town, modern day Jiufen has transformed itself into one of the most visited tourist destinations in Taiwan. This comes as no surprise, as the energy from hawking food vendors and shuffling tourists is a cultural experience of its own - one that you wouldn't want to miss.

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Taipei On A Filipina’s Budget

I've just come back from my 4 day-3 night getaway to Taipei (lol that sounded like a rap), and I've somehow managed to bring back half of the Taiwan Dollars that I brought with me for my trip. Thankfully so, because the amount of moolah I had to give up for my flight coming home…