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Weekend Juander: Mayon-Butanding Connection

March 29, 2012 by Juander Wall 3 Comments

Here’s a possible itinerary if you’re short on time and you want to explore Bicol on a weekend. An overnight stay is actually enough to swim with the whale sharks, watch fireflies, conquer Mayon Volcano, and feast on Bicolano dishes. We shall refer to this […]


Donsol Sunset and Firefly Tour

March 29, 2012 by Oh, Juanderlust! 8 Comments

There is a better way to end your adventure with the whale sharks in Donsol. Keeping up with the butandings can be tiring especially when you have to contend with other people just to swim with it. If you’re looking for an activity to contrast […]


How To Conquer Mayon Volcano

March 28, 2012 by Oh, Juanderlust! 13 Comments

You know it is never enough to just admire Mayon Volcano from afar. With a beauty like that, you understand there is some way of “conquering” her. If you cannot set foot on top of Mayon, then surely, you should find a way to at […]


Romancing Mayon

March 28, 2012 by Juander Wall 6 Comments

It is easy to understand why Mayon Volcano is bewitching. Her beauty, yet grand and imposing, is also subtle and sublime at the same time. She’s a tease one minute, showcasing all her beauty for everyone to see. When she does that, prepare to be […]


Local Juander: Donsol’s Omar Nepomuceno

March 27, 2012 by People Juander 9 Comments

We know that traveling allows us to see the world beyond our comfort zones. We come home from most of our travels with renewed faith in ourselves and a changed perspective in life. More often than not, that shift in our understanding of the world […]


Juan-oh-1: Calaguas

March 27, 2012 by Oh, Juanderlust! 11 Comments

Calaguas is not your usual beach destination so it requires more preparation than your ordinary trip for a quick beach fix. If you’re up for an adventure that requires you to take a two-hour boat ride on top of a 7-8 hour bus ride, sleep on […]


Life’s A Paradise!

March 26, 2012 by Oh, Juanderlust! 2 Comments

It sure is easy to say life’s a beach. You can score a seat sale and go to Boracay, the paragon for an exciting beach life in the country today, or you can opt to take the short inexpensive two-hour land trip to Batangas for […]


Tara na, byahe tayo!

March 23, 2012 by Just Juandering 3 Comments

I am having breakfast now in a really cool art house somewhere in Puerto Princesa and I have been thinking about our Palawan journey that has taken us to Coron then El Nido and now Puerto Princesa, the last leg of our tour. My very […]