Category: Travel and Culture

  • myPAL Player App: Philippine Airline’s New InFlight Entertainment

    myPAL Player App: Philippine Airline’s New InFlight Entertainment

    Recently, I had a long-haul flight from Kuwait to Manila Philippines with a stop at Dubai via Philippine Airlines. I decided to flyPAL for this 10-hour flight instead of the other airline since I know they have in-flight entertainment on board. It was a no-brainer since the flight cost was almost the same. When I…

  • Reads | Day Hikes and Nature Walks from Manila Review

    Reads | Day Hikes and Nature Walks from Manila Review

    “There is enough mountain to climb every weekend of the year and you wouldn’t be able to finish them all!” says Gideon Lasco during his much awaited launch of his first book, “Day Hikes and Nature Walks from Manila”. Gideon, a physician and medical anthropologist by profession, started climbing mountains since he was 8 years…

  • Travel Beat | The Travel Club’s Mad About Travel 2016

    Travel Beat | The Travel Club’s Mad About Travel 2016

    Family travel need not be complicated when planning. I’ve had my share of planning trips with family and relatives and it can be troublesome at times really. The Travel Club, the pioneering travel-related specialty shop in the country for two decades thinks it need not be a hassle. The Mad About Travel 2016, is an…

  • HotelQuickly App Review: Easy Last-Minute Hotel Booking

    HotelQuickly App Review: Easy Last-Minute Hotel Booking

    There are planned trips and there are spontaneous ones. There are even times when something went wrong with our hotel booking or we are not pleased with the hotel when we got. That’s where the HotelQuickly app comes in. It’s a last-minute hotel booking app that’s designed to let you find available hotels in the…

  • Books | Images of Tañon Strait by Oceana Philippines

    Books | Images of Tañon Strait by Oceana Philippines

    Late May 2015, I became a part of a group of nature and news photographers to capture images during a photo safari organized by Oceana Philippines. Each of us had our own styles and strengths ensuring we show different facets of the protected seascape, Tañon Strait. For six full days, traveling from Bantayan Islands of…

  • Published | Bicol and Palawan on the InFlight Traveller Oct-Nov Issue

    Published | Bicol and Palawan on the InFlight Traveller Oct-Nov Issue

    I have worked with the Dornier/InFlight team for quite a while now and most of the time, the assignments had been really interesting much like the Cebu-Bohol “Escape Into the Wild” and the Laguna Lake Loop “Slice of Art” story. I like working mostly as a photographer with a team comprised of a writer and sometimes…