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Diving in Apo Island, Negros Oriental

One of the top diving sites in the country, as mentioned in various articles, is an island off the coast of Dauin in Negros Oriental. Apo Island, according to a quick Google search, is a volcanic island covering 12 hectares in land area, 7 kilometers off the southeastern tip of Negros Island and 30 kilometers south of the Negros Oriental capital of Dumaguete City.

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I have fallen in love with Nagsasa

Imagine a place where the mountains meet the sea; a place where the water is as calm as a baby (well, except when there’s poop in its diapers) and as clear as a crystal, and; a place where the sun sets in a perfect dark orange color across the horizon and when you look up at the sky at night, you can clearly see the stars shining down on you.

Now, imagine waking up to this scenery every morning. Every. Single. Day. Wouldn’t that be paradise? Of course it would.

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12 Philippine festivals you should see in 2016 – Part 1

The year is about to end and 2016 is just around the corner. But before 2015 closes its curtains, we, being the Weekend Warriors that we are, should already have a list of destinations (or at least starting to make one) for next year. One destination per month isn’t so bad, right? With careful planning and research, we might just be able to pull it off.

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18 days on the road: Davao to Manila and back

More than 4 years ago, our family decided to embark on one of the greatest adventures of our lives. It was an adventure that was both quite exciting and challenging and I’m not sure if we’ll be able to do it again. I can only hope so.

I only know a handful of people who were able to accomplish this and since all of us in the family practically free from work duties, we decided to give it a shot.

Here is the brief story about the time we crossed the country from Davao City to Manila and back.

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