Top 5 Alternative Beach Destinations Near Boracay

President Duterte has put Boracay under state of calamity due to worsening environmental issues. And after weeks of speculation and proposal to shutdown the island, Boracay will be officially closed for six months starting April 26. Now tourists with upcoming trip to the island are left with no choice but to either cancel their travel or pick another destination.

AirAsia Philippines recently announced new routes which are direct flights from Manila to Bali and Jakarta in Indonesia, and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam. The addition of these new routes will surely make traveling between these Asian countries and the Philippines more convenient and affordable for Filipino travelers.

WATCH: Exploring the Best of Western Visayas

Western Visayas is probably one of the most visited regions in the country, thanks to the popularity of Boracay. But more than the world-renowned white sand beach, Western Visayas is also home to other awe-inspiring tourist destinations and attractions--from enchanting islands and unspoiled beaches to historical sites, colorful festivals and delicious local foods--that are well worth the visit.

Seco Island, the pride of Tibiao in Antique

Travel Guide: Tatlong Pulo Beach, Guimaras

Guimaras Island is among the smallest provinces in the Philippines. It's considered small yet it's rich in terms of natural wonders and beautiful landscape such as pristine and serene beaches and secluded resorts. One of the beaches that's less popular and crowded and is considered a hidden paradise in Guimaras is Tatlong Pulo Beach.

White sand beach of Talong Pulo Beach Resort

Thule launches Subterra travel bag collection

One of my favorite brands of bag, Thule, has launched a new collection of stylish and high quality travel bags that are built to last. The Thule Subterra travel bag collection is the company's latest offering comprising of sleek and durable luggage and backpacks.

Thule Subterra travel bag collection launched in the Philippines

Instagram Photo Contest: Summer with Human Nature

My most favorite time of the year is here once again. Summertime in the Philippines means endless beach and island hopping adventures for me. What for that we have 7,641 islands, right?

 Coco Beach Island Resort in Puerto Galera

Backpacking Taipei with AirAsia Philippines

Taiwan is probably one of the most underrated travel destinations in Asia. But like its Asian counterparts, Taiwan has plenty to offer in terms of rich culture, ancient temples, night market, exciting food, and new adventures.

The grandiose gate of Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei

5 Reasons to Use Flytpack Travel Wifi for your International Trip

Every time I travel abroad, having constant internet connection is always my priority. Aside from posting real-time updates on Facebook and Instagram, having reliable and fast internet connection abroad allows me to accomplish online tasks for my job. So getting a data plan by buying local sim is always part of my travel plans and budget.