The holiday season is all about spending for gifts and taking advantage of the biggest and last-minute deals for shop-a-holic Filipinos. Whether shopping online or paying for goods at the store, it’s important to use a trusted and convenient payment buddy that offers amazing rewards such as cashback and exclusive deals.

#ScanToPay with PayMaya at Robinsons Department Store

Pay It Forward: How to Give Back this Holiday with PayMaya

For most people, the holiday season around Christmas and New Year means endless spending on shopping, dining, vacation and all that stuff that will make us jolly. I’m one of those who would join the holiday rush by shopping for gifts for either myself and my family and friends and to take advantage of the biggest shopping deals that usually happen before the year ends.

Cafe Ilaya: Home of Durian Shake in Iligan City

My second visit to Iligan City was better than the first one because, aside from being able to check out three majestic waterfalls, I got to experience one of the city's local cafes and restaurants called Cafe Ilaya which is popular for their durian shake.

Iligan City Accommodation: The Loft Hotel

Compared to my previous trip to Iligan City eight years ago, I was fortunate to stay a bit longer this time after exploring some of the city's majestic waterfalls. In this trip, I got to experience staying at one of the newest hotels in Iligan City - The Loft Hotel - which is conveniently located at the heart of the city center.

The Loft Hotel entrance

Boracay is finally back to business. After 6 months of anxiously waiting, I was among the many who were very excited to see and experience the new Boracay, or what they call Boracay 2.0. So what are the changes? I'll answer that in my upcoming vlog but before that, let me share with you my experience in staying in one of the best accommodations in the island.

Cleaner and better Boracay

Cebu Pacific puts one million seats and deals up for grabs this March

The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB) marks March, its anniversary month, as the month of its grandest sale ever. One million seats and deals will be up for grabs, including seat sales to favorite CEB destinations and value-for-money group deals. The sale also includes up to PHP100.00 off on inflight meals, 40% discount on baggage allowance, and up to 42% discount on hotel rates through CEB Getaways.

List of DOT-Accredited Boracay Hotels and Resorts (Updated March 2019)

Boracay is finally open again to public on October 2018 after it was closed for 6 months for rehabilitation and restoration. Along with the opening of Boracay come new and stricter rules and regulations to ensure cleanliness and preserve the natural beauty of this paradise island. Among the new rules include regulating the number of tourists that enter the island and allowing only certain establishments to operate - those that have complied to the requirements of the government.

7 Valuable Australia Travel Tips for the Best Holiday Experience

So you’re heading to Oz for your next vacation? Sounds very good, you’re in for a really great time. While there will always be enough to create a lasting impression in your heart, it always makes sense to get yourself prepared for what’s coming.

12 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do in Malaysia

Malaysia is perhaps the most underrated country in Asia. It’s not something you would often find in somebody’s bucket list. Travelers would rather go to cities like Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Taiwan rather than Kuala Lumpur—whether it’s because of food, nightlife, or simply getting immersed in the city life. But if you look more closely and be more open-minded, you will find a hidden gem that has a rich culture, remarkable food, and diverse, fascinating people.

5 #AweSM Things to Do in SM City Legazpi (No. 5 is the Best!)

Malling has been a big part of Filipino culture--no wonder some of the largest shopping malls in the world are found in the Philippines. Thanks to mall owners such as SM Supermalls for bringing malling experience closer to more Filipinos by building an SM mall in almost every city in the archipelago.

Mayon Volcano overlooking Legazpi City