“Who’s bag is this?” I wondered when I entered the igloo-inspired round-house lodging with a cogon roof dome by the Sabtang Lighthouse . I remembered reserving this space when I got in Sabtang Island and before I left for Chavayan. Then Nanay Adela came, one of the owners of the property. “Me dumating na babae nakiusap kung pwede maki stay din dito. Okay lang ba sayo? Birthday naman nya (There’s this lone girl who arrived and pleaded to stay here. Is it okay with me? It’s her birthday)” I guess it would be additional income for her. I really don’t mind staying with strangers since I had been to hostels before. She would be a welcome companion for this leg of the trip.
Hobbies are things that people like to do. However, they don’t do it professionally. Anything can be a hobby from making model trains to painting and even play the guitar. It’s a way for us to relax, take our mind off the everyday hassle of life and enjoy ourselves.
For most people, traveling isn’t considered a “hobby” as we almost always travel either for business or pleasure. By fun, I refer to vacationing at any given spot. However, for some people traveling and sightseeing can be considered a hobby. These are people that specifically plan to do certain activities throughout their travels.
When we hear “Thailand”, we often think about the rich culture. The exciting fashion trends. The burgeoning shopping escapades. The stunning beaches and majestic tourist attractions. Thailand is an amazing destination for all types of travelers. The diversity of this beautiful country is ready to welcome and captivate people from different cultures and from all walks of life.
But did you know that Thailand is also becoming a promising destination for medical tourism, specifically for a dental holiday?
I honestly can’t remember much from last I went here. It was more than a decade ago. I was still working for an American IT company and it was our company outing. Eagle Point Beach and Dive Resort is popular for company outings aside from diving. What I clearly remember was the stunning sunset, playful pawikan and amazing snorkeling just in front of the property. When a chance to go back to the resort came, I thought, why not? It would be interesting to see how things have changed.
Hong Kong with its plethora of activities is just the right spot to visit if you want a fun holiday. From something for the kids to romantic gourmet dinners, there is something for everyone. You need to start planning early and figure out exactly which activities you’d like to focus on before you set out. Once you are done, it is always advisable to book tickets in advance so that you can have a hassle free trip. This article aims at helping you with more knowledge about the various different kinds of activities that you can do in Hong Kong.
I was supposed to go to Itbayat but the weather have other plans. Boat trips to the island was suspended for the next few days due to inclement weather and erratic waves. Since I had a flexible itinerary, I decided to take a detour to Sabtang Island instead. The smallest island of Batanes municipality is popular to day trippers from Batan Island. Personally, I would rather spend a night here. No matter how familiar I am with this island, I know I can find something new to do. For one, I haven’t stayed in Chavayan village yet. Or better, try the Old Procession Trail from Chavayan to Sumnanga. I have always been fascinated with that trail. I guess it’s about time I explore it.
I have no problems planning on independent trips. But when it comes to family travel, I’m so poor in planning those kind of logistics. I had to get a little help from friends in the travel industry. My requirement was it should be near Manila, have good accessibility for seniors, convenient and relaxing. Friends from Explore8 gave me options (other resorts Batangas, Cavite, Tagaytay, Vigan) but somehow my siblings and I were leaning into Stilts Calatagan in Batangas. Their cottages looks attractive and they have in-resort transport for our senior relatives. Much more, the beach in this part of Batangas looks gorgeous.