Philippines 2017: Swimming with the Turtles

Heard many things about Apo Island from friends and though I cannot swim, I was still intrigue and want to see the underwater beauty and see beautiful corals and swim with the turtles. The island is best known as one of most beautiful diving spot in the country.  It is located just a few hours…

Thailand 2016 : Koh Samui

Koh Samui or Samui Island is the 2nd largest island of Thailand. We met a nice gentleman that most local go to Koh Samui during the school break , which is around July and December so going there in May would be a nice a relaxing since it will not be so crowded. Most tourist…

Third time is the charm

Amanohashidate (天橋立) is one of Japan’s three scenic views. The sandbar is located in Miyazu Bay in northern Kyoto Prefecture. It forms part of the Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama Quasi-National Park. The last two times I visited Amanohashidate was for an all-you-can-eat crab on a winter. We usually just have 90 minutes to eat and a few minutes…

The hidden beach of Shinwakaura

Shinwakaura (新和歌浦) is a small town located south of Wakayama Prefecture. Before the summer officially started last year (2016), we made a trip to a place called Shinwakaura which I accidentally found on google map. It’s easier and cheaper than going all the way to Shirahama. Just take a bus (和歌山)  from JR Wakayama Station…

Hotel Review : Ocean Paradise

Ocean Paradise is one of Sunny Paradise Hotel and is one the within our budget.  Room is spacious and clean with ensuite bathroom and a huge tub. Buffet breakfast is also included.  There was an extra payment if we want to use the pool I think but we can freely go around the other places. …