MY TRAVEL TO LEYTE TO EXPLORE CUATRO ISLAS, KALANGGAMAN ISLAND, SAN JUANICO BRIDGE & TACLOBAN

Five years after the devastating super typhoon Haiyan or Yolanda hit the Philippines, I finally got to visit Leyte where it made landfall. I went to Leyte on October 19 to 23, 2018 with fellow backpackers. And I must tell you that Leyte is a beautiful province with so much to offer.

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BEHOLD BATAAN

Watch my latest travel video featuring Bataan. Bataan, dubbed as the country's historical hub, is a province located in Central Luzon. For the full blog entry, click here For better definition, watch this video on Youtube: https://youtu.be/jtfIiDaQ9fQ Featured in the video are the following places of interest: Bataan Tourism Center, Balanga Sinagtala Farm Resort, Orani Our … Continue reading BEHOLD BATAAN

HERE’S WHY YOU HAVE TO VISIT SOUTH CEBU

Watch my solo do-it-yourself travel to South Cebu featuring Oslob including Sumilon Island, Allegria and Moalboal. Watch as I swim with the whalesharks in Oslob, cliffjump in Allegria, swim with sea turtles and sardines in Moalboal and so much more. Full article and backstory to be published soon.

MY DRONE FLEW AWAY IN BATANES

Here is how I lost my drone in Batanes. https://www.facebook.com/joeljawsandrada/videos/1859039607510073/ For better definition, watch it on youtube here: https://youtu.be/JbVfGCgHQgo I went to Batanes to cover the wonderful and amazing tourist spots. I went to Vayang Rolling Hills and took off. My first attempt failed as I chickened out and decided to land as soon as … Continue reading MY DRONE FLEW AWAY IN BATANES

SWIMMING WITH THE WHALE SHARKS OF OSLOB, CEBU, PHILIPPINES

I had the most unforgettable experience of swimming with whale sharks, considered the largest fish in the world, when I visited Oslob, Cebu. Oslob is a municipality in the southern part of the province of Cebu. This is the first travel video of most probably a three-part series of my solo travel do-it-yourself trip to … Continue reading SWIMMING WITH THE WHALE SHARKS OF OSLOB, CEBU, PHILIPPINES

HOW TO GET TO MAKATI FROM CALOOCAN IN 37 MINUTES FOR ONLY P15

Based on reports, Metro Manila's night-time population of 12.9 million rises to 15 million during daytime as people from the outskirts find their way to Metropolitan Manila for work. Living in congested Metro Manila that is made up of 16 cities and 1 municipality can be stressful especially for commuters. https://www.instagram.com/p/BZjA6Wnlz6I/ Having an efficient mass … Continue reading HOW TO GET TO MAKATI FROM CALOOCAN IN 37 MINUTES FOR ONLY P15

ROAMING ROOMIES EXPLORE SIARGAO, SURFING CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

WATCH and let me take you to some of the amazing spots in #SIARGAO #RoamingRoomies #dronescapades. https://youtu.be/_U-oZA6ZuF4 https://www.facebook.com/joeljawsandrada/videos/1873196816070307/ It was a short last minute summer getaway. I intended it to be a #solotravel to Siargao. Coincidentally,  my best buddy Jeff, who I have known more than half of my life and is now based in Paris, … Continue reading ROAMING ROOMIES EXPLORE SIARGAO, SURFING CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES

EAT OR EEK? | CHIPIPZ SALTED EGG CHIPS

I have always thought that salted duck egg or "itlog na maalat" in the vernacular was and has always been a Filipino delicacy. It is surprising to know that it actually originated from China. It is made by soaking duck eggs in damp and salted charcoal. In the Philippines, salted duck eggs are dyed red … Continue reading EAT OR EEK? | CHIPIPZ SALTED EGG CHIPS

MY FIRST VLOG

Here is my first Vlog. This makes it official. I am a VLOGGER! Lol. Surprisingly, talking to a camera can be quite therapeutic. I might just post more vlogs in the future. Big thanks really for taking the time to read my blog posts at http://www.theskincareaddict.com. Rest assured that I will keep them short, sweet, … Continue reading MY FIRST VLOG