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Pilar, Bataan | Shrine of Valor & Mt. Samat Cross Good Friday Day Trip by Chronicles of a Stoked Traveler on Apr 7, 2013After getting inspiration from the 1000 PHP Bataan trip blog, the stokedtraveler takes off to the nearby province of Bataan.Bataan is just about 2.5 hours drive from Metro Manila. It is most popular for the infamous Death March during World War II wh...



The heart of Malasimbo by Flip'n Travels on Apr 3, 2013We snugged our sarongs tightly to our chins to somehow ease the chilly mountain wind. Our friend, Santi, fashioned his Thai pants into a bolero to do the same. We were at the gates of the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival waiting for our passes to...



Pampanga | Visita Iglesia Roadtrip by Chronicles of a Stoked Traveler on Mar 25, 2013The Seven Churches Visitation also known as Visita Iglesia is a pious Roman Catholic tradition observed by faithful Christians during Lent by attempting to visit 7 Christian sites or parishes. Customarily, Visita Iglesia is done every Holy Thursday.



The heart of Malasimbo by Flip'n Travels on Mar 9, 2013We snugged our sarongs tightly to our chins to somehow ease the chilly mountain wind. Our friend, Santi, fashioned his Thai pants into a bolero to do the same. We were at the gates of the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival waiting for our passes to...



malasimbo music and arts festival by Flip'n Travels on Feb 25, 2013For a self-confessed music lover, I have not gone to ANY concerts… Sure, there was this one time in my elementary days when I saw a mall tour of the Introvoys, but I don’t think that counts under an awesome music experience. There were nu...



20th Travel Tour Expo 2013: Pinoys’ Gateway to the World by Flip'n Travels on Feb 14, 2013



San Juan, La Union | Starting another year of travel where the heart beacons by Chronicles of a Stoked Traveler on Feb 6, 2013A great way to start another year of travelling is to go where your heart beats. To the stokedtraveler that place is the calming sight of the ocean, the stimulating view of sunset and the clashing of the waves. Another trip back to San Juan, La Union...



demystifying siquijor by Flip'n Travels on Oct 30, 2012 Featured on the October-November issue of Juan Philippines Magazine   Foreboding never felt so ominous. Like folklores that grow wings and perch on top of the roof at night, waiting for the perfect chance to lower its tongue into the belly o...



the tagbanua tribe of coron island by Flip'n Travels on Oct 18, 2012We pulled away from the port and, as if by divine providence, the sky cleared. If not, we would not have risked the visit to the northern part of Coron Island while the clouds beat the crap out of the ocean. But he was too eager to take us there, Rus...



beer match and hot bath: what to do and where to eat in coron town by Flip'n Travels on Sep 29, 2012After 49 hours of blocked scheduled catching up with different group of friends in Manila, I decided to sneak a nap in the most accessible place in Makati–Monette’s office. But the 2 hours of nap did not prevented my grumpiness to fly on...