Alegre Guitar worker

Alegre Guitar Factory

One of the many things Cebu is known for are the handmade guitars and there is one king of the hill and that is the Alegre guitar Factory.

Bear Cage

Are Zoos Humane Or Not?

I came upon a zoo the other day in the Balkans and stopped for a few minutes to take a couple of photos. I intentionally put the photos at the end of this post because after looking at them it was something in the eyes that made me want to write this.

Save the children

What If It Was Your Family?

This article was originally published in Dec 2011 in response to a Massive Typhoon that hit The Philippine Islands. Thank you to everyone that donated in support of the disaster. I have since decided to keep this post as a stand alone page to continue to bring awareness. The Philippines gets several typhoons a year […]

Travel Stories

Can We Trust TripAdvisor?

The CEO of TripAdvisor recently stated in an interview the he is skeptical that Google will “do no evil” regarding the search engine giant’s movement into the travel industry, but what about TripAdvisor themselves?


Bohol beach sunset

Bohol Photo Essay

I recently returned from a trip to the Island of Bohol in the Philippines. If you have read this blog for awhile you know how much I love the Philippines. Bohol has a lot of sights to see and some great beaches but it also gave me the opportunity to just relax and soak in […]

Travel Tips


5 Common Mistakes Tourists Make and How To Avoid Them

Every year people save in order to take that one memorable trip. Whether it’s a one week or a one-month trip you want to make the most of it without any glitches. Unfortunately something usually goes wrong and it can be anything from a small inconvenience to something that can totally ruin your trip. The […]


Five Travel Accessories You Don’t Have to Pack, But Why Wouldn’t You?

You don’t have to pack these travel accessories on your trip but why wouldn’t you? They don’t take up much room in your luggage and they make things a lot easier. How many times have you been packing and you start to put that tube of toothpaste in your carry on only to stop and […]

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Classis cars

Tats and Tires

Some people like tattoos, some classic cars and some motorcycles. Then there are those that like all three.

Bantayan Island Philippines Old Houses

Friday Photos – Old Houses

I look for interesting and unusual things to photograph when traveling and I recently saw these old houses on a trip. The photos were taken on Bantayan Island in the Philippines. These old houses were built in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and belonged to some of the more wealthy and politically powerful people […]