Mati, Davao Oriental: 5 Things to Do in Mati

2015 Recount A few years ago, we went to Mati City for my sister's birthday--it was just a 24 hour, quick visit to Davao Oriental. Mama was very apprehensive on this idea because we do not know how to swim and one police stations was just attacked and bombed. On getting there: From Davao City [...]

Multi-Day Hike in the Philippines: How I Lighten My Backpack

My 13 Kg load to Camp Gudi-Gudi. "Bug-at kaayo!" That's usually my clamor every time I have a 3 days trek... I wanted to utilize the porter or champa sa tent and all, but I wanted to be a self-contained hiker (except for the foods, yea? haha) and not to let someone bring my stuff [...]

Stepping Foot in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei from Kota Kinabalu

Travel Date: May 16-22, 2018 || This is a less than 24 hours visit in BsB. The plan is to head to Brunei right away. Currency: Brunei Dollars // Malaysian Ringgit 1 BND - 36 Php 1 MYR - 12 Php Mode of Transportation: Bus & Cabs No VISA for the Filipinos Point of entry [...]

24 Hours in Ninh Binh: What to Do? Where to Stay?

Travel date: September 2019 | Solo Travel I only had a very limited time when I went to Hanoi and on my arrival I wondered where to go: I was torn between Halong Bay and Ninh Binh. It wasn't an easy decision. At 3AM, I have chosen to go to Ninh Binh. Ninh Binh as [...]

BISUMI Tour and Services

BRIDGING THE GAP To Your Batanes Adventure… Address: #71 Llopez St., Brgy. Kayvaluganan, Basco, Batanes 3900 Philippines Email address: bisumitours@gmail.com / ryan.batanes@gmail.com Contact numbers: +63 919 279 5963 / +63 915 803 4582 / +63 998 889 8078 / +63 977 850 9647     All images are from BISUMI Tour and Services Facebook Page// [...]

Travelling to Japan without a JR Pass

NO JR PASS? NO PROBLEM! Here's how we traveled to Japan without a JR Pass. I have been hearing my friends getting JR pass every time they go to Japan, but when I heard the price, I am just not certain to get one for only 3-5 days’ vacation, because for me JR Pass is [...]