Category Archives: Island Hopping Adventure

O-Torii – A Boundary Between the Spirits and the Human Worlds

As I mentioned from my previous post entitled “Miyajima Island – Island of Gods” that introduced a bit of Miyajima Island, on the way to the island while we were in the ferry, I had a chance to see O-Torii during high tide. And I was amazed of what I witnessed because the sceneries were all picturesque for me. O-Torii

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Home : Tabunan Beach

Home (Post#25) : Tabunan Beach Last year of my travel in the island where my family roots begun, I had a quick visit and a bit of walk in Tabunan Beach at Banton Island in Romblon province. Above photo is just one of my collection during my walking tour along the beach. The beach is located at the western side

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Precious Moment In The Mountain : Mount Misen

Precious Moment In The Mountain (Post#24) : Mount Misen While roaming around in Japan, one of the mountain that we had a chance to visit and even had a chance to trek a bit was Mount Misen. Mount Misen is considered as sacred mountain in Miyajima Island (Itsukushima Island). We enjoyed the scenery while we were on our way to

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Miyajima (Itsukushima) Island – “Island of Gods”

After we decided to visit Miyajima Island that day, we walked back to Hiroshima Station from the hotel to take JR Sanyo Line. We used our JR Pass when we took the train and we got off at Miyajimaguchi Station. From the station we walked a little bit and we took JR ferry (other ferry available is Matsudai Kisen) using our JR

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Hiroshima – An Introduction To The Home of Two World Heritage Sites

Because Hiroshima is very far from Tokyo, I booked a domestic flight in ANA Airlines, where I found the cheapest price available at the time that I was booking the flight because I was able to maximize their offer price for foreign visitors. After watching Sumo event and after spending time in Akihabara, when we reached the hotel, we immediately

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Japan Highlights At The First Visit

I know that it’s been a while since my last post. After being busy in a project at work, I was busy planning my next out of the country adventure this year together with my family. Traveling in a country with visa is most likely a dream to me because your chances to see that country is whether the visa

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View At My Window : Strahan – Risby Cove

View At My Window (Post#23) : Strahan – Risby Cove When I got a chance for 3 days adventure in Tasmania, next biggest island to the mainland of Australia, I had opportunity to experience the island. Part of the itinerary is to stop over for a while in Strahan, a small town located near the cove. For me after seeing the

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Home : Capones Lighthouse

Home (Post#22) : Capones Lighthouse During summer of 2009 (March 2009), the mountaineering group where I belong used to schedule summer adventure every year and that year was quite a lot. One of the itinerary we had that time was Capones Island where historical lighthouse built. It was historical because it is one of the oldest light station exist in my country.

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Name Of The Place : Flinders Chase National Park

Name Of The Place (Post#21) : Flinders Chase National Park When I visited Kangaroo Island in South Australia, one of the National Park we visited was Flinders Chase National Park which includes two geological monuments such as Remarkable Rocks and Admiral Arch. After seeing the two geological monuments, I also enjoyed the nature within the park, some areas nearby Remarkable Rocks had

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Life Of Others : Kangaroo Island – Sleepyhead Seal

Life Of Others (Post#2) : Kangaroo Island – Sleepyhead Seal It was my second day in South Australia and I was in Kangaroo Island when we saw this one. Seal which was sleeping at the time we went to Seal Bay. This was just one of the seal we saw, and majority of them did the same thing as if

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Name Of The Place : Port of Benoni

Name Of The Place (Post#17): Port of Benoni As we were traveling to Camiguin through ferry, I saw this port name before we dock to the island. The port is part of Mahinog Municipality and one of the ports in the island. Photo captured last October 2012. Please follow and like us:20

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Home : Boracay West Cove – A Boxer’s Champion Mansion

Home (Post#16) :  Boracay West Cove – A Boxer’s Champion Mansion When we did a beach adventure while in Boracay, I never expected to see this mansion in Boracay West Cove, I heard from friends that this is owned by our famous boxing hero Manny Pacquiao. I did a little bit of searching in the net and it seems what

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Home : Kayangan Lake

Home (Post#15) : Kayangan Lake When I got a chance to return to my country while I was assigned in Australia for work, I grabbed the opportunity to visit some part of my country which really famous to both local and foreign tourist. I am referring to Coron Island. Coron Island per Philippine Geography information is part of Calamian Group

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Chromatic Outlook : Race Rocks Lighthouse

Chromatic Outlook (Post#14) : Race Rocks Lighthouse Photo above was the Race Rocks Lighthouse that I saw while I was still in whale watching adventure when I visited Victoria City in British Columbia province of Canada. As per Wikipedia, this lighthouse is just one of the lighthouse that was built on the west coast of Canada between 1859 to 1860

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Home : At Mantigue Island Nature Park

Home (Post#5) : At Mantigue Island Nature Park The photo above was one of the view to appreciate and enjoy while at Mantigue Island (Magsaysay Island) Nature Park. The island is near in Camiguin Island province which located at Bohol Sea in Philippines. Our visit in the place were part of our Camiguin Adventure which includes Mount Hibuk-Hibok (Catarman Volcano)

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Name Of The Place : Mantigue Island (Magsaysay Island)

Name Of The Place (Post#3) : Mantigue Island (Magsaysay Island) I captured this photo when I joined my mountaineering group to travel in Cagayan de Oro and Camiguin last October 2012. Mantigue or Magsaysay Island is part of Camiguin province which is an island province in Philippines located in Bohol Sea. Please follow and like us:20

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Home : Twin Lagoons, Coron

Home (Post#2) : Twin Lagoons, Coron Coron in Palawan is one of my bucket list to see in my own country. Coron dream materialized last year Aug 2013, when I was scheduled for two weeks holiday back to my country. I thought that my sister and I wont make it to arrive in the island, during my original flight and

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Whale Watching, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Race Rocks Lighthouse

After I arrived in Victoria inner harbour through floatplane, my first scheduled activity was whale watching. From inner harbour airport of Victoria I was instructed where to go next so I can meet the group that I will be joining for whale watching. It was my first time to join such an adventure and I never seen a whale for

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