• accommodations,  staycation,  Tagaytay,  Travel

    La Bella Tagaytay | Santorini-inspired Staycation in the South

    Tagaytay, being in close proximity to Manila, is one of the top pick destinations for those craving for a quick escapade. Even during non-summer months, the place doesn’t go empty with vacationers. Then add the emergence of unique resorts and hotel such as La Bella Hotel and Residences, the craze intensified even more! See also: Crosswinds Swiss Luxury Resort in Tagaytay   Our trip to La Bella Tagaytay We went there last end of October when everyone’s available on weekdays due to sembreak. It was a gloomy trip in a cold setting. Still, the place’s charm was evident. La Bella is quite secluded which makes getting there a bit challenging…

  • accommodations,  Makati,  staycation,  Travel

    The Beacon Makati Staycation

    Last week, we went to Makati to have that much-needed staycation with the fambam. It was very timely as I’ve gained enough Airbnb travel credits to use for my next booking. So I looked for a condo unit located on a high floor with great city view and nice pool. While browsing through Airbnb listings, I found a unit at The Beacon Makati that matches those basic requirements of mine, plus with a bonus New York-themed interiors! New York-themed Condo at The Beacon Makati The unit is situated on 39th floor of Arnaiz Tower; high enough to have a bird’s eye view of Makati City. It’s a studio-type airconditioned room…

  • accommodations,  pasay,  staycation,  Travel

    Selah Pods Hotel Staycation Review

    When you itch for a time-off and wish to go out there but you can’t because of unfavorable weather, a dreamy staycation automatically becomes an option. It’s always been a trend nowadays, and equally enjoyable even on a nice weather! Now we’ve found an all-season recreation to enjoy! There’s a cute and insta-worthy hotel in Pasay called Selah Pods Hotel which I’ve found through Zen Rooms. It’s cute in appearance, as well as in size so you are allowed take it literally. It may look grand in photos but it really is just a budget hotel perfect for budget-conscious folks seeking for simple staycation. Room Type: Deluxe Twin Room with View…

  • accommodations,  staycation,  Tagaytay,  Travel

    Crosswinds Tagaytay | A Family Getaway at the Switzerland of PH

    The scorching summer heat combined with extreme boredom have been causing us to crave for a cool escape. Tagaytay easily popped into mind when discussing about the escape plan as it is just about a 4-hr drive from Bulacan (or 2-3hrs from Manila), and it’s been 2 years already since Jeric and I visited the place when we hiked Taal Volcano. Moreover, it was 5 years ago when we explored the city with the family! Pre-travel Preparations I was browsing through Airbnb listings when I spotted an entire townhouse available for rent at Crosswinds Tagaytay. The house is a Swiss Quadrille unit that can sleep up to 12 people which…