Travels, Quezon

Staying Alive in Balesin : Survivors' Memoir of Skyjet Flight 5525

My friends and I decided not to post pictures of this part of the trip, until we're sure we've told the story of how wonderfully re-created this island has been. We didn't want anyone's reading pleasure be clouded by the accounts of what transpired¬†before¬†we even got to enjoy the island. We were so excited when… Continue reading Staying Alive in Balesin : Survivors' Memoir of Skyjet Flight 5525

Travels, Quezon

Balesin Series: Members-Only Balesin Island Club – A World Unto Itself

If you have been following my Balesin series, you would have already read about our 2 villas in Bali and Phuket, and the food we tried out in the island. In this 3rd chapter, I am going to show you the rest of the island: Mykonos Village (Greece), Costa del Sol (Spain), St. Tropez (France),… Continue reading Balesin Series: Members-Only Balesin Island Club – A World Unto Itself

Travels, Fun Activities, Quezon

Balesin Series: Balesin Island Resort – Heavenly, Surreal, Perfect

(UPDATED NOV. 2016) Balesin? Where is that? Many do not know where it is, but get mesmerized by the photos they see, are amazed by the stories they hear, and well, start drooling about this paradise at the heart of the Polilio Group of Islands in Quezon province. I cannot describe it better than how… Continue reading Balesin Series: Balesin Island Resort – Heavenly, Surreal, Perfect