Feel at Home in Marfel’s Lodge, Batanes

In Batanes, homestays are popular because they are cheap, practical, and convenient.  A big house is typically subdivided into small rooms but you share the common amenities such as the kitchen, toilet, and living room with the other guests. When tourism in Batanes started to boom, Marfel’s Lodge was among the first to open its…

Birthday Staycation at The Linden Suites

My birthday falls on the middle of the peak season at work. So instead of simply celebrating it with my family over lunch or dinner, I thought of either bringing them out of town or staying at a hotel so that it would also serve as a quick getaway and a stress-buster at the same…

Holiday Staycation at Azure Urban Residences

For my sister’s birthday, we booked an overnight stay at Azure Urban Residences via Airbnb. This was the chosen venue after the lunch celebration at The Cafe at Hyatt in City of Dreams. I’ve heard so much about Azure, being the property designed by the famous Paris Hilton. The swimming pools were structured similar to…