PUERTO GALERA TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget + Itinerary)

Puerto Galera gives you a choice: either you plunge into bliss or go out with a bang.  Situated in Oriental, Mindoro Philippines, this municipality was once dubbed as “One of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World”, and it came as no surprise.  Here, forest-clad mountains drop hundreds of feet into the sea, surrounded by crashing waves, while coconut trees …

ORIENTAL MINDORO: Things to Do in Puerto Galera

The thriving municipality of Puerto Galera, hemmed in by jungle-clad promontories plummeting into delightful pockets of beaches and coves, lures weekenders from the exhaust centers of Manila.  Resting on the southwestern edge of Isla Verde Passage in Oriental Mindoro, Puerto Galera harbors diverse coral reefs ideal for snorkeling and diving, reason why it was recognized as a Man and Biosphere …

HUALIEN TAIWAN THINGS TO DO

If you are looking for a side trip from Taipei, consider traveling to Hualien, just roughly 2.5 hours away by train. As Hualien is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Central Mountain Range, it enjoys a landscape rich in scenic beauty, history and mineral resources.  Despite its popularity, it remains a pleasant and quiet countryside escape from the hustle and …