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Romantic Langkawi

Sunset at Tanjung Rhu © Jojie Alcantara

Sunset at Tanjung Rhu © Jojie Alcantara (click to view large)

“I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together.” ~ Liza Kleypas, Blue-Eyed Devil

The 5-star Tanjung Rhu Resort, located at the northernmost tip of Langkawi Island, is spread over 1,100 acres of sprawling rainforest, healthy mangroves, rolling limestone, and a breathtaking private 2.5 km beach that may well be unmatched anywhere else in the islands. This beautiful long coastline of white sand was included in the National Geographic’s list of the World’s Ten Most Beautiful Beaches.

This is how the sun breathtakingly sets in this part of the world, and I was just soaking it all in. Continue reading

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San Victor Island

San Victor Island, Baganga, Davao Oriental ©  Jojie Alcantara

San Victor Island, Baganga, Davao Oriental © Jojie Alcantara

San Victor Island is a 3-hectare hidden gem of Barangay San Victor with powdery white sand beaches, rich in marine’s life and coconut grove, located in Baganga, Davao Oriental.  It is run by a priest and caters to small seminars and quiet retreats. Continue reading