“It started raining again in Carmona. Better to cancel paragliding today.” This was what Uwe, our pilot, told us that Saturday morning when we were supposed to have our tandem paragliding.
“Believe in yourself.” I can still remember those words Coach Mark spoke to me as I struggle to stay afloat in the water. Undeniably, swimming is an important life skill that greatly rely in your ability to trust in yourself. An important life skill as it is, it would probably be surprising to know that […]
Surely, you already heard about the stunning beaches of Boracay and Palawan. But did you know that somewhere far north lies captivating islands less the crowd? Still under the tourist radar, we discovered some castaway destinations during our Cagayan island hopping. It had been a rainy weather throughout our Lakbay Norte trip. Our group even […]
With Catholicism as the center of Filipino faith, the Philippines shelters historical churches in almost every region, many of which were built several decades ago. Sitting at the far north between the Cordilleras and the Sierra Mountain ranges, Cagayan is a quiet piece of land that will charm you of its unspoiled splendor. And as […]
Popularly known as the “Rice Bowl of the Philippines”, Nueva Ecija is the biggest rice producer of Central Luzon. But aside from its vast rice fields, the province conceals a travel gem that people recently has been ravaging about – Minalungao National Park.
With people always press for time nowadays, a one-stop venue where you can pretty much accomplish a lot of things is highly appreciated. Lucky for those people who are around Banawe area, there is this new lifestyle complex called Dapitan 55. Dapitan 55 lifestyle complex houses Garage Café, Baan Kun Thai, BZ Bean Pitstop and […]
The Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT) recently conducted an Instagram photo contest with the theme “Soul of the Philippines”. And I am more than happy to be selected as a two-time finalist! Yes, two of my submitted photos were chosen as part of the Top 25 Finalists.
Around thirty minutes away from the town proper, Maquinit Hot Spring is claimed as the only hot spring in the Philippines with saltwater. Surrounded by mangrove trees and with a serene view of the sea, Maquinit gives that enchanted vibe while you’re taking a rejuvenating spa. Therapeutic Dip After a tiring yet fun hike at […]
Sear Steak Scullery is another brainchild from the Red Baron Group that brought affordable steaks in a very relaxed atmosphere that is Red Baron. With the intention to bring more premium cuts of meat, Sear Steak and Scullery was established in the famous foodie hub in the metro – Banawe.
The green scenery that welcomed our group is calming and refreshing. I can hardly remember the last time I visited a farm – probably more than a decade ago already. Just imagine how excited I was when we finally arrived at Paradizoo in Mendez, Cavite.
If it’s you’re first time in the City of Pines, there are some mandatory places you should be visiting. It’s like having to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France and Statue of Liberty in New York, USA. For the 100% certified Baguio tourist getaway, do not forget to drop by The Mansion.
Antipolo has become one of the favorite weekend destinations because of its proximity from the Metro. Known as the Pilgrimage Capital of the Philippines, people would often flock the place for contemplative church visits. Aside from that, those who wanted to unwind from the busy city life do get a dose of some nature escape […]
Aside from its cold temperature, nature’s view is the other top reason why I would always want to visit Baguio. A park overlooking the Cordillera mountains, a quick stop at Mines View Park is definitely one of the recommended things to do when in Baguio especially for the first-time visitors.
Art has a special place in my heart. It is indeed one of the things I look forward to whenever I travel. From fabulous art museums to the unpopular streets – gazing at such creative pieces is one of my simple joys in life. But I didn’t know there’s more to just appreciating art. Not […]
Getting off our service van, a busy local market confronted us. Different stalls are parading different commodities. The cold Baguio weather is being tampered by the summer heat as we went around. My eyes instantly tried to look for the Strawberry Farm. “Where is it?”, I even asked. From one of the stalls, we saw […]