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5 Not-To-Be-Missed Marikina Book Museum Collections


Tucked away in the quiet neighborhood in Marikina is a surprised treat for all the book lovers out there. The Book Museum Cum Ethnology Center houses a wide assortment of books from 221 countries (and still counting). It also preserves unique collection of artifacts from the Cordilleras, Visayas and Mindanao.

April 21, 2016 / By / 13 Comments

10 Not-To-Be-Missed National Museum Art Works


“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up (Pablo Picasso)”. Some of my best childhood memories largely involve different forms of art. I am not saying I am an artist but art has definitely touched my soul in various ways ever since I was young. This […]

March 26, 2016 / By / 17 Comments

Roaring Summer at Zoobic Night Safari


As the jungle gate opened, our safari jeep, filled with excited and daunting screams, slowly entered the forest. Moonlight guided us and when it looked like the wild was empty, the tigers just suddenly appeared from somewhere. I saw those glowing eyes, looking straight back to me as if asking me, “What in the world […]

March 22, 2016 / By / 17 Comments

The Climb: Conquering Mt. Pico de Loro


At 5:30AM, total darkness wrapped the vastness of nature. The cold wind and the enigmatic silence suggested something between a stimulating welcome and a warning of the unknown. A small voice within me was confirming if I was certain about my decision. With steadfast conviction, I conditioned the entirety of my being and ended my […]

March 6, 2016 / By / 23 Comments

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Binondo


The narrow alleys were filled with a busy and vivacious crowd. The scorching weather can do nothing about it but to intensify the festivity going on. Without a definite program, the turn of events went naturally spontaneous. Celebrating Chinese New Year in Binondo was indeed more than just a special occasion marked on the calendar […]

February 28, 2016 / By / 12 Comments

Arashiyama’s Bamboo Groves: Trail of Serenity


A district in western Kyoto, Arashiyama has been declared as a National Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty in Japan. Arashiyama’s Sagano Bamboo Forest or simply Bamboo Groves is one of the soulfully touching places you can ever set foot on.

September 5, 2015 / By / 1 Comment

Hello! I’m Arrianne and I’m from Manila, Philippines. I'm a full-time corporate junkie on weekdays and a part-time wanderer in between. Travel Habeat is my passion project, an extensive array of gastronomic adventures from different parts of the world. Enchanté!

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