Iloilo City in Visayas is best known for its Spanish and colonial churches and old house. These building stand as if frozen in time and yet functions and blends in the modern Iloilo. It is one of the reason why visitors flock this city in the tip of Panay Island. It was my second time to visit Iloilo and this time I was with my friends who flew in from Cagayan De Oro City to Iloilo for a few days […]
Getting out of the busy Metro Manila can be difficult – especially if you have young kids with you. Looking into camping with your family can be a challenge if most of the family members is not used to going on hikes and camping in the mountains. A few months ago, Josiah and I were invited by his workmate and his family for a weekend camping at Sierra Madre Mountain Resort. Sierra Madre Mountain Resort Rizal, it turns out has […]
In the high grounds of Antipolo City, Rizal is the art haven Pinto Art Museum that houses contemporary and cultural pieces for art apreciaters of all age. Located at Sierra Madre St. Grandheights Subdivision at Antipoko City, Pinto Art Museum is a 6 builing art gallery built in a 1.2 hectare property that overlooks Metro Manila. It not only houses art peices but as a cafe and small shop.
Metro Manila can be daunting and overwhelming for any who is new or visiting this busy metropolitan. It can be a challenge to go around Metro Manila – not only do you have deal with the complex commute to go from one city to another but also consider the quickest route to get to your destination. Here are the top useful navigational and transport apps must-haves when visiting and navigating the streets of Metro Manila.
Maya Residence Inn is located at 44 Matino cor Matahimik Street Brgy. Malaya, Diliman, Quezon City. This accommodation is near hospitals and government offices at or near the Quezon City Memorial Circle.
Siargao Island is situated 800 kilometers southeast of Manila in the province of Surigao del Norte and one of the top travel destinations in the Philippines. This a tear-drop shaped island has a land area of approximately 437 square kilometres with its coastline marked by a succession of reefs, small points and white, sandy beaches. In the peak season, getting a place to stay can be difficult where to stay in Siargao Island and it is best you secure your […]
It was an early Saturday morning when Josiah and I made our way to his parents home. We made sure to not make any plans for that weekend. All we knew was that we were to show Anne Marie, a family friend who was visiting from Australia, the Pinto Art Museum that day. But before we headed to museum, we made a quick stop at Eggs For Breakfast to start the day with a hearty meal.
The resort is a lovechild idea by Jerry Acuzar, a developer and businessman who conceptualized the resort from is passion for historical architecture. The tedious and delicate work required in the project took them several years to realized. Initial work start at 2003 and took 7 years to finally open its doors to the public at 2010. The site is built in his 400 hectare land at Bagac Bataan that now preserves and celebrates Philippine-Spanish heritage. If you’re planning a get-away […]
Your food adventures should be as interesting as your adventures on the road, or in life – in general. Blackport is a travel-themed restaurant owned by travel bloggers Kirk Acebron (@kirkacebron) and Atty. Mark Julius Estur (@lakwatserongtsinelas). And it would definitely make your food adventures interesting. Blackport offers comfort food like regular pizza, burgers, and pasta but with a twist. Located at Scout Rallos, Quezon City, this makes a good addition to the restaurant scene near Tomas Morato Ave.
I do not know much of Lanao Del Norte if I were to be honest even when I live a few minutes away from it all my life. My encounter with this province was always just looking at the moving scenery when I would pass by during travel. Beyond that, I do not know much of this underrated province close to home. Hence, why here’s the top reasons why you should visit Lanao Del Norte on your next travel to Mindanao.
It has been a forgotten-number of years from the first time I stepped on its sandy beaches, swam in the waters of the Sunken Cemetery, laid quadrants on its land areas, strategically placed mist nest to catch fruit bats and some innovative ways to catch insects and some sorts, and dry pressed some leaves and other plant parts from Camiguin. Yes. Camiguin Island used to be my playground — the open laboratory of experience and learning long before I became a travel […]
Pansol at Calamba, Laguna is a known getaway destination for Metro Manila residents for a quick escape from the chaotic streets, and fast-paced routines of the Metro. Be it for family gatherings, barkada getaways, or office/team outings, Pansol has always been the go-to for the numerous private hot spring resorts. I got a message from a travel blogger friend who I meet on the road few years back inviting Josiah and I to join a group of travel bloggers for […]
Considered the world’s best low cost airline, AirAsia, has expanded its domestic networks in the Philippines in Mindanao. AirAsia has added new domestic flights from Cagayan De Oro City in Northern Mindanao to Manila, Cebu, Iloilo, and Clark.
Nobu Hotel Manila is one of the hotels at The City of Dreams Manila, an entertainment complex at Parañaque City, Metro Manila. I got to stay at this Japanese boutique hotel for two nights for the annual Blogapalooza event.
Surprisingly October has been my busiest so far! And what a way to spend the last weekend of the month – with Iligan Bloggers Society and the #Blogafam! Packed my bags again for the Blogapalooza ConnecteD – one of the biggest gathering of different types of content creators and leading brands in the country. I caught up with my hometown blogging community, Iligan Bloggers Society and got to stay at Nobu Hotel at the The City Of Dreams Manila where the […]
The City of Dreams Manila at Aseana Avenue and Roxas Boulevard in Parañaque is a 6.2-hectare luxury integrated resort and casino complex. It was not my first time to visit the entertainment complex at Parañaque City but it has always impressed my every time. The clean and sleek design is always aesthetically pleasing.
The Xiaomi V2 Fitness Band performance review is a new one for me. I am not always into fitness, and I was never the athletic type when I was a kid. My school “sports” were always the indoor ones that includes intense mental activity. It surprising for me when I did for tried out running when the fad of fun runs where at its high, who wasn’t at the time, right? User Performance Review on Xiaomi V2 Fitness Band Anyways, […]
Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar at Bagac, Batan has always been on top of our travel destination list. Our last month before Josiah and I can officially say that we’ve been married for a year has been busy months for us. We decided to try out a travel destination in the Philippines we have yet to visit and the best that we could do was weekend getaways near Metro Manila when schedule allows it.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a unique Philippine-Spanish heritage resort. It composes of old Spanish houses that were built between the 17th and 19th centuries. What makes Las Filipinas de Acuzar unique is that the houses were collected from old Filipino families from various towns in the country, and were carefully dismantled, transported, and reassembled in Bagac, Bataan to add to the collection of the resort. On the weekend we went to Bataan, Josiah and I decided to see […]
Moving to Metro Manila has been a challenge for the small-city girl like me. Everything is fast-paced with everyone busy with their lives and its hard to keep up when you’re stressed, and in a dire need of a break. Since relocating to Metro Manila, I have been itching every now and then to check out the travel and tourist destinations along with my husband during the weekends. It’s my little window of sanity away from work, and the stresses […]