It has been the longest I have stayed in one place, one city, and one country for over a year now. When no one was watching, Covid-19 crept up on us and hit us with this lengthy pandemic. Work was moved from the offices to home, travel restricted, and a momentary disruption of our normal routines. It’s a bitter pill to swallow having conform to all that is unknown and unsure to us. Like everyone, I have been stuck at […]
May 18 is the International Museum Day. However, in light with the pandemic, museums around the country has to close its doors as per the safety guidelines released by the Philippine government. But that does not mean we can not get our dose of art and learnings from these museums. Check out these museums in Metro Manila who are opening their “doors” and welcoming visitors in through online programs. National Philippine Museums Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. brings you […]
One of the popular travel destination in South East Asia is Vietnam. Vietnam is best known for healthy, fresh and light food, its culture, the history & outdoor destinations only tropical countries can boast of. If you’re planning to go to Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Mui Ne and other cities and towns in Viet, here are the travel tips you need to run down with to make the best out of your trip! Don’t underestimate the weather Weather can be […]
After going around Marikina City on foot on our DIY mini-city tour, we decided to have late lunch at one of the highly recommended restaurants in Marikina City – Rustic Mornings by Isabelo. I have seen Rustic Mornings by Isabelo from Instagram photos of nice instagram worthy restaurants in Metro Manila. When my mother-in-law knew that we were spending the day at the Shoe Capital of the Philippines, she also recommended Rustic Mornings for us to try. Rustic Mornings is […]
The travel industry has slowly crippled due travel ban & notices with the the respiratory disease outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China. It has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” causing the “coronavirus disease 2019” or “COVID-19”. Should I cancel my travel? Travel notices given by CDC are based on assessment of the potential health risks involved with traveling to a certain area which CDC […]
Japan is one of the top tourist destinations in Asia – it’s in everyone’s must-go-to or bucket list. The mix of modern & tradition is best seen in this country and one of the reasons why people come to visit. Is Japan one of your top travel destinations as well? Are you planning to travel to Japan any time soon this 2020? Here are some helpful travel tips you should know to get the most out of your Japan trip. […]
Exploring Metro Manila, one could never go wrong in visiting Intramuros. Intramuros is the 0.67 square kilometres historic walled area within Metro Manila. It is also called the Walled City, and at the time of the Spanish colonization, it was synonymous with the City of Manila. What a better way than stay at the walled city itself when exploring it. White Knight Hotel in Intramuros is one of the few hotels located inside the walled city.
Taiwan is now better known as a tourist destination to experience Asian culture with the convenience and comforts of modern city life. It is one of the easiest country to navigate and explore in Asia. Are you planning to visit Taiwan this year? Here are some of the things that you must know about Taiwan before your visit:
Planning to getaway from Metro Manila without having to worry about missing work the next few days? Try these day trips you can try near Metro Manila, so you can shake off the stress from work or your busy school schedule. Antipolo | Art Appreciation at Pinto Art Museum You need not go very far from Metro Manila to spend an afternoon immersed in art, and nature at the same time. Pinto Art Museum showcases the best Philippiine contemporary art […]
How to Use the E-Gates at NAIA Terminals Make sure that you have your boarding pass & passport on hand while you wait in line for your turn. Make sure to remove any headware, eyewear, and face masks. Scan your boarding pass by placing the barcode on the scanner area and wait for the verification that your boarding pass has been scanned. Open your passport to the information page. The information page is the Page 2 or the page with you […]
Iloilo City in Visayas is best known for its Spanish and colonial churches and old houses. 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.
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 Antipolo City. This museum in Antipolo is a 6 building art gallery. It is built in a 1.2 hectare property that overlooks Metro Manila & houses art peices, a cafe & 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 transport mobile 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 and it is best you secure your accommodation online and earlier than 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 Antipolo City for the museum, we made a quick stop at Eggs For Breakfast to start the day with a hearty meal.
The Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar 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 […]
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.