Posted on May 12, 2017

Food Journeys: Liliw, Laguna – Just Can’t Get Enough of Kuya Bal’s Chao Fan

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Food Journeys Liliw Laguna - Just Can't Get Enough of Kuya Bal's Chao Fan

A different kind of gem that the locals of Liliw, Laguna have been raving about. Most of them head to Mabini Street not to buy the famed Liliw Tsinelas (Slippers/Footwear) but to get a taste of their favorite Rice Toppings from Kuya Bal’s Chao Fan. But what is so special about Kuya Bal’s Chao Fan that the locals just can’t get enough of it?

Posted on Feb 10, 2017

Solo Travel: 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider To Join a Group Tour

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So, you’re new to traveling solo but not ready for a DIY tour just yet. You want to go around the area but you do not know how to. It is definitely scary at first especially if you’re not used to being alone in a strange place. To join a group tour would be your best option if you haven’t found that full confidence to be on your own yet. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider to join a group tour.

Posted on Jan 20, 2017

Solo Travel: My Not So Ordinary Travel Story at Mt. Tapyas

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Mt. Tapyas Coron

Huge raindrops started to fall, I ran down to the nearest covered stopover and in no time the whole town was already drenched in rain water. As much as I wanted to go all the way down, I could not risk the gadgets that I have in my bag getting wet, so I have decided to stay put to wait the rain out. That was when my not so ordinary travel story at Mt. Tapyas in Coron all started.

Posted on Dec 30, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: A Walk on the Streets of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico A Walk On The Streets Of Old San Juan

Amidst the highly urbanized city of San Juan in Puerto Rico still lies the walled city of Old San Juan. Travel back in time as you wander the streets on Old San Juan. Here are some of the places that I have stumbled upon when I went on a city walk on the historic cobblestone streets.

Posted on Dec 23, 2016

Destination Sneak Peak: Tulum Ruins Mexico

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The Castle at Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins is known to be as one of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites. It was formerly known as Zama which means “City of Dawn” as it faces the rising sun. Apart from Chichen Itza and Teotihuacan, it is third of the archeological attractions in Mexico that is most-visited by tourists. The ruins is located approximately 40-45 minutes away of Playa del Carmen in the Mexican State of Quintana Roo. An average of 3200 visitors travel to this place which is a part of the Maya Riviera in the Yucatan Peninsula.

Posted on Dec 16, 2016

San Juan, Puerto Rico: The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

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Old San Juan Puerto Rico The Forts that Defended the City of Old San Juan

These defenses are made of solid stone walls that had kept the city safe from invaders since the mid-1500s. Today, these forts are a part of the San Juan National Historic Site and recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Seeing these defensive walls and especially the guerites (in Spanish, garita), sentry boxes or watchtowers made me reminisce of something familiar from back home, it reminded me of our very own Intramuros, “Walled City” in Manila, Philippines.