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

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

On my recent journey to Liliw, Laguna to chase waterfalls, I have learned of a different kind of gem that the locals 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?Continue reading

Tingloy, Batangas: 10 Things to Do When in Masasa Beach

Tingloy Batangas - 10 Things To Do When In Masasa Beach

Summer is in!  I’m sure everyone is making their own plans where to spend their time to beat the heat.  Check out Masasa Beach in Tingloy Batangas.  It is heralded as the municipality’s number one tourist spot today.  Why not?  This once sleepy island municipality has everything in one place.  To help you out in deciding whether Masasa Beach is for you, here is a list of 10 things to do when in Masasa Beach.Continue reading

Tingloy, Batangas: Racing to Catch the Sunrise at the Peak of Mt. Mag-Asawang Bato

Tingloy Batangas - Racing to Catch the Sunrise at Mt. Mag-Asawang Bato

It was 5:15 AM and darkness still lingers when we left the house where we were staying to start on our trek to Mt. Mag-Asawang Bato.   Feeling the morning breeze blowing gently made my body chill.  I was with my father, siblings, 12-year old niece and cousin during this hike.   Our guide said that it would take about an hour to get to the peak of Mt. Mag-Asawang Bato for beginners like us (we were all beginners except for my brother and his girlfriend) however for them they can do it in 30 minutes.

Hmmm…Was it really that easy?  I have a doubt in my mind since I am not an experienced hiker nor was I in the best shape to hike.Continue reading

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

Solo Travel 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider To Join A Group Tour 2

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.

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