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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

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?

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.

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

Tingloy, Batangas: Racing to Catch the Sunrise at the Peak of 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?

Food Journeys Puerto Rican Food Experience in El Jibarito Restaurante

Food Journeys: Puerto Rican Food Experience in El Jibarito Restaurante

Aside from Forts that are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and other remarkable landmarks along its streets, Old San Juan is also a foodies’ heaven. From authentic Puerto Rican food to Spanish inspired and international fares even food trucks, every corner and every turn has its own culinary delights. There are budget dining options to upscale restaurants that will fit anyone’s budget.

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

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

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.

Mt. Tapyas Coron

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

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.

The Castle at Tulum Ruins

Destination Sneak Peak: Tulum Ruins Mexico

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.

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

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.

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