DAVAO – Amidst Nature And Good Food

*Featured Image was borrowed from Mr Henrylito D. Tacio/Rappler It was right smack in the middle of summer when I took my first trip to the largest city (by land area) in the Philippines – Davao City.  It was my first time to try Air Asia Philippines (formerly Air Asia Zest a marriage between Air…

CEBU -Far From Sinulog

*Featured Image is the Marcelo Fernan Bridge during sunset.  Photo borrowed from lakat-travel.blogspot.com I cannot count the times I’ve been to the Queen City of the South, but i do remember the highlights of each trip.  Indulge me as I reminisce those times. My first visit was definitely memorable, albeit fleeting.  I was in transit…

SAN JUAN, LA UNION – Surf’s Up

If only I had more than enough time, I would’ve been able to explore Laoag City and what it has to offer to its visitors like me.  The only time I can spare was my transit time between Pagudpud and Metro Manila.  Yes I am on my way back home already after a few days…

PAOAY & PAGUDPUD, ILOCOS NORTE – Of Religiosity And Reflection

*The borrowed header photo is taken by Mark Anthony B. Togonon from his blog togiexplorer.com. Since Paoay, Ilocos Norte is nearby Vigan (where I just stayed for two nights – see my Vigan Series), I decided to drop by for a few hours before pushing north to Pagudpud Beach. I made a detour for Vigan’s…

VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR – Down The Street Where You Live

On my way back to the city center, I dropped by the public market to buy myself a pair of black rubber slippers.  It was after an hour when I finally got to give myself some rest in my bed at the Vigan Hotel, where I am staying. After a quick shower and tv time,…

VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR – The Search For The Hidden Garden

Armed with a full tummy, I started my long and arduous walk in search for my next goal.  This garden actually blipped in my curiosity radar just early this morning while I was surfing the internet at the bus terminal.  It was described as a garden brought about by the requests and clamour of its…

VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR – The Living Heritage

For the last couple of weekends, I’ve been indulging my itchy feet.  Its travelled to a couple of interesting places, both on last minute whims.  This time, I pre-empted the act by giving myself more days for my next travel.  And this time I took my feet further up North.  This time, my first stop…

BAGUIO CITY – In Three Beats

I   *The borrowed header photo of Baguio Pine Trees was taken by Christian Lucas Sangoyo for his site Lakad Pilipinas.com. It was the eve of 2008 New Year’s Day when I first landed in Baguio, the City of Pines.  Yes, you read it right – LANDED.  During that time there’s still Philippine Airlines servicing that…