Asia, International Travels, Travels, Japan

7D6N Detailed DIY Itinerary and Budget to Japan: Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto-Tokyo

Before you scroll down, allow me to tell you that one can decide on his budget to Japan. I didn't have much the first time I went there as I was going through a dark financial patch in my life at that time. I lived on Kumbini food so I can buy pasalubong for home,… Continue reading 7D6N Detailed DIY Itinerary and Budget to Japan: Tokyo-Osaka-Kyoto-Tokyo

Reflections, Fun Activities

10 Real-Life Lessons and #Hugot Pokemon Go Teaches Us

My best friend Sani showed us how to play the game and now, we're hooked. I never got to watch the animated series, nor play the console game. I was enthralled and bemused by a game that promotes outdoor activities such as walking (or jogging) and engages the players to share what pokemons they've hatched,… Continue reading 10 Real-Life Lessons and #Hugot Pokemon Go Teaches Us

Travels, Fun Activities, Pangasinan

Wow, Bolinao! Patar Beach, Cape Bolinao, Enchanted Cave and Suman sa Kawayan

Bolinao has of late rivaled Alaminos (both are towns of Pangasinan in Northern Luzon), in becoming one of the must-go-to destinations in the province. While Alaminos has the Hundred Islands, Bolinao has Patar beach, falls, caves and the destroyed Bolinao lighthouse. Bolinao faces the Lingayen Gulf and is located on the northernmost tip of Pangasinan,… Continue reading Wow, Bolinao! Patar Beach, Cape Bolinao, Enchanted Cave and Suman sa Kawayan

Food, Travels, Restaurants

Chateau Beatrice and Pamana in Tagaytay: Bed, Breakfast and Lunch!

Chateau Beatrice Bed and Breakfast There is a myriad of bed and breakfast, hotels, inns and backpacker resorts in Tagaytay. What makes Chateau Beatrice stand out is first and foremost, the customer feedback they have on Tripadvisor. One Saturday afternoon, the 4 of us were food-crawling in Maginhawa strEAT, and the thought of spending a… Continue reading Chateau Beatrice and Pamana in Tagaytay: Bed, Breakfast and Lunch!

Travels, Philippines, Bohol

Day-Touring Bohol: Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Loboc and More!

I had 3 flights to Bohol that all got cancelled for various reasons - budget, leave not approved, and that earthquake. Finally in between the Christmas and New Year holidays of 2015, I hopped on a plane by myself and headed to Tagbilaran. But actually, Mary was already waiting for me there since she spent… Continue reading Day-Touring Bohol: Chocolate Hills, Tarsier, Loboc and More!