Personal, Davao City

Revisiting My Alma Mater: The University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City

My sister Beng, and our aunts before us, all spent wonderful, glorious years at UIC (University of the Immaculate Conception), then ICC (Immaculate Conception College). UIC is one of the leading, if not the top, universities in Davao City. It was established in 1905 as the St. Peter's Parochial School and used to be an all-girls… Continue reading Revisiting My Alma Mater: The University of the Immaculate Conception Davao City

Travels, Fun Activities, Davao City

Davao Series: Welcome to the Home of the Real Crocs – The Davao Crocodile Park

I am a zoo person. I love to go to Zoos. So when I went back home to Davao after 10 years of "self-exile", I made sure to visit The Davao Crocodile Park, which was not in existence yet when I left Davao in 2001 (the park was opened in 2005). Okay, so the Crocodile… Continue reading Davao Series: Welcome to the Home of the Real Crocs – The Davao Crocodile Park

Travels, Davao City

Davao Series: Samal Island – A Paradise Partitioned (A Night at BlueJaz Resort)

Samal Island is a dream destination for anyone who lives in Davao and the nearby places. When I was young, when one can go to the Paradise Island, one of the pioneer resorts in the island (even before it was chartered to be a city in 1998) that means that person "can afford". When I… Continue reading Davao Series: Samal Island – A Paradise Partitioned (A Night at BlueJaz Resort)

Food, Travels, Davao City

When in Davao: Colasa's BBQ, Merco, Kusina Dabaw and Lola Abon's

Well, I learned that Colasa's also has a branch somewhere in QC but the Original Colasa's BBQ in Davao is a legend. It is located very near the San Pedro Cathedral, a police station, and a park. The BBQ they serve here is very humble, yet has a very powerful and distinct taste than even… Continue reading When in Davao: Colasa's BBQ, Merco, Kusina Dabaw and Lola Abon's

Travels, Fun Activities, Migz' Lists, Personal, Davao City

Davao Series: My First Zip Line at the Outland Adventure's Xcelerator

I have, admittedly, been denying the fact that I have fear of heights. Acrophobia has manifested itself on me when I was young. I couldn't get near the railings of our 5th floor room without my tummy turning upside down and my feet feeling the tinge like I'm going to fall anytime soon. And so,… Continue reading Davao Series: My First Zip Line at the Outland Adventure's Xcelerator