Spicy Thai Green Papaya Salad

One of the reasons why I feel so excited when I get off the plane anywhere I travel is food. That’s something anyone would love to try and share with. I am an apprentice when it comes to traveling but I have tasted so many varieties of foods from different countries and even continents. I…

Mt. Pamitinan’s Hidden Gem

Exhilarating! That’s how mountain climbing is. To finish the trail to the peak of the mountain was such an achievement that I felt. Not an achievement that made me rich, rather an achievement that enriched my memory and widened my experience. Just very close to Manila is an enchanting Mt. Pamitinan in Rodriguez, Rizal. Since…

Travel Sale Fair in Manila

I think, everybody is thrilled to hear about sale and discounts. Who doesn’t want to get more by paying less? Travel enthusiasts and wanderers should try attending a travel fair. We arrived at the Philippines’ World Trade Center in the afternoon. We paid P100 for the registration and entrance fee. There were long lines everywhere,…

Paguriran Island and Lagoon, Bacon Sorsogon, Phils.

Taking a time out from work for a short time is a life’s sparkle. It colors some dull views with bright shades and tickles our human senses. It was a decade ago since I last visited Sorsogon City, one of the rich cities in Bicol region. In August, I had a 3-day vacation from work…

Discovering Majestic Mount Mayon

Albay province is the beautiful, rich and green piece of island I live in the Philippine archipelago. I always thought that I have already seen so much that I need not go any farther to know more of the place I live in. Alas, my mind was just confined to the places I was familiar…

Hundred Islands National Park

If you love island hopping and never care to be roasted under the scorching sun then, be ready because the Philippines is the place to be! Wander and hop from island to island all day. According to National Mapping and Resource Information Authority, the Philippines now has 7,641 islands but around 2,000 are only inhabited….

Remote Paradise of Anawangin Cove

Ah, the smell of the sea… the waves crashing on the shorelines. So calming and inviting even when you don’t know how to swim, isn’t it? Beaches never failed to excite me all the time. I have been to Anawangin Cove a few times already since 2011. At that time, the place was still undeveloped…