Tag: SOUTH Bound

South – bound road trip…

South – bound road trip… “A friend loves at all times.” ~proverbs: 17:17~ The youngest in our group celebrated her birthday last November 10. As a tradition, we have to treat the celebrant to a place of her choice. Rachel, celebrated at Yakimix (Alabang town center), Essie at Bellevue Hotel (Alabang), we did mine at …

BALAY INDANG, Finally..=)

Finally, Balay Indang… “Many people will walk in and out of your life, however, only those who are true friends will stay…” It has been months that we have been eyeing to spend one of our birthdays at this cozy locale in Cavite – Balay Indang. And due again to schedules that won’t meet, we had to …

SINANGAG REPUBLIC Resto-bar & grill – San Pedro, Laguna

Sinangag Republic – dine without the wine… One afternoon, out of the blue, the three of us craved for Sinangag, and the nearest we can get these is where else but at Sinangag Republic. The place is popular with drinkers, from work, people usually flock this place especially on a Friday or weekends. We went on …

Check Bohol for the CHOCOLATE HILLS!

Chocolate Hills-Carmen, Bohol “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ~Anita Desai~ The ferry ride from Cebu to Bohol and the 200+ steps stairs that I climbed to get a better view of the Chocolate hills were truly worth it. I have to say it because the ferry ride gave me jitters and two …

RICA’s Cafe – at The Henry Hotel, Cebu

Rica’s Cafe at The Henry Hotel “ART washes from the soul the dusts of everyday life.” The Henry Hotel is alongside the other famous boutique hotels under the management of Hospitality Innovators, Inc. I’ve always been a fan of this group that keeps alive the spirit of Art be it modern, vintage or contemporary. Picasso …

Blissful BOHOL!

Blissful Bohol… “Mother nature has the power to please, to comfort, to calm, and to nurture one’s soul.”~Anthony Douglas Williams~ There are many darn good reasons to desire going back to Cebu again after more than a dozen visits through the years. Besides, what they boasts like the pristine beaches is one thing I haven’t …

Deja vu in CEBU!

Deja vu in Cebu “Actually, the best gift you could give to her was a lifetime of adventures.” ~Lewis Carroll~ (Alice in Wonderland) It is on this premise that I am writing again about Cebu. Besides, I am no longer a solo traveler this time, no longer that the trip is work-related. I will be with …

UGU BIGYAN… An Artist’s Haven…

Ugu Bigyan – Pottery and Restaurant “Love is the spirit that motivates the artist’s journey.” ~ Eric Maisel Having a boss whose passion is traveling is one blessing I should be grateful for, since she is generous enough to share wonderful experiences with her people. Everyone is excited as to where she will bring us come Summer time. Each …

LIGHTHOUSES – beacons of hope!

CAPE SANTIAGO LIGHTHOUSE This is the 7th lighthouse that I saw in my own eyes. Every time I see a lighthouse. I am mesmerized. There is something in them that makes me wonder and prompts me to wander and dare myself to new discoveries and experience as many towers I can. The first time I …

18 years & counting – ENCHANTED KINGDOM

I could not imagine that anybody can come up nor duplicate a place like Enchanted Kingdom in the Philippines. I think, nothing can come close. Leisure parks or Amusement parks are usually classified if themed. Enchanted Kingdom is actually a large-scale theme park and the only World-class theme park in the country. It is meant to capture the young and old …