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Cebu’s Centuries-Old Houses: 1730 Jesuit House

June 1, 2018
1730 Jesuit House Cebu

Surprised, too, that I would enjoy looking at old houses. Amazed, how travels can lead to self-discovery, reminding me that once upon a time, it was a dream to be a historian thinking that championing history quiz bees may very well lead to that. Noticed the humble brag? ^_~ Museums are the closest things to […]

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Tumalog Falls: A Glimpse of Paradise

May 9, 2018
Tumalog Falls Oslob Cebu

I always imagined heaven to have lots of magnificent water falls. They say, too, that in heaven, there will only be two words to say over and over again. Allelujah and Amen. “Praise God” and “It is true!”. Let’s just say, Cebu offers a tiny glimpse of heaven through its Tumalog Falls. While we were […]

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Jona and the Big Fish

May 4, 2018
whaleshark oslob

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Said Paolo Coelho on a poster hanging on the wall of The Biggies Inn, the hotel where we stayed at in Oslob, Cebu. On top of my list here in South Cebu was swimming with the whaleshark. Please also read my post regarding Tumalog Falls. Consider that […]

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Bolinao for a Day

May 2, 2018
Bolinao Day Trip Itinerary

Famed for its fine beaches (and now slowly for its waterfalls) which are accessible from Manila by just a few hours of land travel, Pangasinan proves to always be a good idea especially for summer. Roads on the way to Pangasinan is picturesque with the north’s trees, mountain ranges, and province feels. For adrenaline junkies, […]

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Maundy Thursday in Marian Orchard

April 27, 2018
Marian Orchard

2018 MAUNDY THURSDAY IS MY 30TH BIRTHDAY This isn’t the first time that my birthday fell on Holy Week. Ever since,too, I  always had a subdued to no celebrations at all during my birthdays so contrary to what other people think, I’m totally cool with this. Holy Week had an entirely different meaning to me, […]

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Laki Beach: Sidetrip to Five Fingers

April 2, 2018
Laki Beach Five Fingers Mariveles Bataan

All coves accessible for tourists could be explored in roughly four hours so to make the hours spent on the road more worthwhile, I highly recommend going to Laki Beach. Yes there is an entrance fee of Php200/pax for day tour or Php250/head for overnight stay but you’re already there so might as well rest in […]

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Cloves to Explore in Five Fingers

Five Fingers Mariveles Bataan

Click here for Five Fingers travel tips and expenses. Click here for Laki Beach, a white beach which should be included in your Five Fingers trip. Clove 1: Batman Cave, Five Fingers Strategically, we were brought to the farthest cove from Laki Beach. It was around 25 minutes boat ride from the port. We witnessed […]

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Five Fingers of Mariveles Bataan

Five Fingers Bataan

Hidden Gem of Bataan “Excuse me. Where is the port with boats bound to Five Fingers?” I asked random people on the street from the open window of the passenger seat. “Five fingers? Five Fingers. Hmmm. I don’t know where Five Fingers is,” answered two or three locals of Mariveles, Bataan, living just a few kilometers […]

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Tagaytay Day Trip for the Whole Family

February 12, 2018
Tagaytay Day Trip

Sharing with you a chill itinerary for Tagaytay’s equally chilly, foggy, even rainy and gloomy weather. If it weren’t barely a day after Christmas, maybe the feeling wouldn’t be as merry. Since almost everyone is still in high spirits because of the season, Tagaytay was still, as it has always been, a very good idea. […]

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