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ABCD Beach, Calicoan Island

Posted by on Jun 4th, 2013
File Under: Surfing, Visayas

Calicoan Island lies in the province of Eastern Samar east of the Leyte Gulf. If fighting the crowd isn’t your thing, then ABCD Beach at Calicoan Island should jump to the top of the list of surf spots to check out in Southeast Asia.


Tawi-Tawi

Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2012
File Under: Featured, Mindanao

A charming and majestic chain of islands straddling peacefully between Sulu Sea and Celebes Sea in the southwestern Philippines is the exotic Tawi-Tawi province.


Halo Halo : Uniquely Mixed

Posted by on Mar 23rd, 2011
File Under: Featured, Food, Manila

This icy dessert had reminded me of my Malaysian Ais Kacang, minus the kacang (no kidding), where there is shaved ice drenched in condensed/evaporated milk or just milk and sugar and then mix in with various ingredients of sorts. The usual suspects are red mung beans, sugar palm (kaong), coconut sport (macapuno), jackfruit strips, purple yam (ube) paste, crushed young rice (pinipig), leche flan and caramelized banana. Some even say that it is not complete without a dollop of ube (yam) ice cream, and only ube flavour for the authenticity!


Gawad Kalinga Experience in Camarines Sur

Posted by on Feb 21st, 2011
File Under: Camarines Sur, Featured, Gawad Kalinga

If there is one place in the Philippines where you can truly experience it all, Camarines Sur will not disappoint. Home to the world re-known CamSur Water Sports Complex, Camarines Sur is quickly becoming the new Borocay and the province has the statistics to prove it.


Gawad Kalinga Experience

Posted by on Feb 17th, 2011
File Under: Featured, Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga which means to “give care” in Filipino. The formula is simple: less for self, more for others, enough for all. Rather than taking more of what you don’t need, give back so that others may have a chance to make something of themselves for their country and their family.


Manila Visitor Guide

Posted by on Feb 16th, 2011
File Under: General

Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated city which is visited yearly by numerous people taking advantage of the many cheap flights. The following are a list of several locations which can be enjoyed by those who yearly take flights to Manila from London and other major cities throughout the world. Nayong […]


The Many Sides of Manila and It’s Food

Posted by on Jan 25th, 2011
File Under: Featured, Food, Manila

Pork sisig is one of the well known pulutan (food to go with drink), where normally people order when they are out having a beer or some alcohol. It was said to reduce the impact of alcohol on the stomach and the name itself actually meant to be ‘taken in small quantity’.


Volcano Climbing at Mount Taal

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2009
File Under: Batangas, Featured, UNESCO

Taal volcano is a very touristy area. It is one of Tagaytay’s main attractions, and lately it has become popular for volcano climbing. Volcano climbing is a rising sport tourism activity around the world. Many adventure travelers are drawn to climb a live volcano for the thrill and experience it brings.