Category Archives: travel

   

It’s A Bird, It’s A Plane, It’s Hello Kitty!

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hello kitty plane

SM North EDSA has a Hello Kitty Christmas theme display this year. I haven’t gone there yet, but maybe this week. I thought of the Hello Kitty airplane I took a photo of a couple of years ago, and I’m sharing it with you above. Would you like to ride on such a cute plane? This is the Hello Kitty… Read more »

Thinking of Atlantic City After Superstorm Sandy

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Two weeks ago, on the last days of October, Superstorm Sandy unleashed its fury on the US east coast. Much of the devastation was in the state of New Jersey. I watched the news non-stop for a few days because my sister and her family live in nearby New York City, which was similarly hit. As I saw the pictures… Read more »

Baguio is My Happy Place

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burnham park baguio

I grab every chance I get to go to Baguio City. It’s my happy place. I remember many summers past spent with the family, visiting familiar landmarks. There were also some solo trips when I was simply happy to be wandering around, going nowhere in particular, just observing people and looking out for new places to explore. I was happy… Read more »

PHL360: Dive Into the Adventure

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PHL360 is an online reality show on Philippine travel. Eight backpackers from different backgrounds travel in pairs for an unknown adventure in different parts of the Philippine islands.  Each team must complete the assigned tasks for them to advance to the next phase of their trip. The travelers use their strength, creativity and charm to complete their tasks. I can’t… Read more »

3-in-1 Culinary Tourism Expo at SM North Skydome

Ongoing until Sunday, July 15, are three tourism-related expos held all at the same time at the Skydome of SM North EDSA, Quezon City. Coinciding with SM Supermalls’ The Great Northern Sale are the Kyusi Travel Expo, International Tourism and Trade Expo (ITTE) and the Philippine Culinary Tourism Expo (PCTEX). The 3-in-1 expo features various travel and tour providers plus… Read more »

Hidden Hills Farm: A Green Sanctuary

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view from hidden hills farm

Imagine this to be your view upon waking up from a deep, satisfying sleep. A welcome feast for the eyes. Breathe the clean, fresh air in this green environment. This is the view from Hidden Hills Farm, a 4.5 hectare property in Barangay Imok, Calauan, Laguna. Away from the busy, maddening crowd and perpetually gridlocked traffic of the city. Yet conveniently… Read more »

Taipei In The Beautiful Heart of Asia

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  I wanted to go to Taiwan just because I haven’t been there. And it’s so near the Philippines. When I chanced upon a Cebu Pacific seat sale, I booked a trip for me and my mom. First Time in Taiwan It’s our first time to go to Taiwan. Rather than go to a local (Philippines) travel agent, I decided to… Read more »