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Tim Ho Wan's best-selling pork buns

Cebu is one the Philippines’ hot spot for gastronomic adventure. A wide variety of cuisine and dining options dot around the city. From time to time, new food stalls and restaurants spring up like mushrooms, adding more entries to the long list of dining destinations. And soon, a Michelin-starred food chain will be among its additions. Hong Kong’s famous Michelin-starred dim sum restaurant, Tim Ho Wan, is opening its 7th branch Read more

Sumilon Island sandbar

I got awake due to an alarm. It was a lazy dawn, and getting up was a bit of a challenge. The cold breeze blowing from the windows, the refreshing scent of my pillows, and the deafening silence where all conducive to a good sleep. I reached my noisy phone from the bedside, and then checked the alarm. A note stating, “Trip to Sumilon” was flashing with the vibration rhythm. Read more

Pink Beach of Zamboanga

The Philippines is a host to some of the world’s gorgeous beaches. These beaches are scattered to various islands within the archipelago. Boracay, El Nido, Coron, Malapascua, Bantayan, Concepcion, and Siquijor are among the thousand others that host the Philippines priced and famed, white beach fronts. The Pink Beach of the Great Santa Cruz Island Most of the beaches that rise to popularity are white. But, one fine strip in Read more

Juellen Jey Macapangal in Apo Island

Apo Island, being a marine sanctuary, is a popular dive spot. Perhaps, the island was listed on the 2008 version of Sport Diver Magazine’s top 100 diving spots in the world. Guests spend most of their time exploring the depths of its surrounding waters to meet and greet with its inhabitants. The underwater communities thrive as they are protected by the Philippines laws, and of course, with the help of Read more

sandbar beach resort concepcion

As I always share, I find peace on three things. Those are: listening to a favorite country music while seated on a window seat during long bus rides, gazing at a sunset or a starry night as the cold, gentle breeze touches my skin, and staring through the horizon with a white beach on the foreground and green massifs with a blue sky on the backdrop. With my unending search Read more

kalanggaman island

Even the sun wasn’t up yet, I already noticed the unusual gloom. Clouds hovered really low. Also, the intermittent drizzles didn’t seem favorable. From afar, I could hardly draw the horizon as it was blurred by the draping downpour. The gale warning signal issued by a local climate authority discouraged the plan further. I was never reluctant to travel to Ormoc, though. I had plan B in mind—that whenever we Read more

It is unwise to spend all your travel budget, while spending more than what you allocated for the trip is a complete nightmare. The worst is, if you swipe your credit card for unplanned expenses. While on travel, every savings count. It will help you fund your upcoming adventures. Hence, getting few dollar slashes from your travel passes will keep you out of trouble from financial burden while away from home. Hong Read more