Friday, September 07, 2018

Illinois : Chicago's The Bean

The Bean
Because of its shape, this iconic sculpture is called "The Bean". However, its real name is Cloud Gate, a sculpture made by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor. It is the centerpiece of Millenium Park in the loop community area of Chicago.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Missouri : The Gateway Arch

The Arch
The Gateway Arch is a massive 630-foot monument in St. Louis, MIssouri, USA. Clad i stainless steel and built in the form of a weighted catenary arch, it is considered the world's tallest arch and the tallest man-made monument in the Western Hemisphere.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

San Luis, Aurora

Ditumabo Mother Falls
A local story says that there are people who turned into Falls. A mother turned into Ditumabo Falls and her husband lies deep into the forest. True? Probably not but this beauty can be reached through an easy thirty minute trek. How to reach the Father? Locals says it will take you at least 5 days. Next time perhaps.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Real Surf, Real Quezon

Get Real
Real Surf is a premier resort destination three hours east of Manila where beach combers can find comfort, adventure, and leisure through its surf shack and simple accommodation. This place is perfect for barkada outing where one can pitch tent or rent one of the cabanas. One can enjoy the beach with all the basic leisure therein.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Arizona : Lower Antelope Canyon

Spiral Rock Arches

Our US road trip lead us to a popular stop in Page, Arizona - the Lower Antelope Canyon. Often referred to as Hazdistazi or "Spiral Rock Arches" by the local Navajo, Lower Antelope Canyon is located just several miles from Upper Antelope Canyon.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Dubai : Livin' the Life at Burj Al Arab

Burj All Arab, a Seven-Star Hotel
"Oman, pack your backpack!, errr make it a suitcase coz' you'll be staying in Dubai's only Seven-Star Hotel - the Burj Al Arab." 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Baguio's Coffee Library

Vietnamese in Baguio

Greetings from a rustic-themed coffee shop at the heart of Baguio City. Enjoying my Vietnamese pho and spring rolls. 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Manila Cravings

When it comes to gastronomical delights, Manila is the place to be. From international favorites to regional delicacies, Manila has it all.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Arizona : The Grand Canyon... A Once In A Lifetime Dream Experience

The Grand Canyon
Behold this wonder: I must be dreaming, you have to wake me up! But as I open my eyes, I blinked, then I blinked again... you are still there. As wide as the corner of my eyes could reach. I am awake, I am widely awake. And in front of me is The Grand Canyon.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

My Top 10 Travels of 2017

An epic US road trip that begins in Phoenix, Arizona and ends in Glendale, California covering four states, six days and 1,200 miles. A luxurious stay in a seven-star hotel in Dubai. Rekindling all-time fave places in Bataan, Batangas and Quezon Provinces. And exploring Sorsogon for the first time. These sum-up my 2017 travels and here are my Top 10 favorites: