homecoming

about a week ago i had the rare opportunity of visiting my hometown, naga city.  i jumped on the chance for two major reasons: (1) the chance to travel alone; (2) the 300th year celebration of our patron saint, the virgin of penafrancia. don’t get me wrong, i love traveling with hubby and the kids. …

Caramoan Marks the Spot (again)

Known for its virgin forest hills, exotic beaches, undisturbed wildlife and striking scenery, the island of Caramoan (in Camarines Sur) is set to play host once again to the reality TV series, Survivor.  Like the French and the Bulgarians  that camped in the island last year, this season’s Survivor is said to be an Israeli version. …

back from vacay

yep.  vacation is over, im back to regular programing.  the four days in baguio  was a breather for me.  i spent my waking hours enjoying the scenery and braving the cold.  hubby and i got the chance to scour all the ukay-ukay shops in town.  mind you, folks, prices in the shops are a bit…

Very Affordable Travel Destination

                                                 Howdy, folks.  I have a very irresistable travel deal for you guys.  For honeymooners, for friends, couples, or even the family.  This is a once in a lifetime, bargain vacation opportunity to a very LUXURIOUSLY EXCLUSIVE Resort Hotel in Bali, Indonesia. This post is a favor for a friend.  You see, she won…

The New 7 Wonders of the World

Once again, the Philippines is in the spotlight. But for a change, the news is far from the bad, negative side. This time something good, positive, and beautiful has been featured from our country. Four of our scenic spots are being nominated for the “New 7 Wonders of Nature“. In case you’re wondering about these…

Wakeboard Destination: CamSur

For most of us, summer means swimming in beaches, lazing around some poolside, or just island hopping.  But to sport enthusiasts and thrill seekers, summer spells a diffrent thing.  There’s a place in (my hometown) Bicol that’s been slowly but surely gaining popularity among tourists and locals alike.  Just 15 to 20 minutes away from…

Survivor, the Caramoan Challenge

Here’s another good reason to be a Survivor fanatic– the reality/adventure show will shoot in the country for a couple of weeks.  I was ecstatic to learn that the location is in one of the munincipalities in Bicol.  Yup. you read it right  scenes will be shot in the island of Caramoan.  As a true blooded Bicolana…

Tagaytay Slideshow

At last, I got it to work.  I tried posting this slide someplace else, but wouldn’t run.  These are shots from our recent trip to Tagaytay with my siblings and their families.  We spent the entire weekend frolicking, eating and of course, chatting.  We had so much fun and are looking forward for more good times…