Five Easy Steps for your Guimaras Island Escapade

Guimaras is home of the world’s sweetest mangoes and consider as the Mango Capital of the Philippines. Just two reasons why no one will disagree when I say “GUIMARAS”, the first thing that comes to our mind is “MANGOES”. But aside from having sweet fruit produce, Guimaras has more to offer. Its pristine white sand…

Taiwan’s Sun Moon Lake: Biking around and more

Sun Moon Lake is the largest lake in Taiwan; located in Nantou County – the only landlocked county in the entire territory. It is 96 miles away from Taipei and situated in the heart of Taiwan. Asking why the lake’s name is Sun Moon Lake? It is simply because it was inspired by its own land…

TRAVEL NOTES: My Taipei, Taiwan Escapade

I can still remember way back in the year 2003 when the Taiwanese Drama Meteor Garden become a huge hit in the Philippines and other parts of Asia. That was the first time that i dreamt to visit Taiwan someday. That fantasy becomes a reality after 14 years. It was just a year advance after the…

How to Get to Osmeña Peak – Highest Point of Cebu Island

Osmeña Peak is Cebu Island’s highest point (1,013 meters or 3,325 feet) and sometimes labelled as the Chocolate Hills version of Cebu. HOW TO GET THERE AND EXPECTED EXPENSES:   FROM CEBU CITY: Take a bus from South Cebu Bus Terminal in Cebu City with a signboard Bato-Oslob (not Bato-Barili). Fare is about 106 pesos. Tell…

Lucky Thirteen (13) Places to visit while in Cebu City, Philippines

A. CITY CENTER 1. Magellan’s Cross Cebu’s renowned landmark located next to the Sto Niño Church.   2. Basilica de Sto. Niño It is considered as the Oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines and home of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. The belfry of the church was damaged during the 7.2 magnitude quake in…