10 Basic Tips to Enjoy A Mt. Pulag Climb

Good morning, I am an occasional mountain dweller, traveler, hotel and food reviewer and  adventure enthusiast. Today, I am going to share some basic tips to survive and enjoy a Mount Pulag climb or any organized climb for that matter.   Tip no 1. Be sure to be Physically Prepared If you are suffering from any medical illness which prevents you from doing extraneous exercises OR if your doctor advises you against such activities, please do conceded and follow your doctor. If … [Read more...]

Watwatworld Friendship and Discovery Mt. Pulag Climb, 09.13-14.2014

"Before I leave home let me thank again my Watwat World Teammates. Like I said, we can always come back for sunsets and sunrises and rolling clouds, but we'll never have a Pulag Climb under typhoon signal no.2. It was awesome being with you guys. Thank you for taking care of a 50-year old hiker" - Jogin Tamayo. My 6th Mt. Pulag climb was a greater adventure than I imagined. After weeks of preparing for the 1st watwatworld friendship and discovery climb bound for Mt. Pulag, the day came for … [Read more...]

Colorful Panagbenga 2014 Grand Float Festival

It was a great day! Following the successful grand street parade, the float parade featured the different highland flowers carefully decorated on vehicles. People came as early as 4am to secure a good location to watch the float parade. We even saw some foreign tourists climb stone walls just to take a glimpse of the float parade. Help us promote our local festivals by liking our FB page: Watwatworld Documentaries Here are some of the colorful Floats of the Baguio City Panangbenga Flower … [Read more...]

Baguio Flower Festival 2014 “Panagbenga Colorful Front Seat” Photos.

The Baguio Flower Festival Grand Street Dancing Parade 2014. It was a very colorful day. Parade participants - young and old - performed at their best for the people who were watching. As early as 4:00am, people already started to gather along Session road. By 6:30am, all the street corners of the parade route were full. The parade started exactly 8:00am and ended around 11:00am. It seemed that there were more visitors in this Panagbenga 2014 festival as compared last year. Help us promote … [Read more...]

Panagbenga 2014 Colorful Opening Parade and TIPS For Panagbenga visitors

February 1, 2014, 8:00am, Baguio City. It was a cold morning when the opening parade of the 2014 Baguio Flower Festival started. The Philippine Military Academy was first in the line followed by the City Officials and the Festival Committee. This year's opening parade was composed of the different Barangay officials in their "floral" uniforms and eleven (11) elementary schools who were competing with each other. The parade was colorful but short as compared to the earlier Panagbenga openings. … [Read more...]

Manila Grand Opera Hotel: History and Review

I have seen this hotel countless of times but it was only this year that I had the opportunity to experience what Manila Grand Opera Hotel had to offer. First thing, this hotel is historical because the location on which the hotel building was built was where the former National Theater and Opera House was doing their shows since 1902. In 1907, it was used as the location of the inauguration of the members of the First Philippine Assembly. After world war 2, the theater was used for … [Read more...]

Discover Island Garden City Of Samal: A travel guide and adventure

Samal Island is one of the most visited tourist destination in Mindanao and it is located near Davao city. Well to do travellers can rent a small boat going to Samal but for budget travellers it is best to take the “Roro boat”. At first we thought Samal Island was far but we were surprised because the island was just 10 minutes away from the Davao port. The Roro Boat entrance fee was very minimal at P10/head. Video 1 At the Samal port, your bags will be inspected for Mangoes. … [Read more...]

Tune Hotel, Ermita, Manila: Review

Tune Hotel in Ermita, Manila is a good place for family travelers who are on the move. The Hotel is located  at Mabini Street near the famous Malate Circle. It is also a walking distance from the old Malate church and Roxas Boulevard. I recommend Tune Hotel, Ermita if your stay is not a long one. Our room was small but clean. I was expecting a bigger room for family pax but I think the earlier reviews were right, the rooms are small. The location of Tune Hotel is good for party goers … [Read more...]

Arwana Hotel & Restaurant, Boracay, Philippines: Review

"Experience the best of paradise on a budget!" is Arwana's welcome message. Truly, you need not spend a fortune on hotel accommodation to be able to experience the best of this island paradise. Arwana is one of the few budget-friendly beachfront hotels in Boracay.  LOCATION: Beachfront Hotel at Station 3 The hotel is located  at Station 3-very well situated  in the quieter part of White Beach.It is great for those who want a peaceful scenery.It is a good  10-20 minutes walk to … [Read more...]

Pangagawan Cave, Kiangan, Ifugao : Where Big Adventures come from small tunnels

Pangagawan Cave is an undeveloped tourist spot located at the mountains of Bolog, Kiangan, Ifugao. It offers extreme spelunking experience. A must go for thrill seekers. Our group comprising  of members from various organizations headed by Real Sons and Daughters of Ifugao (RSDI) went on a tree planting activity  at Bolog, Kiangan. The event was dubbed as One Nature One Community 8, a sagip kalikasan project of the organization and was a follow up for a  series of previous tree planting … [Read more...]