Meryenda at its finest! Only at Azalea Residences Baguio

Tradisyon Restaurant of Azalea Residences Baguio never fails to amuse me when it comes to great tasting food. I would like to give emphasis on Azalea Chocolate Pudding. The consistency of the dough was even to the tip. It was soft and the chocolate taste was not to sweet, it is perfect for health conscious people. The chocolate cover with vanilla top created a great combination. It was not a melt to the mouth doughnut but it provided a great choco-vanilla pudding experience! Oh and the best … [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...]

Chill-Out Guesthouse, Remedios Circle, Malate, Manila: Review

After a long day, I went to Remedios Circle in Malate and checked in at Chill-out Guest house, a haven for budget tourists. Chill-out is located at 612 Remedios street, Remedios circle, Malate, Manila. Malate is famous for its party atmosphere. Bars, joints, restaurants, disco houses populate the neighborhood and is a favorite destination of foreign tourists. First thing, for back packers and budget travelers, local or foreign, Malate is famous for it's numerous guest houses. Most … [Read more...]

Experience Orange Nest Hotel, Malate, Manila: Review

After a busy day purchasing materials for our hand craft shop at Divisoria, We went to Orange Nest Hotel at Malate. We had booked earlier online and availed of their discount. According to the Hotel's website: Orange Nest Hotel has five floor levels and a roof-deck garden. Located at the ground level are Kape Pilato Bistro and Cafe, Western Union Money Transfer Service and the Reception Area. The second and third levels are for events like banquets and conferences. Our prime guest rooms are … [Read more...]

Luna Rossa Hotel, Station 2, Boracay: Review

After Two nights at Arwana Hotel in station 3, We decided to look for another hotel this time at station 2. We booked at Luna Rossa Hotel, which has a very beautiful beachfront. In the website of Luna Ressort, it says that each of the 23 rooms at this 3-star hotel have all the comforts and conveniences of home. All rooms have balcony/terrace, in room safe, television, satellite/cable TV as well as other amenities. To make each guest's stay more complete, this Boracay / Caticlan hotel offers … [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...]

Hotel Centro, Puerto Princesa, Palawan: After Summer Season Getaway

 Traveling is a matter of choice. I believe that everyone can travel as long as they prepare for it. Having visited numerous places all over the country, I am now fixated to visit Palawan, Philippines' last frontier. As a traveler looking for big discounts, I ussualy book during the "off season" or what we call "rainy season" in the Philippines. My experience tells me that I can get as much as 70% discount in air fare, travels and hotels. Some may ask, why Palawan? Here is why: Palawan … [Read more...]

Ramada Manila Central, Binondo, Manila, Philippines: Review

"Leave the rest to us". This is the slogan of Ramada Manila Central, the first international hotel in Binondo, Manila. Being a newly opened  four star hotel  with an international brand, I raised my expectation prior to our stay. We visited their restaurant a few months earlier and vowed to check the hotel in the future . Imagine our joy when they offered discounted vouchers through LivingSocial.  With their slogan in mind, we gave our full trust, relaxed and "left the rest to them".  Were … [Read more...]


“Batad Stone Terraces is one of the most majestic places I have visited, it is worth the hours of hike and gallons of sweat!” – Dean Visiting the Batad Stone Terraces of Banaue, Ifugao has been in my list since the first time I visited Banaue more than a decade ago. There had been 3 more attempts but all ended up in Banaue, this time it became a reality. This is my story… this is my adventure…discovering Batad. After our One Nature One Community tree planting with the … [Read more...]