A taste of Korea in Manila

For the past few months, Jonglo Korean Restaurant has made an online craze about it’s offering of wearing a hanbok while enjoying Korean cuisine. Those who can’t afford to visit Korea to wear this traditional dress can visit Jonglo restaurant in Malate for the experience. Jonglo restaurant is just a few blocks away from where we…

A Laidback Climb at Tai Mo Shan: The Highest Peak in Hong Kong

When you think you have visited all popular attractions in Hong Kong, why not try exploring its outskirts? Getting fit and fab while exploring its mountainous terrain will certainly be rewarding. Commonly, Victoria Peak and Lantau Peak are the most popular hiking destinations for enthusiasts. They offer beautiful panoramic views of Hongkong. What I really…

Plant Therapy: A Vegetable Garden at the 16th Floor – Update

It has been months since I planted these plants in the balcony of our condominium and I really loved what I have achieved. The balcony has suddenly transformed into an ecosystem where green became the dominant color. The pechay, tomatoes, eggplants, papaya and lemon are growing fast. Maybe in a few weeks they will bear…

Plant Therapy: A Vegetable Garden at the 16th Floor

I was living in a concrete jungle for almost 7 years and I felt something is in missing. Everyday and everywhere in this mega city, I am surrounded by humungous towers, whether at work, at home or at the supermarket. It may be said that there are more buildings and skyscrapers rather than trees. I…

Guide for Chinese Visa Application in the Philippines for Dummies

There is no better place to celebrate Chinese New Year than at mainland China. We were lucky enough to book around ₱6,000.00 round-trip ticket from Manila to Shanghai via China Eastern Airlines on February 15-19, 2018. It also includes a 20 Kg baggage allowance individually, including the travel tax, so a good deal overall. But…

Torpedo Boat Extreme Ride at Ulot River

TORPEDO (Torpedo guide and boat Operators for River Protection and  Environmental Development Organization) boats used to help the locals of Paranas to transport goods and raw materials from its isolated barangays to the town proper and vice versa. This was the primary mode of transportation of the waray people for several decades until now. The…

Ocho – Best Seafood Grill and Restaurant in Tacloban City

Ocho is located in Sen. Enage St., Tacloban City. It is at a downtown Tacloban so you don’t need to ride a tricycle going to this place if you happened to be on the area. The place is accessible even at night since the streets are well lighted and safe. It is open from 10…

All there is to see at Mt. Pamitinan and Mt. Hapunang Banoi

Much of the information about Mt. Paminitinan and Mt. Hapunang Banoi are already available on the internet. From your friendly cyberspace tool google, all information you need about these mountains can be found from numerous sources. I can simply offer a glimpse of my trek to these wonderful mountains through pictures. Our group opted to…

Ama-Zing Restaurant and Café

Zing Café is conducive for backpackers and for those who want to enjoy the food with out breaking their bank accounts. One would not expect that this thrift restaurant and café exists at the heart of Malate. If you happen to be in Malate for some stroll, this could be one of the best places…

A Good Place to Relax in Malate

If you’re tired of waiting at the long queues of your favorite restaurants or coffee shops, why not try to go local. Sometimes the best experiences are to be found in these small-scale restaurants or coffee shops where you don’t have to wait for several hours just to enjoy your meals or beverages. You also…

​ 4DX Theater of Bonifacio Global City

The newest trendsetter for cinema technology today is the 4DX theater. It was developed and pioneered by ​ CJ 4DPLEX Co., Ltd., a South Korean firm that specializes 4D cinema technology. 4DX technology provides moviegoers with innovative immersive experience. The theater environment was artificially modified to satisfy moviegoers for a one-of-a-kind cinematic experience. In other words, 4DX…