Tag: it’s more fun in the Philippines

  • Gloria in Manila

    Gloria in Manila

    U2 | The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 The Joshua tree, which in fiercely adverse conditions, was seen by U2 as a symbol of faith and hope in the midst of aridity. The tree was named, by early Mormon settlers, after the Old Testament prophet Joshua as its branches reminded them of Joshua raising his arms…

  • Winging it | El Nido 2019

    Winging it | El Nido 2019

    It’s true when they say that the best laid plans are no plans at all. This very spontaneous trip for us first timers and I swear, I had so much fun! Only high tides and good vibes! Photo Set | El Nido Day 1 Pretty sunrise outside my window. Woke up at 4am to catch…

  • Weekend | Lantawan

    Weekend | Lantawan

    Weekend at the mountains. Mahjong sesh leveled up ­čśé Hearty lunch, happy hour started at 12:00 noon and even if I lost at mahjong, twas a really good weekend away from all the noise of the city. xx DMV

  • First of Summer | Boracay 2019

    First of Summer | Boracay 2019

    Photo set | Boracay Island This world-renowned tourist destination was closed last April of 2018 for rehabilitation due to irresponsible tourism and reopened on October of 2018, 6 months after, accompanied with lots of drainage constructions, demolished establishments and investment restrictions. Side trip from work and even if I was feeling sick, I decided to…

  • 34th | Keeping up with the SObelles

    34th | Keeping up with the SObelles

    If you weren’t there, you won’t get it. Spent my 34th with these crazies in breathtaking Siargao. Photo set Day 1 | Cebu And off we go! We had to wait for April to arrive from Manila so we killed time at the Casino just across the Mactan Airport. Literally pigged out at a Yakiniku…

  • Long Weekend | Holy Week 2018

    Long Weekend | Holy Week 2018

    Family time during the holy week down Southern Negros. Photo Set | Nabulao Beach and Dive Resort Day 1 | Good Friday On our way to Hinoba-an, we passed by Campomanes bay at the Amity training camp. Thinking of letting our kids join the second batch some time in May, training on basic survival skills. Juancho…

  • Integrated Farming | Pe├▒alosa Farms

    9,000 sqm of heaven! You need not go far, this farm is actually just located within the city proper. Since me and my sister are looking into maximizing what little farm space we have left (and sadly sugar is not doing so well right now), we were really interested with the agripreneurship trainings Pe├▒alosa Farms…

  • 33 Yipee | Mt. Pinatubo

    33 Yipee | Mt. Pinatubo

    If everyone should know, my birthday falls on a month dubbed as tiempo muerto meaning dead time. August is that time of the year where your funds are low, harvest season is months away and skies are always gloomy. Chinese even believe it’s not the best time to move to a house, start a business…

  • Last of Summer | 2017

    Last of Summer | 2017

    One last beach trip with my boys before school starts and summer is officially over. Photo set | Punta Ballo, Sipalay Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Punta Ballo is (I believe) an unspoiled beach paradise located south of Sipalay, approximately 4 hours from Bacolod City. A stretch of white sand, spectacular scenery, calm waters, clear…

  • Of Celebrations of Life and Goodbye Kisses

    Of Celebrations of Life and Goodbye Kisses

    After a long and tiring week, de-stress weekend up the mountains. It was a birthday celebration and a bon voyage to two of our dear friends. Photo set | DSB Happy birthday April! And this kid wanted to explore. Happy kids! Again, happy birthday April and safe travels Mary Rose!   xx   DMV

  • Holiday | When trying to be a tail

    Holiday | When trying to be a tail

    Juancho’s day out (Photo set) DSB | Canlaon 2016 year ender Best friends are home so — road trip! My future hiking buddy!   2017 starter | 1st road trip of the year This massive tree is said to be more than 1,300 years old! And the kids found a new playground. Great way to end…

  • Beach Day

    Beach Day

    Photo set | Lakawon Island Resort Located in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental, place is an hour drive┬áfrom Bacolod and a 15┬áminute boat ride from the port to the island. Day 1 First thing I saw when I set foot on the beach ­čśé Checked in and they told us that the floating bar was closed…