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Soda swimming pool, secret from Camiguin

Camiguin is rich in hot and cold springs, due to the island’s volcanic properties. Most residents there have commercialized these natural springs, including this very special ...

The Science behind Chocolate Hills in Bohol

The Chocolate Hills in Bohol is one geologic phenomena most people know little of. Here’s one of the more accepted scientific explanation about it as printed in a bronze plaque ...

Five-legged Cow at ParadiZoo, Tagaytay

Paradizoo is a farm ranch located at Tagaytay (see our previous post about Paradizzo here) and among the many farm animals showcased there, there was some extra attention by the crowd ...

Horror bus ride on Christmas weekend

After a hectic two weeks leading to Christmas, my brother and I took a Victory Liner bus to Baguio one quiet Sunday morn, the day before Christmas eve. It was a pleasant early morning ...

Manila Chinese Cemetery

Just a few weeks ago, I played the male version of Lara Croft as the Tomb Raider. No, I wasn’t shooting another movie version. But I was doing the real thing. We scoured all the ...

@ LB Square: Crib Tea and Coffee Bar

Outside the gates of University of The Philippines Los Baños is a place called Grove that winds down to Lopez Avenue all the way to Crossing where the Manila-Sta. Cruz (Laguna) crossroad ...

October 24 is St. Raphael’s Day

Last year, i briefly wrote about St. Raphael’s feast day falling on the 24th of October…that is today. Yes, inspite of milenyo’s aftermath and still out of electric ...

A Bit of Philippine History

The images at the beginning of this video are great, and will awaken your travel muse. The rest… just for entertainment purposes only, folks! Note that the facts are not 100% ...

Wowowee Host Appointed Tourism Envoy

Following up Abe’s  post about Wowowee emerging as one of the top attractions for balikbayans and OFWs, the show’s host Willie Revillame was recently appointed as celebrity ...

Kirsten & Corinne Beach Wear

Boracay beach wear has hit Davao! Well, SM Davao that is. On limited display right now are the Kirsten & Corinne Footwear. This shop specializes in Beach Sandals and Mesh bags ...