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Laswitan Lagoon Surigao del Sur

Hidden in the town of Cortes, Surigao del Sur, Laswitan is a lagoon which undoubtedly looked like a waterfall at a glance. According to locals,  Laswitan got its name from the local word "Laswit" which means sea waves. Bordered by resistant, rough-edged huge rocks,  I was welcomed by shallow, calm, crystal-clear water. Not so long after I arrived, I heard a resounding sound which...

Dhen Yho’s Place, Kapatagan Davao del Sur

Situated in the highlands of Kapatagan Davao del Sur, Dhen Yho's Place is a woodland and a resort which offers serenity, cool breeze, hill ranges and a display of different shades of green. If clouds and fog permit, you are lucky enough to witness the beauty of the Grandfather of all Philippine mountains, Mt. Apo, the highest peak in...

Hitching a Ride to Lake Agco

Visiting Lake Agco is a  plan and I never thought that I could be hitching a ride to get there. How cool is that? A very close friend of my sister and her husband invited them to get there and their friend will take charge of the expense, provided that my sister's family cab will be used. They agreed to it and my sister happily...

Chasing Asik Asik Falls

No, we don't stick to the road, we chase the waterfalls! Asik Asik Waterfalls is the idea of my sister-in-law, though none among the five of us exactly knew the way to get there. We thought it would only take 2 of our hours from our home town but when we realized that it would take longer than that, it's too late to turn our...

Slowing Down in Macau

Why am I slowing down in Macau? Simply because my parents are with me.  Landed at night,  we were mesmerized by the scintillating lights of the city as we were traveling from the airport to our hotel. The city is literally dazzling and the playful lights entertained us that we don't want to blink an eye. Mistakenly thought as separate from China, Macau is having a...

Beast Feast at the Carnivore in Kenya

  If you are a meat lover and exotic grilled ring a bell to you, accept the Carnivore challenge in Nairobi, Kenya. Let us dine and have a beast feast! Despite being so famous, I was initially reluctant in dining here as first I am not into exotic food, and second I don't have that much craving for meat.  So I felt like it doesn't...

Nairobi, the Green City in the Sun

  Karibu Nairobi! Popularly known as the "Green City in the Sun", Nairobi is a Masai word which means "Cool Water". Based on what we experienced, one would definitely need a heater in order to take a shower. Water is naturally cool and the weather is pleasantly beautiful, even in summer. Getting around the city can be a bit intimidating in your...

Lake Nakuru National Park

  Our fourth day in Africa was spent exploring Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley soda lakes that is located in Central Kenya, a 2 and half hour drive from Nairobi. Previously, this area is a bird sanctuary and eventually became a National Park, preserved and protected by the  government but open for public. Kenya's summer rain was poured into...

Our 3-day-Safari Experience in Maasai Mara

  Jambo! Our 3-day-Safari Experience in Masai Mara is incredible!  The game ride is a combination of thrill, fun and wonder. Admit it, when someone is heading to Kenya, the Masai Mara Reserve is on the top list of places to visit. The land is named after the Maasai tribe who dwells in the area while Mara means "spotted". The Masai...

Ilocandia Treasures From the South

The massive treasures of Ilocandia depict its traces from the past. Rich with its contribution to the Philippine history and the preservation of culture, the South has enlivened the spirit of patriotism in the present time. Recognized as one of the New 7 wonder cities in 2015, Vigan is one of the few places in the Philippines that preserves the Hispanic influence in the country. Our first stop is at...