CAGAYAN PROVINCE – Land of Smiling Beauty

Priority considered, combining a vacation with a tour of the country side and a pilgrimage, most likely Cagayan province is the choice of destination. The province aptly called the “Land of Smiling Beauty” is situated in the north eastern part of the island of Luzon. Let us all take note that Cagayan province is distinct from the city lying in … Read More

Divisoria Day Shopping

Divisoria has always been the name if one is looking for a place to go shopping. You’ll find cheap prices that go along a large variety of merchandise: from clothing, to household products, to linens and so on. Even if prices are already low, there is still room to bargain…just ask politely. 🙂 When you visit this place, make sure … Read More

NBI Clearance – Application, Renewal and other useful information

Getting your NBI clearance is no longer complicated. There are number of places you can apply for a new NBI clearance that is for local use. Please note that this blog is focused on acquiring your NBI clearance for local use/purposes (not valid for travel abroad) Look for the nearest NBI office/branch in your area and follow the steps and … Read More

The Province of Pangasinan

Pangasinan province is situated in the plains of Central Luzon with the town of Lingayen as the capital. It is settled along the Lingayen Gulf. The province is rich in history. How could anyone forget US General Douglas MacArthur with the Allied Forces landing in the Gulf of Lingayen as their point of entry in liberating the country from the Japanese occupation during … Read More

Entering the Philippines – Getting a Philippine Visa

Visitors are welcome to stay in the Philippines for 21 days without getting a visa. Stays that will be longer that 21 days will require visitors to apply for an extended travel visa. REQUIREMENTS Travelers Staying 21 days or less: – Passport valid for at least 90 days (we would recommend at least 6 months validity) Travelers Staying more than … Read More

Dampa Seafood Alabang

Looking for a cheap place to satisfy your seafood cravings? Checkout Dampa. This place is known for great prices for their seafood; crabs, shrimp, squid, fish l, etc. Location: Daang Hari, Alabang When you reach the place you can choose from a line of restaurants. You can choose to buy your own fresh/raw seafood in the market which is in … Read More

Hacienda Lahuy Resort Lahuy Island – the new island to see

Out out of the many islands we’ve visited during our island hopping, there is one island that stands out. It is located about 30 minutes boat ride from town proper. Lahuy Island is a newly developed island with 4 wooden cottages, bathrooms, small sari sari store, and a number of tents. The island greeted us with exceptional hospitality by the … Read More

Hello World …… From Caramoan Islands

It’s quite motivating to make this first post about Caramoan, Camarines Sur. I was thinking of starting up with the common “first post” telling everyone why I started a blog. Well, as one can see, it’s pretty self explanatory. I post about places that we’ve visited and travelled. You may or may not find what you’re looking for here but … Read More