We have our own Sardine Run in the Philippines! my friend Beth twitted me during the time I was obsessing about the Sardine Run in South Africa–after seeing it in BBC. Really? Where? Moalboal, Cebu. And so my obsession shifted. It’s obviously easier to attain this one.
Almost an ocean creature, it’s normal to find me on the beach or underwater. With an almost acrophobia, it’s rare to find me anywhere of high altitude. But the adrenaline junkie in me is willing to try ‘almost’ anything once. So I wasted no time when I read about the tandem paragliding event. I quickly […]
When face-to-faced with the crashing waves and rolling hills of Batanes, it’s almost an impulse to ask “am I still in the Philippines?” And walking through the old town of Sabtang, you wonder which century you were transported in to. Such are examples of mystical experiences of coming to Batanes. The 10-tiny island group collectively called the […]
I attended Manila’s biggest Halloween event at A. Venue in Makati with my sisters and some close friends. It was organized by BigFISH Entertainment, name associated with parties and house music in the Philippines. We arrived at 11p.m. and was shocked by the traffic and crowd! We’re so glad that we opted not to drive […]
International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest, one-day volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. Every September, volunteers from over 100 countries descend on local beaches, rivers, lakes and canals to show their commitment to cleaner waterways.
We were recently invited by Sophia Lee of Abbondanza Pizzeria Ristorante to visit their new branch at SM Mall of Asia and sample some of their menu. We were warmly greeted by the owners who were quick to inform us that they had prepared a sample of their best menu. I was immediately drawn to […]