Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Desa Ngadas: The Village Above the Clouds



The kind people of Desa Ngadas will forever touch my heart. 

The whole Tengger Tribe showed me such benevolence that I couldn’t imagine that I deserved. Desa Ngadas is the highest village in Java and one of the coldest but its people are the warmest and welcoming of all.  They are simply the most wonderful people I have ever met by far in my life.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Stunning Backdrop of Kawah Putih








Indonesia is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire and has a total of 147 volcanoes, 127 are wrathfully active volcanoes. However, there are few beautifully known dormant volcanoes like Mt. Patuha in Bandung in West Java which has 2 craters and one of those is the Kawah Putih (White Crater). The crater’s sand and rocks surrounding the lake have been leached into whitish color through interaction with acidic lake waters and or the concentration of sulphur, thus called the White Crater. It is located at the Ciwidey which is about 35 kilometers south of Bandung and 2,500 meters above sea level. 

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Binondo Food Trip | WD My Cloud Chinatown Photowalk




I have to tell you something inexcusable – that is, I haven’t tried "Binondo food trip". I’m longing to, but I don’t have the company to share the joy and experience; until I was invited by the Western Digital Philippines weeks ago in their WD My Cloud Chinatown Photowalk to discover Chinese cuisine through photography and incorporate the relevance of their newest product, the WD My Cloud.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Discovering Callao Cave



Flawlessly sculpted by time which antedates to about 67,000 years, the massive cave systems were conceived in PeƱablanca, Cagayan – that is the Callao Cave. The Callao Cave is one of the largest cave systems in the Philippines. Its gleaming stalactites and stalagmites created by epoch carved seven wonderful chambers and stunning formations, the Column, Chapel, Skeleton, Elephant’s Head, Praying Angel, Rocket, Lion’s Head and Dog’s Head Formations. 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Luxurious Experience in Thunderbird Resort, La Union


Photo by Thunderbird Resort


More than a year ago, I was so near to everyone’s ultimate destination; a romantic paradise atop cliff covered with picture perfect whitewashed houses painted its dome blue, that is the Santorini, Greece. It just few hours’ flight away from Tripoli where I used to work, but unseen circumstances came, went home in unexpected time and failed to visit it. Depressing! Good thing is I don’t need to buy an expensive plane ticket just to see those white – blue houses in the Mediterranean for amazingly we have our own here in Philippines. 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sillag Poro Point Festival of Lights 2014


On its third year, the Sillag - Poro Point Festival of Lights again amazed thousands of spectators coming from different regions to witness the various colorful activities lined-up on the two-day event in Poro Point Freeport Zone, La Union. 

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

BCDA's Master Development Plan for Poro Point Freeport Zone Officially Unveiled


Bases and Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) finally unveiled the Master Development Plan of the 146 hectares Poro Point Freeport Zone (PPFZ) into residential, business and leisure complexes during the official press conference on Saturday in Thunderbird Resort, La Union. 

Friday, February 28, 2014

Novotel Kuala Lumpur City Center

Due to series of visits to Malaysia for Visit Malaysia Year 2014 | Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia, friends and readers are asking me same question – “What’s the best hotel to stay in Kuala Lumpur?” and it’s like reflex in my system and would answer, “If you want a hotel that offers over-the-top facilities and amenities and value – for – money accommodation, book your hotel at Novotel Kuala Lumpur”. 

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Microtel Cabanatuan: A Tranquil stay in Nueva Ecija

Standard 2 Queen Beds
Microtel Cabanatuan is a three - star property under the high standards of Wyndham, an internationally acclaimed leading hotel chain.  The hotel offers a one of a kind peaceful relaxation and stress free living in giving their satisfactory service through a home – like enclave with a touch of modern facilities and essential amenities. Microtel Cabanatuan brought all together the comfortable, reasonably priced rooms and efficient services to please your entire stay giving you a back to back smile upon entering and leaving the hotel.

Monday, February 17, 2014

The Unveiling of Minalungao National Park of Nueva Ecija


Who could have thought that Nueva Ecija is more than just a vast greenery rice fields but the home to a natural wonders such Minalungao National Park. Far ahead from the countryside of the province hides a great masterpiece by nature sculptured in the center of the scenic PeƱaranda River. The distinction of the Minalungao National Park is the marvelous 16-meter high limestone bordered the narrow river which boasts the pristine calm emerald water along the Sierra Madre mountain range.
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