Tag Archives: Philippines

Tinikling, a Filipino Folk Dance

Tinikling is a traditional Philippine folk dance which originated during the Spanish colonial era. The dance involves two people beating, tapping, and sliding bamboo poles on the ground and against each other in coordination with one or more dancers who … Continue reading

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Review: Kew Hotel Tagbilaran in Bohol, Philippines

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Overall ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Inclusions: DeLuxe Room for 3, breakfast, wifi Location ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5 Kew Hotel in Tagbilaran City is the newest 3-star hotel in Tagbilaran. The hotel which opened in June 2016 is located in front of the City Hall and is … Continue reading

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Bohol, Philippines Top 5 Attractions

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The most convenient way to see Bohol’s attractions is to book a day tour with one of the many travel agencies on the island through one’s hotel. The day tours conducted by a local guide in English includes air-conditioned transport, … Continue reading

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Traveling to Bohol, Philippines from Mactan-Cebu International Airport

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International travel magazines feature Bohol’s most famous attraction often enough that travelers may have read about its natural wonder, the Chocolate Hills. The mounds of brown-colored lime formation have placed the island of Bohol on many travelers’ radar. Bohol is … Continue reading

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A Philippine Sunset

“The sky takes on shades of orange during sunrise and sunset, the colour that gives you hope that the sun will set only to rise again.” – Ram Charan, Indian actor I love this sunset photo taken by my brother … Continue reading

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My 2017 in Travel

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Wow, only two days before 2018! I realized while browsing through my 2017 photos that hubby and I had been busy visiting places near and far practically every month this year! I love that I got to go to the … Continue reading

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A Cheeky Smile

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I see “cheeky” in the smiles of these masks. Don’t you?These were on display at a mall in a city in the Philippines called Bacolod. They were part of dance parade costumes for the city’s Masskara Festival held every October.Back … Continue reading

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Intramuros, A Filipino Heritage

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A popular quote of Jose Rizal, the Philippines’ national hero, goes “Ang hindi marunong tumingin sa pinangalingan; hindi makararating sa paroroonan.” (He who does not know how to look back at where he came from will never get to his … Continue reading

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Tasty Tuesday: Halo-halo, A Filipino Summer Treat 

Last week, hubby and I met up with a mother and daughter we met on our trip to Turkey back in 2014. They were on the same flight as we were from New York to Istanbul. Our flight got redirected … Continue reading

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Wishing for a Much Needed R & R

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It’s been a rough week in the operating room. I’m so happy the weekend is here! My time off is two months away, therefore I can only dream of my Italian vacation until the day comes. I do need some … Continue reading

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