Birthday weekend in Clark: Dinosaurs Island and Rolling Bread

At 6 years old, my daughter’s love for dinosaurs has not waned. It’s one of the reasons why my mom planned a birthday weekend in Clark, because there’s a Dinosaurs Island there. Akira was super excited, but it also got us thinking – how is this one different from the one in Baguio? The most … More Birthday weekend in Clark: Dinosaurs Island and Rolling Bread

Pinto Part II

It’s as popular as ever from the time we were here last in 2016.  It was good to be walking, going up and down steps, and be surrounded by much greenery in Pinto Art Museum again, especially after a hearty (albeit discouraging) lunch in Vieux Chalet. The senses also had a good exercise. There were … More Pinto Part II

Lobo: Where you can have a bit of Batangas all to yourself 2

Day 2 in Lobo was dedicated to seeing this town’s claim to fame: the Malabrigo Lighthouse and the pebble beach. The drive to Brgy. Malabrigo from the main town was easy-breezy – it’s straight all the way, road conditions are excellent, and the view is just super nice. We just had to stop and take … More Lobo: Where you can have a bit of Batangas all to yourself 2

Lobo: Where you can have a bit of Batangas all to yourself

Batangas. It’s every long weekend’s best friend. It’s also the province for all seasons, as one travel blog put it. 😀 There’s a lot to love about Batangas, given its wonderful, natural attractions and close proximity to Manila. But for something less ubiquitous but still pretty as a postcard, Batangas harbors a secret spot called … More Lobo: Where you can have a bit of Batangas all to yourself