Philippines

July 4, 2012

Mamang Sorbetero is Mr. Songwriter

I was listening to Jose Mari Chan’s “A Golden Collection” album when one song with a strangely familiar tune...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

August 6, 2011

Sawm: the fast from dawn until dusk during Ramadan

It must really take a lot of faith to become a “true” Muslim. Especially during the Ramadan, which almost always...

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Japan

February 23, 2011

Japan Visa | Requirements and procedure for acquiring tourist visa...

For those wishing to visit relatives in Japan or just planning a personal tour without a sponsor, Japan visa applications can no...

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Japan, Tokyo

November 1, 2010

Tokyo Trip in a Hurry: Asakusa, Akihabara, Shibuya, Roppongi Hills

Spring of 2004. The company I was working at sent me for a business trip in Tokyo. Coinsidentaly, a collage classmate and a...

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Philippines

July 12, 2010

Fishball Sauce Recipe (Street Food Style)

Fishballs (or fish balls) is the quintessential Filipino street food. Though fishballs was said to have originated and first...

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Philippines, Tagaytay

April 21, 2010

Piña Colina, chilling on top of a hill

Pina Colina resort is a cluster of log houses sitting on top of a hill in Tagaytay City. Rates for their room accommodation...

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Batangas, Featured, Philippines

April 4, 2010

Laiya Beach Resorts: The more affordable option for white sand...

Laiya Beach Resorts in San Juan, Batangas offer the same white sands and blue waters sans too touristy costs...

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Batangas, Featured, Philippines

May 28, 2009

Virgin shores at Calayo Beach, Nasugbu, Batangas

In a small fishing village in Brgy. Calayo in Nasugbu, Batangas, lies this expanse of underdeveloped beach with its virgin shores...

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China, Hangzhou

May 21, 2008

Hangzhou West Lake: Too many places, too little time

Hangzhou West Lake involves a lot of walking, climbing and occasional boat rides but be prepared to get fascinated....

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China, Nanjing

April 29, 2008

Tiger Hill, Suzhou: The Crouching Tiger of Nanjing Province

Suzhou is a major economic center and the second largest city in the province of Nanjing. It is located 100 km northwest of...

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