An impromptu city tour

When I got to SM Iloilo I have no idea where to start. I circled  the not so huge mall and I couldn’t even decide where to eat.  To top it all, the city has no power at the time… Continue Reading

Ong Bun Pension House: My Official Iloilo Residence

A place to stay is one of the primary concerns when traveling. I’m quite “maarte” when it comes to accommodations.  I generally prefer a room with a private “loo” and if not too much, an air conditioning unit! I booked… Continue Reading

2011: A glimpse of the year that got me to travel

It’s a day after Christmas.  In a couple of days we’ll all bid goodbye to another year.  Before doing so, I’ll take a glimpse of the year that’s about to close. It has been a fruitful year. I pray that… Continue Reading

Isang Sakay Lang: Daranak and Batlag Falls

I’ve never seen a waterfall until two Saturdays ago. “Isang sakay lang”(just one ride) was all it takes for Airine ( a friend from the QA team) and I to agree on packing our bags on the way to Tanay,… Continue Reading

Weekend wanderlust: Taal, a glimpse of history

basilica of st martin de tours

I was taught that Taal is the smallest active volcano when I was learning my geography via Sibika at Kultura.  When I was studying Heograpiya, Kasaysayan at Sibika (HeKaSi), I learned that Taal is a volcano inside a volcano.  According… Continue Reading