Pinagbuyutan Island

Dreamy Pinagbuyutan Island’s welcoming beach

The first time I saw the soaring island cliffs of El Nido, I was struck with awe. The moment I saw Pinagbuyutan Island in the same archipelago, reflected in the water, I was spellbound. And when I dipped at its cool clear waters with powdery creamy sand, I was in love with the island. El […]


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Deco’s Special Batchoy with prewar pandesal*

This is the best batchoy I have ever tasted! I silently exclaimed mindful of the other customers in the airconditioned branch of Deco’s in La Paz, Iloilo. It must be the hunger and weariness of lugging my things while walking a good distance in downtown Iloilo City. Bernie, who met me at the pier took me here when I said that I want to have a good batchoy in La Paz. Its sahog of entrails, chicharon and scallions are plentiful and its broth very delectable.

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