I’ve always been fascinated with the island of Limasawa Island. Other than its fame in history books, my grandmother, a public school teacher used to tell me in jest: Limasawa, lima ka asawa (five wives). Despite that early familiarization, it was only when I was turning 42 when I decided to spend a few days in the island, unplugged from the online world. Kind of strange for one who is a blogger and spends a big chunk of one’s time online but to stop, ruminate…Continue Reading “Unplugged for a few days in Limasawa Island”
Out came the clay and artsy serving plate of the the chicken inasal. Glistening in the middle on top of a rectangular strip of banana leaf is half a boneless chicken barbecue with pink peppercorns. Curly scallion strips and a small dipping soy sauce completed the ensemble. The aroma was wonderful barbecue goodness. My knife glided effortlessly through the chicken meat, skewered a piece and tasted it. And for once, I was in chicken inasal heaven. Tender. Juicy. And it was just so darn good…Continue Reading “Firefish, the best restaurant in Coron Palawan”
A small island west of Northern Samar, Capul Island was the last stop of galleons sailing to Acapulco. It’s age old lighthouse and fortress church are important heritage structures.
Crete. This Greek island flashes images of endless summers, emerald and aquamarine waters and just stunning coastal beaches at almost every cove and bend around the island. It’s rich in history and is world renown. It’s the biggest island in Greece and located south of the country. With two airports, both at the capital of Heraklion and the other one in Chania, offering both international and domestic services. The great thing about this island is that it has 1,046 kilometers that you can explore and…Continue Reading “Find the best beaches in Crete by car”
The joys of entertainment are often dampened by its cost. Unless you are financially invulnerable, the price of an activity or hobby is considered first and the wellbeing it would provide second. This becomes an even greater cause for disappointment when your interests reach well beyond the neighbourhood to an entirely different country. Travellers are put off their calling because of the risk of it breaking the bank. The good news is that it no longer has to be this way. The modern technologically-adept community…Continue Reading “Travel Cheap & Smart: Locations & Apps”