Travelling around the world offers many fascinating experiences and where you stay is part of enjoying the trip. Here we take a look at six eye-catching unique hotels that bring original ideas to the table, making a trip even more exciting, memorable and unique. Palacio de Sal, Bolivia The world’s first salt accommodation is a unique hotel, the Palacio de Sal in Bolivia is formed from blocks made of salt held together by wood and furnished by salt-made accessories including beds, chairs, tables and sculptures. It’s…Continue Reading “6 Once-in-a-Lifetime Stays at the World’s Most Unique Hotels”

Journey Through the Philippines, Kiki Deere

One hundred and twelve. The book enthralled me, while I was flipping its pages. I smiled at the familiar images. Looking back at places that I have been to and experienced and marveled at the places that I still have to visit too. The book, Journey Through the Philippines, An Unforgettable Journey from Manila to Mindanao authored by Kiki Deere is a delight. Not too thick, not too thin but a great introduction for those who want to visit the Philippines. But it’s also a…Continue Reading “Journey Through the Philippines book by Kiki Deere”

Museyo Kutawato

It is perhaps Mindanao’s most modern museum but unlike its counterparts in the region, Museyo Kutawato takes charge not only of its own identity but owning its narrative and telling its tri-peoples’s stories in the form of their shared histories, struggles, and aspirations. Tri people is a buzzword in these parts and refer to the Lumads, the Muslims and Christians living together in this region. When I lived in Davao City in 2000-2004, I only had a limited amount of travels to North Cotabato, often…Continue Reading “Museyo Kutawato, a modern museum rises in the south”

safari in uganda

Known as the Pearl of Africa, Uganda has so much to offer the traveler. From sumptuous and delicious food, friendly people, memorable adventures and natural wonders. Blessed with verdant rainforests and with its vast natural environment and teeming wildlife, the top best thing to do is going on a Uganda safari. Located in the east African plateau, Uganda is a landlocked country. While it has no marine coast, it is aptly compensated with its many marshes and lakes. This includes Lake Victoria, the biggest of…Continue Reading “5 best places to go for a safari in Uganda”

bai hotel cebu

I was actually thrilled to experience the newest luxury hotel, bai Hotel Cebu in Mandaue City. Rising from the still open reclaimed part just opposite Park Mall, its a massive hotel that is modern and with contemporary design. I’ve been passing this one when it started construction and it really took some time for it to finish. That’s why I got giddy when my two night stay was finalized. bai Hotel is a luxury hotel that opened September last year. It got its name from…Continue Reading “How’s staying at bai Hotel Cebu?”