Resort dining can be a hit or a miss. There are resorts that may be great in location, service or design but falls flat when it comes to food. And there are also resorts where you not only enjoy your stay but gives you a memorable food experience that you’ll definitely recommend to friends and readers. Aplaya, Bluewater Panglao’s restaurant is designed as a huge native hut located just fronting the sea. It can be a few minutes leisurely walk from the villas and rooms…Continue Reading “A good food experience at Bluewater Panglao’s Aplaya”

Simply indulgent and flavorful, pair it with either sweet ripe mangoes or slightly thick sikwate (hot chocolate) and you’ve got a memorable breakfast at Aplaya, Bluewater Panglao’s main restaurant. It was something that I looked forward to every morning at the breakfast buffet while staying at Bluewater Panglao Beach Resort. At first, I got curious on what was inside a big steamer beside the metal pitcher with a batirol inside. I opened the wooden lid to take a look. To my surprise, little but beautiful…Continue Reading “Why I love Bluewater Panglao’s puto with sikwate”

Ah Summer. With the heat soaring to the 40s in Metro Manila, you would want to just spend it somewhere invigorating. Like a five star luxury resort in Panglao. Great food, great weather (well, you can always retreat to your temperature controlled room), pristine beach and just do nothing all day. Vacation. The Bellevue Resort Panglao in Barangay Doljo, Panglao, Bohol is an oasis, a refreshing resort that not only is far from the maddening crowds of Alona Beach but it’s a great place to…Continue Reading “A luxurious stay at The Bellevue Resort Panglao”

After the widely successful remote beach list I posted last year, here’s another ten that will surely whet your appetite to travel and discover more of the Philippines. Most of these beaches haven’t been included in other beach lists that you usually find repeated again and again and I’m proud to say that I’ve personally been to all these. These are beautiful with white sand ranging from powdery white to cream colored to a mixture of sand, pebbles and other normal sea debris. Not all…Continue Reading “10 under the radar white sand beaches in the Philippines you haven’t been to”

One thing that I really like about travel is this: getting to know more of a place through food or experiencing good comfort food. 2014 has been a good year and I’ve been to several restaurants and food places across the country. Although I should say that Cebu is shaping up to be a food destination, based on the restaurants included here. The food is great and highly recommended in this list of top 10 memorable restaurants that I’ve been to. Check this out! 1…Continue Reading “10 memorable restaurants in 2014”