Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Quezon City Foodtrip: Bulaluhan sa N. Ramirez


Beef Bulalo, aka Beef Shank Soup, is a dish that is achieved by cooking beef shanks and marrow bones until the collagen and fat has melted into the clear broth. Bulalo is native to the Southern Luzon region of the Philippines.  Every time the weather gets cold, some of us would think of getting a hot bowl of Bulalo.  Eating Bulalo is also famous in Tagaytay because it is perfect for the cold weather.  But if you're just around Welcome Rotonda in Quezon City, there's this humble dining place where you can eat and try Bulalo. 

entrance in Bulaluhan sa N. Ramirez

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Zambales: Crystal Beach Resort & Surf For Life Music Festival


It was December of 2013 when me and my friends attended a surf and music festival in Zambales, an event called Surf For Life, for the benefit of people from Guiuan, Samar.  The event was held in Crystal Beach Resort in San Narciso, Zambales.  I've never been to other resorts in San Narciso, in fact I haven't explore Zambales that much. But, I feel like when you're in Crystal Beach its like hitting two birds in one stone.  You get to experience camping or sleeping on a nipa hut but the resorts facilities are merely available for your convenience.

 

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Quezon City: Photowalk at UP Diliman and Quezon City Circle

Last year, my officemates decided to do a photowalk session around UP Diliman and Quezon City Memorial Circle.  It was a short afternoon trip nevertheless we enjoyed the stroll.  
    
beautiful trees around UP

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Singapore Your Best Weekend Ever


We all knew how Singapore is such an interesting tourist spot in Asia.  With all the pretty structure and architecture to a wide variety of food choices and theme parks, one could never get tired exploring Singapore.  Still, Singapore made an effort in providing us wide spectrum of offerings to have innovative and unique experiences.

overlooking from 71 Gramercy where the event was held

Monday, March 16, 2015

Zumba Class / Schedule in Quezon City


Zumba with Kristie

Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto "Beto" Perez during the 1990s. It involves dance and aerobic elements. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo.  Every once in a while, I join Zumba classes.  I love Zumba! That being said, I made a list of gym and dance studio who offers Zumba classes in Quezon City.  What I like about Zumba is you don't need to memorize the steps, you just have to follow the instructor. It doesn't matter if you're great at dancing or not.  What's important is you just enjoy the exercise routine.

To gym and studio owners: Please email or message me on facebook if you'd like me to update the info below.

Disclaimer: Rates and schedule may change without prior notice.  Kindly contact them!


Saturday, September 20, 2014

Boracay Activities: Exploring Boracay's Puka Beach and White Beach


The next day, we spent the morning eating breakfast and we also did some photo opportunity in White beach.  As I've said from the previous post, we're done with most of our activites from yesterday.  This day was a more relaxing day for us.

Puka Beach

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Boracay Activities: Things To Do In Boracay


A small island in the Philippines located in Aklan Province, is one of the famous beaches in the Philippines called Boracay. The long stretch of powdery white sand, the turquoise water, plus the many activities available, makes it widely known to many tourists.  

Monday, August 25, 2014

List of Public Holidays in the Philippines for 2015 (Regular and Special Non-working)


As per Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014, here are the list of public national holidays in the Philippines for 2015.  It was nice to know that as early as now, we can plan our holidays with our loved ones.  Let's also not forget why we're celebrating these holidays. 

January 2015

January 1, 2015 (Thursday) – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday)
January 2, 2015 (Friday) - Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

February 2015

February 19, 2015 (Thursday) – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day)
February 25, 2015 (Wednesday) – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday)

April 2015

April 2, 2015 (Thursday) – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday)
April 3, 2015 (Friday) – Good Friday (Regular holiday)
April 4, 2015 (Saturday) – Black Saturday (Special non-working day)
April 9, 2015 (Thursday) – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday)

May 2015

May 1, 2015 (Friday) – Labor Day (Regular holiday)

June 2015

June 12, 2015 (Friday) – Independence Day (Regular holiday)

August 2015

August 21, 2015 (Friday) – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)
August 31, 2015 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

November 2015

November 1, 2015 (Sunday) – All Saints Day (Special non-working day)
November 30, 2015 (Monday) – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 2015

December 24, 2015 (Thursday) - Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)
December 25, 2015 (Friday) – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)
December 30, 2015 (Wednesday) – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)
December 31, 2015 (Thursday) – Last day of the year (Special non-working day)


Travel Guide: Siquijor Itinerary and Expenses

     
Here's our itinerary and expenses during our visit in Siquijor. 

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