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A Look Back as the Summer Season Ends

With the recent downpour of heavy rains in selected areas of the metro, hot afternoons and humid nights seemed to have ended. I believe that the Philippine summer season of March to May has ended. In fact

Sumilon Bluewater: Island Resort Living (Day 1)

had an island discovery a few weeks ago with some blogger friends. Right after the 2-day stay at Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort and the Visita Iglesia south Cebu tour, we headed towards Sumilon Bluewater Resort in Sumilon

Iloilo Bound – My First Solo Domestic Trip

This Saturday, April 10, would be my first solo domestic trip – and I’m going to Iloilo; for the first time as well. Ironically, this is not my first trip alone. My first solo trip was to

Visita Iglesia De South Cebu

I recently joined a simulation tour of a Filipino Catholic’s tradition in Cebu specially relevant for the upcoming Holy Week – the ‘Visita Iglesia‘. Spanish for ‘Church Visit‘, the Visita Iglesia involves visiting seven churches during Holy

Experiencing Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort

As promised in an earlier post, Sago‘s summer this year’s started in Cebu. It’s our second time to fly with PAL and it’s the big plane with 3 column sets that seats more than a hundrcozyed people.

Camarines Sur Soars; Domestic Tourism Stronger This Year

Philippine tourism performed better this year in terms of tourist volume with Camarines Sur more than doubling its visitors.

Finally, Boracay

Despite the numerous local destinations Sago has been to around the Philippines, Sago and I haven’t been to Boracay. It was a trivia unknown to many. And in a few days, that will be history.

Antique Philippine Maps – A Visual Tour

A visit to the Lopez Museum last week brought to light a collection of old and rare Philippine Maps. It was revealing discovery to see centuries-old maps of the Philippine islands, how they developed, and evolved.