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A Visit With the Mangyan People of Mindoro Philippines

September 19, 2017
Mangyan People

A Trip to Mangyan Village Traveling is all about coming across the unexpected, at least for us. Usually, we plan our trips as best we can but we like to leave a little room for spontaneity. On our planned trip to Talipanan Falls, we stumbled upon something we didn’t expect – Mangyan Village. Here we had the opportunity to meet the Mangyan people and get a glimpse of what…

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Temple of Leah: The Taj Mahal of Cebu in Barangay Busay

September 8, 2017
Temple of Leah

Our Visit to the Temple of Leah The Temple of Leah may not have a long history, but it can be said that Cebu officially has it’s very own Taj Mahal. This Cebu Temple was constructed in the year 2012 as a symbol of an undying LOVE. Business Tycoon, Teodorico Adarna (Grandfather of actress Ellen Adarna and owner of Queensland Motels) constructed this huge edifice for his late wife, Leah Albino-Adarna.…

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A Day at Rizal Park a.k.a Luneta Park in Manila Philippines

July 28, 2017
Rizal Park

When you visit Manila, it’s an absolute MUST to visit Rizal Park (aka Luneta), one of the largest urban parks in Asia. The park is spread out over 40 acres of gardens, lawns, ponds, cafes, museums and monuments. It’s also one of the highest rated parks in Asia According to Agoda Travelers and one of the best places to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life. Like Central Park in New York, Luneta is…

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Photo Diary: Mount Pinatubo Philippines Day Tour 2017

July 26, 2017
Mount Pinatubo Philippines

We couldn’t visit the Phil without doing a Mount Pinatubo Philippines Day Tour. Climbing a Volcano was definitely on our bucket list and we were eager to cross it off. The Mt Pinatubo Volcano sits at the tripping of the provinces of Zambales, Tarmac, and Pampanga on the Philippine Island of Luzon. The crater was formed after the eruption in June of 1991 which volcanologists consider the 2nd…

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Staying at The Pub Hotel in Zambales Philippines

July 19, 2017
The Pub Hotel

Every time we travel, we love visiting places out of the norm. When it comes to the Philippines, everyone has heard of Boracay and Palawan. After all, they are both ranked as two of the top 10 Beaches in the World. While we won’t be skipping out on those two hot spots, we also wanted to experience places off the beaten path. Olangapo was one of those hidden gems we discovered. It’s a small…