Barcelona: Things to do, Foods to try, Suggested Itineraries

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  Capital of Catalonia in the eastern region of Spain, Barcelona embraces a  unique identity  with its own language, Catalan. This modern capital attracts millions of tourists year round with tis cool and hip thriving port. Some Barcelona Statistics:   Population- 45 M Area- 504K sq.km Currency- EUR Daily budget (extreme)- 20 EUR (moderate)- 40-55 EUR       By

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Mini Quick Weekend Guide to Hong Kong

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Population– 7M Area– 2,755 sq.km Language– Cantonese Money- accept international credit cards Currency– Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) Daily budget (extreme)- 200 HKD (moderate)- 300-400 HKD Climate– Average temperature is 28 C Spring- March to April Summer- May to Mid September Autumn- October to November Winter- December to February   Hong Kong transport system is made of MTR, buses, railways, taxis, minibuses

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Foods to Try in Hong Kong

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Hong kong is widely known for dim sum,  its national dish. (See also: Best ways to experience Hong Kong in a day ). This popular dish is one among the many familiar dishes in Hong kong such as the following:   This must be a  favorite comfort food among the Chinese households because most of the customers also ordered the same meal

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Mini Quick Guide to Brunei Darussalam

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It is officially called as the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace or in Malay, Negara Brunei Darussalam. Population-417K Area- 5,765 km2  sq.km These are the notes I took as reminder of what to expect when in Brunei: Mosque is closed in Thursday and Fridays dring prayer times. Shoes are to be removed when you enter the mosque. Don’t pass in front of

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Searching for the best tacos in Manila

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  Why we love Mexican food? I’ve noticed more and more Mexican restaurants have sprung up across Metro Manila. In BGC alone, I’ve heard that there are newer Mexican restos and I can’t wait to try them one of these days. So expect this post to be constantly updating.     Why I love Mexican food? Aside from having a

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Suggested Itinerary & Top Things to do in Brunei

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Planning to visit Brunei soon? This smallest, yet the second richest country ( after Singapore)  in Southeast Asia has its own magical places that will surely amaze its visitors from its majestic palaces, distinct markets, and recreational parks. Curious what to do when you visit the country? Here is the list:   Have a water taxi at the jetty in the

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12 Foods and drink to try in Zamboanga

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  The gastronomy composition of a place reflects its culture. The unique and varied flavors of Zamboanga City, known as Asia’s Latin City is just a reflection of how diverse this third largest city in the Philippines is. Visit Zamboanga and you’ll discover why.     So, here are the known foods and drink to try in Zamboanga City:    

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Mt. Pinatubo Day Tour: DIY or Travel Agency?

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  There are countless options for weekend activities and day trips from Manila. Last time, I  really enjoyed my excursion to the top of the Mt. Taal lake on horseback. Remembering this experience, I couldn’t help but think of another similar trip.     Luckily, in the Philippines, there are several lakes to chase due to its volcanic activity being on the ring of fire. One

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Day Trip : Avilon Zoo

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Looking for ideas on how to spend your free day or afternoon other than going to the mall and spend on gadgets? Why not visit a zoo. And not just any ordinary zoo but the largest one, the Avilon Zoo. To add,it  is just 2 hours away from Manila.Avilon Zoo has  the biggest collection of animals in the Philippines and also

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25 Foods and drinks to try in Bali, Indonesia

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Trying Indonesian food makes me feel like home. The striking similarity between Indonesian and Philippine foods, even with other Southeast Asian cuisine are very evident. But you know you are in the Spice Islands because the obvious dissimilarity that you can think of would probably be the spices. Indonesian islands have lots of native spices that any other Asian countries

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