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Benguet Luzon Philippines Travel

Baguio: drastic change of plans and breakfast at the ‘Slaughterhouse’

By on September 28, 2014
I woke up just in time to catch my favorite view of Baguio City. From my window seat, I could see the hundreds of houses scattered precariously yet beautifully at a hill across us.


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Luzon Masbate Philippines Travel

Masbate in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on August 3, 2014
There’s more to the province of Masbate than just being the Rodeo Capital of the Philippines. It is undoubtedly that but it is also home to spectacular dive sites, secluded white sand beaches and a majestic waterfall that plunges straight to the sea.


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Mindanao South Cotabato Travel Travel Guide

South Cotabato in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on June 10, 2014
For this year's opening salvo of 7-Questions, Louie (http://www.nomadperspectives.com/) and I would like to take you to the magical, the serene and the utterly beautiful province of South Cotabato.


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Luzon Metro Manila Philippines Travel

Around Metro Manila’s City Halls

By on May 31, 2014
It was an endeavor that begs a good explanation. But for my friends and I, or at least I assumed at that time, it was worth two Saturdays off our schedules, some degree of effort and a minute portion of our sanity.


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Cebu Philippines Travel Visayas

Gabii sa Kabilin 2014: The Rise of the Queen

By on May 26, 2014
This event is called Gabii sa Kabilin or Night of Heritage and is adapted from Germany's Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of the Museum).


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Lanao del Norte Mindanao Travel

Iligan City: A tale of two coffee cups

By on May 3, 2014
Right after my cousin's wedding reception last December, a few of my relatives and I met up for a few 'catch-up drinks.'


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Lanao del Norte Mindanao Philippines Travel

A quick tour around Iligan City

By on May 3, 2014
I must give it then to Iligan's many hardworking residents who still chose to stay in a city that has been through a lot.


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Cebu Philippines Travel Visayas

Cloud-watching, trekking and more adventures at Canso X | Balamban, Cebu

By on February 16, 2014
Not many of my friends know this, that I really enjoy watching clouds go by. I could do that all day long and for no apparent reason as well.


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Cagayan de Oro Food Mindanao Misamis Oriental Philippines Travel

Interesting finds at Mercato de Oro

By on January 25, 2014
I was excited with Mercato de Oro for at least 2 good reasons. I thought that this is a welcome alternative, to the Night Cafe at Divisoria, the closure of which drew mixed reactions from the city residents.


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Eastern Samar Philippines Travel Visayas

Remembering Guiuan, Eastern Samar

By on November 12, 2013
Here's then to all our shared hopes and prayers that everything will get better there in Guiuan, all in good time.
Brennan Mercado
The Philippines

Brennan is an electronics engineer by profession. From time to time, he gets to travel beyond his office cubicle, try new restaurants or catch up with his terribly long list of unread books. He likes museums, spicy food and talking with habal-habal drivers. For now, he's still deciding on whether to play Pokémon GO or not.

Awards
Best of Cebu Blog Awards Best of Cebu Blog Awards
2015
    Best Food Blog
    Best Creative Writing in a Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

2014
    Finalist, Best Food Blog
    Finalist, Best Travel Blog

    Grand Winner, Visit Davao Tuloy ang Byahe Experience Blogging Competition.
    Winner, 2013 TLC Asia’s The Layover contest
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