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Lanao del Norte Travel Guide

Iligan City in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on November 6, 2013
Just when I thought that I knew Iligan like the back of my hand, I was surprised to find out how ignorant I am of this city all this time.


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Cebu Travel

Dissecting the Heritage of Cebu Monument

By on October 28, 2013
The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a bronze sculptural tableau located at Parian in downtown Cebu. It depicts the important historical events and personalities that have shaped both the city and the province through the centuries.


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Palawan Travel

Around Coron town

By on October 26, 2013
You won't go wrong with just walking around Coron. From Tapyas to Maquinit, and the places in between, you'd be surprise at what this town has in store for you.


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Bukidnon Travel

That bunkhouse at Mt. Kitanglad

By on October 15, 2013
There is a bunkhouse at the peak of Mt. Kitanglad (2899 MASL) in Bukidnon in Southern Philippines. Like most hotels or inns, you also need prior reservation to guarantee a slot there.
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Palawan Travel Travel Guide

Coron in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on September 15, 2013
For my second 7-Questions blog entry, Mustachio and I will be taking you to the postcard-perfect Coron in Northern Palawan.


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Aurora Philippines Travel

Baler: Surfing and beyond

By on September 15, 2013
Because Baler, whether you will surf or not surf there, will always be a sweet escape.


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Aurora Philippines Travel

Surfing at Baler, Aurora

By on September 14, 2013
Baler in Aurora used to be just an obscure fishing village in Northern Philippines when Apocalypse Now, Francis Ford Coppola's war classic, was filmed there during the 70s.


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Aurora Travel

That white thing at Dicasalarin Cove and our long midday trek just to get to it

By on August 14, 2013
Tucked away from the crowds at Sabang Beach is Dicasalarin, a secluded cove in Baler, Aurora. From the town center it is roughly 30 minutes away on a car and a little bit longer if one would take a bangka (outrigger boat) from Sabang.


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Aurora Travel Guide

Baler in 7 questions | a travel guide

By on August 11, 2013
Baler, the provincial capital of Aurora, is a badly kept secret. It used to be a hush-hush ‘happy place’ among the surfer community and stingy backpackers, but it is not anymore.


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Metro Manila Travel

At the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Museum

By on July 18, 2013
This museum collects, studies and preserves the country's rich numismatic heritage. The collections are grouped by historical periods - Pre-Spanish, Spanish, Revolutionary, American, Japanese and the Republic.
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.

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2015
    Best Food Blog
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2014
    Finalist, Best Food Blog
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