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Lanao del Norte Mindanao Philippines Travel

Chasing Waterfalls in Iligan City

By on May 29, 2016
I once did a blog a collaboration with Lisa Mirasol of where we shared various travel tips about Iligan, a highly-urbanized city in Southern Philippines. Little did I know that a few months after I published that entry, I was fortunate enough to return to my beloved birthplace to participate in the Waterfalling Adventure Tour 3.0, a unique weekender organized by the Iligan Bloggers Society.
Agusan del Norte Butuan Mindanao Philippines Travel

Butuan City delicacies: palagsing and decades-old hotcakes

By on April 23, 2016
I actually expected a few hotcake stalls that morning. Mrs. Carissa Tolo or Nang Isang would later tell me that there used to be five of them back in 1984. Her fellow hotcake vendors have since left Butuan, but she chose to stay in the city. She has been flipping these beloved pancakes ever since.
Sulu Travel

Breakfast at Jolo, Sulu: native coffee, bang-bang and durian

By on September 22, 2012
It is a reminder too that while one could google or read so many headlines about a place such as Sulu, tasting its local delicacies could actually nourish, enrich and surprise you in more ways than one.

Simunul, Tawi-tawi: The birthplace of Islam in the Philippines

By on February 28, 2012
The Sheikh Makhdum Mosque is indeed a poignant reminder of the very beginnings of Islam in the Philippines.
Misamis Occidental

My Oroquieta City tour

By on February 27, 2012
It is usually quiet, clean and trouble-free in Oroquieta City, the provincial capital of Misamis Occidental. The city, however was not named because of its placid nature.