Sunday, August 13, 2017

Philippines: Flavors of Makati (2017)


Le Petit Souffle Restaurant
Location: Third Floor, Century City Mall, Kalayaan Avenue, Poblacion, Makati City 1210 (10:00 -
21:00)

Friday, August 4, 2017

Philippines: Flavors of Taguig (2017) - Restaurants in Bonifacio Global City (BGC)

The Cook by Hongleepark

Location: 1F, The Forum, 7th Avenue Corner Federacion Drive, Bonifacio Global City
Food: Spicy Chicken Steak Salad (chicken, seafood in homemade spicy sauce and veggies, 699php)
Cuisine: Fusion of Korean & Italian
Personal Preference: 8 out of 10.  Tasty, but pricey.
Review on Tripadvisor

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Itinerary: South Korea: Busan


Route: Manila, Philippines - Busan, South Korea (PUS)

Transportation Card:
You can still use your Seoul City Pass/T-money card in Busan.  In case you have a problem on re-loading the card, you can go to the nearest 7/11 or CU convenience store. However, more favorable is to use Bee Cash.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Train Travel Tips

Are you a bus rider or car owner in the metro? Are you curious on how to properly behave when taking the subways abroad?

Unlike Manila, neighboring cities like Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Seoul and Tokyo have very convenient subway transportation system. Below are some reminders you may need to consider when taking trains abroad.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

2017 May: Japan: Fukuoka: Hakata Gofukumachi Hostel Takataniya


Hakata Gofukumachi Hostel Takataniya
9-5 Nakagofukumachi, Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan 812-0035
博多 呉服町 ホステル 高谷家
博多区中呉服町 9-5, 博多, 福岡, 日本 812-0035
Email: takataniya[@]gmail.com

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

2011 November: South Korea: Jeju: O’sulloc Museum

The O’sulloc Museum, located on Jeju-do Island near Seogwangdawon. The “o” in “o’sulloc”, means to appreciate and enjoy, and it also stands for the origin of sulloc, only sulloc, and of sulloc tea. [Source]

O´sulloc Tea House
Seoul-si Jung-gu Myeongdong2-ga 33-1
Website: www.osulloc.co.kr



2014 Feb: South Korea: Secret Garden

"Secret Garden" is a special part of Changdeokgung Palace.

The course is to visit and view the previously off-limits area, but now open to public but still in limited thrice a day visit with 50 persons in a time, all strictly guided tours.  This area they say has very special meaning in ecological preservation as well as cultural properties protection. [Read More]  We were guided to walk along the grounds, excluding the main building parts of palace which are still off-limits.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Travel Mistakes You've Done So Far

Amateur tourists or seasoned travelers on short or long-haul flights heading to local or foreign destinations can possibly make mistakes during their trip.  We don’t want these simple mistake to bring bigger travel problems on our journey.  What’s important is learning from these experiences, knowing travel tips and learning how to avoid them.

Seoul: Getting lost is part of traveling!

Are you having a solo travel soon or visiting Seoul alone?  Are you heading to a foreign land for your lifetime adventure, but afraid in getting lost!  Don’t be afraid, getting lost is normal in traveling!

But, what you need to know as a traveler are the arrangements and assignments on hand before arriving to the place.  Here are some tips and survival guide for paranoid travelers and who are afraid in getting lost: 

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Philippines: Flavors of Kapitolyo (2017)

Thai Dara
Location: Kapitolyo, Pasig

Food: pomelo salad (fresh pomelo tossed with shrimp, squid and lime dressing, 249php), pork satay (marinated grilled pork in sticks come with peanut sauce, 209php)

Philippines: The Taste of South (2017)

Another year of tasting classic, fusion and amazing edibles served in the southern restauarnts of the metro!

Las Pinas

Another Story
Cuisine: American Asian
Food: Paella (395ph), Feta Cheese and dried berries (Feta Cheese and dried beriies with a balsamic viniagrette dressing and tossed assprted lettuce salad drizzled with candied walnuts. 295ph for solo serving can already be shared), Roast Pork Belly (Roast Pork Belly with mushroom gravy and applesauce with potato au gratin or buttered rice or mashed potatoes, 495ph)
Personal Preference: 10 out of 10.  The food is tasty.  The sauce used in pork belly, vegetables and salad are in rich flavor.  The ambiance the best!
Location: 2F inside Evia Mall, Daang Hari Road, Almanza Dos, Las Piñas, 1750

South Korea: Seoul: Itinerary for First-time Visitors


Visa

For the guide on visa application, click here.
For embassy rules in Taguig, Philippines.


Helpful Link/s:
Bus routes or walking trail on destinations
English Map

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Travel Madness Expo 2017

Again, it's the time of the year to plan and scout for cheap flights and packages either for domestic or foreign travel.  Visit the Travel Madness Expo on its last day tomorrow in SMX MOA.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Korea Travel Seminar for Individual Travelers


Thankfully, I was able to travel in South Korea more than once and attending this travel seminar still excites me a lot!

Monday, June 12, 2017

2017 June: 6 days 5 nights DIY Budget Itinerary in Macau and Hong Kong



Accommodation: Where to stay in Mcau or Hong Kong?
Towns Well Hotel - No 6-6A Calcada das Verdades, Macau City
West Hotel - No.39 Wai Ching Street, Jordan Road, Yaumatei, Jordan, Hong Kong


Food: Where to eat in Macau or Hong Kong
Taste of Hong Kong
Food Stuff in Macau


Itinerary: Places to go, What to see, Things to do in Macau or Hong Kong?

Friday
Arrival in Macau
Since there is no direct buses heading to main streets apart from free Casino Hotel shuttle and bus to the port, you can opt to take taxi to your hotel.  You can pay in MOP or HKD. (We were not given our 5 MOP change).