Mactan Island is the gateway to historic and gorgeous Cebu province, a huge island surrounded by more than 100 islands and islets in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. While most tourists only hear about Cebu City itself, Mactan Island and the entire province of Cebu are filled with different must-see secrets for adventurous tourists looking to take the unbeaten path.
Cafe Adriatico has become an institution. From early 1980’s, it has been known to be the most popular date place in Manila. My parents had their dates there before they even got married. Years later it’s still a popular place for diners.
Cafe Adriatico pulls into its embrace lagacies and generations of people who have always been coming. It usually starts when the parents had dated there, got married, brought their family there. Those kids would bring their date there, get married, then bring THEIR own families in turn.
Bistro Remedios is an iconic restaurant that upholds the traditional Filipino family and eating culture. They try to preserve the old houses exterior in the area. Bistro Remedios does exactly that by preserving the exterior of the old house it used to be and converting it into this legacy of a restaurant.
Right in the heart of Banawe with the rich culture and overflowing food places in the area, Chinatown’s Best Food had to compete with intense competition. How did they stay on top? The establishment really steps up in proving that they do more than deserve their restaurant name.
These tips, except transport, isn’t necessarily for Kansai only, but leans more towards the whole of Japan in general. With courtesy, of course, they tend to be more lenient with foreigners, but there’s still a level we have to maintain.
This Holy Week proved to be a good time to try new restaurants since my favorites are closed for the holiday. Together with a good friend of mine, we stumbled into Bad Bird in Serendra BGC.
Traveling to a new country can be overwhelming. New people, new place, and new cultures that tend to differentiate from what you are familiar with. For example, in the PH, it’s usual to find prepaid sim cards sold in most convenience stores. But that’s not the case for the other East Asian countries like Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, etc.
Focusing on Taipei travel, let me show teach you the tips I have gained from exploring the city.
I've been to Taipei twice and this itinerary is specifically made for and by yours truly. It's targeted more for those who want to see more of the culture with a limited amount of time rather than taking the time to integrate themselves into the culture of Taiwan.
If you’re looking for ramen in San Juan, you’ll definitely think of Oyasumi Ramen. Oyasumi in Japanese means “Good night”. Surely, it’s the best description for this restaurant for after eating here, you’ll be so full you’ll want to sleep right there and then.
Favori is known for its room scents and linen sprays. But have you ever heard of their scent of wanderlust?