Sonny's Donuts, "Soft and Scrumptious Miniature Donuts"

Sonnys Donuts UP Diliman Quezon City

Sonny's Donuts is a local brand of mini donuts that started in Quezon City way back in 2006 and makes miniature donuts that are made from all local ingredients. According to the owner, Sonny's Donuts is a sister company of Cello's Donuts and if you've tasted Cello's donuts before, you will see why their donuts are quite similar.

Surfing at Crystal Beach Resort in San Narciso, Zambales

Surfing at Crystal Beach San Narciso Zambales

Crystal Beach Resort's beach break is one of the most popular surfing spots in Zambales. It is a favorite destination among surfing enthusiasts and is considered as one of the surfing spots closest to Manila. At Crystal Beach, the waves are not too big and if you get wiped out, you will fall on shallow gray sandy bottom of the beach. This is actually the best place to learn surfing in this part of Luzon.

TOP PICKS: 10 Awesome Things To Do in Hanoi, Vietnam (Part 1)

Top Things To Do in Hanoi Vietnam

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam. A city tour of Hanoi will give you a deeper insight into the unique culture and history of Vietnam. Do not miss the chance to explore and experience the culture, taste the food, and see Vietnam’s rich history and natural attractions. So, here's my list of "10 Do Not Miss Things To Do" when you visit Hanoi. Be sure to check them out!

Crystal Beach Resort in San Narciso, Zambales (Accommodations and Room Rates)

Crystal Beach Resort in Zambales Room Rates

On our 2nd day at Crystal Beach Resort, we got the chance to roam around the expansive property to check on the other accommodations they offer. The resort caters to all social classes with their many types of lodging and accommodation options to choose from. They are mostly made from nipa and other native materials which are just so perfect for a beach setting. Surrounded by agoho trees it perfectly blends with the natural setting of the resort which exudes a very calming and relaxing ambiance.


Restaurants in Angeles Pampanga Brettos Prestige

Bretto's Prestige is a restaurant and coffee bar in Angeles City, Pampanga that offers a comprehensive menu featuring an array of international cuisines. Located along Don Juico Avenue (at the ground floor of Tune Hotel Angeles City), it caters to both the needs of the guests of the hotel as well as to the local residents and visitors seeking for an upscale place to unwind and relax over great-tasting food.

Crystal Beach Resort Zambales, "Quiet, Simple and Charming Beach Resort in San Narciso Zambales"

Crystal Beach Resort Zambales

If you're itching for a quick getaway or looking for beach destination near Manila, Crystal Beach Resort is one of the best resorts to go in Zambales. Just 4 hours away from the Metro, it offers nice accommodations, lovely beach suitable for surfing, great-tasting food and an array of activities to do while having an awesome beach bumming adventure.

GIANT LANTERN FESTIVAL 2014 Schedule of Events in San Fernando City, Pampanga

Giant Lantern Festival 2014 in San Fernando City Pampanga

Dubbed as the "Christmas Capital of the Philippines," San Fernando City's Giant Lantern Festival 2014 is set to happen on December 13, 2014 (Saturday) at Robinsons Starmills, Pampanga. Also known as "Ligligan Parul", it is a yearly competition of boisterous, larger than life and extravagant lanterns in glittering lights, spectacular colors and kaleidoscopic patterns accompanied by lively Christmas songs participated by various barangays in San Fernando City, Pampanga.

WHERE TO EAT: Teddy's Bigger Burgers in Greenbelt 3, Makati City, "Hawaii's Top Burger Joint"

Where to eat in Makati

After its successful opening in the Philippines last August 2014, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers, "Hawaii's top burger joint" have been working hard to provide Filipinos a taste of Teddy’s and what makes it a cut above the rest. They boasts in focusing on high quality burgers, where every single patty is treated like the very first patty they've ever cooked. Hmmmm.... Quite interesting!

Sky Ranch Pampanga to Open on November 30, 2014

Sky Ranch Pampanga

There's a new and exciting reason to travel to the north as a new amusement park is soon to open! The thrill, fun and excitement is coming to San Fernando Pampanga as Sky Ranch, one of the amusement parks of SM is set to open in SM Pampanga that will definitely be a go-to place for family leisure and entertainment.

What to Do in Rome

What to do in Rome

Rome, the Eternal City, is one of the most visited places on the continent. Known for its Ancient Roman ruins, a plethora of historical monuments and a variety of trattorias where you will be able to taste traditional dishes, this city is the ideal destination for a city break.

HOTELS IN BALANGA: The Plaza Hotel, "Classy and Stylish Hotel in Balanga, Bataan"

Hotels in Balanga Bataan The Plaza Hotel
The Plaza Hotel (Photo taken with Nikon AW 120)

The Plaza Hotel is is one of the newest properties to open in Balanga City, Bataan. Located at Plaza Mayor de Ciudad de Balanga or the City Plaza of Balanga, it features an impressive Spanish colonial architecture offering a distinct experience with its rustic, old-world charm and modern undertones. It has several stylishly furnished rooms with elegant and contemporary design that will surely bring any guest to a hotel experience like no other.

BUDGET HOTEL IN ANGELES CITY: Tune Hotels (Red Planet Hotel) Angeles City, Pampanga

Affordable Hotels in Angeles City Pampanga Tune Hotel

Tune Hotels Angeles is a member of the international value hotel brand of Tune Hotels in the Philippines, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world. Designed as a budget hotel, it offers the most basic yet functional hotel amenities and services at very affordable rates. Located along Don Juico Avenue near SM City Clark, it is a 165-room economy hotel offering no frills accommodation to the delight of value-for-money travelers visiting Angeles City or transiting via Clark Airport in Pampanga.

BUDGET HOTEL IN MAKATI: Jupiter Suites, "Safe, Comfortable and Affordable Place to Stay in Makati City"

Budget Hotel in Makati Jupiter Suites

Makati City is one of the most highly urbanized cities in the Philippines. Being on a commercial and business district in Metro Manila, it offers a number of cozy yet value-for-money hotels and accommodations to stay in. Depending on your needs, there are hotels, inns, lodges, hostels and transient houses for you to choose from. So, if you're looking for a budget hotel in Makati City, checkout Jupiter Suites.

10 #Diskarte Travel Notes And Tips You Should Know (But Probably Don't) When Traveling Around The Philippines

Pasalubong Shopping in Baler Discover Baler Souvenir Shop

I always believe that traveling is one of the best ways to spend your time, money and energy. When I travel, I experience a lot of things - both good and bad - that shape me as a person. It had taught me to be more adaptable to the world around me. It also made me adjust to situations that I encounter in my day to day activities. Indeed, traveling is one of the best teachers in life.

Dambana ng Kagitingan (Shrine of Valor) on Mt. Samat, Bataan

Dambana ng Kagitingan on Mount Samat Pilar Bataan

Bataan is known for its historical sites. One of these is the "Dambana ng Kagitigan" also known as Shrine of Valor on top of Mt. Samat. I've been wanting to visit this place ever since I was a kid seeing it on textbooks and magazines. It is one of the places listed on my bucket list that I've been wanting to visit for the longest time. So when I had the chance to visit the province of Bataan last month, I made sure that I include Mt. Samat on our itinerary.

RESORTS IN BALER, AURORA: Costa Pacifica Resort, "New and Modern Beach Style Accommodation in Baler!”

Resorts in Baler Costa Pacifica Beach Resort Baler Aurora

Costa Pacifica Resort is one of the most (if not the only) upscale resorts in Baler, Aurora. Located along the famous surfing site - Sabang Beach, it boasts of unparalleled resort accommodation with topnotch facilities, well-appointed rooms, sumptuous food offerings and excellent customer service to the delight of its valued guests seeking for a relaxing vacation away from the city.

BUDGET HOTEL IN MANILA: Go Hotels - Otis Manila (Hotel Review)

Affordable Cheap Hotels in Manila Philippines

Go Hotels Otis-Manila is a 118-room essential service hotel strategically located along the stretch of Paz Guazon in Paco, Manila. It is the 6th branch and 2nd in Metro Manila of the Go Hotels essential service hotel chain which is known to be the "first and largest Filipino-owned value hotel chain in the Philippines." This budget hotel in Manila offers simple, cozy and affordable accommodation, ideal for backpackers and budget travelers visiting the city. Click here to check discounted rates online.