There’s always a time to refresh, a time to rest after a long flight and a time to fly again. When I count all my reasons to stay well and healthy, I always think of my family and life’s beauty. Nature is happiness.
During this uncertain time, it’s always best to hold true to these values – camaraderie, brotherhood and equality. Boodle Fight, a Filipino tradition of eating using bare hands (kamayan) is a symbol of them, reminding us to always fight for what is good for everyone.
Back then as a child we would always see a lot of Kundol or Winter Melon in our barrio especially near our Fiesta or Feast for our Saint in May. Our neighbors would prepare Sweetened Winter Melon (Kundol) with Pili Nuts and we always look forward to having this perfectly paired dessert.
Caramoan, a 2nd class municipality in the Province of Camarines Sur is the so-called Emerging Paradise of the Pacific known for its pink and white beaches. It’s where the Season 26 of Survivor which premiered in February 2013 was shot. This brought the island’s name into international fame. It is also where we discovered an inspiring story of pure determination and perseverance.
They say rivers are a symbol of how far we’ve come and of selfless love. Its crystal waters symbolize purity. Rivers continues to flow until it reaches the ocean as its final destination. I wish that I’ll be like the rivers, pure and selfless, until I reach my own final destination. It’s an idyllic place, where happy memories happen.
Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary and Sandbar ranks the Philippines’ second most resilient coral reef area in the broad scale – local scale factor. It boasts of turquoise waters, powdered beaches, big clams and colorful reefs. You would never go wrong to try snorkeling and/or scuba diving here. The relaxing, peaceful ambience offers you a restful retreat.
The time has become so uncertain, we can’t predict anymore what will happen next. During these very difficult and trying times, I just want to watch the sunsets to remind me that there’s someone who’s on top of everything. Sunsets are nature’s gifts, a piece of art, a priceless painting.
When you see these images naturally carved on a mountain at Talisoy Beach in the Happy Island (Province of Catanduanes) in Bicol, Philippines, your mind will be stilled, your heart will be calmed. It sparks hope that this pandemic will soon be over. A reminder that God is on top of everything!
Mayon Volcano is the Philippines’ perfect cone volcano! It’s magnificent and stunning yet equally dangerous especially during eruption. Behind its beauty is a legend of an eternal love between star-crossed lovers, Pagtuga, Panganoron and Magayon. You may get a strategic view including Mt. Masaraga at the Hobbit Hill in Amtic, Ligao City.
Boracay is the Philippines’ Top Holiday Destination with its pristine waters, powdered beaches plus all the perks a tropical country could provide. Let your next adventure begin in Boracay, Philippines, soon after the pandemic.
Subic, Matnog in the Province of Sorsogon is considered the Next Boracay for having white powdered beaches and pristine waters. But these are not all that they have. For they have a hidden cave and a fish sanctuary where you can do snorkeling! You just can’t help but have fun with the experience and enjoy every moment at Subic, Matnog!
There’s no such perfect relationships. There’s always bumps and curves and challenging moments along the way. Falling in love is a miracle, heaven’s call, I say.
Bulusan Volcano Natural Park is within the heart of Sorsogon, Bicol. To get close to the natural rain forest and lake, one would need to walk around the lake, which I call, the Lover’s Trail.