Talisay Cabins of Noni’s Resort

It’s Busy’s birthday again!  So we went to a hotel with his favorite facilities… a pool… and an awesome view from a cliff…. This one is perfect… the Talisay Cabins of Noni’s Resort in Alitagtag, Batangas, Philippines. The Talisay Cabins is a new addition to the resort. The cabins were created for people who would like… Continue reading Talisay Cabins of Noni’s Resort

Blue Wave Inn Beach Resort and Restaurant

During our stay in Siquijor, we stayed in Blue Wave Inn Beach Resort and Restaurant. Address: Siquijor Circumferential Road Contact: +63 975 199 0450, bluewaveinnresort@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Blue-Wave-Inn-Beach-Resort-Restaurant/ Check In and Check out : 2:00PM and 12:00PM Book through Agoda: https://www.agoda.com/blue-wave-inn if you want to book now and pay later, with free cancellation You can also book directly through the… Continue reading Blue Wave Inn Beach Resort and Restaurant

Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Hot Air Balloon Festival in Angeles, Pampanga is a yearly event that started in 1994 by the Department of Tourism (DOT).  The event features various hot air balloons from the Philippines and other participating countries. This event is highly anticipated, thus everyone is excited, but how do we prepare for this? 😉 We have some… Continue reading Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival

Hong Kong Noodles and Dimsum House

Busy and I dropped by Robinsons Place Dasmarinas, Cavite to do some errands. After we are done with our errands in the mall, we have decided to eat somewhere near. There are only few restaurants in the mall, and one of them is Hong Kong Noodles and Dimsum House. Address: Robinsons Place Dasmarinas City, Cavite… Continue reading Hong Kong Noodles and Dimsum House

Bruncher Restaurant and Events Place

Busy and I wanted to eat somewhere new and just near, so we went to SM Dasmarinas, Cavite. However, we already tried all of the restaurants there. So we went out and just a few minutes away from SM… we found Bruncher Restaurant and Events Place. The restaurant is just beside PTT Gasoline Station, it… Continue reading Bruncher Restaurant and Events Place

Chapters Cafe

We had our early lunch at Chapters Cafe during our tour in Dumaguete. We were supposed to eat in another restaurant based in our itinerary, but we were attracted by the design of the entrance of the cafe! ☺ Address: Sta. Catalina street, cor., San Jose street, Dumaguete City Operating hours: 7AM – 10PM Contact number: +63 35… Continue reading Chapters Cafe

Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa

During my research for our hotel in our Dumaguete trip, I looked for hotels that matches our criteria: It should be affordable, has a pool, clean and nice, easy access to everything like tourist spots, transportation, and restaurants. After a few clicks… there… I found Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel and Spa 🙂   Address: Hibbard Avenue,… Continue reading Island’s Leisure Boutique Hotel & Spa

Buku-Buku Kafe

Busy and I together with 2 of his friends went to SM Dasmariñas and looked for a restaurant wherein they can have their meeting. We did not looked too long because we immediately saw Buku-Buku Kafe, SM Dasmariñas branch. The store can be seen easily because of the stunning design of the entrance. Address: Lower… Continue reading Buku-Buku Kafe

BistroVille Food Park

On our way home after we bonded with the cats from Tabby Town Cat Cafe, something caught our attention. It looks like there’s a party! We turned around and saw that there is a new food park near Tagaytay! Presenting BistroVille Food Park! This is just the entrance, the guard will give you a parking stub.… Continue reading BistroVille Food Park

Tabby Town Cat Cafe

I love cats! So Busy has decided to bring me in Tabby Town Cat Cafe Address: Brgy. Lumil, Sta Rosa – Tagaytay Road, Silang, Cavite Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tabbytowncatcafe/ Operating hours: Tuesday – Friday 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Saturday – Sunday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM The Cafe is a home-setting cat cafe and they just opened… Continue reading Tabby Town Cat Cafe

Cebu Itinerary (Part 3 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

It’s time to say goodbye to Siquijor and hello to CEBU! Here is the 3rd and last part of our 8-day trip! Here is Cebu Itinerary (Part 3 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip) SIQUIJOR – OSLOB – TRANSFER TO CEBU Day 6 – November 11, 2017, Saturday It is noted in our itinerary that… Continue reading Cebu Itinerary (Part 3 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

Siquijor Itinerary (Part 2 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

Here is the continuation of our tour… Siquijor here we come!!!! Here is our Siquijor Island Itinerary! Siquijor Itinerary (Part 2 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip) ! SIQUIJOR – COASTAL TOUR Day 4 – November 9, 2017, Thursday 5:30 AM We checked out of the hotel, hopped on a tricycle (Php 10 per person)… Continue reading Siquijor Itinerary (Part 2 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

Dumaguete Itinerary (Part 1 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

Busy and I together with our friends and my brother went on an 8-day trip to Dumaguete, Siquijor, and Cebu. 8 days is not enough but we did our best to make the best out of it. Get ready! This is long! Hahaha 🙂 Well not that long, I summarized it, you can click on… Continue reading Dumaguete Itinerary (Part 1 of our 8-day Dumaguete, Siquijor, Cebu Trip)

Sandaime Japanese Restaurant (Formerly John and Yoko Cosmopolitan Japanese Restaurant)

  Busy and I were in Alabang Town Center (ATC) in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines and IT’S DINNER TIME! We were starving hahaha soo as usual we looked for a place to eat, then we saw John and Yoko Cosmopolitan Japanese Restaurant. The restaurant is located in the lower ground floor of the new wing… Continue reading Sandaime Japanese Restaurant (Formerly John and Yoko Cosmopolitan Japanese Restaurant)

Toll House Restaurant

Upon visiting my mom’s aunt in Pampanga, she recommended Toll House Restaurant in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines. She said we can have our lunch there. There are only few parking slots in front of the restaurant. Lucky us, there is only one parking space left for us. Horraaayy!!! We hurriedly went inside the restaurant because… Continue reading Toll House Restaurant

Bianca’s Firebrick Chicken Kitchen

We are always looking for new restaurants so when we arrive in SM Dasmarinas Cavite, we saw Bianca’s Firebrick Chicken Kitchen. The owners are in the restaurant, calling in customers, they are very accommodating and they look like a very cute couple hehehe We headed straight to the couch and we were given the menu… Continue reading Bianca’s Firebrick Chicken Kitchen

Bek Ryeon Korean Restaurant

After our short bowling session, we continued our double date with our friends. We wanted to try a restaurant which is just near Orchard Golf and Country Club, so we ended up in Bek Ryeon Korean Restaurant. The restaurant is just located near Orchard’s gate, along Jose Abad Santos road in Salawag, Dasmarinas City, Cavite,… Continue reading Bek Ryeon Korean Restaurant

Tong Kee Restaurant

Tong Kee Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant located in Emilio Aguinaldo Highway, Silang, Cavite. They serve affordable but delicious Chinese delicacies. Coming from Manila, this is what you will see on your right side. But this is their entrance, just in front of the highway Busy and I were starving so we ordered immediately. Here… Continue reading Tong Kee Restaurant

Daranak Falls

After Busy and I, together with our friends finished our adventure in Calinawan Cave, we went straight to Daranak Falls. Daranak Falls is one of the popular falls in Tanay, Rizal, Philippines, because it is very easy to go here. There is a sign from Marcos highway which will lead you to the parking area… Continue reading Daranak Falls

Calinawan Cave

sDuring our short Rizal visit, we had a chance to visit the Calinawan Cave quickly. Calinawan Cave was named after the word “linaw” which means clarification. The cave is dark but named Calinawan because during the world war, Filipinos and the Americans meet here and had clarifications or agreements. The cave is located in Tanay,… Continue reading Calinawan Cave

Fire Lake Grill

Busy and I together with our friends Aubrey and Paul went to Tagaytay to have our dinner. Aubrey recently came back from abroad so she said she’ll treat us Yey! So, we went to The Cliffhouse in Tagaytay just along Aguinaldo Highway. The Cliffhouse Tagaytay is a compound composed of a hotel which they called… Continue reading Fire Lake Grill

Masungi Georeserve Reservation Process

Visiting Masungi Georeserve requires a reservation. I hope this step-by-step blog on the reservation process can help everyone. To view my blog about or journey, please visit: https://happyandbusytravels.wordpress.com/2017/09/09/masungi-georeserve/ Disclaimer: I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THE PHOTOS, THESE WERE SCREENSHOTS FROM THE WEBSITE OF MASUNGI GEORESERVE.  Here is the link to their website: http://www.masungigeoreserve.com/ Step 1: Go… Continue reading Masungi Georeserve Reservation Process

Masungi Georeserve

Masungi Georeserve is a huge area abundant with life. Plants are everywhere, and some animals and insects lives in the area. As discussed during our orientation, they told us that Masungi is from the word “masungki” or “sungki sungki” a Filipino word meaning “spikes that are not aligned”. They also told us that this is… Continue reading Masungi Georeserve

Khao San Road, Bangkok, Thailand

What is Bangkok without party, shopping, and exotic foods right? So Busy and I, together with 2 of our tour mates went to Khao San Road. Khao San is a small road with the complete package. You can rent a hotel, shop, relax, party, and eat a lot! From our hotel, we asked a tuk… Continue reading Khao San Road, Bangkok, Thailand

Genki Sushi

During long weekends tourists are in our province sooo we have decided to eat in the city haha. I wish there is no traffic this time because I know everybody is in vacation. 🙂 Busy and I together with my mom and brother went to Bonifacio Stop Over located at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City,… Continue reading Genki Sushi

Lava Cheese Tart

Located at the lower groud floor of the Uptown Mall in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines is a stall that specializes in cheese tarts. Let me introduce Lava Cheese Tart. Lava offers different cheese tarts such as their original (Php80 per piece), Gorgonzola and Honey (Php85 per piece), and Prosciutto and Melon… Continue reading Lava Cheese Tart

Memory Lane

Memory Lane is a 50s-60s themed restaurant located in Tagaytay City.  The restaurant boosts a comfy and homey vibe complete with a garden and a porch. It is a family business of Jolina Magdangal, an actress in the Philippines. The restaurant is located in Magallanes Drive, Tagaytay City, Cavite. When you arrive in Magallanes Square, turn… Continue reading Memory Lane

Tong Yang – Shabu Shabu & Barbecue Restaurant

Our family loves to eat in Tong Yang Shabu Shabu and Smokeless Barbeque Restaurant. I estimated that we eat here around 10-15 times a year even though we are from Cavite and we have to travel an hour just to eat here. We particularly love to eat in this particular branch… Tong Yang Jupiter, located… Continue reading Tong Yang – Shabu Shabu & Barbecue Restaurant

Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon

As a part of our trip last June 2017, we passed through the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon. The Cathedral was built during the colonization of the French in Vietnam. This cathedral is like the mini version of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Going here is just easy, you can walk from your hotel, take… Continue reading Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon


Busy and I visited Robinsons Place General Trias Cavite last July 30, 2017. We arrived around lunchtime and we were starving!!! It was Sunday and the usual payday, so as expected there were a lot of people in the restaurants. We searched for any fast food or restaurants that is not jam-packed with people, and… Continue reading Shawarmama

Tori Ichi, Yakitori and Bar

Irasshaimase!!! Tori Ichi Yakitori and Bar is is a Japanese themed restaurant located in Mall of Asia Arena. Service is superb, we were immediately assisted upon entering the store. I ordered the BUTA KIMCHI YAKISOBA, Pork Kimchi Stir-fried Noodles. I am really not into Kimchi, but I like their Kimchi flavored Yakisoba. This was priced… Continue reading Tori Ichi, Yakitori and Bar