Torres Farm and Resort

Busy, me, and a couple of our friends decided to have a late summer outing. Through Busy’s research, we have decided to go to Torres Farm and Resort in Naic, Cavite. When we entered, the guard gave us a gate pass and informed us to go to the tourist information center. Inside the tourist center, […]
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Batanes, Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 Days

Batanes Island is the last province of the Philippines in the north. It is known for its majestic view of the ocean, the hills, and the honest Ivatan people. Last March 2019, we achieved our dream of coming to the Island, and at the same time we celebrated Busy’s birthday! Yey! So here is a […]
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We have a new team member! Meet Hapsy! He is our newest mascot. He looks cute isn’t he? Hapsy was born in December 1, 2017, which is also the start of our blog. He will be modeling for us whenever we are not ready for a photo 😆 Well… he looks really better than us 😜 We […]
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The Vegan Lodge’s Soft Opening – Yoga Session

The Vegan Lodge’s soft opening was held last November 3, 2019. Their soft opening started with a Yoga Session. So, my brother and I joined and experienced it. It was my 4th time doing yoga, and my brother’s first time.   Before the Yoga Session Cups of hot tea were distributed before the Yoga Session […]
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BMJ Shinjuku Okubo, Tokyo Japan

We had a chance to stay in BMJ Shinjuku Okubo during our stay in Tokyo, Japan. We chose to stay in BMJ Shinjuku Okubo because it has the perfect location. It is near convenient stores, Don Quiote, restaurants, train station, and other stores open for 24 hours.   Contact Details of BMJ Shinjuku Okubo Email: bilman.jp@gmail.com […]
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Nagpatong Rock Formation in Tanay is the newest tourist destination in the province of Rizal. It just opened last 2017 to visitors, and recently it has become one of the famous rock formations. “Nagpatong” is a Filipino word from the root word “patong” which means layering. So Nagpatong Rock literally means layers of rocks placed […]
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Busy and I booked a loft room in Zen Rooms Monteluce, in Silang Cavite. Monteluce is just a few minutes away from Tagaytay. So, we have decided to stay here because Zen Rooms Monteluce is very affordable. Plus, we used the code HAPPYANDBUSY and we got 20% discount in our total bill!   Where to […]
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Sabtang Island’s Lighthouse, Batanes

Sabtang Island’s Lighthouse is the closest tourist destination from the port. However, not everyone is allowed to go within the vicinity. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   Other Information Time Spent: 10 to 20 minutes Tips: You have to know a guest who stays in the inn so you can enter the vicinity.   […]
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Savidug Village, Sabtang, Batanes

Savidug Village is the nearest village from Sabtang Island’s port, that’s why this is usually the first stop of the tourists who are in the island for half a day. Like the other villages in the island, it also showcases the traditional stone houses. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   Other Information Time […]
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Chamantad Tinyan Viewpoint

Chamantad Tinyan Viewpoint is one of the famous tourist spots in Sabtang. Why? Because the view is majestic. You can see the waves pounding through the reefs and the mountain. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   Other Information Time Spent: 20 to 30 minutes Tips: Visit the viewpoint from 11am onwards to avoid the […]
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Chavayan Village, Sabtang Island Batanes

After having our lunch, we went straight to Chavayan Village, which is located at the other end of the road of Sabtang Island, Batanes. We started the second half of our tour here to avoid the tourists that in Sabtang Island for a day tour. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   Other Information […]
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Uma Sapna Villas, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia

Uma Sapna Villas is a compound with various private villas which were cleverly built to ensure privacy. These magnificent villas has a contemporary design, it is simple but elegant, so Busy and I immedieately loved it. We were very fortunate to stay in the Royal Villa of Uma Sapna Villas during our stay in Bali, […]
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If you want to have the best unlimited samgyupsal, you have to visit Fantastic Chef. It is one of the best samgyupsal in the Philippines. Want to know why? Keep on reading our experience below for further information.     Buffet Price: Php 499 per person Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fantasticchefmalate/ Operating Hours: 11:00 AM – 6:00 AM Google […]
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Club Tara Resort, Surigao Del Norte

Club Tara Resort is one of the pioneer resorts that created stilts type of cottages. It has been more than 10 years since Club Tara Resort in Surigao Del Norte was built. Website: https://www.clubtara-surigao.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/clubtararesort/ Contact Number: 0917 522 5500 Email: clubtara_rsvn@hotmail.com Address: Bucas Grande Island, Socorro, Surigao del Norte, 847 00 Mindanao, Philippines Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/bgMCZZMgo1bDXFNRA   Where […]
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Pananayan Canteen and Catering Services

We had our lunch in Pananayan Canteen and Catering Services which is located in Morong Beach. The day before we visited the restaurant, they had fire which engulf all of their kitchen. But even though the tragic incident happened, they served all of their customers well. The owners of Pananayan Pension House and Pananayan Canteen and Catering […]
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Morong Beach, Sabtang Island

Morong Beach is one of the beaches in Sabtang Island that people can swim in. Also, it is known for the Arch Rock formation. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/gd44RBXGG46DbJPs9 From Pananayan Pension Inn to the entrance… Walk: It will take you at least 50 minutes. Vehicle: It will take […]
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The Lost Bread Evia Branch – Grand Opening

Congratulations to the new franchisee of The Lost Bread Evia Branch on their grand opening! So, here’s a quick recap on what happened during the grand opening last July 13, 2019. Also, here is a feature of some of their best sellers!   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thelostbread/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thelostbread_/ Address of The Lost Bread Evia Branch: 2F North Wing, […]
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Natao Point

Natao Point is made up of a few hills which is privately owned. So visiting the hills is not always allowed. We just had a chance to visit Natao Point because our tricycle driver knows the owner.   Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/wfRZYdQHW1jtd7Aq9 From Pananayan Pension Inn to […]
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Tourist Spots in Sabtang Island, Batanes

Sabtang Island is just one boat ride away from Basco Batanes. Before you visit, you have to keep this list of tourist spots in Sabtang Island. If you want a hassle free trip, book your tour with Amazing Batanes Tours. We booked our tour with them, so we had a lot of help and tips for […]
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Sumnanga Village, Sabtang Island

Sumnanga Village is one of the villages in Batanes where tourists can still see the traditional town of the Ivatans. It was raining when we arrived, but it did not hinder us from exploring the area. Kind Ivatans lent some of their umbrellas to us so we can tour the village without any difficulties. Batanes […]

Where to Buy Souvenirs in Batanes?

Whenever we go to another place we always want to bring home something that can make us remember our trip. So, here are our recommended stores that you can buy souvenirs in Batanes.   Tawsen’s Souvenir Shop We first went to Tawsen’s Souvenir Shop because it has the same owner as our hotel, and from […]
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Baby Turtle Releasing, Bali Indonesia

Back in 2016, when Busy and I are not yet bloggers, we had a trip in Bali. One of the activities that we enjoyed is the Baby Turtle Releasing Activity in Kuta Beach. Organization: Bali Sea Turtle Society  (BSTS) Website: https://www.baliseaturtle.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/baliseaturtlesociety/ Contact Number: +62 811 3882683 Email Address: info@baliseaturtle.org Address of the activity: Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia […]
San Carlos Borromeo Church South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

San Carlos Borromeo Church

Our last stop for our south Batan tour is San Carlos Borromeo Church, a big parish church. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/q95AEqoNcCLX9YZs6 From the town to the church… Walk: Not recommended, the church is far! But if you want, it may take you at least 1 […]
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House of Dakay, Batanes

House of Dakay was turned into a tourist spot to show how does the usual Ivatan house looks like. So, we went inside the house to see it. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/gx4YHG1pmpqm3Ctx7 From the town to the house… Walk: It will take you at least […]
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Nanay Ching’s Restaurant, Batanes

After passing by some tourist destinations in the south, we were brought by James (our guide) in Nanay Ching’s Restaurant. Just like the usual restaurants in Batanes, they serve set meals, and they also have limited ala carte dishes. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/5USvU9DpVkoHgBoZ6 From […]
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San Jose de Obrero Church

The church closest to the port going to Sabtang Island, San Jose de Obrero Church. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/G2hbBqZEJJVPMLCm7 From the town to the church… Walk: Not recommended, it will take you at least 3 hours and 30 minutes. Vehicle: It will take you at least […]

Comida Restaurant, Quezon City

A new chill spot is on the rise! Comida Restaurant is the newest go-to restaurant for Filipino and Mexican food lovers!   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comidarestaurant/ Contact Number: 0905 263 4394 Operating Hours: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM (until 12AM Fri & Sat) Address: 15 Binmaka Street, Quezon City Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/ZmJfcZ2EE73Nt3M79   Other details: Pet Friendly Closed on […]
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Blow UR Horn and Alapad Rock Formation

There is a lot of “Blow UR Horn” sign in Batanes, so why is this particular sign famous? It is because of the magnificent Alapad Rock Formation behind the sign.   How to go here? From the town to the sign… Walk: Not recommended, the church is very far! But if you want, it may take […]
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Merzci Pasalubong Factory (Vista Alegre)

The province of Bacolod in the Philippines is known for its delicious dishes like Chicken Inasal, and delicacies like Piaya, Butterscotch, and Biscocho. Merzci is one of the leading pasalubong (souvenir) shops in Bacolod. So, Happy (me) together with the Trust Officers Association of the Philippines (TOAP) members had the first ever tour in Merzci […]
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Imnajbu Church, Batanes

Also known as San Lorenzo Ruiz Church, Imnajbu Church is one of our favorite churches in Batanes. It is because the exterior is made out of rocks, which made it looked like the houses in Batanes. Then, if you look at the church from outside, it has a hill as a background.   How to […]
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List of Lighthouses in Batanes

Batanes is not only known for its magnificent mountain and ocean views, but it is also known for its lighthouses. There is a lot of lighthouses in Batanes, so here is a short list for everybody’s reference:   Book a tour with Amazing Batanes Tours for and use the code HAPPYANDBUSY to get P500 discount.   1. Naidi […]
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Fantastic Chef Taft Branch

Craving for Samgyupsal? Fantastic Chef Taft Branch will satisfy your cravings! It is the newest branch of the famous unlimited Korean BBQ, which just opened last March 24, 2019.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FantasticChefTaft/ Operating Hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/uDD2QnsLgKa5Jsq6A Address: (Near De La Salle University) 2472 Leon Guinto Street, Taft, Manila   Ongoing promo: 3+1 Promo For […]
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Yoki’s Farm, Mendez Cavite

If you ever visit Tagaytay, you have to visit Yoki’s Farm in Mendez, a nearby town. Yoki’s Farm provides unique farm experience to their visitors.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yokisfarmofficial/ Email: yoki_farm@yahoo.com Contact Numbers: (046) 409 7527 ; 09178079588 Operating Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Time Spent in the farm: 4-5 hours Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/tCz1x49bFYDxPzKs6 Address: 003 Tabluan road Palocpoc 1, Mendez, […]
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Things to Do in Batanes

Going to Batanes soon? Here are some things to do in Batanes. Book a tour with Amazing Batanes Tours and use the code HAPPYANDBUSY to get P500 discount.   Things to Do in Batanes: 1. Swim in the Fountain of Youth Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/fountain-of-youth/     2. Ride a Bicycle Full details at https://happyandbusytravels.com/biking-in-batanes/     3. Eat Ivatan […]
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Vin’s Creation Milk Tea, Cavite

After voting, Busy and I went to Vin’s Creation Milk Tea Shop in Dasmariñas City, Cavite. The milk tea shop satisfied all of my milk tea cravings since last week! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vinscreationmilktea/ Contact Numbers: 0916 317 3366 Operating Hours: Sunday to Saturday, 1:00 – 9:00 PM Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/pXYhVAP19dvdoziS9 Address: #47 Don P. Campos, Zone 2, Dasmariñas City, Cavite […]
Tayid Lighthouse - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Tayid Lighthouse, Batanes

Located at the southern part of Basco Batanes, Tayid Lightouse is the third lighthouse that we visited. It was built on a private property, but was constructed by the government. So, the owner of the land and the government had an agreement that visitors can visit the surroundings of the lighthouse.   Batanes Travel Guide […]
Chawa Viewdeck - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Chawa View Deck, Batanes

A great view of the ocean can be seen easily from Chawa View deck, Basco, Batanes. The view deck is one of the areas that can be easily visited plus you get to see a glimpse of the hills and the ocean.   Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? […]
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Biking in Batanes on Busy’s Birthday

We celebrated Busy’s birthday differently by biking in Batanes. After our half day tour with Amazing Batanes, Busy and I borrowed a bike from Tawsen’s Place Inn. Our friend, Imac, rented from a shop. Then we started our journey to the Fountain of Youth. Our journey started around 2:30 PM.   The weather is too hot in Batanes, […]
Naidi Hills and Lighthouse - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Naidi Lighthouse and Hills, Batanes

Our tour for day 1 in Basco, Batanes ended in this picturesque lighthouse. Naidi Lighthouse is the only remaining lighthouse that is built on a government owned land. Most of the lighthouse were built on a private property. Batanes Travel Guide and 5-day Itinerary at: https://happyandbusytravels.com/batanes-travel-guide-and-itinerary-for-5-days/   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/6AfhJV5BzhCAZDDB6 From the […]
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D Mall List of Stores, Boracay

Every time we visit Boracay Island, we always go to D Mall stores to eat, shop, or use the various services. There is a lot of changes in Boracay and of course D Mall stores after it was closed for 6 months. So, here is the list of stores as of March 2019 for everybody’s […]
Marlboro Hills Racuh A Payaman South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Marlboro Hills, Originally Known as Racuh-A-Payaman

When you say Batanes, Marlboro Hills always comes up to everyone’s mind. It is the iconic hills and ocean view in Batanes. Racuh A Payaman is the real name of the area, however this tourist spot is now known as Marlboro Hills because one tourist said “It looks like the Marlboro Country.” From that day, Racuh […]
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Ocean’s Edge Resort, Carabao Island

Situated in Carabao Island, Ocean’s Edge Resort, a 4-star resort opened its doors for guests last April 1, 2019. During our visit last October 2018 in Carabao Island, we had a chance to visit the construction site of Ocean’s Edge Resort. So, after the construction, we went back and visited the resort during their soft […]
Marlboro Hills Racuh A Payaman South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Batanes, Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 Days

Batanes Island is the last province of the Philippines in the north. It is known for its majestic view of the ocean, the hills, and the honest Ivatan people. Last March 2019, we achieved our dream of coming to the Island, and at the same time we celebrated Busy’s birthday! Yey! So here is a […]
Vayang Rolling Hills - Batanes travel guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Vayang Rolling Hills, Batanes

Visiting Vayang Rolling Hills is one of the highlights of our first day in Batanes.  Batanes is known for its majestic views of the hills, Vayang Rolling Hills can prove this reputation. Why was it named “rolling hills”? It is because if you look at the hills, it looks like a never-ending line of hills. […]
Valugan Boulder Beach - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels to Batanes

Valugan Boulder Beach, Batanes

Beaches are known for having sand, but in Valugan Boulder Beach, they have large rocks or boulders. This was the first time that we visited and saw a beach with boulders instead of sand.   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/JXPc5udBP6C2 From the town to the entrance… Walk: It will take you at least 35 […]
Japanese Tunnel Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels in Batanes

Japanese Tunnel, Basco Batanes

Batanes was not spared from the war back in the 1940s. Ivatans were forced to create this Japanese tunnels through the hill so the Japanese military can hide. Today, the tunnel is a tourist spot, but it is also a reminder of our history. Address: Basco, Batanes Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/ipAYDEJu9S92   How to go here? […]

Fundacion Pacita

Fundacion Pacita is one of the famous, and expensive hotels in Batanes. Tourists can visit the vicinity of the resort, but there should be a go signal from the management.   Website: https://www.fundacionpacita.ph/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fundacion-Pacita Contact Number: +63917 855 9364 Address: Basco, Batanes Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/jHQVFjDwr6A2   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/McuYfr6uL1U2 From the town to […]
Mt Carmel Chapel Tukon Church North Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels in Batanes

Tukon Church (Mt. Carmel Chapel)

Our second church visit is Mt. Carmel Chapel or also known as Tukon Church. We were amazed how good looking the church was.   How to go here? Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/tuLtSBYtL9F2 From the town to the church… Walk: It will take you at least 50 minutes. Vehicle: It will take you at least 7 minutes. […]
Ivatan Fish Spring Rolls PHp 200 - Hiro's Joy Cuisine and Catering - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Hiro’s Joy Cuisine and Catering Services

Every visit to a place will not be completed unless you tasted their authentic cuisines. So when we visited Batanes, we ate at Hiro’s Joy Cuisine and Catering Service. Eating here is included in our tour package, but we loved the restaurant so much that we even invited our friends to eat with us in […]
Amazing Batanes Tours - Marlboro Hills Racuh A Payaman - Batanes Travel Guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Amazing Batanes Tours, Batanes Travel Agency

The key to the success of our Batanes trip, is when we got a tour package from Amazing Batanes Tours. They are one of the travel agency pioneers in Batanes. Website: https://www.amazingbatanestours.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amazingbatanes/ Contact Numbers: +63 920 217 9031 ; +63 927 387 8172 Address: 106 Abuyo Street, Basco, Batanes, Philippines   Book now! Use the code HappyandBusy and get Php 500 […]
ICafe Review of Happy and Busy Travels

iCafe – The Cafe that Helps Build the Church

icafe was opened by the church goers of Church of God to help build the church. But how did they came up with the name iCafe? It simply means: i Connect Assist Fellowship Enjoy Together with the Southbloggers, we visited the cafe and tried some of their bestsellers. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/icafe.ph/ Contact Number: +63 917 586 9582 Operating […]
Beehan Eatery Basco Batanes Review of Happy and Busy Travels to Batanes

Beehan Eatery, Basco Batanes

Busy and I had our first lunch in Beehan Eatery during our stay in Basco Batanes. We have decided to eat here because it was just three blocks away from our hotel, Tawsen’s Place Inn. They are also the owner of the eatery. The eatery is open 7AM to 9PM daily and they serve Filipino food. […]
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Pinjalo Resort Villas, Boracay Island

For the Nth time I am in Boracay again! For the first half of my stay in Boracay (March 16-18, 2019) I stayed in Pinjalo Resort Villas together with my friends. Busy is not yet with me during our stay, but he was with me in the second half of my Boracay 2019 visit. Pinjalo […]
Eatigo Application discounts on food review of Happy and Busy Travels

Eatigo – Dine up to 50% Discount!

Did you ever experience wanting to eat in a fancy restaurant but your budget is not enough? Do not worry because Eatigo is here! Eatigo is a mobile application which gives hungry diners a chance to get up to 50% off in their total bill.   How to Use the App? Step 1 Install the […]
Tawsen's Place Inn Affordable Hotel in Basco Batanes review and blog of Happy and Busy Travels

Tawsen’s Place Inn – Batanes

During our 5-day visit in Batanes, we stayed in Tawsen’s Place Inn, Basco Batanes. The Inn is one of the affordable hotels in Batanes with a great quality of stay.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tawsens-Place-Inn/ Contact Number: +63 921 639 8509 Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/4brd7cSyRBv Check in time: 10:00 AM Check out time: 8:00 AM   Quick links Rates […]
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Royal Air Philippines

Royal Air Philippines is a Philippine based airlines which just started their operations back in 2002. Every year, they expand their operations to cater more passengers to different locations. As of this writing, they fly from Manila, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Doro, Clark, Caticlan, and Puerto Princesa.   Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/flyroyalair/ Website: https://flyroyalair.com/ Telephone number: (02) 863 2880 […]
Royal Air Philippines Clark to Puerto Princesa Inaugural Flight

Royal Air Philippines – Puerto Princesa Inaugural Flight

Last March 4, 2019, Royal Air Philippines had their inaugural flight from Clark International Airport to Puerto Princesa Airport. Happy and Busy Travels was in the event to experience the first plane ride.   How to book? View the step-by-step process here: https://happyandbusytravels.com/royal-air-philippines/   Checking-In We went to the check-in counters in Clark International Airport. […]
Trust Officers Association of the Philippines TOAP 2019 Convention

TOAP 2019 Convention – Shaping the Future of the Trust Industry

The Trust Officers Association of the Philippines (TOAP) held its convention this year 2019, with the theme “Shaping the Future of the Trust Industry.” The convention proper was held at SEDA Capitol Central Hotel, Bacolod, Negros Occidental, Philippines, on February 23, 2019.   Below is the quick recap of what happened in the convention proper. […]
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Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining Taipei

One of my travel goals in each place that I go to is to visit any Hello Kitty attractions. So when Busy and I, together with our friends went to Taipei, Taiwan, I scheduled our lunch in Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining on the actual day of my birthday. 🙂   Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/hellokittysweets/ Contact Number: +886 […]
First Valentine's Day Celebration of Happy and Busy Travels

Our First Valentine’s Day Celebration

Valentine’s Day in 2016 happened on a weekend, so Busy planned a celebration. It was our first Valentine’s day celebration together as a couple, and my first Valentine’s day with a boyfriend. I have never experienced Valentine’s Day with a partner so I was really excited. Busy said it will be just a simple celebration. […]
Carabao Island Romblon review of Happy and Busy Travels

Carabao Island, Romblon

Looking for an island where you can find tranquility? Carabao Island is the island for you! It is just near, and the best alternative to Boracay. We visited the island in October 2018, and we did not bumped into any tourist. So, we assumed that we were the only tourists! While the hype is not […]
Chavez Estate Review first anniversary of Happy and Busy Travels

Chavez Estate’s First Anniversary

It’s Chavez Estate’s first anniversary! So we returned to Chavez Estate together with some of my blogger friends 🙂 Read our first visit at Chavez Estate, Silang Cavite   Chavez Estate added few tables and chairs because they expected a lot of guests on their first anniversary. Their expectations came true! There were a lot of […]
Tyvo Resort Antipolo Review of Happy and Busy Travels

Tyvo Resort, Antipolo

Looking for a private resort that can be used as an events place? Tyvo Resort is perfect for you! The private resort has an awesome view, and superb amenities. So, one Sunday, Busy and I together with our blogger friends visited the resort. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TyvoResort/ Contact Number: +63927 966 5597 Website: http://www.TyvoResort.com Address: B16 L9 Mt. Banahaw […]
4G Wifi for Taiwan Klook review of Happy and Busy Travels

4G Wifi for Taiwan

Busy, our friends, and my social media accounts were all updated during our Taiwan trip thanks to 4G Wifi for Taiwan!!!   Where to Rent? We rented our 4G Wifi for Taiwan at Klook You can click on the banner below to get yours. Klook.com   How to Use? After we rented through Klook, we […]
Elephant Mountain 象山 Xiangshan review of Happy and Busy Travels

Elephant Mountain

If you want to see Taipei from a great angle, you have to come and hike through Elephant Mountain. That’s what we did in our first day in Taiwan. Address: Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan Operating hours: 24 hours Entrance Fee: None, FREE!   Going to Elephant Mountain Elephant Mountain was very accessible, we just rode […]
Hello Kitty Maternity Hospital 皓生醫院 visit

Hello Kitty Maternity Hospital

As a Hello Kitty lover, I added the Hello Kitty Maternity Hospital ( 皓生醫院 ) in our itinerary when we went to Taiwan. Giving birth, or at least visiting the hospital is in my Hello Kitty bucket list, so of course going in the hospital is a must! I am the only girl in the group […]
Starbucks Domicillo Tagaytay Review of Happy and Busy Travels

Starbucks Domicillo Tagaytay

Starbucks is a well-known cafe in the world, so of course there is a lot of Starbucks branches in Tagaytay, Philippines. But there is this hidden branch that has the best view, the Starbucks Domicillo Tagaytay branch. Store Hours: Monday to Thursday – 7:30am to 9:30pm Friday to Sunday – 7:30am to 11:00pm Address:  Domicillo […]
Alpina Monte Carlo Korean Grill samgyeopsal Review

Alpina Korean Grill, Samgyeopsal

Looking for an affordable samgyeopsal? Lucky for us we found Alpina Korean Grill in Tagaytay! Our samgyeopsal cravings were satisfied without spending too much! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AMCtagaytay/ Contact No.: (+63 46) 413 5492 Address: #2 Unit B. Tagaytay-Calamba Road, Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines. (Near Tagaytay Rotunda) Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/xyXMZQ5raJm Operating Hours: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM daily   Dining Area […]
Coffice Workspace space for meetings, group study, workshops review of Happy and Busy Travels

Coffice Workspace

If your wanted to study, work, have a meeting, create a workshop, do your thesis, or your WiFi at home just suddenly gave up, Coffice Workspace is the place for you. So, Busy and I together with the South Bloggers, had a meeting in the workspace. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cofficeworkspace/ Contact Number: +63 917 824 6652 Address: 2nd Floor MJV Bldg […]
Fly with Eva Air Review of Happy and Busy Travels

Why Fly with Eva Air?

When Busy and I together with our friends went to Taiwan, we flew with Eva Air. We usually book our plane through budget airlines but this time we choose Eva Air. Aside from they are a 5-star airline, here are 3 reasons why did we choose to fly with Eva Air when we went to […]
Disney on Ice 2018 review of Happy and Busy Travels Blog

Disney on Ice 2018, Live in Manila

I love Disney ever since I was a child, it made me dream of my future, be happy, and be inspired. So, every year, Busy and I always watch Disney on Ice. The only difference this year is I got to blog our experience 🙂 Pictures were taken using our phones only that’s why the […]
Hello Kitty Run Manila 2018 experience of Happy and Busy Travels

Hello Kitty Run Manila 2018

They said love is sweeter the second time around. That was also the case for the Hello Kitty Run Manila! The Hello Kitty themed fun run was again held in Manila last September 30, 2018, in Festival Mall, Alabang. Even though I am not a runner, I am a Hello Kitty lover, so I will […]
Wood Spring Tagaytay review, a house for rent in Tagaytay

Wood Spring Tagaytay

Staying in Tagaytay City is one of the easiest way to enjoy the weekend. So together with our friends, Busy and I stayed in Wood Spring Tagaytay. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodspringtagaytay/ Email Address: woodspringtagaytay@gmail.com Address: Tagaytay Country Homes 2, Bgy. Neogan, Tagaytay City 4118, Cavite, Philippines Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/ceMqAKH2J6t Airbnb link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/15798592?s=51   Quick Links Finding the Property and First Impressions The […]
Giant Lantern Festival 2018 review of Happy and Busy Travels to San Fernando Pampanga

Giant Lantern Festival 2018 – Ligligan Parul

After Busy and I saw how were the giant lanterns were prepared we were inspired to see the final product. So last December 15, 2018, I went to the giant lantern festival to witness the competition. Unfortunately, Busy was, as usual, busy so it’s just me together with my brother and my co-bloggers from Travel Itinerary […]
Orange Hotel Ximen review of Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Orange Hotel Ximen, The hotel with the best location in Taipei

During our stay in Taipei, Taiwan, we also wanted to stay in Ximending area. So we found Orange Hotel Ximen. The hotel with the best location in Taipei! Orange Hotel Ximen was our second home in Taipei.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Orangehotelximen/ Facebook of the Orange Hotel Group: https://www.facebook.com/orangehotel/ Contact No.: +886-2-2311-5556 or +886-2-2311-2199 Website: http://www.orangehotels.com.tw/en/store/index.php?index_store_id=1 Address: No.166-2, Sec.1,Zhonghua Rd., Wanhua […]
All of the food Chavez Estate review of Happy and Busy Travels to Tagaytay Silang Cavite

Chavez Estate Silang Cavite

When Busy and I passed by Emilio Aguinaldo Highway in Silang, Cavite, we noticed a charming restaurant, Chavez Estate. At night, the restaurant was really an eye catcher!   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chavezestaterestaurant/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chavezestate013/ Operating Hours: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM Address: By Pass Road Aguinaldo Highway Silang, Cavite, Philippines Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/rfVna6rUcMr Public Transportation: Ride a Bus going […]
Spring City Shrimp Fishing Restaurant of Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Shrimp Fishing in Taiwan

In Shillin District they have a road with full of restaurant that offers Shrimp Fishing, the Zhi Shan Road. The temperature and the clean water in this area were factors that’s why Shrimp is very abundant in the area. I included this in our Taiwan itinerary because Anthony Bourdain went here and I also saw this from […]
A Star is Born Review - Happy and Busy Travels

A Star is Born, my Heartfelt Review

Right after I watched the trailer of the movie A Star is Born, I immediately told myself that I should watch it upon it is shown in theaters. I am a fan of Lady Gaga and I think I will love the movie. The movie premiered in October 2018, and it was about how Ally […]
Orange Hotel Kaifong Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Orange Hotel Kaifong

Our first home in Taipei, Taiwan was Orange Hotel Kaifong. It is one of the hotels of Orange Hotels in Taiwan. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/orangehotelkaifong/ Contact No.: +886 2 2388 1523 Website: http://www.orangehotels.com.tw/en/store/index.php?index_store_id=4 Address:  No.41, Sec. 1, Kaifeng St., Zhongzheng, Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/3Stoug13D4T2   We booked directly through the hotel, but you can also book the hotel […]
OIA Cafe, Alpaca Cafe, animal cafe - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

OIA Cafe, A.K.A. the Alpaca Cafe

During our trip in Taiwan, we went to OIA Cafe. The cafe is known for their animals which just roam around inside the cafe. Ohh yes… pets… not just cats or dogs, they have ALPACAS inside the cafe! SURPRISE!!!   Quick links The Alpacas Li Bai Snow Feeding the Alpacas Pictures with the Alpacas Other […]
Ownrides Rent a car Customize your Tour Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

How to Book with Ownrides?

During our stay in Taiwan, we had the opportunity to book our tour with Ownrides. What is Ownrides? Ownrides is a Taiwan based travel agency that focuses on customized trips. The agency has tour packages already, but what we love about the agency is we can customize our trip. We had a lot of places […]
Seeing the rooms of nigi nigi nu noos 'e' nu nu noos beach resort Happy and Busy Travels to Boracay

Nigi Nigi Nu Noos ‘e’ Nu Nu Noos Beach Resort

Busy and I were back in Boracay in its opening last October 27. During our stay in Boracay, we choose to check in with Nigi Nigi Nu Noos ‘e’ Nu Nu Noos Beach Resort. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NigiNigiNuNoosBoracay/ Contact Numbers: +63 36 288 3101 Email Address: info@niginigi.com Website: http://www.niginigi.com/index.htm Room rates: http://www.niginigi.com/Nigi_Main_room_rates.htm Address: Station 2, White Beach Manggayad, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, Philippines […]
Boracay Island Now open to the public review of Happy and Busy Travels

Boracay is Now Open to the Public!

The Island of Boracay was closed to the public in April 26, 2018 for rehabilitation, and it was opened in October 26, 2018. We went back to the island last October 27 to check what were the improvements. Aside from the rehabilitation of the island, there were also changes on how to go in the […]
Lanas Beach Resort

Lanas Beach Resort by Oceans11

We visited Carabao Island in Romblon, Philippines, while Boracay Island was still close. In our visit on the island, we found a charming resort, the Lanas Beach Resort by Oceans 11. The resort was just by the beach and can be reached immediately by our boat. The resort was a perfect getaway from the hustle […]
Welcome to Boracay Sign - Boracay Island

How to Go to Boracay Island?

Boracay Island was again open to the public last October 26, 2018. We had a chance to visit the island right after it opened. So we are sharing our experience and some of the tips for travelers. 🙂 Updated as of October 21, 2019 Quick Links Arrival Mode of Transportation Tricycle Terminal Caticlan Jetty Port […]
Boracay Airport The New Caticlan Airport article of Happy and Busy Travels

Boracay Airport, The New Caticlan Airport

Boracay was closed last April 26, 2018 and was opened in October 26, 2018. Before Boracay was opened, we had a chance to visit Boracay Airport, the new Caticlan Airport while on our way to Carabao Island. Here are some of our experiences with some tips while we arrived and depart from the Airport. NOTE: Updated […]
Dessert Plate D' Banquet Bakeshop and Restuurant Happy and Busy Travels to Tagaytay

D’ Banquet Bakeshop and Restaurant

Having an empty stomach is a big no! no! So Busy and I looked for a restaurant with buffet in Tagaytay. Goodbye diet! HAHA Hello D’ Banquet Bakeshop and Restaurant! The restaurant was easy to find, it was located at the corner of Emilio Aguinaldo Highway and the road to Pink Sisters. The location of […]
Jacuzzi at night of Asian Village Tagaytay Happy and Busy Review

Asian Village Tagaytay

Staycation! Oh yes Busy and I had a staycation in Tagaytay again. This time we went to Asian Village Tagaytay. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/asianvillagetagaytay/ Instagram:  instagram.com/asianvillagetagaytay Contact No: +63 956 935 2808 ; (+632) 736 96 71 Email Address: asianvillage_tagaytay@yahoo.com Address: Brgy. 4120 Santa Rosa – Tagaytay Rd, Tagaytay, 4120 Cavite, Philippines Google Maps Link: https://goo.gl/maps/MJYsiGGbhMN2   Asian Village Tagaytay […]
Herb de Provence Porkchop Deli de San Honore Happy and Busy Travels to Tagaytay

Deli de San Honore, Tagaytay

It’s Sunday! So Busy and I were in Tagaytay again. This time we searched for a new eating plave with an unexpected vibe. We searched for a while and YEY! we found Deli de San Honore! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/delidesanhonore2014 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/delidesanhonore/ Contact number: +63915 959 1675 Operating days and hours: Friday – Sunday, 10:30 AM – 9:00 PM Address: […]
Little Italy - Pizza making - Happy and Busy Travels

Little Italy, Love is an acquired taste

If you are looking for a feel good movie, Little Italy is the best movie for you!   Year of release: 2018 Director: Donald Petrie Lead Actors:  Emma Roberts (Nikki) Hayden Christensen (Leo) Alyssa Milano (Dora) Linda Kash (Amalia) Adam Ferrara (Sal) Gary Basaraba (Vince) Andrew Phung (Luigi) Jane Seymour (Corrine) Daniel Aiello (Carlo) Andrea […]
Best sellers of Trifoglio Ristorante Fora Mall Happy and Busy Travels to Tagaytay

Trifoglio Ristorante, Tagaytay

It’s a Sunday again! So Busy and I went to Tagaytay, our usual date area ? This time we tried Trifoglio Ristorante! Ohhhh it looks like sosyal! (a slang term for upper class ?) Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/trifoglioristoranteforamall/ Cellphone Number: +63 908 885 9767 Operating hours: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM Address: GF Fora Mall, Tagaytay (in front of […]
Riyad of Morocco condominium for rent in Tagaytay

Riyad of Morocco, Cityland Tagaytay

Busy and I had a quick staycation again in Tagaytay, this time we tried renting a condominium unit in Cityland Prime Residences. Good thing Riyad of Morocco was available during our trip. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riyadofmoroccotagaytay/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/riyadofmorocco/ Airbnb: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26820764 Contact Numbers: +63915 853 8125 Address: Cityland Prime Residences, Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines In-front of McDonalds, and near Dreamland Arts and […]
The Cliffhouse Laguna Boutique Resort Happy and Busy Travels to Los Banos Laguna

The Cliffhouse Laguna, A Boutique Resort

Tired of the old style private hot spring resorts in Laguna? Yes, we are! That’s why Busy and I looked for unique hot spring resorts in Los Banos, Laguna. Luckily we found The Cliffhouse Laguna, a boutique resort.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Cliffhouse-Laguna-Hot-Spring-Resort-2077641285848148/ https://www.facebook.com/cliffhouse.laguna.5 Contact Numbers: SMART +63939 9036856     GLOBE +63917 5225168 SUN +63922 3752935      […]
Bohol Bee Farm Happy and Busy Travels Queen Bee

Bohol Bee Farm Tour

One of the popular tours in Panglao Island, Bohol is the Bool Bee Farm Tour. We saw several IG worthy spots when we entered the Bee farm. ? Welcome to Bohol Bee Farm! The waiting area was cute! The Bee Farm has unique decorations, just like this chandelier made out of colored wine bottles. Back […]
Sea Breeze Cafe Hennan Resort Bohol, Happy and Busy Travels Seafood BBQ Shrimp Squid and Fish

Sea Breeze Cafe, Hennan Resort, Bohol

What is a vacation without eating a lot? ? So, when we visited Bohol, my mom and I ate at Sea Breeze Cafe in Hennan Resort along Alona Beach, Panglao, Bohol. When it was 6:00 PM, my mom and I went straight to the restaurant. There was a small line going in the restaurant. We had […]
Alona Tropical Beach Resort Swimming Pool

Alona Tropical Beach Resort, Panglao, Bohol

Before our trip to Bohol, I was looking for awesome beach front resorts in Alona Beach, but I am also making sure that the price was reasonable. Through research, I have decided to book Alona Tropical Beach Resort. So here is our review on Alona Tropical Beach Resort 🙂 Booking the resort We booked Alona […]
Food Barn Salitran Dasmariñas City Cavite in the evening

Food Barn – A Quick Guide

Just this August 2018, a new food park in Dasmariñas City, Cavite was born. Let me introduce to you The Food Barn. Food parks are awesome because it gives people a chance to enter the food business. The food park is exactly located here: Inside the Food Barn Oh yes we are food addict hahaha, […]
Lugnason Falls Siquijor Happy and Busy Travels

Lugnason Falls Siquijor

Welcome to Siquijor again! I’ll never get enough of Siquijor! If given a chance I would like to visit the island again. One of the thousand reasons I wanted to go back were the majestic waterfalls. Lugnason Falls is one of them. Lugnason Falls is the last waterfalls out of the 12 waterfalls under what […]
Vegetarian Burger of Baha Bar Siquijor

Baha Bar

During our second day in Siquijor, we had our lunch in Baha Bar. We’ll it actually spelled Baha Ba’r but for easier reference I’ll spell it as Baha Bar 🙂 Before we even enter the Bar, we already had the feeling that our experience in the bar will be great. Just look at their signage ? The Bar opened […]
Maribojoc Mangrove Firefly Watching Bohol

Bohol Firefly Watching

Bohol Firefly watching is one of the activities that every tourist should do. During our day tour in Bohol, our driver suggested Bohol firefly watching in Maribojoc. He informed us that there were a lot of Firefly watching places in Bohol, but this one is the best. We arrived there around 5 PM, which is […]
Flat lay of our orders from Shaka Restaurant Bohol

Shaka Restaurant Bohol

During my and my mom’s stay in Bohol, we tried some of the dishes in Shaka Restaurant Bohol Branch for our lunch. Shaka Restaurant is a Vegan or Vegetarian friendly restaurant. The restaurant was small but the area was enough to serve their guests 🙂 The restaurant was simple but it was also decorated with […]

Cambugahay Falls in Siquijor

One of the must visit places in Siquijor island is the Cambugahay Falls. Which means “the flow of water”. It is the last waterfall in a series of small waterfalls. In the past, there were no tourists in Cambugahay Falls, the nearby residents just use the water from the falls to wash their clothes or […]

Coffee Gus·to

One Sunday night, Busy told me that he will bring me to Coffee Gus·to, a cute cafe near their house. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/coffeegustoph/ Contact Number: +63 917 701 8772 Operating Hours: Weekdays: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM ; Weekends 2:00PM – 11:00 PM Address: Tierra Vista Subdivision Langkaan 1, Dasmariñas City, Cavite, Philippines   The cafe has a rustic […]

Larena Triad Restaurant and Bakeshop

We had our first lunch in Siquijor in Larena Triad Restaurant and Bakeshop. The restaurant is exactly located at the Triad View Deck. Contact No. +63 956 557 8434 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Larena-Triad-Restaurant/ Address: Triad View Deck, Siquijor The restaurant has a view deck, wherein we saw almost all of Siquijor. Ooohhhhh the view!!! ? The Menu of Larena Triad Restaurant & Bakeshop […]

Bellview Kuzzina Bar and E.I. Suites

During our first day in Siquijor we had our breakfast first in Bellview Kuzzina Bar and E.I. Suites. Address: Poblacion, Siquijor (near the Church of Siquijor/ Siquijor Belltower) Contact Nos: +63 906 338 3890 or +63 917 700 8501   When our van passed by the restaurant we noticed the restaurant immediately. Bellview Kuzzina Bar is a […]

Aozora Japanese Restaurant

Busy and I were looking for restaurants in Tagaytagy again when we found Aozora Japanese Restaurant. Busy loves Japanese food so we went in the restaurant and we tried their food. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Aozora-Japanese-Restaurant/ Address: Domicillo Tagaytay, Km 58 Gen. E. Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City, Cavite Contact Numbers: (+63 46) 413 4486 ; +63915 503 8800 Operating […]

Torres Farm and Resort

Busy, me, and a couple of our friends decided to have a late summer outing. Through Busy’s research, we have decided to go to Torres Farm and Resort in Naic, Cavite. When we entered, the guard gave us a gate pass and informed us to go to the tourist information center. Inside the tourist center, […]

A Relaxing Visit to La Union

La Union is one of the places in the Philippines which is known for Surfing. However if you do not want to surf, it is still great to visit La Union. Together with my brother and two of my friends, we went to La Union in April 2018. So where did we go during our […]

Halo-Halo de Iloko

After we had our breakfast in La Union, we went straight to Halo-Halo de Iloko to have our dessert. The decoration of the facade of the restaurant looks festive. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/magpasarapkamuna/ Address: San Fernando, La Union Halo-Halo de Iloko is a famous restaurant in La Union because of their Halo-Halo. The place is an old house […]

Manguerra Grapes Farm

We have a list of Grapes Farm in La Union, however we choose to go in Manguerra Grapes Farm because they were the first farm to reply to us when we arrived in San Fernando. We arrived around 5:30 AM, usually the farms are open at 6:00AM. (They also always reply to my text messages […]

McDonald’s Secret Menu

Since we were children we usually eat in fast food chains especially when we are in a hurry or we just want the Happy Meal ?. McDonald’s is one of the leading fast food chains in the world, and in the Philippines. But do you know that they have a secret? ? May I introduce to […]

STONS Minute Steaks + Onion Rings

While Busy and I waited for our movie in Evia Lifestyle Center, we had a quick dinner in STONS Minute Steaks + Onion Rings. The store captured our attention immediately because of the design… and of course… they sell… STEAKS! STONS Minute Steaks + Onion Rings’  store is just small but it has a nice design. The […]

Gil and Mar Restaurant and Cafe

It’s a Saturday so Busy was working and he was just near the salon. So, after my visit to the salon, Busy picked me up and we went to Gil and Mar Cafe to have a snack.  Gil and Mar Cafe opened back in 2015, and now it is quite famous in Dasmarinas City, Cavite […]

Trattoria Mario Mio Ristorante Italiano Tagaytay

Busy and I were in our way to Tagaytay when we saw Trattoria Mario Mio Ristorante Italiano. The restaurant is just inside Monteluce condominiums compound along Aguinaldo Highway, Silang, Cavite, Philippines. Upon turning left from Aguinaldo Highway, we passed by the guard house and immediately saw the restaurant at the right side of the street. […]

Snorkeling Around Apo Island, Philippines

During our tour in Negros Oriental, in November 2017, we went snorkeling with the Pawikan or giant turtles around Apo Island in Dauin, Negros Oriental, Philippines.  Apo Island is a volcanic island which also has a marine habitat around it. The marine habitat in the area is declared a marine reserve which prohibits anyone from […]

Hirasei Japanese Restaurant Tagaytay

Yey! Busy and I were back in Tagaytay again hahaha as usual. For those who wonder why are we always here, Tagaytay is just a few minutes away form our home ? This time we saw Hirasei Japanese Restaurant in Tagaytay. It’s a new restaurant, they opened in January 2018. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hiraseiph/ Contact details: (+63 46) 412 – […]

Once Upon a Thai

As usual, Busy and I were in Tagaytay again because we were looking for something new. Busy saw the sign “Once Upon a Thai” and we followed it. The sign can be seen at the right side upon entering Mahogany Avenue (southbound). Address: 154 J.P. Rizal, Kaybagal South, Tagaytay City Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onceuponathaitagaytay/ Contact number: +63917 514234 Operating hours: […]

Bomod-ok Falls, Sagada Mountain Province

The Bomod-ok Falls is one of the main attractions in Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines. Here is our experience during our trek last March 24, 2018. Full Sagada Itinerary at: Sagada, Mountain Province Estimated time: 3 – 4 hours back and forth We went to the tour guides of Bomod-ok Falls at the entrance, we paid the tour […]

Marlboro Hills and Blue Soil Traverse Trek, Sagada

It was our second day in Sagada when we have decided to do the Marlboro Hills and Blue Soil Traverse Trek . Even though the trek is a bit longer and it costs a bit more than the other available activities or treks, we still pushed through because we wanted to see the sea of clouds from […]

Noni’s Resort – Talisay Cabin

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]
Daranak Fallls

Daranak Falls, Tanay Rizal

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 […]
Calinawan Cave Tanay Rizal

Calinawan Cave, Tanay Rizal

During our short Rizal visit, we had a chance to visit 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.   Operating hours: 7:00 AM – 4:00 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shawarmama

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 […]

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 […]

Happy and Busy Our Experiences

Hello! We are Happy (that’s me! Kat Tiong) and Busy (Dave Remulla). We are a couple who loves to eat, explore, travel, and do a lot of activities. We become a couple back in 2015 during our trip in Malaysia. That is our first trip together as friends, and as a couple ♥ We would like […]