Archive of month: April 2019

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 […]
Ocean's Edge Resort Carabao Island Romblon Review Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Rakuh-a-idi Spring Fountain of Youth - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Fountain of Youth, Originally known as Rakuh-A-Idi Spring

Swimming does not come into your mind when you say you are travelling to Batanes. But do you know that they have beautiful beaches, and a pool which is called the Fountain of Youth, which is originally known as Rakuh a Idi Spring? How to go here? From the town to the spring… Walk: Not recommended, […]
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

Mt. Carmel Chapel (Tukon Church)

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.amazingbatanes.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amazingbatanes/ Rates: https://amazingbatanes.com/our-amazing-batanes-tours Contact Numbers: +63 920 217 9031 ; +63 927 387 8172 Address: 106 Abuyo Street, Basco, Batanes, Philippines   Why Book with Amazing Batanes Tours? There […]
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. […]
Residencia Boracay hotel and resort in station 1 boracay review of Happy and Busy Travels

Residencia Boracay – Station 1, Boracay Island

Staying in a beach-front resort in Boracay is the best way to enjoy your stay in Boracay. So we have decided to book a room in Residencia Boracay for the second half of our stay in Boracay and for the summer outing of my officemates. Residencia Boracay is a beach-front hotel in station 1 with affordable […]