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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 […]
Pinjalo Resort Villas Boracay Resort review and blog of Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Royal Air Philippines Clark to Puerto Princesa Inaugural Flight

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 Clark, Caticlan, and Puerto Princesa.   Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/flyroyalair/ Website: https://flyroyalair.com/ Telephone number: (02) 863 2880   Royal Air Philippines uses the […]
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. […]
Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining Taipei Taiwan Review of Happy and Busy Travels

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 tourists 🙂 Quick Links Arrival Mode of Transportation Tricycle Terminal Caticlan Jetty Port Fees Cagban Port Transportation to Hotel […]
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: […]
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: […]