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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 Cambughay Falls. 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 bathe their Carabao. This is according to Jorich Marabello of Green Monkey Bike Rental he was our contact […]

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 […]

Maybelline’s Affordable Kiss-Proof Lipstick Good for Travelling

When we travel we make sure that we look good especially for pictures. But every girl’s problem during on tour is to retouch our make up, especially after eating. Our lipstick is always gone after we eat, or kiss our boyfriend 😘 Our boyfriends also loves to kiss us but hates when we transfer the lipstick to […]

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 […]

Sagada, Mountain Province

It’s March again and it’s Busy’s birthday! So as usual we always plan an out of town tour. A few months ago we have decided that we are going to Sagada! Sagada is a municipality in the mountain province, it is known for its peaceful environment, and its cold weather even though it’s summer. I […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 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 […]

Calinawan Cave

During 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, […]

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 […]