Royal Villa Uma Sapna Villa Hotel and Resort in Seminyak Kuta Bali Indonesia

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, […]
Fantastic Chef Remedios Samgyeupsal

Fantastic Chef, The Best Unlimited Samgyupsal

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 […]
Club Tara Resort Surigao Del Norte Stilt Resort romantic jacuzzi - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Pananayan Canteen and Catering Services Morong Beach Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Morong Beach Ahaw Arch Formation Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
The Lost Bread Evia Branch

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, […]
Natao Point Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Chavayan Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Sumnanga Village Sabtang Batanes - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Baby Turtle Releasing by Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center in Bali Indonesia

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 […]
House of Dakay South Batan - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Nanay Ching Restaurant - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
San Jose de Obrero Church - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Alapad Rock Formation - Batanes travel guide and itinerary for 5 days 4 - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Merzci Pasalubong Factory Bacolod TOAP Tour Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Imnajbu Church - Batanes Travel Guide and Itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Pananayan Pension House Hotel in Sabtang Review of Happy and Busy Travels

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:   1. Naidi Lighthouse This is the most visited lighthouse in Batanes because this is the closest to […]
Fantastic Chef Taft Samgyup Thin Pork Belly - Happy and Busy Travels

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 […]
Zebra experience in Yoki's Farm Mendez Cavite Happy and Busy Travels Review

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, […]
Marlboro Hills Racuh A Payaman South Batan- Batanes Travel Guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels

Things to Do in Batanes

Going to Batanes soon? Here are some things to do in Batanes.   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 Dishes Several restaurants serves Filipino, Western, and most importantly Ivatan dishes!   Hiro’s […]
Vin's Creation Milk Tea Shop Review of Happy and Busy Travels

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? […]
Biking in Batanes - Batanes Travel guide and itinerary for 5 days - Happy and Busy Travels in Batanes

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 […]
D Mall Stores Boracay Island

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 […]
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.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. […]
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 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 […]