Pasol Mo Luto Ko at Lindo’s Farm

Lindos Farm food

I think most would agree that fishing is a relaxing hobby year-round. Personally, I find it boring but my children take pleasure in catching fish so we do it whenever we find the chance. Fishing in the Philippines can be dangerous if done in open water and with a lack of experience. So for us […]

Casa Julieta Davao’s Charm

casa julieta davao

When we moved uptown, I started looking for a place we could stay downtown when we need to. I do not want the kids to stay in motels but I also do not want to spend a lot of money on a hotel room. In my search, I found Casa Julieta Davao and immediately became […]

Sotogrande Hotel Davao Review

The rising price of gas and other things has dampened most people’s travel plans, including ours. We have not made any road trips since August when we went to Monte Ana Haven in Marilog. But since we needed to “get away” for a little bit, we decided on a staycation in one of the hotels […]

Quick Getaway to Monte Ana Haven

Monte Ana Haven entrance

We live for pocket vacations that fuel our work and school days. So when the chance came to visit one of the most popular vacation spots in Buda, I convinced Jun to pack up our laptops and go. We visited Monte Ana Haven up in Davao City’s highlands last week and boy was it a […]

Lunch with a View at Popskie’s Davao

The last two years have been good to mom-and-pop-style businesses in Davao City. Landowners and homeowners opened their properties to the public, catering to the Dabawenyos’ ever-growing appetite for good food and relaxing ambiance. Popskie’s Davao is one such restaurant in suburban Davao. We came across this open-air cafe during one of our trips up […]

Jamelle Gardens Cafe Review


Moving to the southern part of Davao City has brought us closer to the attractions the city’s highlands have to offer. This weekend, we ventured out to Brgy. Eden and had lunch at Jamelle Gardens Cafe. My family has always loved this part of Davao City. Back when Adie was little, we frequented Eden Nature […]

A Day in Gethsemane Garden Resort

A day spent with family is always a day well spent. A day in Gethsemane Garden Resort is simply glorious. This post is long overdue. I should have posted this review three months ago but life caught up and that’s a story for another day. So back to Gethsemane. My side of the family has […]

Is Chinese New Year a Holiday in the Philippines?

Chinese people all over the world celebrate the Lunar New Year, also known as the Chinese New Year. Since the Diaspora, the Chinese have become prominent members of almost every country’s population. In the Philippines, the Chinese have greatly influenced every aspect of Filipino culture. So is Chinese New Year a holiday in the Philippines? […]

Experiencing Secret Haven by Wine Woods Apo

The Philippine government has just declared the country on Alert Level 2 and everything has opened up. Tourism in the Philippines is reawakening! And it’s the perfect time to go exploring hidden gems in places close to Davao City. Since it’s the holiday season, we took the opportunity to take weekend trips with family and […]

How Much Does Airfare to the Philippines Cost?

Airfare to the Philippines can be quite costly. But because of the country’s geographical location, air travel is the best way to reach it. So how much does airfare to the Philippines cost? On average, airfare to the Philippines costs around $1000US. It may cost a lot more if you’re traveling during peak season. The […]