Monday, September 25, 2017


In China, there is a small Chino-Portuguese region called Macau. It’s popularly known for its casinos. However, this special administrative region also represents a historic place for scenic beauty and travel destinations. The combination of Chinese and Portuguese culture made the city more interesting and beautiful so travelers from around the world can explore and enjoy the unique cuisine, gambling paradise, and remarkable architecture in this tiny territory. Here are the top 10 tourist attractions you can experience in Macau. (Read: DIY Hong Kong and Macau Itinerary)

Macau Tower | Photo by: Vincen Chuang

1. The Venetian Macau. This is probably the most popular resort hotel in Macau today. It’s a luxury hotel with best rates guarantee so everyone are welcome to experience the offers, amenities, and entertainment activities of The Venetian Macau. The Gondola Rides at The Venetian Macau is one of the must-do activities while in this tiny territory. Buy your ticket in advance for a discounted price.

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2. Macau Tower. This is a place for adventure. It’s a 233-meter high tower where you can go bungee jumping. If you are brave enough, you can try it. Buy a ticket now.


3. Golden Reel Ferris Wheel. If you want some adventures, the Golden Reel Ferries Wheel is the way to go. It is the highest figure 8 ferris wheel in the world with breathtaking views from above. See rates and buy..

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4. Warner Bros. Fun Zone. Exciting rides and fun games are all available here. There are also featured DC Comics characters to lure your kids while spending your family getaway in Macau. Buy a discounted ticket.

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5. Pier 16 Macau 3D World. The first ever MJ exhibition with 3D artworks in the world is found in this city. If you’re a huge fan, you can take pictures of the classic Micheal Jackson scenes at Pier 16. Buy a ticket.

6. Macau Kids City. If you want to bring your kids to some place where spacious and fun playground is, Kids City is the perfect option. There are play zones and parties that your little ones will surely love. Buy a ticket.

7. Planet J Play Theme Park. This world’s play-centric theme park in the city of Macau is truly a great experience for the family. There are live action role-playing activities with exciting characters to meet. Buy a discounted ticket.

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8. Hengqin Bay Water Park. Here, you will witness plenty of recreational water facilities like water village, thrilling slides, and even a dolphin pool. You can also enjoy the artificial beach with magnificent architecture and design. Buy a discounted ticket.

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9. Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Park. Located in Hengqin Island, Zhuhai, this park is another must-visit attraction in the city. It’s like the largest aquarium of the world with beautiful water creatures. This water park is also perfect for children who want to explore water rides and other thrilling activities. Buy a discounted pass.

10. Fisherman’s Wharf and Macau Maritime Terminal. Instead of going to the Colosseum, the Fisherman’s Wharf can save you money. You can visit the Legend Wharf, East Meets West, and Dynasty Wharf sections. This is also near Sands Macau, if you want to see the site. If you want to experience the theme park in Macau, this is the place to be. There are restaurants, shopping centers, and other cool activities to try in this area. Plus, you can take some Instagrammable photos using these impressive backgrounds.


If you wan a hassle free side trip to Macau from Hong Kong, you may buy a Sightsee Macau Day Tour From Hong Kong to save some time.

Thursday, September 21, 2017


A visit to Baguio is not complete without taking home some pasalubong like fruit preserves and fresh veggies. One of the top places to shop for pasalubong is the Mountain Maid Training Center, the sole distributor of Good Shepherd Products. (Read : Cheap Places to Stay in Baguio)


Here's a list of prices of Good Shepherd Products updated as of September 2017.

Good Shepherds' Best Sellers
Ube Jam 12oz
P210
Peanut Brittle 500g
P195
Strawberry Jam 12oz
P270
Snow Balls 320g
P200

Brittles
Cashew Brittle 330g
P285
Peanut Brittle 370g
P175
Peanut Brittle 500g
P195
Peanut Brittle no sugar 300g
P190

Crunch
Cashew Crunch 250g
P250
Peanut Crunch 370g
P195
Sesame Crunch 250g
P175

Nuts
Peanut Adobo (skinless) 350g
P240
Peanut Adobo (skinless) 250g
P175
Peanut Adobo Jar 450g
P210
Peanut Adobo Pack 300g
P150
Peanut Adobo with skin 240g
P125
Plain Toasted Peanuts Jar 240g
P110
Plain Toasted Peanuts pack 300g
P120

Jams, Preserves & Spreads
Blueberry Jam (no sugar) 8oz
P200
Blueberry Jam with Sugar 12oz
P275
Guyabano Jam 12oz
P275
Guava Jam 12oz
P275
Guava Jelly 8oz
P160
Mango Jam 8oz
P130
Orange Jelly 12oz
P125
Orange Marmalade 12oz
P195
Peanut Butter 12oz
P185
Rhubarb Jam 8oz
P120
Rhubarb Strawberry Jam 8oz
P140
Santol Preserve 12oz
P175
Strawberry Jam 12oz
P270
Strawberry Jam 8oz
P190
Strawberry Jam (no sugar) 8oz
P180
Strawberry Jelly 12oz
P140
Strawberry Spread 12oz
P250
Ube Jam 12oz
P210
Ube Jam 24oz
P350

Pickles
Mixed Pickles 24oz
P260
Pickled Sayote 24oz
P215
Sour Sweet Pickles 24oz
P240
Pickled Relish 12oz
P125
Chutneys
Sayote Chutney 12oz
P120
Candies
Guyabano Candy 200g
P250
Santol Champoy 200g
P125
Sesame Guava Candy 100g
P110
Pastillas de Ube 500g
P275
Sesame Strawberry Candy 100g
P110

Cookies
Alfajor 12pcs Caramel 340g
P200
Angel Cookies jar w/ sugar 230g
P175
Angel Cookies Jar no sugar 150g
P170
Angel Cookies Pack 170g
P110
Butter Cookies jar 200g
P155
Butter Cookies Pack 100g
P100
Choco Chips Oatmeal 250g
P160
Hermits Cookies
P180
Lengua de Gato 230g
P170
Oatmeal Cookies Jar 200g
P160
Oatmeal Cookies pack  100g
P100
Chocolate Crinkles 280g
P175
Peanut Almond Cookies 170g
P110
Snowballs 320g
P200

Coffee
Benguet Coffee 250g
P150
Ifugao Coffe 250g
P150

Organic Products
Calamansi w/ Honey
P230
Salabat Tea
P170
Sampaloc Candy
P100
Turmeric Tea w/ Lemongrass
P170
Turmeric Tea w/ Lemon
P160
Pure Turmeric 100g
P195
Pure Turmeric 50g
P90

Sunday, September 17, 2017


Autumn is one of the best times to go to Japan. During the peak of the autumn season, the leaves of the ginkgo trees and maple trees turn yellow and red making the parks and streets more picturesque. Japan's scenery becomes more colorful and vibrant.


Saturday, September 16, 2017


Hokkaido is Japan's second largest and least developed island. It is located in the northernmost part of Japan and is known for its cold weather with lots of snow fall during winter season. (Read: 5 Awesome Things to Do in Narita)


Lanzones Festival is an annual showcase of Camiguin Island's most famous fruit, “Lanzones” through street dancing parade and tableau competition usually participated by schools , civic organizations , LGU’s and private sector. It is celebrated on the third week of October.

Lanzones Festival | Photo by: Celso Jr Salon

This year's Lanzones Festival schedule will be on October 24-30, 2017. 

Lanzones Festival 2017 Schedule of Events and Activities

October 28 (Saturday) – Inter-Agency Camiguin Lanzones Legend Base 2017 (Streetdancing, Higantes and Ground Presentation)

Detailed schedule will be posted soon. Please bookmark this page to get an updated list of official events once it is announced. Meanwhile, make sure you book a hotel in advance if you plan to visit Camiguin during Lanzones Festival. 

Where to stay in Camiguin? Recommended hotels to stay in the province of Camiguin. Please click the name of the hotel below to check the rates and availability.
  1. Balai sa Baybay Resort
  2. Marianita's Cottages
  3. Guerrera Rice Paddy Villas
  4. D&A Seaside Cottages
  5. Nypa Style Resort Camiguin
  6. TheView Hotel & Restaurant
  7. Agohay Villa Forte Beach Resort
  8. Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco retreat Dive Resort