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

Hong Kong is one of the happiest places to be in Asia. It’s a go-to place for people who want to have fun and taste authentic Asian cuisine at the best price. In addition, it is where you can experience the beautiful skyline as well as the historical walled villages. So if you are planning to tour around Asia this year, Hong Kong is a great start. Here’s our Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Hong Kong. (Read: Hong Kong Itinerary)

Hong Kong by Night | Photo by: Brian H.Y

1. Hong Kong Disneyland. Of course, this is one of the best highlights when visiting Hong Kong, the fun-filled them park Disneyland. This is conveniently located in Penny’s Bay, Lantau Island with other exciting attractions to see. The Magic Kingdom styled park offers many rides that feature popular cartoon characters of Disney. Buy discounted Hong Kong Disneyland Ticket.

2. Ocean Park. This is a homegrown the park in Hong Kong which provides winning combination of interactive and educational sea creature display such as the artistic movement of jellyfish exhibition. It also offers exciting rides that kids will surely wouldn’t want to miss. Buy Hong Kong Ocean Park Ticket.

3. Madame Tussauds. At Madame Tussauds, there are more than 100 international and national wax figures to see, touch, and feel in Hong Kong. You can get up close with them and take selfies for your remembrances. There are plenty of celebrities and personalities featured in stunning wax statues if you check this place out. Buy Madame Tussauds Ticket.

4. Ngong Ping. For sure, you want to experience the cable car that is 5.7 kilometers long and 112 feet high. It serves as your bird’s eye view while touring around the city. You will see Lantau’s lush peaks as well as the shining South China sea. Buy Ngong Ping Ticket.

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5. Sky100 Observation Deck. This is an observation deck located in ICC Building, the highest viewing deck in Hong Kong. You will be amazed by the picturesque 360-degree view of the entire city and the Victoria Harbor. Buy Sky100 Ticket.


6. Peak Tram. Perhaps, you’ve already heard of this historic funicular, the famous Peak Tram uphill in Hong Kong. This is another great way to witness the overlooking panoramic beauty of the city. Buy Peak Tram Sky Pass.

7. Giant Buddha. If you love some historical figures, the Big Buddha is a sight to behold. This is the world’s biggest outdoor seated Buddha with 34 meters high and 250 metric tons of weight.

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8. Tsim Sha Tsui Clock Tower. If you’re touring near TST Star Ferry pier, don’t miss out the Clock Tower along Victoria Harbor. This popular landmark in Hong Kong remains a photographic site.

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9. Tai O Fishing Village. At the River Mouth, this village gives an experience of ancient Chinese living. The houses built on poles with narrow lanes offer a historic sight of how the early settlers lived before. You can fish here or buy fresh fish and other products.


10. Yuen Po Street. In this street, you can find a market where you can buy goldfishes, flowers, and even birds. You can buy other lovely souvenirs here before you head out of Hong Kong and finish your trip. Don’t forget to check out the Chinese style garden where songbird owners are gathered.
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To enjoy a hassle-free Hong Kong vacation, we highly suggest you buy your tickets in advance. You can pretty much save if you buy them online. If you want seamless connection while in Hong Kong, we recommend renting a 4G wifi online and just pick it up at the airport as soon as you arrive in Hong Kong.

Looking for a cheap  place to stay in Hong Kong? We've got it covered, too. Here's our list of Cheap Places To Stay in Hong Kong.