Travelling on public holidays has its downsides. Most of the museums were closed, and I basically spent the afternoon walking the streets and popping into one church after another. My original plan was The Yap-Sandiego House, Casa Gorordo, Jesuit House, Cathedral Museum, and maybe other sights along the way.… Read more
It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on this blog. Mainly because it’s been a while since I’ve travelled on my own, with time to spare post-travel. So I’m going to post something on the fly, in the hopes of getting into the habit of documenting my trips more consistently.… Read more
Having been recommended by a few people, I persuaded some of my girl friends to take a drive south of Metro Manila for a very protracted lunch. The trip was made less enjoyable by the ridiculous traffic jam en route. Nevertheless, we happily consumed the plates of food served us when we arrived.… Read more
As I’ve said before, I rarely visit a place more than once within a ten-year time period. But as fate would have it, I was sent to Bali for business two years after my first encounter. (There were some benefits to being me in the corporate world, I have to admit.) Even then, there is still a lot of Bali that I have to see and experience – from the western shore to the central plains.… Read more
Of all the times I decide to create a new blog entry, it’s on the eve of my first international trip for 2H 2013. I suppose having to travel reminds me of the many travels I haven’t shared. So here’s one from the first part of the year – the side trip that made my holiday less than typical.… Read more
Don’t know how to plan your trip in this UNESCO Heritage Site? Here’s my suggested itinerary. Warning – this is not suitable for those who love taking their time.
Sunrise – Sra Srang (first stop on the small tour circuit). … Read more
Or – what I should have done when I visited five years ago.
The lure of Cambodia will always be the City of Angkor, a UNESCO Heritage Site. For those who are travelling on a tight schedule and an equally tight budget, five to six days would be enough. … Read more