My birthday ideas for this year revolved around Airbnb listings. Seriously – a boat in Hong Kong, an island in the Philippines… There are a hundred extraordinary places to experience if you look around there. But finally, I thought, I wanted to spend some time with the family. And so I settled for something simpler. […]
Have you ever heard of Stand Up Paddle Boarding? Perhaps Stand Up Paddle Surfing? No? Well, I haven’t either. Until I saw that Starboard was giving free lessons when we were in Anvaya Cove, Bataan.
Beaches, as with anything, look entirely different during different times of the year, even within the same season. Nature has proven that to me when my family went to a road trip to Anvaya Cove, Bataan early this May. Allow me to walk you through.
I know you’ll say, it’s already raining cats and dogs outside Vida, why the hell are you talking about sunny road trips? I’m sure you miss the sun as much as I do. But in truth, the summer days are gone… At least for now. Although right before it was over, my family got to […]
We passed by Mount Samat National Shrine or what is more commonly called “Dambana ng Kagitingan” (Shrine of Valor) after our trip to Las Filipinas De Acuzar in June. The shrine is located near the summit of Mount Samat in the province of Bataan.
For your viewing pleasure, I would like to share with you some of my favorite photos of the “casas” or houses found in Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar in Bataan. These were taken mostly during the guided tour which we scheduled in the afternoon of our first day there. It was terribly hot and humid, but I […]
The interesting thing about Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar in Bataan is that it’s not just another photogenic historical place you could tour around in; it is actually a resort.
Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar, Bataan – I tried googling the translation of this, and all that appears is “Filipino households acuzar”, which in my opinion doesn’t make any sense at all. My guess is that it means something like “The Filipino Houses of Acuzar” and Acuzar is actually a proper name. I figured maybe […]