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Philippines Tagaytay

Bag of Beans and Jakoy

I’ve been going to Tagaytay for two weekends in a row this year. The last one was a day trip for that Taal trek, which I talked about here and here. The week before that was to celebrate two occasions — a birthday and a wedding proposal. Lots of Tagaytay discoveries in that trip too, but I […]

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Batangas Philippines Tagaytay

Taal Cam-whoring (Taal, Batangas Part 2)

Warning: contains me and my family and lots of touristy photos We actually went up Taal because my cousin Joie (in brown shirt) is an avid hiker in Portland. This is baby stuff for her, so I’m looking for a level 2 place to go to this weekend. Open for suggestions! It also happens that […]

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Philippines Tagaytay

Royale Tagaytay: Bonding with the Family

Tagaytay is one of those places we people from Manila go to for an “instant” vacation. With the rain coming and going from June to October — you never know when it’s going to pour these days — there aren’t really a lot of activities we could do outdoors. So last month, for my dad’s […]