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Mama’s Kubo restaurant

On a whim, my friend Shalimar (a chef) and I decided to check this previously unknown (to us) Filipino restaurant. I am not picky, but I do appreciate a well-made dish. First impressions on the place: As soon as we went inside, we got the impression of a well thought out space. There’s a touch…

Day at the beach

Duka Bay is a gorgeous resort with fine white sand and clear water. It’s a bit of a drive from the city of Cagayan de Oro, but there are accommodations on offer on the main resort for long distance travellers who want to enjoy this paradise. Here’s a short video of us frolicking.

Swimming with the whalesharks in the Philippines

One of the things we really enjoyed in the Philippines was our Whaleshark adventure. It was a sunny, yet windy day and the sea was a bit rough. My daughter wasn’t a very confident swimmer but she still donned the lifejacket and went into the water. You can see us at 1:24 where we were…

Philippines Holiday

We went to the Philippines last Christmas and it was fun! Took a while to share the pictures but here they are 🙂 Taken by phone & camera… So our itinerary includes visiting local spots, spending time with family trying out food.  Looking forward to next trip 🙂    

Alejandra Hotel, Philippines

On my last trip from my hometown to Manila, I stayed in Alejandra Hotel which is situated in Zobel Roxas, Makati City. The location Zobel Roxas street is in the outskirts of Makati City, the Philippines’ business hub. It is still a short distance from major shopping malls (with boutiques and restaurants), museum, parks and…

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