Category Archives: Local Travel

Catelinos at Villa Javierto

The campaign trail has brought my colleagues and I to many places…  Going back to Manila from Camarines Sur, our gastronomical adventure brought us to this house-resto in Tayabas, Quezon.     It’s called Villa Javierito but the restaurant is “Catalinos”, … Continue reading

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Fascinated with Santa Village At Crosswinds

There is always that child in us. There is a beautiful memory about childhood, a wonderful experience. So, when we got to the Santa house and Yule store here at Crosswinds Resorts Suites in Tagaytay, my siblings (along with my … Continue reading

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Eat. Drink. Be Merry at Cafe Voila.

Crosswinds Suites, Tagaytay — What else is there left to do after a sumptuous home-cooked supper here? Then, have some dessert and coffee. Besides, Coffee Bean at the entrance leading to Crosswinds, you can spot Cafe Voila at the so-called … Continue reading

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Post NY bonding at Crosswinds Resort Suites in Tagaytay

Tagaytay — Voila! Its a New Year, and I ought to write an entry to this blog. Cool Breeze. Cool Change for 2016. I am having a great weekend escape here with my family at Swiss-inspired Crosswinds Resort Suites in … Continue reading

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One Day in Las Pinas, a Study Tour (Lakbay Aral)

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This proverb resonates my mind as no less than Sen. Cynthia Villar, managing director of the … Continue reading

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Camina Heritage House (Balay na bato)

It’s Tsokolate eh with the famous bischocho at the Cafe Rufino… Just savor the thick and rich taste of cacao harvested from the family farm in Guimaras. The side trip in some of Iloilo gave my colleagues and I a … Continue reading

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Oh My Suman

My childhood memories of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro were composed of time spent in my grandparents’ old house in Nacoco. As a child, I was in awe by “big” house that used to be my playground. My cousins and I played … Continue reading

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