Philippines, Day 6: Island Hopping
Jul19

Philippines, Day 6: Island Hopping

The Filipino Department of Tourism invited Korean bloggers for a tour of the Philippines, paying for transportation, lodging, and most of the food. The goal was to highlight areas that were under the radar of tourists and to check out attractions that were being developed. This is my diary of that trip. We got up around 4:30 and jumped on the bus at 5:15. Breakfast was some rice with longanisa (yes!), nicely flavored fried fish,...

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Philippines, Day 5: Naga City
Jun19

Philippines, Day 5: Naga City

The Filipino Department of Tourism invited Korean bloggers for a tour of the Philippines, paying for transportation, lodging, and most of the food. The goal was to highlight areas that were under the radar of tourists and to check out attractions that were being developed. This is my diary of that trip. I got up around six. Only around three hours sleep. Got ready and went downstairs for breakfast. They had a Filipino-Western buffet....

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Philippines, Day 4: Boarding the Bicol Express
Jun12

Philippines, Day 4: Boarding the Bicol Express

The Filipino Department of Tourism invited Korean bloggers for a tour of the Philippines, paying for transportation, lodging, and most of the food. The goal was to highlight areas that were under the radar of tourists and to check out attractions that were being developed. This is my diary of that trip. Another traveling day. We packed our things and went back to Goodchow for breakfast. I went for the Longsilog. ___silog is a...

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Video: How to Cook Filipino Seafood Beach Style

We had bought some large prawns and crab at a local seafood market. At the beach, our friends took our bounty to an outdoor kitchen to cook them up. The methods may seem a bit odd to you, but you wouldn’t believe how great it smelled. I could smell it even when I was editing the video. And the end results would blow your socks off. For details of this trip, click here. GD Star...

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Philippines, Day 3: Buco Beach Party
May23

Philippines, Day 3: Buco Beach Party

The Filipino Department of Tourism invited Korean bloggers for a tour of the Philippines, paying for transportation, lodging, and most of the food. The goal was to highlight areas that were under the radar of tourists and to check out attractions that were being developed. This is my diary of that trip. Saturday, March 30 2013 Excess Baggage We had two Korean bloggers on this trip who complained the whole time. They were a little...

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Philippines, Day 2: Nailing Jesus

The Filipino Department of Tourism invited Korean bloggers for a tour of the Philippines, paying for transportation, lodging, and most of the food. The goal was to highlight areas that were under the radar of tourists and to check out attractions that were being developed. This is my diary of that trip. Friday, March 29 2013 I was the first to wake up by a long shot. Around 6:00. I found some instant coffee and went outside.  ...

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