BACKPACKING ALBAY: LIGNON HILL NATURE PARK


We went here on a clear day to view Mt. Mayon. You can take a jeepney from Legaspi City or Albay that is going in the direction of Daraga 2nd loop and ask the driver to stop at Ligñon Hill. From the drop-off at the main road it is only 5 minutes walking to the…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: ITINERARY AND BUDGET


It’s September again my birthday month, I promised myself to visit our country’s wonderful places as a birthday gift to myself. This month my hubby and I pack our things for a shoestring travel to Albay and Sorsogon. This is a 3 Nights/4 Days DIY Itinerary, and budget is around PHP4000 per pax. Again as…

ByahengNorte: Lumiang and Sumaguing Cave Connection


Lumiang and Sumaguing cave is part of the cave connections’ underground hike route you can follow. Mostly, you enter the caves through Lumiang cave. But it’s also possible to only hike the Lumiang track, although it is suggested to do both hikes and exit through Sumaging cave. The entrance is remarkable because of the piled…

ByahengNorte: Kiltepan Viewpoint, not just for broken-hearted soul


The famous Kiltepan Peak is 45mins away from the main town of Sagada by walking and would only took 20 minutes if you have a vehicle. One of Sagada’s famous destination. Tourist/travelers woke up early in the morning to witness this Gods amazing master piece. It’s a worth a moment to see the sunrise in Kiltepan….

ByahengNorte: Sagada’s Echo Valley and Hanging Coffins


One does not need a guide to go/visit the Echo Valley where one can walk to and visit the 13 hanging coffins. From the town center of Sagada, inquire where the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (Episcopal Church ) is located. It is about 5-10 minutes away from the town center. Use the steps…

ByahengNorte: Orange Picking at Sagada Rock Farm


Sagada oranges are in season from September-February (the best ones are picked fresh in December). So if you are planning to visit Sagada during these months I definitely recommend that you include orange picking on your itinerary. We visit Rock Inn Farm late in the afternoon after our tiring trek from Bomod-Ok Falls. It was raining…

ByahengNorte: Bomod-Ok Falls


The word Bomod-Ok simply means big and so this is also known as the big falls in Sagada. Bomod-ok Falls is one of the priority destinations in Sagada. Although time-consuming and physically draining, the trek to the Big Falls is all worth it. You have spectacular view of the rice terraces, get mesmerized by the…

Hongkong TipidTrip: Cheapest way to travel Day 2


<Click for Day 1 Itinerary> <Click for Day 3 Itinerary> Day 2 Itinerary: ————————- 07:00 Breakfast 8:00 Wong Tai Sin and Kowloon City Walk Tour 13:00 Lunch 13:30 Tsim Sha Tsui Walk Tour 20:00 Symphony of lights 21:00 Temple Street Night Market 24:00 Back at hotel ————————————

Macau TipidTrip: Cheapest way to travel Day 1


<Click for Day 2 Itinerary> <Click for Day 3 Itinerary> Day 1 Itinerary: ——————————– 22:30 Airport Arrival/Immigration 23:00 Look for Bus going to Hotel 23:30 Hotel hopping Galaxy or Venetian Hotel 24:00 Midnight Snack (How to Eat in a budget at HK and Macau) 06:00 Taipa Village Tour (view full tour album) 09:00 Breakfast 11:00 …

Hongkong-Macau TipidTrip: Cheapest way to travel Day 3


<Click for Day 1 Itinerary> <Click for Day 2 Itinerary> Day 3 Itinerary: ————————————————- 08:00   Check out and breakfast 10:00    MTR to Central Stroll around 11:00    Lunch and Check Octopus credit 12:00   Hongkong Macau Ferry Terminal 14:00   Macau Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal 15:00   Macau Arts and Culture Walk Tour 17:00   Senado Square Tour + Ruins…

Castle Hopping Series: {The Zwinger Palace}


The location was formerly part of the Dresden fortress of which the outer wall is conserved. The name derives from the German word Zwinger (outer ward of a concentric castle); it was for the cannons that were placed between the outer wall and the major wall. The Zwinger was not enclosed until the neoclassical building…

Castle Hopping Series: {Schloss Moritzburg}


Moritzburg Castle is a Baroque palace in Moritzburg, in the German state of Saxony, about 13km northwest of the Saxon capital, Dresden. The castle has four round towers and lies on a symmetrical artificial island. It is named after Duke Moritz of Saxony, who had a hunting lodge built there between 1542 and 1546. The…

Castle Hopping Series: {Heidelberger Schloss}


The castle ruin’s was built in the year 1214 in a Gothic and Renaissance style, and was expanded into two new castles. A large part of the castle was destroyed by lighting strikes in the years 1537 and 1764.