Weekend Idea: Tali Beach Resort

Posted on August 17, 2017

Batangas has been a favorite destination for beach bums because of its proximity to Manila. A drive of a little more than two hours through the South Luzon Expressway will take you to the land of Kapeng Barako and balisong (butterfly knife), which is also home to some of the best beaches and dive spots in the country. Among the many resorts that line the Batangas shoreline, Tali Beach has gained popularity among big groups and families looking for aRead More

One Sunny Weekend at Anilao Beach Club

Posted on July 21, 2017

The summer sunshine seems to be different in this side of Batangas, splashing an abundance of colors to the entirety of the place. The blue seawater over the horizon seems to be at its richest hue while the grass carpeting the property was a bright cerulean. It looked like an entirely different world, a deviation perhaps from the rest of the resorts scattered in that stretch of shore. Forget the illusion of grandeur though, in fact, the sheer simplicity andRead More

Enjoying Tagaytay’s Chilly Breeze

Posted on February 14, 2016

For those wanting a quick respite from the congestion, pollution and fast-paced life in the metro, Tagaytay is the destination to go. Tagaytay is only about two hours away from Metro Manila but the contrast in ambiance and scenery between the two locations is very striking. The former takes pride in its cool and chilly breeze, a picturesque view of Taal Lake and Taal Volcano, exciting eco-tourism activities, beautiful churches and charming restaurants, just to name a few. And forRead More

Away for the Weekend at Laiya Coco Grove Beach Resort in Batangas

Posted on September 27, 2014

We went to Laiya Coco Grove in Laiya, San Juan, Batangas for a weekend day trip company outing with my wife. I had high expectations because of the many wonderful stories I heard about beaches in Laiya, which, according to some of my friends, was a premier strip of beach in this resort town. First glance at Laiya Coco Grove Beach Resort: the off-white sand looked pretty, the water looked pristine and inviting, and the sky was a bright blueRead More

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