Puerto Princesa Tricycles

How to commute in Puerto Princesa aka How NOT TO GET SCAMMED by Tricycles

There are several ways to commute in Puerto Princesa, Palawan but the main mode of public commute are tricycles. If you’re new to Palawan, or the Philippines, and don’t know what tricycles are, tricycles (or trikes for short) are motorcycles with sidecars. You can think of these as motorcycle taxis similar to the autorickshaws in India or tuk-tuks in Thailand. …

Inside Samgyupsalamat South Park Alabang

Samgyupsalamat Korean Barbeque, is it worth it?

Short answer. Maybe…? Korean barbeque in the Philippines is commonly referred to as samgyeopsal even though it actually refers to a specific kind of meat. Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) is pork belly meat and it literally translates to three-layered flesh/meat (sam 삼 meaning three; gyeop 겹 meaning layer; and sal 살 meaning flesh). There’s even a cousin to it called Ogyeopsal (오겹살) …

Ice Cream Fantasy at Farmacy

Farmacy, I must say, is one of my favorite ice cream places. They have these all new and exciting flavors, at least ones I don’t see every day like Yuzu (Japanese lemon), black sesame, gianduia (hazelnut chocolate) lemon blueberry, moonshine (coffee liqueur), candied bacon, stracciatella (another kind of chocolate ice cream) jack fruit cashew, buttered pecan, chocolate orange, choco almond …

Festival of Colors #HoliMnl2018

This year’s Holi Festival celebration was a blast! If you’re not familiar with the celebration, Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, is an Indian and Nepali celebration to welcome the arrival of spring and the end of winter. The celebration usually falls somewhere in between the end of February and the middle of March. Holi is a very …