Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Iloilo City on a Rainy Day

Before flying back to Manila, we made sure that we have at least a half day to see Iloilo City. Fortunately, our niece was kind enough to tour us around. Despite the poring rain that day, we were still able to see some beautiful places the city has to offer. We first drove around the new Iloilo Business Park for a quick look. Reconnecting with Spanish Heritage in Iloilo City.. Read More

Suhot Cave and Springs: A Hidden Oasis in Capiz

After our family rituals and gathering for my dad’s first year death anniversary, we have decided to do some sightseeing nearby Calinog, Iloilo. One of my cousins suggested Suhot which is known for its spring water and cave. From Calinog, it is about 30-45 minutes drive towards Dumalag, Capiz. Although it was a long drive, the view was fascinating. Different shades of green from both sides and we almost have.. Read More

An Afternoon at Yanaka Ginza

Yanaka Ginza Day Tour

Right after our trip to Germany and before going to the Philippines, I had about a week to enjoy the last days of summer in Tokyo. My friend, Bang was here for a short visit. Compared to her previous trips, this year we have decided for a more relaxed itinerary. Hachiko and Nezu Shrine My friend loves Hachiko and its story. When she first visited Japan, a photo with Hachiko.. Read More

Dusseldorf: Strolling and Reconnecting in the City

The moment we have confirmed our trip to Germany, I emailed my friend in Dusseldorf. She was a high school classmate and a good friend. We have known each other since our first year as high schoolers. Meeting outside the Philippines after a long time brought us both to the roof of excitement. Meeting Friends in Dusseldorf It was my first time to visit Dusseldorf beyond the compounds of its.. Read More

Amsterdam on Foot and by Cruise

Amsterdam is my something new to visit this year. During our German trip last summer, we were fortunate to have a day to explore this city.  And because it was not so far from Hamm, we went there by car.  However, we needed to park a bit far because parking is a nightmare at the city center. We parked under the Olympic Stadium and from there we rode the tram.. Read More