Wanders and Flowers

because the world is beautiful...

Cebu: Asia’s Cradle of Christianity

Cebu may be known abroad as haven for divers and dried fish. But beyond that, it will always be recognized in Philippine history not only as the country’s cradle of Christianity but of Asia. When I mentioned to my family that we will meet them in Cebu, everyone especially our two little kiddos (RM and LJ) got very excited. Based on our city tour itinerary, RM did an online search .. Read More

A Week at Crimson Paradise

Changing our hotel to Crimson was a great choice. Coming from my Monday class a few weeks ago, my husband welcomed me at home with “Let’s go to Cebu!” The following day, I found myself consulting my friend Bernadette about flights, hotels, and itinerary. Through her agency, Discover Fun Travel, we were able to finalize things in a week’s time.     She booked us at Crimson Resort and Spa in.. Read More

A Visit to Hagen Open Air Museum

I consider the Hagen Open Air Museum as one of the great places I visited in Germany. For some reason, I have a soft spot when it comes to open air museums. For me they are like time machines that transports back to past cultures. A few year back, my husband and I went to Germany to visit his family. We also made some day trips to nearby places within.. Read More

Quick Trip to Manila and Baguio

Manila.. a place that me and my husband call home in the southeast. Despite the chaos and troubles it bring, there is always a unique and intriguing charm that makes us want to come home. Last week while most people in Japan enjoy their Golden Week holidays, my husband and I decided to go home to see our family and friends in the Philippines. Our trip was short for we only.. Read More

Sagada: A Journey Worth Travelling

It has been seven years now since I first came here in Japan, which means that it has also been seven years since I last went to Sagada in the northern part of the Philippines. For most people, Sagada is a place to reconnect with nature, be familiar with one of the country’s ethnic roots, or a cool haven away from the urban heat in Metro Manila. Going there is.. Read More