Mall of Asia, UBER Manila, and a First Flight!

  Subic Bay to Manila We left Subic Bay, after a three days of hanging with friends and seeing some sights we hadn’t seen in years, and headed for Manila for a one-day layover before our flight back to Samar the next morning. We bused it from Olongapo to Manila and once we arrived at […]

Beer Shortage in the Philippines?

A Serious Mango Moment! Last week my friend John was complaining that he had not seen the San Miguel beer truck in over a week. He doesn’t get out much so I just figured he has simply missed it. Sitting in his den at his computer perch, the only way he would see the truck […]

A New – Old Beach in Calbayog City

Our Old Beach. Shortly after we arrived here in April of 2012 after a long hiatus in the U.S., we didn’t waste any time packing up some food and refreshments, loading the brother-in-law’s boat, and heading two beaches over from our barangay to a place called Panglobnan Beach. There we would relax and while away […]

My Blogging Life is Evolving – Philippines

Start a Blog and Move to the Philippines … and document all the adventures (and mis-adventures) heretofore and hereafter, to entertain the world, er…well, those few that would be interested anyway. Blogging, It seemed easy enough. Actually it has always been easy up until recently. It has been nearly three years (July 3rd) since we […]

SuperCat and a Sourpuss!

Yesterday, I scoured through some old video files (years ago, video footage would have been the correct terminology) and found enough frames (film) to put together a short video about travelling from Cebu City to Tagbilaran, Bohol by way of a SuperCat Ferry. The SuperCat (previously owned by the Fast Ferry Corporation and simply known […]