Time to Leave Samar… Again!

We arrived back home on Christmas Eve, just this last 2017. It clearly wasn’t enough time to prepare for our annual family Christmas get-together. We did manage to have some close family over and cooked up a spaghetti dinner… what else? Here in the Philippines, spaghetti is a meal usually served on the more festive […]

Leaving the Philippines on PAL – One Way!

If It Can Happen, It Will Happen. We purchased our One-Way tickets online through the Philippine Airlines website as we always do. I logged in with our Mabuhay Club number and booked two seats for a flight to Manila and then on to Guam. We’ve done it this way several times now for over three […]

Plumbing, Hardware Stores and the Tacloban “Yolanda” Memorial

Onward to Tacloban! We make an occasional trip now and then to Tacloban on the Island of Leyte, and when we do, we take “The List” with us. It is just a list we compile over time comprised of items we need but cannot find here in Calbayog City, including some things we might like […]

An Auto Dealer Adventure in Tacloban, Philippines

Live and Learn…Again! Several months ago, my wife and I were visiting up in Bataan Province where her sister lives and where we also have friends in and around the Subic Bay area. While there, we decided to buy a new car from Mitsubishi. We settled on a compact and sporty little G4 Mirage GLX. […]

Discover Samar- On the Cheap!

Just when you thought it was getting expensive to venture out and travel, Airphil Express makes it possible. For about $25 one way, you could easily make reservations now for a trip to visit the “City of Watefalls” Calbayog City, Samar. There is no better time to book an adventure to see awesome caves or […]

[Video] Surfing Eastern Samar

The 8th Odyssey Waves National Surfing Competition held in Calicoan Island, Guiuan, Samar last Oct. 9-14, 2012 was indeed a successful event. Hundreds of surfing athletes from different parts of the Philippines gathered to witness the amazing wonders and be in awe of the huge waves that ABCD Beach can offer. Visit wwww.mylifeonboard.net for the […]

[Video] Discovering Biliran

Take another trip with Joni Bonifacio of TREXPLORE ADVENTURES and discover and explore Biliran Island, Philippines.  Also come along to the smaller islands of Maripipi and Sambauan. Scenery, beaches, and waterfalls.