Tag Archives: Bicol Express

Misibis Nights and Misibis Bay

Misibis Bay, found in the island of Cagraray, is not exactly near Manila. Neither is the choice of this beach destination totally free of safety concerns, at least in the last few weeks, with Daragang Mayon’s most recent rumblings. This resort paradise, after all, basks in the shadow of the world’s most perfect cone volcano, Mt. Mayon, spewing lava in the past days, prompting the local government to evacuate residents in the volcano’s permanent danger zone. Of course, we very well know that travel does not come without risks — after seriously considering the cards dealt on us, we came to a doubt-free conclusion that Misibis Bay must be explored and, with the decision to make the trip more adventurous with a long drive, it turned out to be an experience of Misibis Bay by day and night. Continue reading Misibis Nights and Misibis Bay

Comfort Food, Open Space at Taaleña Restaurant (Tagaytay City)

This place has all the right ingredients, the must-haves when you wish to enjoy good food when visiting Tagaytay City. Fresh air. Cool temperature. Great view of Taal Volcano and Taal Lake. And, of course, the food. But there is something else that makes Taaleña Restaurant stand out from the rest of the Tagaytay City restaurant crowd. Continue reading Comfort Food, Open Space at Taaleña Restaurant (Tagaytay City)

Kinunot at Kawnkita Restaurant (Donsol, Sorsogon)

We get real hungry after strenuous activities in seawater, like butanding (whale shark) watching. There’s no scientific basis for that, except that’s what I’ve noticed since childhood. Maybe that’s just be. Now, if we’ll be talking about food after all the swimming after whale sharks, I’d say there’s enough basis to say that the food at the Kawnkita Restaurant tastes good. Continue reading Kinunot at Kawnkita Restaurant (Donsol, Sorsogon)

Laing and Bicol Express at Waway’s Restaurant (Peñaranda St., Legaspi City)

Taking a taste of a local culture’s food is not only for those who have adventurous culinary tastes, but for anyone who wish to experience that particular culture. For instance, when in Bicol, try what Bicol is known for, like the laing and the Bicol Express. Continue reading Laing and Bicol Express at Waway’s Restaurant (Peñaranda St., Legaspi City)