Baler is in our travel bucket list for one simple reason — surfing and the good vibe that goes with this sport. We’re not surfers. We’re simply curious about the huge interest in Baler’s surfing scene. We’ve long resolved to cover Baler, almost eight years from the time we finally found the right time and the perfect reason — the perfect storm, if you will — to go there. It was a few days after a strong storm, Typhoon Lando, hit Baler. Here’s our trip itinerary and story (we’ve sandwiched the helpful information, tips and suggestions in the text of the article, just for fun). Continue reading Baler (Aurora) Itinerary and Surfing Adventure
We’ve eaten tons of suman in our lifetime. Suman from gelatinous rice. Suman from cassava and other root crops. Budbud kabog. Suman pinipig. Green, yellow, while and all shades of color. Sweet, very sweet, bland, and all shades of taste. Suman can be ordinary, but it can also be gourmet. Continue reading First Encounter with Suman Lihiya
If you’re a Filipino, you most probably know what a “suman” is. If you’re a foreigner, you most probably don’t know what a “suman” is. Either way, you most probably don’t know what’s the English term for “suman”. Continue reading Suman, anyone?