Category Archives: vacation

Mommy Hacks: 8 Reasons Why Home Schooling and Online Learning is Not for Us

Trumpets Playshop texted me today about the possibility of enrolling into an online workshop. The workshop fee would be lowered and there will be no additional fees for recital, costumes and script. The price will be around 2/3 of the … Continue reading

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Fun Home Activities for Kids amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)

This is perfect for days spent at home during the outbreak. To use, save in folder. Print out in one bond paper. Cut and paste! Taken from the Smart Parenting forum via a Malaysian site called Kids Toys.

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Should We Panic Now that the Coronavirus is HERE?!

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is already here in the Philippines. As of today, the current count is 24 confirmed cases, and this number will further increase as the days go by. As of March 10, here are the current statistics: As … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: 10 Locations in One Day via the Beautiful Tanay Group Tour

I enlisted the Tanay Group Tour for our company outing this year. My father-in-law said that Tanay was very similar to Baguio, and looking at the photos, I was intrigued by the fact that a slew of activities can be … Continue reading

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10 Things I Love About Davao City

I have just returned from a brief trip to Davao, and these are the things I love about the city. 1. The taxis are pretty honest. Compared to Manila’s dinky taxis, most drivers here use the meter and don’t get … Continue reading

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Highly Recommended: Samal Island Tour with Kuya Joey Davao

Today is Samal Island day! Pickup was at 8am, but it’s I overslept. Kuya Alex was kind enough to not mind. We headed to the roro dock to Samal Island (Fee: php200), which was an hour or two of waiting … Continue reading

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Third Day at the Mozart: Chesky Crumlov

We slept on the way there but these were the scenes we saw in Chesky Crumlov, a UNESCO world heritage site since 1992. Let’s first start with a map of the area, showcasing the river that encircles the town. The … Continue reading

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1st Crystal Cruise Tour: Vienna City Tour in the Morning

Taking a tour with the Crystal Cruises is a luxury. The buses are big, the seats are comfortable and there’s complimentary water and toilet inside the coach. We each have a tour device you can hang around your neck, making … Continue reading

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Second Day: Krems Monastery and Wine Tasting Tour

Krems is a twin city: Stein, the place where the toll was collected and Krems, the market town. It was a trading hub. Currently, it has 26,000 permanent inhabitants. It boasts of 3 private universities and an additional 10,000-12,000 students … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Crystal Mozart! It’s good to be “home”

We have arrived at Crystal Mozart at 6pm after checking out from Prague, and visiting Kuta Hora. It is an utter pleasure to be at Crystal Mozart again. The staff greeted us warmly and many recognized us from last year. … Continue reading

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Second Day in Prague: The Taste of Prague Foodie Tour

We signed up for The Taste of Prague, the #1 food tour in Prague according to TripAdvisor.com. It’s not exactly cheap so we came with really high expectations. We were warmly greeted by Karolina, a 39-year old mother of two … Continue reading

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First Day in Prague

We started the tour in Mala Strana area where the aristocrats lived. It’s closest to our hotel so it’s the best place to start. Following the alley, we passed by the John Lennon Pub Restaurant. On its right, you can … Continue reading

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