Category Archives: Philippines

A Kick Ass Adventure to El Nido, Palawan

The origins of another “kick ass” trip Dark, cold, wet, windy and cloudy. Those were the words that described Hong Kong’s weather in the beginning of March, 2014. Naturally, the only way to counter that was through beaches, sports and ample sunshine! And, thus originated the humble beginnings of yet another “kick ass” trip to … Continue reading


HKTR’s first annual Summit in Sipalay plus capture of Mt. Kanlaon in the Philippines

HKTR’s first annual Summit in Sipalay plus capture of Mt. Kanlaon in the Philippines All photos here. Leaders to meet and discuss economic affairs of the world We’ve all heard of the APEC Summit, Kyoto Summit, United Nations Summit and blah, blah, blah. Forget all that — an event far more important and exciting than … Continue reading


Relaxing, caving, biking and learning to spell in the Philippines – July, 2012

Relaxing, caving, biking and learning to spell in the Philippines – July, 2012 All pictures are here. Monday, the 1st of July. This date means a lot to Hong Kong. It’s the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China. It is aptly celebrated by literally blowing up HKD 5M (yes, five million dollars) in the … Continue reading


Vacation, The Philippines Adventure (Pulag, Sagada, Banaue)

The Philippines Adventure (Pulag, Sagada, Banaue) Photos are here. So, in order to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, we decided to take a short, relatively cheap and scenic-beauty filled trip to the Philippines. The plan was to cover, in a span of 6 days, Mount Pulag (2922m), Sagada, Banaue … Continue reading


Reflecting back..

Reflecting back on my trip to Cebu a couple of days back, I’ve got to tell you readers more about the place and what I really liked about it: a) It’s super duper, ultra Roman Catholic! There are churches and worshippers everywhere. You see crosses hanging from the windshields of cabs, crosses painted on jeepneys … Continue reading


Phillipines rocks!

Travel pictures here. Bohol map: So, on a HKD 1200 trip (flight fare) I decided to explore Cebu and a beautiful island called Bohol. I took Cebu Pacific from HKG -> Cebu and landed there at 3.30AM (no joke!) Cabbies were battling amongst each other to drive me to Cebu Grand hotel in Cebu city. … Continue reading