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Sachi: A Taste of Authenticity

I am fond of Japanase cuisine since before. I think it started when I was in grade school, watching Japanese anime like Naruto. He loves ramen and it intrigues me how it tastes like. Since then, I have been wanting to taste authentic Japanese food.

Plenty of restaurants nowadays offer different cuisines: from western to eastern, and more, that you won’t need to go to different countries just to taste their food. Though I think it’s a different story when…

Mt. Makiling: Travel Guide, Itinerary and Expenses

Mt. Makiling is an inactive volcano located at the border of the province of Laguna and Batangas. The Mountain is owned by University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna. It was a national park before but was then transferred to them for the use in forestry education and information.

Elevation: 1,090masl (3,580ft)
Difficulty: 5/9

There are two(2) different trails to choose from:

1. Backtrail
* from Jump off point (Brgy. San Felix, Sto. Tomas Batangas) up to peak 2 and went back to the…

Conquering Mt. Makiling: We got lost but managed to survive

It was past four o’clock in the afternoon, and we were in the middle of descending from the summit of Mt. Makiling when suddenly we got separated from the group and got lost.

Let me start from the very beginning.

The bus station near LRT Gil Puyat is our meeting place before going to Batangas. Jornel, one of my collegues, and I arrived early since we came from the office. At around 4:30AM we are already complete and boarded the bus…