Part 7: Hong Kong and Macau Trip: The Peak Experience

Victoria Peak or The Peak is a “must visit” destination and one of the major tourist attractions in Hong Kong. What is so unique about The Peak? First, you’ll be thrilled riding the Peak Tram in getting there. Second, you will be rewarded by the panoramic view of a magnificent skyline and the waterfront that will take your breath away.

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it was a downcast morning so this was the only picture I got from The Peak

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Part 6: Hong Kong and Macau Trip: The Double-deck tram, the Peak Tram and the Peak Tram Historical Gallery

Our yesterday’s visit to Macau and to the prime attractions of Tsim Sha Tsui of Hong Kong at night had been crammed with adventure. For my second day in the city-state, I was again so excited for I will be riding the double-deck tram and the Peak Tram. And lastly, I will be exploring Disneyland, alone. Sounds exciting, right?

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getting ready for the exciting and enjoyable ride at the Peak Tram

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Part 4: Hong Kong and Macau Trip: The Venetian Macau and Galaxy Macau

I will not leave Macau without visiting its grand casinos which make the city famous. After a hefty lunch with Day Leen, Jelo, Kimmie in a restaurant near Real Casino Hotel, we boarded a free shuttle service going to Venetian Macau in Cotai Strip. This is the first casino on my bucket list to visit. Surprisingly, after all the walking from Senado Square down to Golden Lotus Square, we were all still giddy with excitement to proceed to the last leg of our Macau tour.

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Part 2: Hong Kong and Macau Trip: Ruins of St. Paul’s, Museum of Sacred Art and Crypt and Na Tcha Temple

There was something magical about Macau as we explore more the narrow alleys coming from Senado Square and St. Dominic’s Church. The business center was a busy place. We passed by lanes of food stalls, souvenir shops, and fashion boutiques. Finally, we caught glimpse of the imposing facade of Ruins of St. Paul’s perched on top of a hill.

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Part 3: Hong Kong and Macau Trip: A-Ma Temple, Maritime Museum and the Golden Lotus Square

We encountered difficulty in bus hopping due to Macau’s Grand Prix being held from November 17 to 20, 2016. But it didn’t dampen my excitement because my new travel buddies, Day Leen, Jelo, and Kimmie were all persistent to go places despite the situation. Coming from the Ruins of St. Paul’s, we boarded Bus 10A going to A-Ma Temple. From the bus stop, there was signage pointing the direction to the temple. It was indeed easy to find.

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At the Gate Pavilion… visitors flock at the center for a photograph

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Company outing at Morong Star Beach Resort, Morong, Bataan

Between Morong Star in Morong, Bataan, and Puerto Marina in Pangasinan, the former was finally chosen by the majority for this year’s company outing of Finance and Admin Departments. The resort’s wide array of activities especially the Banana Boat was the reason behind its winning. And we’re so excited for that ride!

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Singapore Family Trip-Part 8: Orchard Road and Clarke Quay

We’re done with our window shopping at the famous malls on Orchard Road. It’s time now to rest our feet and settle for a coffee break at Starbucks Coffee situated near ION Orchard. Bogs and Allan ordered their favorite coffees while my hubby bought three mocha frappes and a tumbler, his travel collection which he got for SG$18.

time to settle for coffee break after window shopping in Orchard Road

time to settle for a coffee break after window shopping in Orchard Road

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Mayon Skyline View Deck – Summer Escapade 2014

Mayon Skyline View Deck formerly known as Mayon Resthouse nestled halfway of Mayon Volcano.  This is one of the prime tourist attractions in Albay. A must-visit place because of the cool breeze, the breathtaking view, and the wonderful experience of getting up close to Mayon Volcano, the world’s most perfectly-formed volcano.

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the amazing Mayon Volcano up close and personal

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Our Caroman Dream Tour – Part One

Caramoan of Camarines Sur in the Bicol Region is now becoming famous for two reasons.  First, it is blessed with islands with pristine white sand, caves, lagoons, islets, and limestone karts formations.  Second, it has been the site of the global reality game show Survivor by several countries, including the USA in 2012.

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the awesome limestone cliffs in Sabitang Laya

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Cagsawa Ruins: Picture Perfect Moment

Part of our Caramoan tour with my former office mates is to visit Albay’s primary tourist attractions. This is for Sir Alex and Alma who will capture memories for their first time to set foot in my hometown. I was a tour guide on this exciting getaway.

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seize the moment

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