Byaheng Barok

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Current Rank: 204 (Travel & Leisure)
Site Description: Byaheng Barok chronicles the travels of a Filipina singlemom (sometimes, with her son) throughout the Philippines and in Asia... without spending too much. Yes, really, travelling need not be expensive. Tara na, sakay na! Byahe tayo! :)
Date Joined: Nov 3, 2010

Tags: travel, philippines, travelling, asia, budget

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Balai San Juan on a Summer Weekday
on May 8, 2012 in Accommodations PHILIPPINE TRAVELS PHILIPPINES - Batangas accommodation Balai San Juan batangas beach blue hour dusk Laiya resort San Juan sunset . . Now that we’re suffering from a 37-degree temperature (with a RealFeel of about 45-degrees), it is the most perfect time to hit the beach and cool off. I’m sure that would be a blast, but the multitudes of people heading to the beach is such...

And Mom Becomes a Traveler, Too
on May 6, 2012 in Albay Blogging Camarines Sur PHILIPPINES - Batangas PHILIPPINES - Cebu PHILIPPINES - Laguna PHILIPPINES - Quezon batangas beach cagbalete cagbalete island cebu crown regency hotel edge coaster laguna mom mooon cafe mother motherhood quezon San Pablo City sky experience adventure sky walk sky walk extreme Villa Escudero . . . . . .   “Love your PARENTS. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.”     . When I found this quotation circulating in Facebook, it hit me like a ton of brick. I was guilty. . Not that I don’t l...

Fast Facts on Nami Island
on May 1, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Seoul SOUTH KOREA entrance fees ferry Nami Island seoul south korea transportation . . . . . . . . . Nami Island is an independent republic. They have their own flag, anthem, passport, currency, etc. . Nami Island was formed when the Cheongpyeong Dam was constructed. . Nami Island was named after General Nami, a young, distinguishe...

How to Go to Nami Island via Subway
on Apr 30, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Seoul SOUTH KOREA Transportation Nami Island seoul south korea subway transportation Winter Sonata . . . . . Since the nearest subway station from Guesthouse Korea is the Anguk Station, I will start my directions from the Anguk Station. . 1. Go to Anguk Station and take the Line 3 (orange) to Jongno-3(sam)-ga . . 2. At Jongno-3(sam)-ga Station, tr...

Shopping in Myeong-dong
on Apr 25, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Seoul SOUTH KOREA Myeong-dong Myeongdong seoul shopping shopping in Seoul south korea . . . . . . . . Myeong-dong ruined the day, Myeong-dong made the day. . It really depends on how you look at it, but the events of our first day in Seoul, South Korea, or should I say, THE EVENT (that is, going to Myeong-dong), changed the HolyWeek T...

Accommodation in Seoul: Guesthouse Korea
on Apr 23, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Seoul SOUTH KOREA accommodation backpacker's lodge cheap accommodaiton guesthouse seoul south korea . . . . . . . . I came across Guesthouse Korea from the PEX travel forum. I usually jump-start my research from there, as first accounts from actual travelers are more reliable than researching for accommodation websites. . I was actually, kind of, l...

How Seoul Greeted Us on our First Night
on Apr 18, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Incheon Seoul SOUTH KOREA airport airport bus Incheon International Airport jackets seoul south korea spring temperature transportation winter . . . . . . . With a very cold temperature. . Weeks before we (the HolyWeek Travellers) even left Manila, I’ve been religiously checking out the weather and the temperature in Seoul and Busan. A year ago, it was suppose to be spring at this time of...

The Sound of Music and the Sound of Travelling (My Yearning to Go to Austria)
on Apr 13, 2012 in Austria EUROPEAN TRAVELS MISCELLANEOUS Salzburg austria filming locations julie andrews salzburg sound of music shooting locations the sound of music von trapp von trapp family singers . . . . . The first time I saw the movie, “The Sound of Music,” from the Betamax tape that my father brought home, I fell in love with it. And all throughout my 6th grade, I watched it everyday as soon as I get home from school. So to say that I...

South Korea Itinerary (Seoul & Busan)
on Mar 29, 2012 in ASIAN TRAVELS Busan Seoul SOUTH KOREA Travel Itinerary busan hol holy week travellers holyweek itinerary seoul south korea . . . . . . . . . . FINALLY! I’m so done packing for a 10-day trip to South Korea. Such a stressful endeavor especially when you’re trying to squeeze everything inside a medium-sized luggage without sacrificing fashion. Haha! But, really, I was w...

From Potipot, With Love
on Feb 5, 2012 in PHILIPPINE TRAVELS PHILIPPINES - Zambales beach candelaria dawal dawal beach resort island potipot potipot island valentine's zambales . . . . . . . Since February is the love month and I have no love to blog about anyway, I decided to write about a trip my photographer friends and I did to Potipot Island. Nope, it wasn’t a photo safari or a trip related to photography, it was jus...

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