Traipsing Chronicles

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Site Description: The adventures of a sojourner at heart who enjoys life's simple pleasures. Walk with me as I continue to wander and see the world.
Date Joined: May 1, 2011

Tags: Food, Philippines, Europe, Asia, Photography

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Star-Spangled Journey: New Jersey in a Whirl
on Jul 22, 2012 in Borgata USA Jersey City Atlantic City Trump Taj Mahal New Jersey Egg Harbor Township Boardwalk Empire We were in New Jersey on two occasions. First was to meet my brother's friend, a Filipino teacher he came to know back in his college days. Second, upon the invitation of mom's high school classmate.J.F. Kennedy Blvd., one of the major roads in Jerse...

Star-Spangled Journey: Hello Liberty!
on Jul 21, 2012 in Statue of Liberty New York Battery Park USA Statue Cruises Liberty State Park New Jersey Immigration Museum Ellis Island Liberty Island Another touristy thing we did while in New York was to get up close with Miss Liberty.We went to Battery Park where we purchased our tickets for the Statue Cruises that would take us to Liberty Island, Ellis Island and the Liberty State Park.At the B...

Star-Spangled Journey: A Tourist in NYC
on Jul 20, 2012 in New York USA NY Public Library Broadway NY Skyride St. Patrick's Cathedral NYC 5th Ave. Times Square Empire State Building Rockefeller So much to see in such limited time. I am usually drawn to places unknown with very little hype. But this time around, I had to play tourist in NYC. Our first stop after Hurricane Irene was the Empire State Building. Yes, that same building with...

Star-Spangled Journey: Getting Around NYC
on Jul 8, 2012 in Ronkonkoma New York Long Island USA bike walk NYC pedicab subway Pennsylvania Station yellow cab Our gracious hosts in New York lived in Long Island which is a considerable distance from New York City. So when we wanted to see the Big Apple, they'd drive us to the Ronkonkoma Station to get on the train that would take us to the Penn Station in N...

Star-Spangled Journey: A Slice of Pinoy in NYC
on Jun 30, 2012 in New York USA Pinoy in NYC Filipinos are all over the globe. And NYC is not an exception. Take for example Roosevelt Avenue. I was just overwhelmed by the Pinoy sights in this side of the city. There is a branch of the Philippine National Bank.A Filipino Grill Restaurant...

Star-Spangled Journey: Hurricane Irene Unleashed
on Jun 28, 2012 in Irene New York USA Hurricane It's been a long time since I last posted an entry on my Star-Spangled Journey series. Work, more travels and procrastination contributed to too much backlog. And sooner or later, I'll find myself still blogging about a travel which happened a year a...

Geek is Cool at The Mind Museum
on Jun 25, 2012 in The Mind Museum I was in Manila in April and instead of heading out on a road trip to the suburbs or spend a day at the theme park, my friends, brother and I decided to become geeky and trooped to The Mind Museum in Taguig. We arrived a couple of hours before t...

A Feast for the Gastronomes in Dumaguete
on Mar 15, 2012 in Cafe Mamia Silliman University Painitan sa Tiangge buffet brunch at KRI Lab-as baye-baye Puto at Tsokolate Dumaguete budbod sa Tanjay KRI Rana Verde Halo-Halo at Cafe Filomena Sans Rival I'll take a break from my Star-Spangled Journey posts and whet your appetite with these gastronomic choices when in Dumaguete City.1. Have your breakfast and pamper your sweet tooth at Cafe Mamia, located along the Boulevard. The view of the sea and...

Star-Spangled Journey: Boston to NYC for US$15
on Mar 13, 2012 in New York USA $15 from Boston to NYC Fung Wah Bus Boston Getting to New York City can be expensive. But for US$ 15, we hummed New York, New York from Boston to the Big Apple. We took the Fung Wah bus from the Boston Bus Station. According to their website, it is the first Chinatown bus company to provide l...

Star-Spangled Journey: Quacking Around Boston
on Mar 13, 2012 in USA Capt. Ray Beez Boston Boston Duck Tours I've taken the Hop-On Hop-Off bus tours and water cruise in the past but this was my first time to take a Duck Tour. We bought our tickets at the Prudential Tower (the ticket included a pass to the Skywalk Observatory) and then waited for our 4:30 ri...

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