Batangas: Mahogany Cafe

Mahogany Cafe is the in-house restaurant of Hacienda Darasa. We didn’t feel like going out to eat so we decided to eat all our meals here, excluding snacks we bought earlier at Waltermart. Read my review here.

Tagaytay: Tagaytay City Cheat Sheet

Here’s a general compilation of tips I learned from our December 2013 trip 🙂

How to get there: Coming from Cubao, you can try the Philtranco terminal on Edsa, sometimes Tagaytay-bound buses pass there. Or you can go directly to Pasay for Nasugbu- or Tagaytay-bound buses. You can also catch a Dasma/Palapala bus, then get on a Tagaytay-bound bus at Robinsons Dasma. But I recommend the 3rd option only as a last resort, as you will pass thru what seems like every town in Cavite.

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Tagaytay: Bag of Beans

After checking out of Las Ventanas, we dropped by Bag of Beans at the rotonda for an early lunch. I wanted hubby to try their coffee 🙂 You can read my review here 🙂

Tagaytay: Sky Ranch + Memory Lane + Etc.

The Sky Eye @ Sky Ranch, Tagaytay ~ December 2013

So the plan was, to visit Sky Ranch & ride the Sky Eye, then have brunch at Memory Lane and visit the Puzzle Mansion. Then go back at 11am to Las Ventanas for checkout.

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Metro Manila: Manila Ocean Park Cheat Sheet

Here’s a handy guide to our March 2013 trip to Manila Ocean Park 🙂

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Metro Manila: Manila Ocean Park (Part 3)

Makan Makan Asian Food Village at Manila Ocean Park ~ March 2013

Manila Ocean Park has several restaurants & snack shops to feed the hungry hordes 🙂 We chose Makan Makan Asian Food Village on the 2nd floor. You can read my review on my food blog here 🙂