Posts Tagged ‘food tripping’

Quickie: A Solo Female Traveler’s Weekend Guide to Bohol

text by:Prime Sarmiento
photo by: Nina Sarmiento

(This is Part 2 of a two-part weekend guide for solo female travelers to Bohol. You can read the first part here.)

Art Tripping

1. Baclayon Church

Baclayon Church

The province is home to some of the most beautiful and centuries old churches built during the Spanish colonial era. Whether you are a Catholic or not, visiting some of these churches (in Bohol or elsewhere) will give you an insight on the country’s culture and history. One of the churches that you may want to visit while in Bohol is the Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located in the town of Baclayon. Made from coral stones and millions of egg whites, the 18th century church is also home to an old convent-turned-museum which exhibits centuries-old religious relics. (read more here)

Binondo Food Tripping (part 1): Memories of Tikoy

posted by Gypsygal Prime

(for my lil sis)

Being more Pinoy than Chinese (I’m a fifth generation Filipino Chinese from my mother’s side), our family celebrate the Lunar New Year (or better known as Chinese New Year). We go to church, then have lunch at Binondo (Manila’s Chinatown district) , watch a lion dance in the street and cap the day with my mother buying almond jelly and other sweet breads in Salazar Bakery in Ongpin and/or drop by Eng Bee Tin shop ( I love its violently-violet motif ) for its yummy ube hopia (and lately because both my parents are diabetic, sugar-free hopia). (read more here)