Bicol Express Chronicles: Cagsawa Ruins

A trip to Bicol would not be complete without a visit to one of its popular icons, the ruins of Cagsawa.  And so before we head off on a long drive back to Manila, we had this as our last itinerary.

Bicol Express Chronicles: Appetizer

May 01 is Labor Day in the Philippines.  It is quite fortunate that this year, it fell on a Friday so it was perfect for a getaway.  While many chose the beach because of the extreme summer heat, we chose to spice things up and visit the land of chilies, the Bicol Region.  And what…