(To read part 6, click here.) Here are some pictures taken behind the cam – in between and during short breaks when we were doing our Weekend Getaway shoot!
(To read part 5, click here.) Since we were able to accomplish all (3) Travel Missions, we were rewarded by Weekend Getaway! The reward? An amazing shopping spree at Levi’s (Greenbelt 5) worth Php20,000!!! With much excitement, we headed off to Levi’s with our kids before the store’s usual opening time for shoppers.
(To read part 4, click here.) 3rd Travel Mission: To collect Tuba or coconut sap and to defeat Alvin – the “Mangangarit King”. Our 3rd and last travel mission was to defeat the Mangangarit King – Kuya Alvin, in collecting Tuba or coconut sap by climbing from one coconut tree to another and to pour […]
(To read part 3, click here.) 2nd Travel Mission: To Kungo hunt in the bakawan or mangroves! A Kungo is a crab that is a bit bigger than a talangka but smaller than an alimasag and can only be caught in its natural habitat – the mangroves. We were brought to the bakawan to catch […]
(To read part 2, click here.) If you’ve been following my Weekend Getaway posts, (parts 1 and 2), you already know by now that me and my husband Chuckie were their “Weekend Warriors” for Dec. 15, 2012 episode. “Weekend Warriors” are supposed to complete 3 Travel Missions to be able to win the additional shopping […]
(To read part 1, click here.) A roadtrip is one of the many fun ways to discover the beauty that lies beyond the usual sights and people we’ve grown accustomed to. That is exactly what we did as we ventured off to San Juan, Batangas. As we traveled along it’s narrow but well paved roads, […]
Chuckie and I have been married for more than a decade but we really haven’t had the chance to go on a vacation with just the two us. Going out of town has always been with our kids or due to work. But 2 weeks ago, this long awaited getaway has finally become a reality. […]
Join me and Chuckie as we go around San Juan, Batangas exploring this wonderful province and take on local challenges that will surely amuse you! Watch Drew Arellano’s “Weekend Getaway” this Saturday at 4:30pm on GMA News TV! Tara na!
Just last weekend, my husband and I were invited to guest and become “weekend warriors” for GMA News TV’s weekly afternoon show, “WEEKEND GETAWAY”. During the taping, we were able to visit a wonderful province within Luzon that is as lovely and as beautiful as its people. We were fortunate enough to experience and partake […]
These are my personal summer getaway tips. You may find them useful: 1. Water – Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! 2. Sunblock – Make sure to apply sunblock protection 15minutes before sun exposure and reapply at frequent intervals. Look for sweatproof and waterproof sunblock lotions. The higher the SPF,the better! I go for Beach Hut. Why? Cause […]