Haya Nature Resort in Botolan, Zambales: A Father’s Day Getaway

Haya Nature Resort in Botolan, Zambales was the answer to my husband’s desire for much-needed downtime. He was desperate for an out-of-town break because city life was getting on his last nerves. Father’s Day weekend seemed like the perfect time to whisk him off to this beachfront resort.   Why …

Nayomi Sanctuary Resort: A Quiet Retreat in Batangas

Visiting Nayomi Sanctuary Resort for my husband’s birthday was our first ever getaway since the pandemic started. Our goal? “Let’s go somewhere quiet.” Good thing I stumbled upon Nayomi during one of my internet searches. Going there was a mere two-hour drive from Quezon City on a weekend for us. …

SnapHappy Foodie goes for a Malaysian Encore

My husband’s birthday proved to be the perfect time for my Malaysian encore! I finally found myself back in Kuala Lumpur to celebrate my husband’s birthday with a weekend trip. It was his first visit there, while it was my second time. Why Kuala Lumpur? The first time I went …

SnapHappy Foodie goes to Albay, Philippines for Mayon Volcano

Last weekend, my family and I went on a long road trip to Albay in the Bicol region of the Philippines. The thing is, I’ve long wanted to go to Albay, Philippines for Mayon Volcano and for Bicolano cuisine. Mount Mayon is the most active volcano in the Philippines that …

SnapHappy Foodie Goes Glamping in the Finger Lakes Region: Seneca Sol | Burdett, NY

Our little troop headed to Seneca Lake last week. I had a list of wineries and restaurants to go to, but we wanted to stay somewhere different. Sure, we could’ve stayed in a hotel, but there’s really nothing exciting with that, no matter what your budget is. Bed and breakfast? …