Wednesday, November 27, 2013

5 Italian Dishes You Must Try in Rome

Italy is celebrated worldwide for its divine cuisine and in turn each individual region has its own delicious specialities. The majestic capital city is no exception to this rule and a visit to Rome would not be complete without sampling some traditional Roman cuisine. Of course, the Eternal City is home to numerous delectable dishes, which often have very humble origins. So if you are visiting Rome for a day as part of your cruise excursion, use Cabs4Rome Civitavecchia transfers to get to the city centre and start enjoying some of top Italian dishes that you absolutely must try when in Rome.


Source: Wikimedia / Author  Marco Iannantuoni

1. Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This tasty Roman dish is famous abroad, perhaps you even have your own version at home? However, a traditional Roman Spaghetti alla Carbonara includes very few ingredients but is not always the easiest to get right. Romans prefer to use guanciale, pig’s cheek, instead of bacon or lardons and pecorino romano which is similar in flavour to parmesan cheese. You will be able to find this classic dish in all good restaurants in Rome.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Souvenir Shop in Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint

Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint is one of the must-visit places in Banaue, Ifugao.  It the best spot to view the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces.



The Banaue Rice Terraces Viewpoint is also the place where you can find a store/shop selling cool and affordable souvenir items. You can find here contemporary art executed in wood. Most of the items symbolize the rich history and culture of the Ifugaos.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The delicious lemon pie in Sagada

Other than nature tripping, enjoy the food tripping in Sagada. One of the must-eat delicacy in this town is Lemon Pie.



Sagada Lemon Pie House is one of the most popular food establishments in Sagada. It offers the best lemon pie in the country. You can definitely taste the pure lemon flavor on their pie. It has no artificial flavor and food coloring. The softness of the crust and the texture of the filling are really good.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Adventure to Mt. Ampacao in Sagada

If you want to see the magnificent view of Sagada, take up to the summit of Mt. Ampacao.



Mt. Ampacao is a one of the must-visit spots in Mountain Province. It is consider the highest peak in Sagada. The mountain features amazing view of Sagada and green pine trees straddling around the area.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

The Challenge in Mt Natib

Other than Mt Mariveles- Tarak Ridge, another mountain in Bataan that you might wanna explore and get some exciting memories is Mt Natib.



Located in Orani, Mt Natib is a dormant volcano and considered the highest peak of the caldera in the province of Bataan.  The stratovolcano mountain and adjacent surrounding is  a protected area first declared as the Bataan National Park in 1945.

How to get to Mt Natib Bataan

Take a bus bound from Manila to Bataan. You can take either Bataan Transit or Genesis Liner, with terminals in Manila, Quezon City and Pasay. Tell the driver or conductor to drop you off at Orani Crossing. After that, travel from Orani Public Market to to Brgy. Tala ( jump –off). You need to pay a registration fee at the barangay outpost. There are many local guides available in the area that will lead you along the trail going up to the summit.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Going up to the summit of Mt Kalisungan

If you’re a beginner in mountain climbing, Mt Kalisungan in Calauan, Laguna is one of the easiest and nearest mountains near the metro that you might considering for your first climb.



Also known as Mt Caluan or Mt  Nagcarlan, the mountain is one of the smaller mountain in the Southern Tagalog region,  featuring views from the peak of San Pablo's Seven Lakes, wide plantation fields,  different kind of fruit trees and among others. 

How to get to Mt Kalisungan, Laguna

Take a bus with signage Buendia-Taft  from Manila to Laguna. Inform the driver to drop off in the Duck Junction in Victoria.  Travel time is almost 2 hours. After reaching the Duck Junction, travel via Tricycle to the jump off the mountain at the Barangay Hall of Lamot.  Don’t forget to register. There’s also available guide that will lead going to the summit.

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