the adventures of yoshi

…almost home!

Posted in Travel and Trips by yoshi on May 10, 2010

hey guys! finally had a chance to sit and get some work done… i’ve been jetsetting and hotel hopping here in the philippines and its nice to stay stationary for more than a day.

its super hot here and i’m trying my damndest not to get all dark or else i fear i’ll look like an oompa loompa with my white hair and dookie brown skintone =X

so far i’ve been to makati (and all their malls… literally), boracay with their beautiful powder sand beaches (and parasailing), naga’s CWC for watersports enthusiasts, legaspi’s mayon volcano and swimming with the whale sharks (OMGGGGG i wish i had an underwater camera to share with you!!!!), and back to manila (for more shopping).

today is a holiday here because of the elections. been staying low since the people here take these campaigns VERY seriously… many people waited in the heat for hours to vote – some even fainted while waiting in line. but that’s for another day. uhm, yea, erap is running again – let’s hope for aquino!

i was able to meet up with vicky from greyone social/trilogy/status magazine and chat with her for a bit – finally, a nice conversation in full english! (seriously, if you heard my tagalog, you would die of laughter) hoping to meet up with rosario (her sis) tomorrow at the mall of asia… another SM mall hehehehhee.

so what next?

the bf left this morning for ny so its just my aunt and me – in a few days we’ll head off to el nido, palawan – can’t wait! i’ve heard so many great things!!!!

oh yea – i’ve been eating a lot of bangus =)

gah, i’m already dreading to return home and back to work, but i miss my kitties and and my bike!

photos to come! promise!

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  1. ReptarParker said, on May 10, 2010 at 3:38 PM

    Baller up in the PI lol.

    Take some pics of you eating belut!

    Hahaha, just kidding, don’t. That would be disgusting lol

  2. Krystal said, on May 11, 2010 at 9:42 AM

    Hi! I just ran into your blog thru the hellz bellz website and I read this entry and it made me smile! I just came back in March and I had the same experience… Boracay, white sands, shoppin, tryin not to get too dark, and the part that was totally the same: LOTS OF BANGUS!! I love it!!!! anyway! i’m gonna bookmark your blog… you’re great 🙂 xoxo – krystal ❤

    • yoshi said, on May 17, 2010 at 11:27 PM

      awww thanks krystal!!! bangus is my FAAAAV! lol

  3. Jimmy! said, on May 12, 2010 at 8:13 PM

    Whoop Whoop!

  4. Jena said, on May 16, 2010 at 4:14 PM

    hey jessica! you make me miss the philippines so much. i went to el nido 10 years ago, it was so beautiful. my fam lives over on santiago ave in makati! anyway, have a fun the rest of your trip and save travels…

  5. […] herrera’s are all VERY talented, up until the youngest, vicky =) she and i linked up a few days prior to this day and had a great conversation over yummy coffee and pie =P she pretty much runs the show […]


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