In a country of coconuts as tropical as the Philippines, winter is something one would like to experience at least once in his or her lifetime. So here I am, someone whose mood is affected by the weather and someone who has always donned a jacket in an airconditioned room; about to experience the first winter of her lifetime.
Opening salvo for my summer is a road trip to Badian. Badian is located south of Cebu. It would take approximately around four to five hours from Cebu City to Badian (depending on the traffic and stops) . Badian boasts Lambug for its powder sand beach.
We only have a little over twenty-four hours before we fly out from Manila. We wanted to get out of the city we have been cooped up for the past days; far from the malls and traffic. Considering the duration of the travel, a two-hour drive from Manila is the best place for that quick trip. Hence, Taal-Tagaytay it is.
How do someone pack for an international travel for nine days with a seven kilogram bag capacity? Sounds difficult but not impossible!