Batangas: a quick escape from Manila

We just enjoyed a four day weekend; three of which were spent on the beach of south Luzon. (Luzon is the island Manila is part of). It was nice to finally take a trip without a jet and carbon guilt (well, still a little). As an American, road trips are part of my soul. The roads are surprisingly nice once you get on the Skyway, and a cruising speed of 130km/h was the result of too much caffeine and confinementRead more