Bicol Express and Other Bicol Food Treats February 28th 2011 Bicol Express. Sounds like a train to you? That is exactly what it was. The non-stop train from Manila going south to the Bicol Region is called Bicol Express. The train's long gone, and many take the overnight buses now. But the Bicol dish to which it gave its name, remains a favorite popular Bicolano dish. In Albay, we tried this dish in 1st Colonial Grill in Legazpi City and i ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Albay The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. ... full info