Category Archives: Baguio

Review: Grumpy Joe Baguio

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I first saw Grumpy Joe on Facebook and I told myself that I have to try their food, but they are only located in Baguio which I haven’t been to, ever in my life. So when I got he chance to go to Baguio for a quick trip before 2014 ends, and who knows when will I be back again, so I must try it no matter what. It’s on my list of the food places that I have to try in Baguio.

So after a long day of walking uphill, downhill the city (which is I don’t mind at all since the whether is cold), we’re totally famished, the last real food that we had is breakfast, so we wanted to really eat something good. After walkingΒ  around Camp John Hay, we’re supposed to check out 50’s Diner (on my list too) but were 15th on the waiting list and we can’t wait anymore since we are already starving, good thing that Grumpy Joe is just beside 50’s Diner.

By the time we got there, the place is full, there’s no queue but we still need to wait a few minutes before we got seated. IMG_6371
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Year End Escapade: City of Pines – Baguio City

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It’s been on my travel list to visit Baguio City, so before 2014 ends and another year will past, I have to make it happen even for a short 3-day trip to the City of Pines. What it makes it more memorable, its my first time to visit Baguio and yes I have waited this long to visit this place. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ It’s worth the wait. They say Baguio has changed over the years and that is expected, if a place is also growing in terms of tourism and modernization. I think what makes it special is the location. Philippines is known to be a tropical country and Baguio is one of the place where the weather is colder from the rest of the cities in the country, that’s why it is also called Summer Capital of the Philippines.

My friends and I decided to have a quick trip last December, which is also a peak season in Baguio, since its a long holiday vacation, we went there right after Christmas, expecting that there were only few tourist by that time and probably most people are going back to Manila to prepare for New Year’s Eve, I guess we’re wrong, again charge to experience. ^__^ You know you’re almost there, if you start to see foggy roads, you can barely see if there are any cars coming, now I know why its dangerous to travel at night if you do not know the place but I’m getting excited already! ^__^v

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How to get to Baguio: Take Victory Liner Bus going to Baguio, travel time is 6 to 8 hours. Fare depends on the type of bus, budget is around 400php to 700php one-way

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