“The good thing about renewing my accreditation this year was that the people in the DOT were friendly and helpful.” … Continue readingGood lord! Not another post about renewing your tour guide accreditation.
“I have to emphasize it is not a race. God gave us different levels of stamina. There will be fast and slow ones in the group but the most important thing is that we reach our destination safely.” … Continue readingSome tips in trekking the rice terraces
“I admit that there are things we can learn from Bangkok. They recognise the importance of tourism but if we’re going to have more visitors in the Philippines, I wanted our people to be responsible and know how to handle it should that time come because the effects are irreversible not only to communities but also to the environment.” … Continue readingTraining, thoughts and a tour in Bangkok
“As a guide, you are given a unique opportunity to speak for the jeepneys, the balut, the artifacts, the paintings, the traffic and other things that may interest your guest about your culture. Your answers will help in spreading the word about your country.” … Continue readingMy 10 imperatives in tour guiding (Part 1)
“When asked if I get tired visiting the same old destinations, I always tell my guests that it’s not really these places that I’m looking at; it’s their reaction upon seeing them and their interaction with one another.” … Continue readingIntrepid days and nights