Most travelers reckon that Bataan is better off the way it is dangling away from the touristic route of Metro Manila.

A sprawl of houses with stone bases, wooden upper floors and red clay roofs greeted me

BATAAN | During the old days, when the sky is clear, you can see the cross of Mount Samat from the roof of our house in Malabon

The peeling white plastered walls of the St. Dominic Church in the town of Abucay tell a lot of stories.

The culinary scene at Bataan has been surprising me at every turn. First we ate at a gelateria at Stregato Gelateria