August 9, 2016
Also known as Ingi Dei, is a national holiday celebrated every August 9 to acknowledge the indigenous people living in Suriname. The indigenous tribes include the Arawaks and Caribs, considered to be the largest group, followed by the Akurio, Trió, Warrau and Wayana.
August 7, 2016
One of the most unforgettable experiences I had in Brasilia was dining at Porcão, known as one of the top restaurants in Brazil.
August 2, 2016
LA SOUFRIÈRE FAST FACTS: Pronounced as La Soufrière is an active volcano known as the highest peak at 1234 m (4049 ft) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The earliest recorded eruption was in March 26, 1718 and the last one was in April 1979 with no known casualties. The forest’s physical structure and
July 27, 2016
Suriname is located at the northeast part of South America. It was colonized by the Netherlands in the 17th century and became independent in 1975. It is a multicultural country with strong African and Asian influences. The inhabitants of Suriname include the indigenous people (Amer-Indians), African, Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese, Dutch, Brazilians and now, Filipinos.
July 23, 2016
REVIEW AMENITIES: Limited lot parking and street parking Outdoor seats Reservations Accepts debit card Takeaways Good for groups Good for kids FOOD: 4/5 SERVICE 5/5 AMBIENCE: 3/5 LOCATION: Koninginnestraat 11, Paramaribo, Suriname OPENING HOURS: Monday and Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm; Wednesday to Friday, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm to 10:00
July 21, 2016
Fort Nieuw Amsterdam is located at the junction of the Suriname river and the Commewijne river. It was supposed to be a barricade to protect the crops from the river between 1734 to 1747. The materials used to construct the fort were supplied by the Netherlands and built by the slaves. It was also a
July 19, 2016
Brasilia is the capital and one of the most beautiful places in Brazil, not because of its beaches, but because of the city’s unique modern architectural structures. It was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and has an airplane-like shape when seen from above.
July 15, 2016
Good news for Filipinos! It is visa-free to go to Brazil. HOW TO GET THERE: We took a flight from Suriname to Brazil that costs us about 350 US to 400 US per person (return). It includes a connecting flight of about 1 to 2 hours to Belem and another one-hour flight to Brasilia.
July 14, 2016
In my almost three years in Suriname, I was finally able to set foot in the Paramaribo Zoo which is only a few minutes away from my house. My place is near the center, so it will take a 5-minute taxi ride and a 7 SRD (1 US) fare.