The Dinagyang festival officially started last Friday with the Opening Salvo. This is when the different Ati tribes dance around the actual parade route and practice their pacing.I could only describe the opening salvo with two words - massive traffic
Much has been written about Zamboanga City. In fact, when I decided to go to Zamboanga, the first thing I searched online were blog articles about the city. The itinerary sent to me included a place called Rio Hondo. I found several pictures of it online and what I saw was disheartening.
The town has a beautiful river, waterfalls, caves, islands and hot spring. Going to Libmanan town’s beautiful destinations maybe a little bit of a challenge but if you’re that kind of a traveller who loves adventure and off the beaten track destinations, then I would suggest that you visit Libmanan town in Camarines Sur.
Mt. Pinatubo’s landscape is ever-changing, as caused by elements of nature. The alterations, big and small, make every visit a unique experience. This is why, dawn of 2015, I agreed to accompany a friend to the volcano.
Baguio is one of every Filipino’s favorite all year round destinations. The cool climate gives us a sampling of some western countries’ weather and the city has some of the best foodie places scattered around the highland. It’s also a favorite because of how easy it is to get there. Here’s some quick tips on How to Get to Baguio …
Looks like it is a goodbye for now for Anawangin and a new destination in Talisayen is about to replace the once apple of the eyes in San Antonio,Zambales. Let's all give our welcome to Talisayen Cove.
Favarey is one of the oldest seat of civilization in Maligcong, Bontoc, Mountain Province. It is home to one of the most beautiful rice terraces that is hidden from the consciousness of most travelers who visit Northern Luzon.
Iloilo City Proper is the historic central business district of Iloilo City. Its most famous street, Calle Real, now known as J.M. Basa Street, is lined with heritage buildings built as far back as the late 1800s. Many of these buildings were recently restored in an effort to recapture its “old glory,” and make the Ilonggos and …
Of all the places in the Philippines, Batanes has been the most elusive gem for me. I had the money. I can splurge. I can book that 16k RT ticket if I really wanted to. I saw my friends flock to this island paradise the last couple of years.
I've always associated Roxas City with seafoods and Baybay. I've been to the place several times before but the itinerary never changed - Roxas/Baybay/eat seafoods/go home, in that order. Not that I'm complaining. The thought of seafoods alone would make me drop what I am doing on a weekend and head there
On my 3rd visit to Mt. Pulag, I reunited with hiker friends, Gid of Pinoy Mountaineer, Jenny, Vinci and Koi. :) Our route was via the Akiki-Ambangeg , a 16 Kilometer trail that is estimated to take around 8 hours on a steady pace, short breaks and with smaller packs. The Akiki is known to be notoriously steep while Ambangeg trail with its rolling terrain, is commonly taken by hikers who want to take an easier approach to its summit.
Ok so I am currently at Incheon Aitport (Korea) waiting for my flight back to the states!So I have some time to kill, so I decided to update my blog! Lucky you!On this particulat day, I did another tour with my hotel, which took me to a Bamboo Organ Church, a Jeepney Factory, Tagatay to see…
Lying in the peninsula that comprises Luzon island's southeast arm, Bicol Region's famous landmark is Mayon Volcano, the Philippine version of Japan's Mt. Fuji -- a perfect cone rising in all splendor. The main city of Legazpi, where Mayon's beauty can be seen, is a 12-hour trip from Manila
“Manong, bayad,” “Pasuyo naman po,” “Para! Sa tabi na lang ho,”—we’ve all heard and said these lines at least once in our lifetimes. The jeepney won’t be the country’s most popular mode of transportation for no reason. For a stash of coins or a couple of small bills, this iconic Philippine vehicle can take you …