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Ilocos Sur Travel Guide | Tourism Philippines

Ilocos Sur Travel Guide | Tourism Philippines | The Traveler | Scoop.it
One of the major cultural hubs of the Philippines, the genteel Old World charm and opulent history of Ilocos Sur reflects the hundreds and hundreds of years of being at the crossroads of European and Asian trade and commerce- a trip to Ilocos Sur...
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Robert T. Preston's curator insight, June 2, 2013 10:55 PM

Phillipines Tourism article, giving insights to the best and brightest spots to visit.

 

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Best Philippine Attractions: VIGAN

Best Philippine Attractions: VIGAN | The Traveler | Scoop.it

The Mestizo District in Vigan offers a wonderful glimpse into the Philippines’ colonial past. The ancestral houses were mostly built by Chinese traders using a mixture of local, Asian and Spanish architectural styles. Movie fans recognize the streets from the movie Born on the Fourth of July. If someone looks closely, there are still evidence left from the shooting, e.g. signs in Spanish but hastily and thinly painted over with white paint.  Tom Cruise stayed at Villa Angela during the filming of this movie.

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Exploring Ilocos del Norte | Sun Sea Adventures

Exploring Ilocos del Norte | Sun Sea Adventures | The Traveler | Scoop.it

Northern Luzon has much to offer as there are plenty of beaches down south amidst its scattered islands. Up north is a festival of sights, both natural and man-made, those that are made by nature like beaches and landscapes, and those made by man during the Spanish colonial era and before.All of these are tourist assets not only of the province of Ilocos Norte, but the pride of the whole country as well.

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DIY Walking Tour - Vigan City

DIY Walking Tour - Vigan City | The Traveler | Scoop.it

Along cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages clip-clop through beautifully weathered mansions finished with terracotta roofs, capiz shell windows and wrought-iron grillwork. No other town in the Philippines evokes old-world allure better than the provincial capital of Vigan in Ilocos Sur, 408 km north of Manila...

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Directions on Web: Getting To Ilocos Norte's Important Attractions

Directions on Web: Getting To Ilocos Norte's Important Attractions | The Traveler | Scoop.it

This post is in two parts. The first part tells you how I actually toured these not-to-be-missed spots in Ilocos Norte. On the second part is my recommended way to get around Ilocos Norte to see them in practical way, that is economically and conveniently. I will also talk about do's and don't. For those of you who got here in DirectionsOnWeb blog the first time, this entry is a second part of a series. You might like to read the first part. Kindly go to "To Laoag From Manila In 52 Minutes".

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Directions on Web: How To Commute To Vigan's Tourist Spots From Laoag

Directions on Web: How To Commute To Vigan's Tourist Spots From Laoag | The Traveler | Scoop.it

Directions to different places in Ilocos Sur, including directional maps and guides to various destinations giving advice on best routes with traffic updates...

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The Road to Ilocos: First Stop Vigan Ilocos Sur! | Penfires!

The Road to Ilocos: First Stop Vigan Ilocos Sur! | Penfires! | The Traveler | Scoop.it

If you are on an adventure mission aiming to set foot in every must-see-tourist-destinations in our country, then most likely The Ilocos Region is on your bucket list.  Nake Penfires your guide.

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