History is a subject not everyone is interested with – but, for sure, Vigan City will always ring a bell among Filipinos. This UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Ilocos Sur is part of the New Seven Wonder Cities – which I have been dreaming to see for real. So when the gang decided to visit Ilocos Region after our one week trip to Palawan, I couldn’t get more excited to visit the historical attractions that is in Ilocos Sur. … More Project 81 Provinces: Ilocos Sur Travel Guide
Sandboarding and windmills – these were actually the only things that we had in mind when we planned to visit Ilocos Norte. But the province exudes more than the adventure it promised. Far beyond the adrenaline, we got more than what we bargained for – unexpected lessons in history, taste of hearty dishes, immersion with locals, and memories to keep for a lifetime. … More Project 81 Provinces: Ilocos Norte Travel Guide
The more mountains you climb in the Philippines, the more you are inspired to go higher and farther. How many times have we heard that ‘where to go next?’ praise after cursing the trails with regrets and bombarding the guide with ‘how many minutes more?’ Mountain climbing is addictive.
The Philippines is blessed, not only with beautiful beaches and tropical island destinations, but also with challenging mountain trails that is sure to provide a magnificent view at the summit – or learning experiences that will last for a lifetime. … More What are the Top 10 Highest Mountains in the Philippines?
We are truly missing the mountains extra these days – the breath of fresh air, bewitching view of sunrise, relaxing panorama of sunset behind those rolling hills, and spellbinding sea of clouds. But worry no more. Here are some of the epic hiking documentaries of the Philippine’s most renowned mountains destinations that we can binge-watch. … More Miss hiking? Watch these documentaries about Philippine Mountains
If you can’t visit all 7,641 islands of the Philippines, why not see those beautiful island destinations unfold before you by watching these feel good and inspiring Filipino movies that will bring you around the Philippines and will surely feed the inner wanderlust in you! … More Not traveling? Feed your Wanderlust with these FREE movies
Mt. Pinatubo is a distant dream of mine. Something that is off the bucket list, but a dream destination nonetheless. I didn’t have specific timeline as to when to visit this so called “beautiful disaster”, so as long as if time permits, I will. But time is not an ally these days. With side hustles … More A Stranger brought us to Mt. Pinatubo
Disclaimer: Before you make presumptions, please know that I am notorious in making clickbait titles. But believe me, this is an interesting chronicle to read. In case you feel that I’m just beating around the bush, exercise the freedom to exit this page. However, since you’ve read this far, might as well read the whole … More ‘Nayong Pilipino’ is now a Cemetery
Did you know that there are actually six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Philippines? Yes, out of the 1,121 World Heritage Sites scattered around the World, three cultural and three natural sites are found in the country. Aside from these six sites, there are 29 other sites that are also in the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in the Philippines. … More Discover Philippines: UNESCO World Heritage Sites that you can visit!
The street food scene of the Philippines is very much alive in every corner of every city and province. If you want to get a variety of food to eat for a minimal amount, don’t hesitate to hit the streets. To help you navigate around the vibrant and exciting world of street food in the Philippines, here’s a quick list of the street food that you must try! … More Hungry? Here’s Philippine’s Classic STREET FOOD Favorites
I’ve never thought of Manila as a destination. It has always been a stopover; a gateway; a bridge that links to all the wonderful places around the beautiful island of Luzon. Its glints and glamour may seem inviting but one could only agree that it is also a home to: as Isa Garcia says it, hot sweltering mess of angry drivers, selfie takers, Facebook trolls, political dissent, and social acrobatics with a line towed in the sand to clearly separate the haves from the have-nots. So, imagine my obvious dislike when my travel group agreed to visit Manila for the annual tour. What in the world are they thinking?! Come on, out of the 7,641 islands of the Philippines, can’t you think of any better place? … More I’m NOT coming back to Manila