Tupang Gala Blog

Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) Miyajima, Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Pref., Japan 0

Miyajima: Floating Torii of Itsukushima Shrine

You’ve seen this iconic image in other media, but you don’t know it by name. This is the centuries-old Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社, Itsukushima Jinja), located in Itsukushima Island (popularly known as Miyajima) in the city of Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture. The...

Hiroshima Peace Memorial 原爆ドーム Genbaku Dōmu, Hiroshima, Japan 3

Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb Dome, A Haunting Monument

Being a part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this is the preserved ruins of the building in the aftermath of the Atomic bombings of August 6, 1945. This building, formerly known as the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, was...

Jogashima 城ヶ島, Kanagawa, Japan 0

Kanagawa: Day Trip to Jogashima Island

Contributed by TupangGala Tina, Rose and Kim If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan and miss the stunning blue of the sea and the calming lull of the waves, Jogashima (城ヶ島), a small island south...

Goshen Resort, Bamban, Tarlac 1

Bamban: Goshen Resort, A Glimpse of Rome in Tarlac

A resort and hotel with European (mainly Greco-Roman) inspired architecture located in Bamban, Tarlac. Situated in 4-hectare of secluded grounds, the resort is originally developed just for holding events of a Christian evangelical group. Though it was yet to be...

Rizal Shrine, Calamba, Laguna 0

Calamba: Rizal Shrine (Gallery)

The Rizal Shrine is a reproduction of the original two-story, Spanish-Colonial style house in Calamba, Laguna where José Rizal was born on June 19, 1861. Rizal is regarded as one of the greatest national heroes of the Philippines. The house...

National Museum of Anthropology, Manila 0

Manila: National Museum of Anthropology

Formerly known as the National Museum of the Filipino People, the National Museum of Anthropology is a component of the National Museum of the Philippines that specializes in anthropology and archaeology. It is very near the National Museum of Fine...

Mt. Ugo, Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet 1

Itogon: Mt. Ugo – A Day Hike Guide

Mount Ugo, or otherwise spelled as Mount Ugu, is one of the famous hiking destinations in Cordillera. With an elevation of 2,150 meters above sea level, it is lower than the adjacent Mount Pulag, Mount Amuyao, and Mount Napulauan. Nevertheless,...