Author: Tupang Gala

Gabriela Silang-Cariño Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra 4

Tayum: Gabriela Cariño-Silang Gallery of Fine Arts

NOTE: The place is under renovation during our visit.  We’re still thankful that we were welcomed there despite the ongoing development. Located in Tayum, Abra, this museum houses various books, portraits and other priceless works of art. Among these are works...

Darigayos Cove, Luna, La Union 4

Luna: Discover Darigayos Cove

Ever since the flock discovered the Balaoan-Luna route going north, the journey for us it not complete without passing by here. This part of the route is quiet, full of trees and scenic, especially during sunset. And we stop only...

Mt. Caniaw, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Mountain, Ilocos, Mt Caniao 1

Bantay: Mt. Caniaw, Easy Breezy Morning Trip

Mount Caniao is the highest point of the mountain ridges on the northern part of Ilocos Sur. Its summit is almost 700 MASL, accessible through an 8-kilometer concrete road. It is nicknamed “radar” because of the radio equipment such as...

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 5

Santa: Ipon, The Mysterious Little Fishes

Almost immediately after entering the town proper of Santa, Ilocos Sur, you will be meeting with several women selling tiny fish. These fish are called “ipon”, and Santa is blessed to have plenty of them. This is the town’s prized...

Buscalan, Kalinga, Cordillera, Whang-od, Tupanggala 4

Buscalan: Paying Homage to Whang-Od

From the mountainous Cordillera, nests a small village of Butbut Tribe named Buscalan. Butbut Tribe is known as warriors and headhunters, wherein they were tattooed as a trophy. Eventually, the government prohibited headhunting, but other traditions such as batok or...

Perth Paradise Resort, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 11

Sipalay: Perth Paradise Resort

One of the most photographed resorts in Sipalay is Perth Paradise Resort. It is due to its favorable topography of Sipalay — the unspoiled islets are scattered to its blue-green waters. Its picturesque view is best seen at the hilltop...

Tropical Mystique, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 4

Sipalay: Tropical Mystique Resort

A few years ago, a Canadian named Dean Barr came to Sipalay to help a friend in great distress. Not long after that, he found himself in the middle of a paradise. He bought a lot and built himself a...

Mag-Aso Falls, Kabankalan, Negros Occidental 4

Kabankalan: Mag-Aso Falls

Kabankalan, Negros Occidental takes pride not just on its festivities such as Sinulog and Udyakan, but also on its natural resources, just like what will be sharing with you today. Still on its pristine condition, Mag-Aso Falls generates a mist as...

The Ruins (Talisay, Negros Occidental) 0

Talisay: The Ruins, Beauty Amidst the Ruins

Dubbed as the “Taj Mahal of Negros” by Rappler, a sad love story lies behind the cement remains. It was built in the early 1900s in remembrance of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson’s wife, Maria Braga Lacson, which was died while...

Campuestohan Highland Resort, Talisay, Negros Occ. 0

Talisay: Campuestohan, A Highland Wonderland

Situated in the highlands of Mt. Makawili, 800 meters above ground, is the Campuestohan Highland Resort, dubbed as a “place like no other”. True to their tagline, there is no place like this in the entire country. This is only...