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Baler: Zabali’s Old Lighthouse

UPDATE: We visited the lighthouse again in January 2018 Since we’re already on Barangay Zabali in Baler, we decided to go to an old lighthouse near PAG-ASA Weather Station. But this time, we did some trekking since there’s no road going...

PAG-ASA Weather Station, Baler, Aurora 2

Baler: PAG-ASA Weather Station Sidetrip

Located on the hilltop of Bgy Zabali, Baler, Aurora, at 178.2 meters above sea level. This is just one of the numerous weather stations of PAGASA scattered in different parts of the country. This station, strategically located between the Sierra...

Ditumabo Falls, San Luis, Aurora 3

San Luis: Revisiting Ditumabo Falls

  When we had the opportunity to visit the province of Aurora, I wasted no opportunity to recommend to the flock the waterfalls Aurorans are proud of — the Ditumabo Falls. It is found in Brgy. Ditumabo (obviously) in the...

Potipot Island, Candelaria, Zambales 14

Candelaria: Tayo na sa Potipot!

White sands, clear waters, lots of trees serving as shades, bonfire every night, beautiful sunrise and sunset — these are just a few reasons why tourists frequently visit the paradise-like Potipot Island at Candelaria, Zambales. I just knew that there’s...

Edo Castle (江戸城 Edo-jō) Tokyo, Japan, History, Japanese 1

Tokyo: Edo Castle AKA Tokyo Castle (江戸城)

A visit to a Japanese city is not complete without visiting its landmark castle. A visit to these Shogunate-era structures are among the favorite activities of the flock. And to our excitement, we learned that the Japanese capital, Tokyo, has...

Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo, Japan 1

Tokyo: Towering Tokyo Skytree

One of the most famous tourist attractions of any city is their tallest structures. In Tokyo, its tallest structure is the Tokyo Sky Tree (東京スカイツリー), towering at 630 meters above ground. It is also the second tallest structure in the...

Zojoji Temple, Tokyo Tower, Minato, Japan 1

Tokyo: Zojoji Temple and Tokyo Tower

In the Minato ward of Tokyo are two sites worth visiting: the Zojoji Temple and the Tokyo Tower. These two sites, respectively representing the traditional and a more modern side of Japan, are located adjacent to each other, so you...

NHK Headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo (NHK Studio Park, Tokyo, Japan) 2

Tokyo: NHK Studio Park

The Japanese Broadcasting Corporation, known as Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK, 日本放送協会), is the national public broadcaster of Japan. It has been in existence since 1924, with regular television broadcasts beginning in 1953. We have a couple of friends working in...

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Tokyo: Wandering Around Odaiba Waterfront

Odaiba (お台場) is known as one of the popular places for shopping, dining, and entertainment in Tokyo. Whether tourist or local, both are very fond of this artificial island found at Tokyo Bay because of the many attractions and date...