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Seoul: Immortalizing Heroes at Korea War Memorial

We’re already been in Seoul, so we wasted no opportunity in visiting the Korea War Memorial. That’s why immediately after buying some computer electronic stuffs in Yongsan (considered the Greenhills/Gilmore of Seoul), we were invited by our friend, Sir Donald to...

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Seoul: Gyeongbokgung Palace

What I love with South Korea is that, they cared much on their historical structures which shaped up the Korean nation. Everything that was destroyed during the colonial era and the Korean War is slowly being rebuilt, employing traditional building...

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Seoul: Gwanghwamun Square (and its Hidden Treasure Beneath)

Located in Jongno-gu, dividing Sejong Daero (Sejong Avenue) fronting Gwanghwamun Gate into two opposite lanes. The plaza itself is surrounded by places of cultural, political and economic significance, like headquarters of international companies (like Microsoft), media organizations (like Yonhap), and...

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Lagayan: Lublob na sa Lusuac Springs!

One of the perks of travelling is that we can discover the hidden gems of every town we visit. Just like what we found out in Barangay Poblacion, Lagayan, Abra, a refreshing spring to swim awaited us to get jumped...

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San Juan: Pikkang Falls

I’ve been visiting San Juan, Ilocos Sur a lot for more than 6 years and have seen its beautiful beaches. But what I didn’t know until my fellow sheep told me last December 2014 was that the town still has...

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Pagudpud: Aqua Grande Stream

It became a habit for the TupangGala flock to rinse to Dakkel A Danum rapids after swimming at the Blue Lagoon of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. Just a few meters after the Patapat Bridge, the Dakkel A Danum Bridge can be...

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Vigan: Wild Life Encounter at Baluarte

It became a habit for TupangGala to visit Baluarte every year. This private property of Hon. Chavit Singson is a recreational park which consists of a mini zoo, a butterfly garden, a track for horse-riding, a skeet shooting range, a...

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Pagudpud: Blue Lagoon of Maira-ira Cove

Branded as “The Blue Lagoon”, the Maira-ira Beach is one of the best beaches of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. That place is like the main attraction after enjoying the sights of many tourist spots such as Timmangtang Rock and Bantay Abot...