Tupang Gala Blog

Tamaraw Falls, Puerto Galera, Or. Mindoro 1

San Teodoro: Tampisaw sa Tamaraw Falls!

Found between the towns of Calapan, San Teodoro and Puerto Galera lies a natural wonder named Tamaraw Falls. What’s great to the falls is that you don’t need to trek just to be there; its beauty can be already seen...

Patungan Cove, Sta. Mercedes, Maragondon, Cavite 21

Maragondon: Patungan Cove

At the southern part of Maragondon is a small fishing village that seemed to be forgotten by time. It was far from any access to electricity and commercialization, but it helped the village by preserving their livelihood and the natural...

(Heritage Village, Vigan, Ilocos Sur) 8

Vigan: Heritage Village of Vigan

If you ever wanted to glimpse at the past of the Philippines, this place would be at the top of your list. Because no matter what time of the day you decide to visit the different tourist spots here in Vigan,...

Banaoang Bridge, Bantay, Ilocos Sur 1

Bantay: Banaoang Bridge Sidetrip

Spreading across the Abra River, connecting the town of Santa and Bantay, considered as an iconic symbol of Ilocandia, the Banaoang Bridge, also known as Quirino Bridge, named in commemoration of the late former president Elpidio Quirino, is highly praised...

Bantay Watchtower. Bantay, Ilocos Sur 4

Bantay: Enduring Watchtower of Bantay

Bantay Bell Tower was built in 1591 and serves as the belfry of the Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Caridad, St. Augustine Parish (one of the oldest surviving churches in Ilocos region established in 1590). It also served as a...

Pinsal Falls, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur 3

Sta. Maria: Legendary Pinsal Falls

As the rumored footprint of the legendary Ilocano giant Angalo, the breathtaking Pinsal falls is a very popular destination in Ilocos Sur because of its natural yet mesmerizing landscape. The cold water flowing here is an ideal place for swimming...

(Luna, La Union) 8

Luna: Bahay na Bato Pebbles and Stone Art

The “Bahay-na-Bato” is now one of the most visited tourist destination by both local and foreign tourist in the region. It was opened for public only last 2015. Before it became available for public as tourist destination, it was only...

(Santiago Cove, Santiago, Ilocos Sur) 0

Santiago: Santiago Cove

In the small town of Santiago, Ilocos Sur, lies a small patch of paradise-like cove called the Sabangan Cove, or more known as the Santiago Cove. It is also dubbed as the “Boracay of Ilocos Sur” because of its white...