Mt. Ugo, Tinongdan, Itogon, Benguet 0

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,...

Camp John Hay, Baguio City 0

Baguio: Camp John Hay’s 10 Places to Explore

A former military station of the United States Army established in the 1900s during the Philippine-American War. Because of favorable cool climate, the site was chosen as the reserved campsite for soldiers and was named Camp John Hay in 1903...

Mt. Caniaw, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Mountain, Ilocos, Mt Caniao 0

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...

Buscalan, Kalinga, Cordillera, Whang-od, Tupanggala 3

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...

Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, Getaway, Visayas, Tupanggala, Pilipinas, Nature 2

Don Salvador Benedicto: 4 Places to Visit

Located in the mountainous part of Northern Negros, Don Salvador Benedicto is popular with tourists who want to take a break from stressful urban life. The town is dubbed as the Summer Capital of Negros Occidental because of its cool...

Mt. Pamitinan, Rodriguez, Rizal 0

Montalban: Paitiman sa Mt. Pamitinan

Need to withdraw from the urban clutter that is Metro Manila but does not have the luxury of time or money? Feel the thirst for the rush of adrenaline and view of nature? Experience the climb and thrill of Mt....

Tirad Pass National Park, Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur 7

Del Pilar: Trek to Historic Tirad Pass

Located in the mountainous town of Gregorio del Pilar, it is the site of the infamous Battle of Tirad Pass where valiant Filipinos led by General Gregorio del Pilar defended General Emilio Aguinaldo from the advancing American forces. It is...

Also known as the Parrot's beak. It is a 60-meter natural rock formation often scaled by climbers. 6

Maragondon: Mt. Pico de Loro

Part of Mt. Palay-palay National Park which can be found in the town of Maragondon. Its proximity near Manila makes it a popular destination for hikers. With the height of 664 meters above sea level, it gives a breathtaking view that even...

Abra river valley. Taken from Bucay before entering the town of Manabo 2

Manabo: Exploring the Quaint Town in Abra

We have been visiting Abra several times before, but our trip to the province is not complete without reaching the town of Manabo, because of Raquel, one of the Tupang Gala, came from here (and proud Itneg). The town is...