Tagged: Eco-tourism

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 6

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...

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. 2

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...

Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, Getaway, Visayas, Tupanggala, Pilipinas, Nature 3

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 2

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....

Picnic Grove, Tagaytay, Cavite 5

Tagaytay: Hangout at Picnic Grove

One of Tagaytay’s most frequently visited landmarks is its famous Picnic Grove. This is one of the most common images that come to mind when Tagaytay is mentioned. Sitting at the Tagaytay Ridge, it is one of the few spots...

People's Park in the Sky, Tagaytay 8

Tagaytay: People’s Park in the Sky

Also known as the People’s Park, it sits atop Mount Sungay, aka Mount Gonzales, which at the height of 709 meters (2,326 ft) above sea level and the highest point in Cavite, offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas...

Pinsal Falls, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur 7

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...

Tirad Pass National Park, Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur 9

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...

Dunsulan Falls, Pilar, Bataan 1

Pilar: Dunsulan Falls

Originally posted in 2008 After being educated and entertained in the historic Dambana ng Kagitingan, we decided to have a side trip in one hidden falls of Mount Samat – the Dunsulan Falls. Aside from a small sign, there are...