Tagged: Environment

Kinkaku-ji 金閣寺, Kyoto, Japan, Tupanggala, Pinoy Travel, 0

Kinkakuji, The Golden Pavilion (金閣寺)

Perhaps one of the most remarkable landmarks of Kyoto. The  gold leaf-covered temple is often depicted with its reflection from the Kokochi or “mirror pond” and surrounded by small rocks and pine trees. The Kinkakuji (金閣寺, literally “Temple of the...

Osaka Castle, 大阪城, Ōsakajō, Osaka, Japan 0

Osaka Castle (大阪城)

One of the most famous landmarks of any major city are their historic pre-Meiji-era castle. Being in Osaka, we wasted no time visiting is its own castle, the Osaka Castle (大阪城, Osaka-jo). We made our trip quite early, at about...

Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, Getaway, Visayas, Tupanggala, Pilipinas, Nature 0

4 Places to See at Don Salvador Benedicto

Located at the mountainous part of Northern Negros, Don Salvador Benedicto is popular to 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

Paitiman sa Mt. Pamitinan

Need to withdraw from the urban clutter that is Metro Manila but do 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 2

Tagaytay Hangout: Picnic Grove

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

Tamaraw Falls, Puerto Galera, Or. Mindoro 0

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; it’s beauty can be already seen...

Kaynipa Cove, Ternate, Cavite; 9

Kaynipa Cove Awaits to be Discovered

Caylabne, Puerto Azul and Boracay de Cavite. These are just some of the beautiful beaches that can be found in the town of Ternate. But yet, there is one small cove that is just waiting to be discovered: the Kaynipa...

Patungan Cove, Sta. Mercedes, Maragondon, Cavite 12

Patungan Cove of Maragondon

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 from preserving their livelihood and the natural...

(Carabao Island/Fort Frank, Maragondon, Cavite) 9

Formidable Fort of Carabao Island

More known as Fort Frank, this island is one of the complex of defensive islands built by the Americans at the mouth of Manila Bay. The long, narrow island is surrounded by jagged cliffs, caves, rocky shores and topped by...

Banaoang Bridge, Bantay, Ilocos Sur 1

Sidetrip: Bantay’s Banaoang Bridge

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’s Enduring Watchtower

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...