Tagged: Getaway

Fushimi-Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, Tupanggala, Shrine, Torii, Zen, Buddhism 0

Fushimi-Inari Shrine: Land of the Thousand Torii

It’s unimaginable for a tourist that has been to Kyoto but missed Fushimi Inari Taisha (伏見稲荷大社), for it is the most important Shinto Shrine in Southern Kyoto. The place is known for its countless redish torii which are spread along...

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...

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...