Tagged: Ilocos

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...

Currimao Beach, Currimao, Ilocos Norte 0

Currimao: Charming Currimao Beach

One of the coastal towns of Ilocos Norte is a small and quiet municipality of Currimao. You’ll definitely come across that town if taking an alternative route going to Paoay or Laoag. It’s always been our path of choice since...

The Heritage Village. Taken around 5:45 am 6

Vigan: Blue Hour at the Heritage Village

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines whose structures have remained intact. Well-known for its cobblestone streets and a unique architecture that fuses Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial European...

Mindoro Beach, Vigan, Ilocos Sur 3

Vigan: Mindoro Beach

Vigan may be well known for its famous Heritage Village whose houses date back to the Spanish era. But there is one spot in the town where a beach can be found, one of the favorite places for past time...

The best things in life are free - entrance to Baluarte is free 13

Vigan: Wild Life Encounter at Baluarte

It became a habit for TupangGala to visit Baluarte every year. This private property of Hon. Chavit Singson is a recreational park which consists of a mini zoo, a butterfly garden, a track for horse-riding, a skeet shooting range, a...

Maira-ira Cove 0

Pagudpud: Blue Lagoon of Maira-ira Cove

Branded as “The Blue Lagoon”, the Maira-ira Beach is one of the best beaches of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. That place is like the main attraction after enjoying the sights of many tourist spots such as Timmangtang Rock and Bantay Abot...