Tagged: vacation

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 0

Ipon: Santa’s 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...

Perth Paradise Resort, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 5

Perth Resort: A Patch of Paradise in Sipalay

One of the most photographed resorts in Sipalay is Perth Paradise Resort. It is due to its favorable topography of Sipalay — the unspoiled islets are scattered to its blue-green waters. Its picturesque view is best seen at the hilltop...

Buscalan, Kalinga, Cordillera, Whang-od, Tupanggala 0

Buscalan: Paying Homage to the Legendary 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...

Tropical Mystique, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 2

A Tropical Mystique in Sipalay

A few years ago, a Canadian named Dean Barr came to Sipalay to help a friend in great distress. Not long after that, he found himself in the middle of a paradise. He bought a lot and built himself a...

Picnic Grove, Tagaytay, Cavite 3

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 come to mind when Tagaytay is mentioned. Sitting at the Tagaytay Ridge, it is one of the few spots...

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 by preserving their livelihood and the natural...

Pinsal Falls, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur 0

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...

(Santiago Cove, Santiago, Ilocos Sur) 0

Santiago Cove of Ilocos Sur

In the small town of Santiago, Ilocos Sur, lies a small patch of paradise-like cove called the Sabangan Cove, or more known as the Santiago Cove. It is also dubbed as the “Boracay of Ilocos Sur” because of its white...

San Narciso Crystal Beach 0

San Narciso’s Crystal Beach

The province of Zambales is blessed to have beautiful beaches along its long coastline. Among those which probably tops the lists are the long stretches of beach along the towns of San Antonio, San Narciso, and San Felipe, which were...

Brgy. Sisiman, Mariveles, Bataan 0

Sisiman: More than just a Stopover

Ten years ago when I first had a chance to visit the town of Mariveles in Bataan. At that time, there was a serious traffic jam due to the highway construction, and we had to go to the alternate route...