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Camp John Hay, Baguio City 0

Baguio: Camp John Hay’s 10 Places to Explore

A former military station of the United States Army established in the 1900s during the Philippine-American War. Because of favorable cool climate, the site was chosen as the reserved campsite for soldiers and was named Camp John Hay in 1903...

Gabriela Silang-Cariño Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra 4

Tayum: Gabriela Cariño-Silang Gallery of Fine Arts

NOTE: The place is under renovation during our visit.  We’re still thankful that we were welcomed there despite the ongoing development. Located in Tayum, Abra, this museum houses various books, portraits and other priceless works of art. Among these are works...

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 4

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...

Perth Paradise Resort, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 11

Sipalay: Perth Paradise Resort

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...

Tropical Mystique, Sipalay, Negros Occidental, Tupanggala 4

Sipalay: Tropical Mystique Resort

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 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...