My first visit to Mt Samat was during the war museum inauguration near the Mt Samat National Shrine. Signified by a massive white cross on top, Mt Samat is a historical place and a must-see for anyone visiting Bataan. Just a few walking distances away, also on Mount Samat, was
Bagan, Myanmar or Burma is sort of this hidden gem amongst travelers. It’s got these beautiful ancient temples and pagodas. Plus, the entire region is so rich with history and Myanmar’s culture is so visible. The potential is definitely there but their tourism is only in its
Most Filipinos learned about Dapitan through Philippine history. Though more regarded as the place where Gat Jose Rizal—the Philippine National Hero—was exiled, it now secured a special role in the colorful tapestry of the Filipino culture and tourism.
Its name, Dapitan (which means “to invite”), signifies the welcoming vibe of the
The Pawikan Festival is an annual celebration of the endangered ‘pawikan’ or sea turtles. It’s usually held at the end of November up to the beginning of December in Morong, Bataan, but the festival itself garners the attention of the whole of Bataan. The date more or less coincides with
Travel Tips in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Ho Chi Minh City (formerly called Saigon, abbreviated as HCMC) may not be center of the country, but it holds the title of being the largest city in Vietnam. It has a land area of 2, 061 km2, which is nearly twice the
Us Filipinos, the ones those who we call 90s kids, grew up hearing stories about creatures that wreak havoc and terror into the night. We heard the most terrifying tales of Kapre, the cigar-smoking creature who kidnaps kids and our version of Bigfoot, the Nuno sa Punso, the tiny goblins
San Fernando, Pampanga recently celebrated the Sinukwan Festival last November 23-30, 2019. It was held at Pampanga Capitol Grounds and at Robinsons Starmills. The weeklong festival is a long-standing tradition in Pampanga celebrating the Kapampangan spirit through its culture. It’s usually held year by year in late November or early
When something is not quite right, we, Filipinos, would often say, “I-Google mo na yan!” But what if you are outside the country and found yourself drifting in the cities of Vietnam?
Though that’s not always the picture, wandering on its scenic streets can be more fun when you are connected
Travel Guides: Exploring the Splendor of Ahmedabad in 3 Days
Ahmedabad—at first mention may sound like a low-key Indian city. However, upon further exploration, one will discover a wealth of wonders hidden inside this capital city of Gujarat. Ahmedabad is the first UNESCO World Heritage City of India—having been declared as
Inle Lake is this fascinating place in Myanmar’s Nyaung Shwe township. It’s this freshwater lake just 5 km or 3 miles south of Nyaung Shwe town and it’s the second-largest lake in Myanmar with thriving communities around and on the lake itself. I have to be honest, many people told