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
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
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 people talk about exploring the Philippines, they mean to go out to the country’s different islands (all 7,641 of them!) and experience our rich culture firsthand. They don’t really have Manila in mind for a cross-country getaway. But what if I told you that there’s a special place that
Dakak Park and Beach Resort
I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to stay in Dakak Park and Beach Resort in Dapitan City for quite some time, four days to be exact. And I got to experience the exciting activities and amazing services it has to offer. I was there
Best of the Philippines: Pacific Farms Agri-Eco Tour
It’s no secret that the Philippines is blessed with many natural wonders and resources. All throughout its 7100+ islands, The Philippines boasts of fertile, arable lands, extensive coastlines, and diverse flora and fauna. Surely there’s just so much to do and see in
Best of the Philippines: A Santa Ana Cagayan Travel Guide
Call me old-fashioned but I absolutely love road trips. True, they take much longer than flying but they can be the most scenic mode of travel. Imagine being on the road for hours at a time, seeing local scenes and people
Got a long weekend off? Come and explore Bicol. Here’s my Capalonga Travel Guide: Pilgrims, Beaches, Waterfalls and more!