Travel to Baguio in the New Normal – Here’s What You Need To Know

Residents from Region 1 can now travel to Baguio for leisure and tourism. On October 1, 2020, Baguio City started accepting screened tourists from La Union, Pangasinan, Ilocos Norte, and Ilocos Sur. This forms the first travel bubble in the country. And starting October 22, tourists from other parts of Luzon will also be allowed […]

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Hotels in Baguio City That Are Now Open For Tourists

Baguio City, known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines due to its cool climate, is now open to tourists from Region 1. This is after the Ridge to Reef Corridor Plan was officially launched on September 22, 2020. This travel corridor plan seeks to enable seamless travel for tourism in Baguio City, La Union, […]

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Hotels in Tagaytay That Are Now Open For Tourists

Taal Volcano Island

Tagaytay City is a popular tourist destination that is an hour and a half drive from Metro Manila. People who are looking for an escape to nature can drive to this city and enjoy its cool breeze. The iconic view of Taal Volcano Island in the middle of the lake is viewable from several vantage […]

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Restaurants in San Juan, La Union: Where to Eat in the New Normal

Restaurants in San Juan

Previously, I made a post of hotels/accommodation establishments in San Juan La Union that are now open for tourists from Region 1 and soon for Baguio residents as well. Aside from getting asked about the hotels here, I also get asked if the restaurants in San Juan are already open. Many restaurants are still closed, […]

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Hotels in San Juan, La Union That Are Now Open For Tourists From Region 1

Hotels in san juan la union

On September 2, the Local Government Units (LGUs) of Baguio City and Ilocos Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to start the dry run of the travel corridor plan in Baguio, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur, and Ilocos Norte. It is set this September 22, 2020. Only residents from these areas will have the […]

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Our 5 Days Iloilo, Guimaras, and Kalibo, Philippines Travel Itinerary

Iloilo

Two years ago, I went on a trip to Iloilo, Guimaras, and Kalibo with my besties Hanna and Liza. It was our first out of Luzon trip. It was supposed to be just me and Liza. We booked the flight during AirAsia’s seat sale and the plan was to explore Iloilo and Boracay. Unfortunately that […]

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Is It Okay To Travel To La Union Now For Leisure and Tourism?

Is it okay to travel to La Union now that most parts of the country are in GCQ (General Community Quarantine)? I published this post a month ago but never shared it on Facebook. Prior to publishing this, I’ve been contemplating writing about this for a few weeks. For those who have been following my […]

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Cabacungan Cove in Basilisa, Dinagat Islands, Philippines

Found on the same island where Bitaog Beach is located, Cabacungan Cove is an enchanting cove just 5-10 minutes away by boat from Duyos Beach. It is a long stretch of fine white sand beach lined with coconut trees and surrounded by towering limestone cliffs. In the middle lies an islet. The water is very […]

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Surigao City, Philippines Travel Guide

Surigao City, the capital and only city of the province of Surigao del Norte is located in the Caraga region in Mindanao, Philippines. My colleagues who used to work there describe it as a paradise. Even though it is just about 3 hours away from Siargao Island by ferry, it is not a popular tourist […]

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Crossing the Cantiasay-San Pedro Bridge in Surigao City, Philippines

Dubbed as the longest footbridge in the Philippines, the Cantiasay-San Pedro Bridge is a wooden bridge in Surigao City in Mindanao. I’m not sure about the actual length of the bridge. Some say it is 391 meters while others say it is 471 meters. It is one of the tourist attractions of the city. The […]

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