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12 Hours in Sagada: Travel Guide to Sagada, Mountain Province

What can you do with just 12 hours in Sagada? Last weekend, we went on a day trip to Sagada, Mountain Province. We were there for a work-related activity but tried to squeeze in some sightseeing during our trip. If you are not familiar with the place, Sagada is a town in the Cordillera Mountains …

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Santa Maria Church

Santa Maria Church, Ilocos Sur: A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion, commonly known as Santa Maria Church in Ilocos Sur is one of the 4 baroque churches in the Philippines designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was inscribed in 1993 on the World Heritage List pursuant to the 1972 UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the …

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7 Churches in Ilocos Sur and La Union for Your Visita Iglesia

The other night, I and my younger brother and his family embarked on a Visita Iglesia on our way back home to San Juan, La Union from Vigan in Ilocos Sur. Visita Iglesia is an ancient Lenten tradition by the Catholics. It is the practice of visiting seven Catholic churches on Maundy Thursday and Good …

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Tangadan Falls in San Gabriel, La Union, Philippines: A Complete Guide

While La Union is known for surfing, there are other things you can do in the province if you are not into this type of activity. La Union has plenty of waterfalls that you can visit, with Tangadan Falls as the most popular. Tangadan Falls is located in the municipality of San Gabriel, La Union. …

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Where to Go in the Philippines: Destinations That Are Now Open To Tourists

On January 28, 2022, the Department of Tourism announced that beginning February 10, 2022, the Philippines will start to accept fully-vaccinated* foreign leisure travelers from visa-free countries. In addition, qualified leisure travelers will no longer be required to undergo quarantine. The question now is where to go in the Philippines? What tourist destinations are now …

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How to Register and Apply for a Travel Pass With S-Pass

S-Pass is an online travel management system where you can facilitate your travels to provinces and cities with travel restrictions. It was developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) VI primarily intended to make traveling in the Philippines during this pandemic safe, swift, and smart. On the S-Pass website, you can check the …

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Where to eat in Mankayan

Where to Eat in Mankayan, Benguet: Garahe and Cafe Ud Bangsal

If you’re planning to visit Mankayan to do paragliding or to visit Lay-odan Farm, you are probably wondering where to eat in this mining town. There are several restaurants in Poblacion and they serve good food. I will make a separate post next time with a list of where to eat in Mankayan. For now, …

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San Juan Beach is Temporarily Closed for 15 Days

Over the holidays, tourists flocked to the surf town in La Union. There were so many people at the beach you would think that it’s December 2019- when there was no pandemic, people were not wearing masks and were not practicing social distancing. Maybe because the daily number of confirmed cases in the country has …

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Bato de Luna Art Gallery

Guide to Visiting Bato de Luna Art Gallery in Luna, La Union

Two weeks ago, I posted some pictures from our visit to Bato de Luna Art Gallery on my Instagram stories. One of my friends who saw my IG stories sent me a message telling me that my posts are scandalous (but he was just joking). You will probably understand what he meant when you see …

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