La Union

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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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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Complete Travel Guide to Immuki Island in Balaoan, La Union

Last week, we visited Immuki Island in Brgy. Paraoir, Balaoan, La Union. I first heard about this island in 2018 when actress Bela Padilla visited it. I thought back then that the island is far from the shore and that you need to rent a boat to get to the island. But when my college …

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What To Do In La Union: Hands-on Pottery Lesson With Pagdamilian Ti La Union

Looking for other things to do in La Union other than surfing and hanging out on the beach? Why not try a  pottery lesson? It is a very fun activity and as my friend describes it, very relaxing. Red Clay Pagdamilian / Pagdamilian Ti La Union in Taboc, San Juan, La Union offers a hands-on …

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Instagrammable spots in La Union

10 Instagrammable Spots in La Union You Should Visit

I think most of you would agree that apart from relaxing, one of the reasons we travel is to take nice photos we could post on social media like  Instagram and Facebook. I’ve read of people who even plan their outfits for the trip to match the tourist spots that they are going to visit. …

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Tita Hike Series Episode 2: Hiking in San Juan, La Union

Welcome to episode 2 of the Tita Hike Series. After 3 years, finally, we have our second episode. I started the Tita Hike Series in my blog in 2018 thinking that my friend and fellow Tita (Tita in the Philippine context refers to women in their early adulthood to midlife years who confidently live their …

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It’s October and San Juan, La Union is on GCQ Again

The day before I went home for my field break, I saw the announcement that San Fernando City will be on ECQ (Enhanced Community Quarantine) and San Juan on GCQ (General Community Quarantine) from October 1 to 14, 2021. Instead of things getting better, it seems like things are getting worse again. Active cases in …

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