Inspired by the Favelas of Brazil, our very own Department of Tourism for the Cordillera Administrative Region (DOT-CAR) organized and mobilized a similar project geared towards making a previously dull hillside community along Kilometer 3 of Brgy. Balili, La Trinidad, … Continue reading Benguet Hillside Gets a Colorful Facelift!
My day in Sagada starts early at five-thirty in the morning with me opening my room window in the second floor of Misty Lodge to breathe in the fresh, cold morning air with pine wood scent. There’s no feeling like … Continue reading Sagada On My Plate
Did I say ‘walking town’ of Sagada? Yes I did. But I wish it can be a safer experience than it is now. Sagada is already a walking town but not exclusively. People who love to walk still share the … Continue reading The Walking Town of Sagada
Ambasing, Sagada Philippines After an exhilarating and hunger-inducing visit at the Lumiang cave, the perfect place to take a break and have some snacks and refreshments is at Gaia Cafe & Crafts located just a few minutes away from the … Continue reading Gaia Cafe & Crafts: An Eclectic, Vegetarian Cafe with a View in Sagada
I’ve visited Sagada a few times in the past and I’m stumped that I’ve only been aware of the Sagada Pottery during this recent visit. How I found out about it is an amusing story. I was having breakfast outside … Continue reading Sagada Pottery
Casa Vallejo, Upper Session Road, 2600 Baguio City I have been waiting for the perfect opportunity to visit Hill Station Restaurant up in Upper Session Road and after a hectic morning of walking around, this was in my mind, the … Continue reading HILL STATION : A Restaurant on a Hill Top
Casa Vallejo, Upper Session Road Baguio City, 2600 I found this charming bookshop in Upper Session Road right below SM Baguio. I was eating lunch at … Continue reading Discovering Mt. Cloud Bookshop
Cafe by the Ruins, 25 Shuntug Rd. Baguio City 2600, Benguet Cafe by the Ruins is a pretty popular dining place judging by the many reviews and posts I see online. I have heard many good reviews about it so … Continue reading Breakfast by the Ruins!
I had a grueling week and wanted to get out of Manila for the weekend for some rest and relaxation but just did not have enough … Continue reading Weekend Staycation at Marco Polo Ortigas: A Hotel Review
May 2016, Baguio City This summer has been so hot in Manila that no one can blame me if I got on a Victory Liner bus on a whim and headed north to Baguio where temperature goes down to 17 … Continue reading Drink Traditional Hot Chocolate at Choco-Late de Batirol
(Somewhere along the Pasuquin Highway, Ilocos Norte.) This is not my first time in Ilocos Norte but each time I visit, there is always something new to discover. While my first visit two years ago was focused on sight-seeing and … Continue reading Buy and Patronize Ilocos Local Products!
It is already 5:30 in the morning and I mustn’t be late. The summer sun is already high and bright in the sky but I still … Continue reading Seize the Freshest Catch of the Day in Currimao, Ilocos Norte!