Month: September 2012

Sagada Lemon Pie

One interesting find in the mountains of Sagada is the Lemon Pie of Sagada Lemon House. The pie oozes with naturally tangy flavor is available at 25.00 per slice. The Lemon House also offers other varieties of pie like Blueberry Pie and Egg Pie.  They are open until […]

The Colors of Pahiyas De Lucban

Lucban is synonymous to Pahiyas – a yearly festivity for a bountiful harvest.  The Pahiyas is celebrated during the feast day of St. Isidore – the Patron Saint of Farmers.  This celebration is a thanksgiving event for last year’s bountiful harvest and an offering for next year’s harvest. […]

A Memorable Trip to Coron

Coron is Palawan’s best kept Tourist Destination.  My trip to Coron was one of the most memorable trips I’ve ever had – from touch down to take off! Our airport pick up was provided by Coron Village Lodge where we stayed.  The trip from the airport to the […]

My First Sagada Experience

Sagada is my favorite tourist place in the Philippines. First, its far from the hustle and bustle of the city. Second, its relatively inexpensive staying here. Third, the climate is wonderful all year-round. Fourth, it can be accessed easily. Fifth, there is much to see, do and taste. […]

The Century-Old Maasin Cathedral

One can not miss this old church when in Maasin City which is situated near the City Hall.  Along the national road of Maasin stands the picturesque Cathedral of Nuestra Senyora De Asunsion or the Maasin Cathedral. The original church of Nuestra Senyora De Asunsion was built by […]

The Scenic Bangui Windmills

The Bangui Wind Mills – also referred to as the NorthWind Bangui Project, is located in the Municipality of Bangui in the Province of Ilocos Norte.   ******** BRIEF INFORMATION ABOUT THE WINDMILLS OF BANGUI The wind farm project started with an aid grant of $48 million dollars […]

Crossing Biliran Bridge

Biliran is one of the country’s smallest and newest provinces. It used to be part of the province of Leyte until 1992. Biliran Bridge links the island of Leyte and the island of Biliran. The bridge spans a very narrow channel estimated to be 100 meters from Leyte […]

Taal Volcano Crater Trek

I live where the adventure is. About an hour from where I stay is the town of Talisay, the perfect jump-off to Taal Volcano. I have always been fascinated by the beauty of the small volcano at sun rise. I arrived past 6AM at Taal Yacht Club to […]

Abaca Products of Antique

Before we went for a Tibiao River cruise that day, we first stopped at Sto. Rosario Mulch-purpose cooperative to check out their abaca native products. Abaca is indigenous to the Philippines. Abaca fibers were already being woven into breathable fabrics and made into sturdy sandals in different parts […]

Beyond the Usual Boracay is Kalibo

To many, Kalibo is where the bigger airport is going to Boracay. Or perhaps, it is the airport where one gets a cheaper air ticket instead of flying directly to Caticlan. To others, Kalibo is the place for the famous Ati-Atihan – an annual festivity to honor Sto. […]