Exploring Palaui Island

I’ve visited Cape Engano on Palaui Island twice already and this trip was supposed to be the third time. During our trip, PAGASA declared storm signal No. 2 in Cagayan so we were not allowed by the coast guard to Cape Engano Lighthouse but instead to the nearer side of Palaui Island which is only … Continue reading

Manidad Island, Santa Ana Cagayan

Manidad Island, sometimes called Crocodile Island, is a small rock formation located in Santa Ana, Cagayan. It lies between Palaui Island and Mapurao Island. This small rock island is formed like a sleeping crocodile that disappears during high tide. The island is surrounded by wide coral reefs where aquarium fishes, seaweeds and grasses grow. During low tide, … Continue reading

Philippines Top Destinations

The Philippines is an archipelago composed of 7,107 islands. The three main groups of islands are the islands of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. The Philippines has one of Asia’s finest Beaches. Our beaches have white sands that are very smooth and comforting to the feet.  One of the Philippines best beaches is Boracay. Located 345 kilometers … Continue reading

My Hometown: Fiesta Patronal

fiesta [fɪˈɛstə (Spanish) ˈfjesta]     1. a religious festival or celebration, esp on a saint’s day     2. a holiday or carnival     http://www.thefreedictionary.com/fiesta As i was going home to what i thought was another boring vacation in my hometown, i found out that it was our fiesta. As a child, i’ve always … Continue reading

Vigan City, Ilocos Sur

Vigan City, located in the northern part of the Philippines showcases the Spanish heritage of the Philippines. It is listed on UNESCO world heritage list since December 2, 1999 for it’s unique spanish colonial history in Asia and the very well preserved spanish monumental buildings which where build in the 18th century. I got to … Continue reading

Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

Laoag City is known to be the Sunshine City or City of Lights of the Philippines, it has a perfect blend of traditional and modern lifestyle, a fusion of Spanish and Ilocano heritage . Laoag is an Ilokano word meaning “bright” that highlights the provinces’ tourism, education, commerce and trade of Northern Luzon. When i went … Continue reading

Reasons I Love Summer

“I miss the days when summer vacation was about relaxing and hanging out with friends. Now it’s all about working and squeezing your friends in when you can.” Summer is my favorite time of the year, even though its hot, it is always the perfect time to travel. During my childhood, i used to love … Continue reading