Kalinga - Attending the Easter Mass and a Wedding Ritual


It was Black Saturday when we visited Tinglayan in Kalinga Province. We were able to attend the anticipated Easter Sunday mass in the village of Luplupa's church. The celebration started outside the church with the burning of some woods where the paschal candle was lit. Surrounded by the locals, prayers were recited in celebration of Easter. Then we went inside the church for the mass.

Philippines' Famous Tourist Attractions from Up Above


Whenever I fly, I always request for a window seat. I just love seeing how beautiful our country is from up above. Have you ever wonder how the Philippines' famous tourist attractions look like up in the air? Here are some photos of Mayon Volcano, San Juanico Bridge, Taal Volcano and Boracay Island as I captured them from the window of the plane. Enjoy!

What to expect on the Oasis Of The Seas


The list of amenities on-board the Oasis Of The Seas is a lengthy one indeed. To say the Royal Caribbean ship is well equipped would be an enormous understatement and if you like your cruise ships packed with pubs, play areas, restaurants and outdoor activity options then the Oasis might just be the vessel for you and your party.

Kalinga - Meeting the Tattooed Women of Tinglayan


Going to Tinglayan, all I wanted is to see a tattooed woman; those that I only read on text books during my school days. History tells us that these women have their tattoos as ornaments which signifies beauty and makes them more attractive to their suitors. Some have it like a necklaces and full sleeves on their arms. While for the men, it is a sign of bravery as warriors who have killed their enemies.

HOTELS IN MANILA: Grand Prix Hotel - Manila

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Grand Prix Hotel is a chain of econotels that offer travelers, transients and tourists an experience of safe, clean and affordable hotel accommodation. They boast to provide efficient hotel services that are personalized and can be at par with high-end accommodations. They are located in key cities such as Manila, Pasay, Quezon City, Tarlac, Boracay, Cebu and soon in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. They don't just offer high quality service but an experience worth remembering.

Kalinga - Exploring the Villages of LupLupa, Old Tinglayan and Ambato Legleg


After fixing our things at Luplupa Riverside Inn, we asked for a guide to help us explore the place. Going to Tinglayan, we actually don't have any itinerary, all I know is I want to see the remaining women with native Filipino tattoos. Upon asking at the riverside inn, German, a son of one of the guides of the Inn, volunteered to show us around the villages of Luplupa, Old Tinglayan and Ambato-Legleg. So, what's to see in Tinglayan?

ABRA TRAVEL GUIDE: Bangued Tourist Spots and Attraction (A DIY Walking Tour Itinerary)

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ABRA TRAVEL GUIDE: Things To Do, Tourist Spots and Attractions in Bangued

Whenever I travel, I always do walking tours around the place I visit. It's actually one of my favorite activities! I enjoy walking and wandering around while savoring the place's different interesting sights, attractions, tourist spots, trying out local food and interacting with the people around the community. Last May 26, 2012 I was able to roam around the town of Bangued, the capital town of Abra.

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Kalinga - En Route to Tinglayan


After wandering around Bontoc where we visited some interesting sites and witnessed the parade during the Lang-ay Festival, we hopped into the bus bound for Tabuk in Kalinga province. It will pass by the town of Tinglayan where we plan to spend another night. The bus is full of locals and foreigners heading to their destinations. It’s good to see foreigners exploring not just the usual tourist attractions in the Philippines but also the remotest villages.

Negros Occidental - Revisiting Silay's Ancestral Houses


I love heritage houses! It brings me back to the olden times and let me feel a certain awe when I see these houses - especially when they are well preserved. Of all the places with heritage houses I've been to, Silay City in Negros Occidental is one of my favorites. It boasts to have 29 declared heritage houses by the National Historical Institute as National Treasures.

Pinoy Festivals: Giant Lantern Festival 2012 on December 15 in San Fernando City Pampanga


The Giant Lantern Festival or "Ligligan Parul" is an annual event held in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga every December. This year, it will be held on December 15, 2012 at Robinson's Starmills Pampanga where several barangays will showcase their giant lanterns to compete for the top prize. Surely, it will be another grand display of spectacular lights, interplay of colors and kaleidoscopic patterns accompanied by lively Christmas songs.

SAGADA BUDGET TRAVEL GUIDE - DIY Itinerary, Tourist Spots, Things To Do, How To Get There, Expenses, and more!

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Sagada, Mountain Province is located in the northern part of Luzon. Nestled in the Cordillera mountain range, this popular tourist attraction has been a favorite among local and foreign travelers and backpackers. It is most well-known for its hanging coffins, their traditional way of burying departed loved ones. But there are a lot sights to behold, things to do and activities to enjoy in Sagada. This travel guide will provide you with basic information on the tourist spots and attractions, how to get there, things to do, where to stay, suggested itinerary and estimated budget that will help you plan your visit. Enjoy Sagada's peace and serenity, its rusty idyllic atmosphere, cool climate and most especially, the friendly people.