Pampanga

Celebrating Independence Day At Nayong Pilipino

What more could be a better way to celebrate the Philippine Independence Day yesterday (June 12) than a  peek to the country's sights, culture and history in Nayong Pilipino.  Its a themed park that oozes with nostalgia and celebration of the Filipino spirit. The few hectare community alike features various elements and sceneries that gives… Continue reading Celebrating Independence Day At Nayong Pilipino

Pangasinan

Bolinao’s Suman Sa Latik

Suman sa latik is a variant of the famous all-time Pinoy snack favorite “Suman”. The delicacy added a twist in the typical Suman that is made from sultry rice and wrapped in banana leaves.  It is in bamboo containers and comes with a sweet sauce or latik.  You can buy these Bolinao’s Suman sa latik… Continue reading Bolinao’s Suman Sa Latik

Pangasinan

Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

Apart from beaches, Bolinao also prides itself for having the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse. Constructed in 1905, the lighthouse is the second tallest of its kind in the Philippines. At 351meters above sea level, it comes next to height against the Cape Bojeador Lighthouse in Ilocos Norte. I remember, a few years back when I visited… Continue reading Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

Pangasinan

Vitamin SEA: Patar Beach Escape

Summer months are already nearing its end here in the Philippines. From April to May, the sun shines with stench of blazing heat day-by-day. Good thing, it’s this time of the year that the Ecijanos club of Lupao (where my uncle and big bro are members) gear up for a beach vacation. They decided to… Continue reading Vitamin SEA: Patar Beach Escape

La Union

A Bit of San Fernando City

San Fernando City is the capital of La Union province. It is surrounded by Naguilian, Bagulin, San Juan and Bauang. To conclude our holy week church visit in 2017, we travelled from Bauang's Gapuz Vineyard to the city to visit the St. William Cathedral. Of course, we can't miss the chance to roam a little in San Fernando. Here's… Continue reading A Bit of San Fernando City

La Union

Easter Sunday Gapuz Grape Hunt

Few kilometers away from Agoo is Bauang, La Union. It is famous as the Fruit Basket of the North and an attraction here are the grape vineyards. There are four yards you can visit namely Lomboy, Calica,  Mangguera and Gapuz. Among the four, I went to Gapuz .It was claimed that the yard had its… Continue reading Easter Sunday Gapuz Grape Hunt

La Union

Holy week Church Visit 2017: Agoo Basilica & St. William Cathedral

It’s the last day of holy week and last day of a long holiday in the Philippines. While most people thrive to go back home or to go to places to avoid work hassles on Monday, my family is doing church visit.  Agoo Basilica Travel Origin: Lupao, Nueva Ecija Travel Time: 2-2.5 hrs Our first… Continue reading Holy week Church Visit 2017: Agoo Basilica & St. William Cathedral