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A six-day food festival is set here starting on June 18 to showcase the flavors of Aklan. The activity is part of the annual food festival organized by the Kalibo Ati-Atihan Tourism Council (KATC). Now on its 22nd year, the food festival will unveil Aklan’s native dishes and exotic foods including the famous “Tamilok” or woodworm. KATC President Mariquit Lao said the...
The Presidential Assistant for the Visayas on Friday said the revival of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) direct flight from Cebu to Los Angeles this year will perk up the tourism industry in the Central Visayas province. “We welcome the revival of the Cebu-Los Angeles Flight starting May 2, 2020. I appreciate this move of Philippine Airlines (PAL) on reviving the...
Vigan offers their own unique breed of longganisa. And in celebration of this wonderful Ilocano heritage, this UNESCO World Heritage Site holds their annual Longganisa Festival from January 16-27. Photo Source: Vigan City Instagram This homegrown fiesta is usually celebrated on the 22nd of every January to coincide with the anniversary of Vigan’s cityhood declaration on the January 22, 2001. And...
A traditional Ivatan house-inspired toilet will be built in a provincial park in Basco, Batanes this year for the benefit of locals and tourists alike, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday. The project comes after the ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the DOT, the provincial government of Batanes and the global non-profit organization World Toilet...
The arc ornamented with colorful Christmas lights at the Quintos bridge, light tunnel at the plaza, and the giant wishing Christmas tree are the new attractions drawing tourists here. “Whenever I pass by Quintos bridge at night, the decorations still amaze me,” said Melanie Episcope, a resident of Malasiqui, Pangasinan. Liwayway Yparraguirre, a resident here, said people keep coming every...
In line with its commitment to sustainability, Hamilo Coast continues to preserve more than 10,000 mangrove trees which covers approximately 10 hectares of the estate, making it the largest mangrove area in Nasugbu, Batangas. Together with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, Hamilo Coast continues to nurture this ecosystem by conducting educational mangrove tours in hopes of...
Baguio is the Summer Capital of the Philippines. But the City of Baguio has much more to offer as a destination even when it rains. Here are some activities for you to enjoy the much colder weather. Staycation at Peredo's Lodging House Take bed weather to the next level. Coze up in a heritage house that is more than a hundred...
The rainy season should not stop our urges to travel and get away. So we prepared a few local destinations that are best visited when it's raining. However, be really careful. Always check the weather. Ask local guides. And be ready to opt for a staycation. Museum hopping in Manila When the crowd is getting cozy at home, it's time to...
Around 10 to 12 hours away from Metro Manila, Ilocos Norte has been overshadowed by its southern neighbor Vigan City as the must-see destination up north due to its proximity and due to several similarities especially the food and culture. However, if you can take another six-hour ride, Ilocos Norte can widen and diversify your Ilocandia experience. Listed here are...
Freediving is a form of underwater diving that does not use air tanks as opposed to scuba diving. Instead, the diver is required to hold his breath for as long as he can until he resurfaces.  Although there are key differences, freediving is sometimes referred to as skin diving. Freediving has become an increasingly popular recreation for travel enthusiasts. As...

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