BOLINAO PANGASINAN THINGS TO DO FOR FIRST-TIMERS

The bucolic appeal of Bolinao makes it an impeccable weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.  Located in the province of Pangasinan, its coastline was shaped by the waves smashing against the rocks for eons of years. Whether you want to watch a dreamy sunset, plunge into the emerald green waterfalls, or frolic in golden-sand beaches, Bolinao …

CLAVERIA CAGAYAN TRAVEL BLOG

Unusual landmarks on a stretch of coastline punctuated by craggy coves caught my eyes as I stood near the windswept peak. True enough, nothing can encompass nature’s prowess. I’m in Claveria, an unassuming municipality composed of 41 barangays in the province of Cagayan. Despite its pleasing mosaic of jungle-clad mountains, vast pastoral lands, immaculate waterfalls and beautiful beaches, Claveria rarely …

Kulay Festival in Batanes

That summer morning at the heart of Basco, Batanes was uncommonly humid. Through the window of my room, I heard the roar of motorbikes and cars. But then I heard something else: drums, xylophones and loud cheering.   A parade was moving down the nearby street, all vehicles slowed down to let the floats and the participants pass. It was …