Fantasy World: Exploring the Philippines’ Abandoned Theme Park

Did you know that the Philippines has a supposed theme park quite similar to Disneyland? Nestled on top of the hill in Lemery Batangas, you’ll find an abandoned theme park. Have you pictured a place with colorful towering castles, a thrilling rides, a hanging bridge connecting two huge trees, and a relaxing ambiance? It could have been this place. How to get there: It is advisable to bring your own…

Philippines’ Enchanting Cemeteries

Cemeteries are usually off on our bucket list. Some of us went to cemetery just to visit our loved ones who passed away or to send them to their resting place. Truth be told, it can be scary to visit the place alone or with just a few people. But contrary to the creepy thoughts, some cemeteries are fascinating and worth braving. Here are some of those: 1. Nagcarlan Underground…

Windward House: Tali Beach, Batangas

Batangas is a to-go-place if you want to breathe and stay away from the busy streets of Metro Manila. The province has so many beautiful beaches, from budget-friendly resort to luxury ones. I also went to Batangas for a quick escape and relaxation from work and city life. Since I’m always on a budget, I usually went there either on a day tour or an overnight camping. This time, our…

Gingerbread House: A Sweet Escape in Alfonso, Cavite

Have you heard the story of Hansen and Gretel? They are the siblings abandoned by their father and stepmother in the woods. They lost their way and saw a gingerbread house built by a witch, luring them using sweet foods. We’ve found a café in Alfonso Cavite which has a fairytale setting. The Gingerbread House’s (GBH) concept tells the story of the siblings, Hansel and Gretel, after they’ve lost in…

How to Explore La Union in 28-hours

For over a past year, La Union has been known as the surfing capital of the North due to its consistent waves. The province is bordered by Cordillera Mountain Range to the East and the South China Sea to the west. While surfing is still the main reason to visit La Union, non-surfers should not be discouraged. This renowned city has other attractions and activities to offer. Our trip to…

Adventure at Tangadan Falls, San Gabriel La Union

The province of La Union is known as “Surfing Capital of the North”. But did you know that aside from its mighty waves, La Union has a lot more to offer? When I visited La Union for the first time, I did a researched on how to maximized my short stay in the province. I learned about the waterfalls situated in the town of San Gabriel. Tangadan falls is one…

San Pascual, Masbate: Exploring the Islands of Burias

Being an archipelago, Philippines has many beautiful islands to explore and discover. Having the desire to stay away from the crowd, we decided to explore Burias Island. It is one of the three major islands of Masbate. The other two are Ticao Island and Masbate Island. How to get there: You will need an extra effort and patience to get to Burias Island. You’ll pass by a bumpy road and you will…

Travel Guide: A Day in Pinto Art Museum

Pinto art museum is located in Antipolo Rizal. It is a 1.3 hectares museum and a home for paintings, modern sculptures, and different artworks. The museum is a project of Silangan Foundation for Arts. Me and my friend were planning to go to Saint Andrew Shrine in Bulacan. But unfortunately, a night before our supposed visit, we learned that the shrine is now close to public viewing. That’s why we just decided…

Visiting the Catholic Churches in Biñan

Biñan is just one of the places in the country where you can find different Catholic churches. The Philippines is the third largest Catholic country in the world. It has numerous churches built throughout its archipelago. Thus, it is not surprising that one city alone can have several churches in its area. During Holy Week, some devotees are doing Visita Iglesia or the seven churches’ visitation. I listed here the churches that you can…