TAMBOBONG BEACH | Dasol, Pangasinan

Pangasinan is blessed to have the beautiful and iconic tourist destinations, thank you to the well-known Hundred Islands and the beaches of Patar in Bolinao. where tourists usually flock in during peak season. I have always dreamed of exploring this farfetched beach of Dasol, Pangasinan province after seeing photographs on the web and other blogs. Because…

NINETEEN BALE BAGNET | Fusion of Northern and Central Luzon Flavors

A true Northern Luzon delicacy, the well known BAGNET made its way in the midst of the Culinary Capital of the Philippines, thank you to the strong minds of the family that envisions this restaurant despite the strong food business competition in Pampanga. Started with a two week period soft launch last November 2016, Nineteen…

OLD TRAIN STATION MUSEUM |City of San Fernando, Pampanga

The defunct railway passing Northern and Central Luzon from Manila has almost disappeared almost both from intangible memory and physical structure. Watching a local documentary about the remnants of this railway gives me a heavy heart because of the railway’s historical importance and pertinence. Majority of the defunct stations are either torn down or utilized in different. On…

TULAUK | a Lenten Sarsuela | Pampanga

  Night of Easter Sunday 2017, TULAUK  is staged in Nepo Center, Angeles City where Kapampangans can watch for free the lenten zarzuela about the Passion of Christ. With the members Arti Sta. Rita and Teatru Kapampangan and the brilliant mind of Sir Andy Alviz , the experience of watching is totally worth it. This…

8th SABUAGA FESTIVAL | Sto. Tomas, Pampanga

  Being the smallest municipality of Pampanga, Sto. Tomas is able to produce its very own annual festival – the SABUAGA FESTIVAL. The name came from the Kapampangan word “Sabuag” which means scatter and “Sampaga” which means flowers. Running on its eighth year, the festival has anchored into the hearts of the locals. With the…

MALELDO 2017: a Kapampangan Lenten Rite

As soon as Ash Wednesday sets in the land of Pampanga, the official lenten spirit starts creeping slowly until the dawn of Holy Monday. As the pabasa or “puni” as we call it, makeshift chapels, starts they chant, penitents start treading their way on the street. If you grew up in Pampanga, it is normal…

4th LUBAO INTERNATIONAL BALLOON AND MUSIC FESTIVAL | Pampanga

Another exciting festival in Pampanga, that is really a crowd drawer, the LUBAO INTERNATIONAL BALLOON AND MUSIC FESTIVAL was successfully held in the wide fields of Pradera Verde in Lubao, Pampanga.  Now running in its fourth year, the festival is gaining momentum in drawing crowds adding up its MUSICAL segment by integrating known celebrities and…

First PANAGKAKADUA-AN FESTIVAL 2017

The municipality of San Felipe in the province of Zambales recently held its First PANAGKAKADUA-AN FESTIVAL, with the Invitational Street Dancing as one of its major activities, with the festival’s motto “Mag-saya, Mag-samasama, San Felipe tara na!”. As we graced the streets of San Felipe, I can observe the locals marveling at the invited street…

INFLATABLE ISLAND – largest floating playground in Asia

The INFLATABLE ISLAND in Olongapo City is now officially opened last April 1, 2017, and the Pampanga Bloggers Society was able to experience the adventure park has to offer on its second day of official operations. The resort is dubbed as the largest floating playground in Asia, occupying at least 8 basketball courts in terms of Area, and…

HEALTHY HABITS – Angeles City

In today’s society, a variety of stressors bombards a person each and every conscious moment. Keeping your body and mind healthy is now relevant to keep pace in the very demanding today’s world. A lot of supplements became available in the market and most commonly comes with a hefty price tag. Angeleños are blessed to…

GARAJE 88 RESTOBAR – new hangout place in Angeles City

Good food and good ambiance do not always require a hefty price tag. Found this new restobar in the heart of Hensonville Subdivision, Angeles City – GARAJE88. From its name, you would be welcomed by the Volkswagen beetle car, where you can you watch your barbecue orders grilled.     Making itself unique, the tables…

ROCK FEST FOR A CAUSE by ABE ABE MUSIKEROS Production

Started as a gig inside their company, the Abe Abe Musikeros of Sutherland Global in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga, have thought to create a charitable event for a cause. Having two colleagues stricken with cancer, they coordinated a rock festival with internal bands and guest bands performing on the event night. An event they describe as,…