IWAHIG FIREFLY WATCHING: enchanted wireless lights

The environmental health of Palawan is what the island boasts of. With the strict environmental ordinance implementation throughout decades and strong public support, the teeming flora and fauna of Palawan are of strong evidence. One indicator of a healthy environment is the presence of fireflies in multitudes. When visiting Puerto Princesa City, one must not miss…

UGONG ROCK ADVENTURE: unforgettable zipline experience

Puerto Princesa City does not only boasts of its worldwide renowned natural beauty but also parks that provide thrilling adventure and adrenaline-filled activities. Located in Brgy. Tagabinet, there you would find the Ugong Rock Adventure Park. Its main attraction is the zip line with dual cables and the vertical spelunking experience. Yes! You will be…

MANGROVE BOAT TOUR: paddling in serenity

After you have visited the amazing Subterranean River in Sabang, this is the next stop you should and “a must” experience. This is notable of the Community Based Sustainable Tourism Program of the PPC LGU as evident by active participation the local community present nearby the Mangrove Area. As we arrived at the area, we…

PUERTO PRINCESA – forest city in paradise island

    Owing from its vast land area, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan Island has much to offer to travelers and tourists. Thank you to its political predecessors and incumbents as they continue to preserve the island’s natural beauty, minimizing negative impact to its surrounding environment and preserving its culture and heritage.     Learning and understanding…

PUERTO PRINCESA SUBTERRANEAN RIVER: of global fame

The subterranean river two hours drive north of Puerto Princesa downtown has really placed the island on the global stage after it has included in the Seven Wonders of Nature last 2011. The “Best Island in the World” has one the best-listed nature wonder – might be sounding redundant but is true. Palawan Island has…

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…