Lumban Barong Tagalog for Made to Order and Ready to Wear!!!

macalagay embroidery lumban

Special occasions and events usually require guests to don on formal garb. For the lady you can go really traditional and have a baro’t saya Filipiniana gown, while for the men barong tagalog is the top choice. The upcoming President Aquino’s SONA on Monday would be the prime occasion to watch a parade of elaborate […]

Cebu Pasalubong Recommendations For You

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Lechon, chorizo, utap, dried mango, danggit, pusit in your baggage – we definitely know where you’ve been! Gikan ka sa Cebu and these items are your pasalubong from the Queen City of the South. =) In the Philippines vacations are synonymous to pasalubong. It’s almost unthinkable to go home after an out of town trip […]

Tara Na Sa Divisoria! For The Love of Bargains and Good Buys

Divisoria 168 Mall

“Can we go to Divisoria? We should go to Divi!” Urges me whenever I am planning a trip to Manila and luckily for me I almost always made it to this bargain mecca before I go back to Cebu. Have you been to Divi? =) I clearly remember the first time I was there, I […]

Lumban Laguna Embroidery: Barong Tagalog, Terno, Wedding Gowns and More

Handpainted fabrics and beadwork Lumban Laguna

Laguna is close to my heart for I call it home for almost half a decade. I remember almost every other Wednesday I take to the road and drive through the outskirt towns, what we also call “Upper Laguna”. Lagi kong binabaybay yun all the way from Calamba – Los Banos – Calauan – Victoria […]

Top and Popular Pasalubong From Baguio City

Strawberry from Baguio

What’s the best thing about traveling? Aside from the experiences and the memories that will remain with you for life, it’s food and souvenirs! Each town and provinces in the Philippines offers local delights and delicacies and as much as possible you should not miss them when you travel and take a vacation. Some local […]