Holy Week is a very important religious holiday in the Philippines. It’s so important that we have national holidays on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday and Easter Sunday. This is the one of those rare times when almost a hundred percent of businesses close shops including malls and department stores and when bus terminals, [...]
Part 1 of our Manila Field Trip last December. Nope, we are not students, we just decided to hit the road, travel and see some of Manila’s top tourist destinations. First stop of our Manila day tour itinerary is Intramuros and the churches and old buildings within its wall. If you want to know the [...]
Thanks to Penfires’ visitor Angela for inspiring me to finally write this post about our local church, Parish of the Virgen de la Regla or simply Opon Church to us. =) Titus aka FTB could not believe his eyes when our usually sleepy city (take out the export zone, the resorts and the airport and [...]
The Philippines currently has five Philippine Tourist Attraction sites that is recognized and confirmed by UNESCO (United Nation Educational Scientific Cultural Organization) as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. These sites are thus treasures not only of our country but also of the world, and they are something that we can truly be proud [...]
It’s the second day of our Ilocos adventure, we started early and bid temporary farewell to Vigan. Our first stop is the BALUARTE ZOO, the open-to-the-public zoo of Mr Chavit Singson, a favorite tourist attraction in Ilocos Sur especially among families & barkadas. There you’ll see his various collections of animals like the tigers, lion, orangutans, armadillos, peacocks, mountain goats and lots more! The kids will definitely love the looming dinosaur figure welcoming you to Baluarte zoo. And the best thing is Baluarte has no entrance fee!
Welcome to Baluarte Zoo folks!