TRAVEL Spots in the Philippines
Considered as the gateway to Hokkaido, Hakodate is a city located in the southern tip of the prefecture. It was one of the first city ports to open up to international traders in the 19th century. This resulted in its rapid industrialization, which also brought in different cultures and religions. Today, Hakodate is a lively
Follow the hidden history of Christianity in Japan!
Amakusa is made up of two main islands – Kamishima and Shimoshima, along with other small islands of varying sizes.
Cool climate south of the metro: Tagaytay City
Dubbed as the second summer capital of the Philippines, Tagaytay City is one of the most coveted travel destinations in the country. From its cool climate and the ever-present majestic view of Taal Volcano to the wide array of food choices, this suburban paradise harbors a lot of well-kept treasures. For this month’s feature, we […]
Discover the surf town of La Union
The swells in La Union are known worldwide as one of the best, making it a destination for surfers here and abroad.
Liliw, Laguna: The Tsinelas Capital of the Philippines
Get your fill of Laguna with this month’s twin travel feature! Philippine Primer takes you to the town of Liliw, Laguna, the unofficial Slipper Capital of the Philippines, and see why their slippers are so popular with tourists. Get a taste of their food as you hunt for souvenirs and other places of interest that […]
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Pacifico Bigwish Beach, with its “Big Waves", boasts a picturesque landscape filled with coconut trees and beach waves lapping over the shore that is ideal for a day of relaxation with your family. This may be a quieter stop compared to General Luna where bars, restaurants, and resorts are mostly located.
Siargao Island just cannot help but to treat its guests with grand rock formations not only inside the Tayangban Cave but also along a secluded beach, surrounded by natural rock pools in the municipality of Pilar in Siargao- this is the Magpupungko. Explore the beauty of Siargao Island through this picturesque landscape, built by nature itself!
Buddha’s Surf Resort can be your ideal oasis where your serenity and necessities are within reach. Plus, with their authentic Thai restaurant led by Chef Art from Thailand, guests will definitely not be lacking anything at this laidback resort. Come visit them and stay at their selection of Standard, Family, and Superior Rooms plus their Upper and Lower Suites only in Siargao!
JAPAN TRAVEL: Saishoin Temple in Aomori, Japan Lets You See the Most Beautiful Pagoda of Tohoku Region
The Saishoin Temple grounds is a tranquil and sacred pilgrimage site in Hirosaki, where tourists can learn and appreciate the sacred history of Japanese in Aomori Prefecture. It is home to the eye-catching five-storied pagoda of Hirosaki, a reflection of the city’s historic charm as it is built with a significant purpose.
When asked about the purpose of building Secret Spot Siargao, the owner said, “I want everyone to experience the old Siargao, the quieter side of the island, all while giving them a chance to meet people from all walks of life, whether they are backpacking the world or escaping from the stressful corporate world."
JAPAN TRAVEL: Tsugaru-han Neputa Village in Hirosaki City Will Immerse You with Cultural Experiences
The city of Hirosaki in Aomori is best explored through Tsugaru-han Neputa Village a spot that serves as a microcosm of the town that’s rich in culture and tradition. A trip to this village will immerse you in cultural experiences you can only find in Hirosaki, a leisurely introduction to the region’s outlying neighborhood.