Sagada – for some people, this is the place where broken hearts go; where people travel to witness Kiltepan’s beautiful sunrise; where they could simply just chill and enjoy the wonders of nature. However, this place isn’t only just that. Amidst all the trees, the fog, and the clouds is a place that is also rich in history and in culture.
People who visit Banaue often look for villages to visit for two reasons: one is to interact with the natives, while the other is to experience living in a house that the natives used to live in. One of the best places to experience this within Banaue is the Hiwang Native House Inn. Hiwang Native House Inn has been around for at least 50 years. They have 6 authentic ba-li or native houses that they rent out to guests. Each ba-li can hold 4-6 guests for only P1,500 per night. They also have extra beds available at P200 per bed. THEY STILL STAND. An authentic Ifugao ba-li can be […]
The town of Hungduan in Ifugao may not offer much more than Banaue itself, but it is a welcome way of enjoying a trip to Ifugao without being hassled by multiple guides and people offering their services. HUNGDUAN RICE TERRACES. It may look like the rest, but it has an identity of its own. Hungduan, Ifugao is a town that’s located roughly an hour away from Banaue. You can get to the town via jeeps or buses that run the route. Hiring a tricycle might cost you more than P100 each way, which doesn’t make it a good option. Once you get to Hungduan, you need to visit […]
What’s a trip to Banaue without seeing the 2,000 year-old Rice Terraces, up close and personal? BATAD TREK. From here, the 5-hour trek shall start As one of the most famous terraces in Banaue, Batad Rice Terraces is a well-known attraction where people can trek and see the wonderful lush forests and rugged terrains that the place is celebrated for. According to locals, Batad can be visited throughout the year. However, it’s best to go here during dry season (December to June) so that it wouldn’t be rainy and you’ll be able to see the transition of colors from green to gold (golden season) during harvest time. […]
Once Antipolo’s main attraction, Hinulugang Taktak is now in the process of rebirth. It was the place to be if you’re a local or a tourist looking to cool off in Antipolo yet not keen on spending too much for a dip. GREETINGS! Welcome to Hinulugang Taktak! Hinulugang Taktak gained national attention after being mentioned in Gerry Brandy’s song “Tayo na sa Antipolo”. The cool waters of the 12-meter-high waterfall were perfect for people who visited Antipolo and wanted to cool off after a long day of walking around the city center. THE ICONIC FALLS. It’s hard to miss, especially if you’ve heard the song Tayo na […]
If you are the kind of traveler who takes delight in going through the mystics and adventure, visit Mystical Cave! This cave in Antipolo is not that known but it’s really one of the places you must visit if you want to see the undiscovered part of Antipolo. STEP UP. The flight of stairs going to the cave Going to the cave itself will entail you to take a flight of steep stairs going up. Many people usually come here during Holy Week as part of their pilgrim. As you go up, you will be able to see a poster which tells of the story of a certain […]