In the urban living of Pampanga, Midori Clark Hotel and Casino stands tall as a sophisticated oasis embracing the collaboration of nature and modern day living. Situated in the lush greeneries of Clark Pampanga, Midori, which means “green” in Japanese, is an exquisite modern zen hotel that offers guests a home, away from home.
Go back to the Mesozoic Era and get up close with Spinosaurus, Stegosaurus, Iguanodon, Triceratops and other species here at Dinosaurs Island where life-size animatronic dinosaurs come to life. This attraction started out as a business of exporting dinosaur mascots and became Philippine’s first ever dinosaurs animatronics theme park.
HADUAN FALLS. (Photo by Jm Balinas grabbed from panoramio.com via Mabalacat City’s Facebook page) According to British novelist Roald Dahl, “the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” This proves to be true, just as the best destinations here in the Philippines are found in places you didn’t think it would be. Take, for example, Mabalacat Haduan Falls in Pampanga. A perfect summer getaway is usually spent on the beach. But for those who would like to go on an adventure before they can enjoy their weekend off, we know a place for you: Mabalacat Haduan Falls is a hidden paradise where you can spend time falling […]
27 years later, from something that once rocked the country and shocked Southeast Asia, Mount Pinatubo is now hailed as one of the country’s top tourist destination with its dangerous yet aesthetically beautiful sight. Best known for its June 1991 eruption, the most intense eruption in recent memory, second only to when Krakatoa blew its top in 1883. It almost wiped the province of Zambales off the map but has since become dormant, offering spectacular views of the caldera created in the aftermath of its eruption. Although considered as a dangerous sight, its beauty sparked interest to people and foreigners, making trail hikes to Mount Pinatubo part of everyone’s itinerary.
A predominantly Catholic country, the Philippines is home to baroque churches of all sizes – many of them dating back to the Spanish colonial period. During Holy Week, devotees flock to these churches in light of the Visita Iglesia, the Roman tradition of visiting and praying in seven churches commencing Maundy Thursday. Luckily, you don’t have to wait for Holy Week to see these three stunning baroque churches in Pampanga. – San Guillermo Parish Church – Bacolor – – They say great things come in small packages – and Bacolor’s San Guillermo Parish Church is certainly no exception. After the devastating eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991, this 15th century […]