If you’re the kind of traveler who takes interest in going to scenic nature spots, we know a place for you. Taal Volcano, the second most active volcano in the Philippines, is a sight to see and a place to discover in the Philippines. TAAL. An overlooking view of the Taal Volcano in Batangas. (Photo courtesy of Knot Martinez via Flickr) Taal Volcano is an island within a lake, on an island, within a lake, on an island found in Batangas, Philippines. It’s just a two-hour drive from Manila, which is why it is a favorite destination by locals who don’t like travelling too far from home. To […]
About 5 minutes of walk south of Basilica De San Martine is the Taal market. Here you can find a wide range of local products like butterfly knives (Balisong), rice cakes (Suman), longanizas, dried sardines (Tawilis) and barongs (embroidered formal shirts) made from pineapple leaf fiber. A beautiful barong dress sells for just P1500. Photo from FilipinoScribbles Perfect for souvenirs, these products draw customers from as far as Manila and beyond.