Ever wondered what it would’ve been like to have a Disneyland-scale theme park in the Philippines? While you won’t find one, you can fantasize about having one by visiting Fantasy World in the province of Batangas. POSSIBILITIES. Oh, what might have been. (Photo c/o Aldwin Masangkay via Panoramio) Fantasy World would have been a world-class family entertainment facility, amusement, and recreation club park in Lemery, Batangas. It represents something that might have been: a large-scale theme park on par with places like Hong Kong Disneyland. Its medieval theme would’ve been a hit with families, especially kids, but it was not to be. THERE IS HOPE. You may […]
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.