Sunday, December 24, 2017

Casa Tetangco: Calumpit's Christmas House

An ancestral house in Bulacan is now the center of attraction in the town of Calumpit because of the Christmas decor display made from recyclable materials. Casa Tetangco was renovated and first open it's door to the public in 2015 thru the efforts of Father Von, the youngest son of the Tetangcos.

The Christmas house showcases colorful Christmas trees, giant Santa Clauses and Christmas villages. Other display includes personal memorabilia of Father Von from his travels around the world like Starbucks mugs, mechanical displays, Coca-cola and M&M's toys.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

We Have The Most Fun: Pahiyas Festival 2016 on Video

Pahiyas is a thanksgiving festival for the bountiful harvest and to honor the patron saint of the farmers - San Isidro Labrador. This is one of the most colorful festival in the Philippines which is being celebrated every 15th of May in Lucban, Quezon. It showcases houses decorated with colorful kiping (leaf-shaped wafers made from rice) with palay, fruits, vegetable and plants. Every year, the Pahiyas route changes to give way for other household to participate in decorating their houses.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Pahiyas Festival of Lucban Quezon

Last year, I've crossed out another item in my travel bucket list. I joined Huglet Travel and Tours Pahiyas Festival tour package for Php 899.00 with some of my officemates slash travel buddies. The activity is a one day tour exploration on the streets of Lucban, Quezon plus side trips to Nagcarlan, Liliw and San Pablo in Laguna.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Celebrate Summer with Bulacan Resorts

It's summer time once again and the best thing to do is to dip in the cool water to beat the heat of the scorching summer sun. If you need a quick getaway with family and friends, you do not need to go far away from Manila to celebrate summer. Bulacan may not have white sand beaches and crystal clear blue water but it will offer you relaxing pool resorts for your next affordable summer getaway.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

SONY A5000: Your Perfect Travel Companion

Gone are those days that traveling are meant for rich people only. With the rising numbers of do-it-yourself travel blogs and the birth of budget traveler's group on social media, we are given a lot of options to travel at the cheapest possible ways

Majority of travelers nowadays prefer to travel with their backpack than carrying heavy and bulky luggages. Backpacking requires a skill to pack all the important things you need for your entire trip inside a small bag.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tara Let's Eat: Baguio City Foodtrip

          Baguio City is one of the most famous out of town destinations outside Metro Manila for families and group of friends because of its cool climate and picturesque places. Aside from it's popular tourist attractions like horse back riding in Wright Park, boat sailing in Burnham Park and strawberry picking at the strawberry farm, Baguio is also home to different worth trying restaurants. Here are the list of the restaurants I've visited during my stay.