A charming small town in the province of Rizal has some supernatural secrets.
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El Gaucho in Makati, Savor the Argentinian Steak
Fresh off the grill, El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse, the ”Latin Flava” now in Poblacion, Makati City.
Abramazing, At First Glance
A landlocked province with a rich history and untouched natural beauty make Abra an extraordinary destination. Yet it’s so underrated and still considered as an off-the-beat attraction. And as for personal experience, it’s very elusive.
Tagayan sa Quezon Province
Drinking is an old age tradition here in the Philippines. Whether to cap the night off or a grand celebration, we, Filipinos drink. There’s even an old practice of coming into a community settlement while drinking and it’s the tagayan ritual in Quezon province.
Gin Pomelo 101
Gin pomelo is probably the most popular cocktail in the Philippines. So popular a local band even turned it into an infamous song with the same title. But do we know its origin?
Sometime in Vigan, Ilocos Sur
A city preserved somewhere in time.
Top Eats in Vigan City
Walking around Vigan is very pleasing to the eyes, its streets boast intricate architecture, plus so much history. Yet, one’s curiosity isn’t the only thing that’s filled while in Vigan city, also your stomach! With its diverse cultural heritage, its food scene is equally charming to satisfy every foodie.
Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts
Vigan’s charm goes beyond Calle Crisologo.
The Nearly Forgotten Gods of the North, The Yogad Tribe
Such a fascinating story but never told.
Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal
Earth shattering and deafening noise of colliding rocks were seldom heard in the mountains of San Mateo. It’s said to be caused by someone with enormous footprints along the riverbanks, a giant named Bernardo Carpio. A story any kid would remember while living in the province of Rizal. I recently visited Rodriguez and the storyContinue reading “Unearthing the Legend of Bernardo Carpio in Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal”