”Slow food, slow life; fast food, fast life.”
Know before you go. 1,338 hectares of visually appetizing mountainous forest park. Home to a total of 89 species of birds, 23 species of mammals, 13 species of amphibians, 13 species of reptiles,(1) and at least 105 Philippine flora endemics. (2) And crystal clear river system. Truly a nature tripper’s paradise. No wonder why Balbalasang, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park
From an outcry to a celebration of the town’s creativity and artistry.
In the search for the bush food of Kalinga. Tucked in the north-west mountainous slopes of Kalinga province and bordering Abra and Apayao provinces, lies the humble barangay of Balbalasang in the town of Balbalan. A settlement to the Banao tribe. Right in the green heart of Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park and by the riverbanks of … Continue reading Gastronomic Hike to Balbalasang – Balbalan National Park
Tourism development, where do we draw the line?
An Igorot culture appreciation that will never go out of style.
”Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” - Jack Kerouac | Or in this case a goddamn wall!
The merry month of May is dubbed as the Queen of Filipino Festivities. Well, to be brutally honest, my whole summer is one big staycation. But it doesn't mean there's nothing to do, actually, there’s more to do especially in the kitchen! Summertime brings in a lot of amazing produce that's suited for heirloom dishes … Continue reading Festivals Born of Flores de Mayo
Originally designed to be a hill station of Americans years ago. Bloomed into a city nestled on top of a mountain, surrounded by pine trees and sunflowers. A cool and breezy place with interesting food and art scene. That’s Baguio before. Well, there are some left and the plan is for the city to rev-bloom. … Continue reading The RevBloom of Baguio: City of Crafts and Folk Arts
Time wasted in Baler is time well spent.