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Philippine Cities Where You Can Still Ride A Calesa

At present, there are only a few cities in PH that still have kalesa’s or better known as horse-drawn carriages. Because of its rarity, finding a calesa on the road has become special to onlookers. While some prefer modern vehicles, many still appreciate this old ride, as it is a part of heritage. Plus it adds to the charm of the place by bringing that … Continue reading Philippine Cities Where You Can Still Ride A Calesa

“Kwentong Barbero” or Barber’s Tales

Have you heard a “Kwentong Barbero”? or even encountered this local term? Back in the day, men living in small towns would go to the barber shop to have their haircut while having a conversation with their barber. Having established a good relationship with their hair cutter, some men would drop by on the shop just to pass time and chat with the barber. Since … Continue reading “Kwentong Barbero” or Barber’s Tales

Hacienda Tour at Prado Farm Lubao Pampanga

Prado Farm and Hacienda at Lubao Pampanga

Junks can be turned into something beautiful. This is what this family-run, sustainable eco-resort and farm in Lubao can do. Suited to those who want to unwind, be inspired, or want to come up with new ideas on what to do with their junk, this is definitely the place to be. A place of transformations Its name Prado was derived from the place where it … Continue reading Prado Farm and Hacienda at Lubao Pampanga

Oslob Heritage Park’s Cuartel de España and Other Ruins

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle Yambao Some of the historically significant places in Cebu are found in Oslob Municipal Heritage Park. It is where Calle Aragones, Cuartel de España and Oslob’s Baluarte are quietly nestled. As you explore this area, you’ll get the chance to marvel at the landmarks that were once important in Oslob.  Old streets Two of the oldest streets in Oslob are … Continue reading Oslob Heritage Park’s Cuartel de España and Other Ruins

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse Faro Cabo Cape Bojeador Burgos Lighthouse

Burgos Lighthouse’s Overlooking View to Cape Bojeador

Cape Bojeador Lighthouse also known as Burgos Lighthouse is located in Burgos Ilocos Norte. It is also known as Faro Cabo Cape Bojeador which can be translated as ‘Lighthouse at the end of Cape Bojeador’. This octagonal stone tower was built during the Spanish Colonial period in the Philippines and consists of courtyard, main pavilion, and a tower. Continue reading Burgos Lighthouse’s Overlooking View to Cape Bojeador

Crisologo Museum Ilocos Philippines

Crisologo Museum: A Home of Victims of Assassination

Crisologo Museum is a historic house located in Vigan Ilocos Sur, Philippines. It houses memorabilia and other personal effects of the Crisologo family that gives you a hint of how the family has lived. In each section of the house, you will be able to see a trace of their heirloom items and get to see different carriages.
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Fort Santiago Ruins in Intramuros Manila

A visit to Fort Santiago would enable you to reimagine the history behind the ruins and its significance. Each structure guides you to retrace its function on the entire operation of the fort and its different occupants throughout the years. Fort Santiago was built in 1571 and is one of the oldest fortifications in Manila. Different occupations and governments have used the site from pre-colonial … Continue reading Fort Santiago Ruins in Intramuros Manila

Loitering at Calle Crisologo in Vigan

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle Calle Crisologo is a cobble-stoned street in Vigan with Spanish period rustic mansions left and right. This is one of the most photographed streets in the country hence allowing anyone to appreciate its beauty even in pictures, however, spending time and loitering in this street would allow you even better to grasp its charm and rekindle that slow lifestyle back … Continue reading Loitering at Calle Crisologo in Vigan