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Lugud Balen, A Community Kitchen Amidst The Virus Crisis

Kapampangans have always been known as good cooks making it the culinary capital of the Philippines. One way of showing their Bayanihan amidst the virus crisis is by using their best asset which is cooking tasty meals. Hence, a kitchen community in Pampanga named Lugud Balen was formed after a group of Kapampangan chefs and cooks united to ensure that frontliners who serve to fight … Continue reading Lugud Balen, A Community Kitchen Amidst The Virus Crisis

Donsol whaleshark interaction responsible tourism guide

Donsol’s Whale Shark Interaction Responsible Tourism Guide

Donsol in Sorsogon is known to be one of the few places in the world that can offer an almost guaranteed whale shark sightings. People from different countries visit it to see the gentle giants. If you have plans of experiencing whale shark interaction soon, here is a quick guide to have fun while practicing responsible tourism. What to do when you reached Donsol? Register … Continue reading Donsol’s Whale Shark Interaction Responsible Tourism Guide

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Reading Club 2000 : A House of Books in Makati City

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle Reading Club 2000 is a community library with an unstructured setup. Though the library is in a private residence, it is an open house for everyone who’s interested to visit. It is located amid a busy neighborhood in the bustling commercial district of Makati.  Though some parts of the house are already dilapidated it is an esteemed spot for its … Continue reading Reading Club 2000 : A House of Books in Makati City

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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

Carless Weekend in Emerald Avenue

A road free of cars F. Ortigas Jr. Road formerly Emerald Avenue is usually busy with cars passing. It is also frequently seen as a road dotted with professionals walking along its sidewalk. However, the whole stretch of the road is closed to cars every weekend for it to be utilized by families. Walking around it with no vehicles on sight but just people relaxing … Continue reading Carless Weekend in Emerald Avenue

Pasig Bike Share

Pasig Bike Share

Pasig City is one of the most-bike friendly cities in Metro Manila that has been implementing Bike Ordinance Advocacy. This ordinance has led to the creation of the Pasig Bike Share project, which promotes the use of non-motorized transportation. The bicycle-sharing system The system works by providing people with bicycles to use it for short trips, through a network of fully automated stations. Users can … Continue reading Pasig Bike Share

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

How to Live Like the Locals

If you want to have a better grasp of a place then live like how the locals do. This will enable you to see the place from a different perspective and uncover its real character. This is also a good way to understand its people and their customs. To live like the locals means…. 1. live where they live 2. shop in neighborhood fresh markets. … Continue reading How to Live Like the Locals

Responsible Tourism In Sagada: Reasons Why Sagada Has Maintained To Be A Charming Tourist Destination

Despite the influx of tourists in Sagada, its community is strong in advocating responsible tourism and is committed to preserving their culture and the natural beauty of their town. Here are some beautiful photos with gentle reminders of the locals to tourists. All photos are taken by Lauren Dela Cruz for Sagada Tourism. Sagada as a community and not a museum Please manage your expectations. … Continue reading Responsible Tourism In Sagada: Reasons Why Sagada Has Maintained To Be A Charming Tourist Destination