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

Meet Roxanne, a Mountain Climber and an Outreach Volunteer

Roxanne Gail Lacap is a software engineer, an award-winning short story writer in vernacular language, an advocate in helping tribe groups and a woman with a passion for mountain climbing.  For this young woman, traveling does not only mean going to a place just to see what it has but entails putting your heart on it. You must travel with a heart, by giving respect … Continue reading Meet Roxanne, a Mountain Climber and an Outreach Volunteer

Safety Tips On Your Waterfall Trip

Consider these tips to help keep you safe when visiting a waterfall. These are also guides on respecting the environment and surrounding neighborhoods. Waterfalls are located in environmentally sensitive areas. Staying on designated trails and obeying closure signs will prevent you from stepping on rare plants that can be easily damaged. Stick to marked paths to ensure you are stepping on secured trails Don’t stand … Continue reading Safety Tips On Your Waterfall Trip

Loboc River Cruise - Lunch Buffet Floating Restaurant in Bohol

Loboc River Cruise – Lunch Buffet Floating Restaurant in Bohol

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle Loboc River is one of the most scenic rivers in the Philippines that has become one of the major tourist destinations in Bohol. To explore its beauty, embarking on a native catamaran for a river cruise enables tourists to see it in a relaxing way. The Floating Restaurant The vessel you would get on board is designed to be a … Continue reading Loboc River Cruise – Lunch Buffet Floating Restaurant in Bohol

Avocado Ice Cream in Buzz Cafè Lite Port Center

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle This chic and charming restaurant is just one of the branches of Buzz Cafe in Bohol. This airy cafe suits those moments when you want to enjoy good food with the company of your favorite people. Its coziness makes it a good pick for laid back intimate conversations with friends. As soon as you enter the cafe, you will be … Continue reading Avocado Ice Cream in Buzz Cafè Lite Port Center

Conical Chocolate Hills, a Natural Monument in Bohol

Conical Chocolate Hills, a Natural Wonder in Bohol

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle More than a thousand of conical and dome-shaped mounds that spread over and rise from the surface of the plains of Bohol is this globally known natural attraction. Chocolate Hills continues to draw attention for its scenic and unique characteristics. Chocolate Hills name Its name has been derived from its natural color during the dry season when the vegetation dies … Continue reading Conical Chocolate Hills, a Natural Wonder in Bohol

ATV Ride in Chocolate Hills, Bohol

ATV Ride in Chocolate Hills, Bohol

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle Chocolate hills is mostly viewed from the top, but another way to see the famous hills is going to the rugged terrain plains to see it up close. A better way to explore it from the lowland is through having an Eco-adventure tour by riding an ATV (All-terrain vehicle). Before heading to the viewing deck to have a bird’s eye … Continue reading ATV Ride in Chocolate Hills, Bohol

Parol a Tradition, an Art and an Ultimate Filipino Christmas Relic

Parol, a Tradition, an Art and an Ultimate Filipino Christmas Relic

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle As soon as ‘ber’ months kick in Filipinos are very much eager to decorate their homes with Christmas ornaments. This signifies that the Christmas season has officially started in the Philippines. Among all the decorations that are displayed on every household, there is one that stands out the most and this is the Christmas lantern or locally known as ‘paról’. … Continue reading Parol, a Tradition, an Art and an Ultimate Filipino Christmas Relic

Ligligan Parol the Giant Lantern Festival in the Philippines

Ligligan Parol, the Giant Lantern Festival in the Philippines

Text & Photo: Kaycie Gayle The birth of the Giant Lantern Festival To give emphasis on the importance of Christmas lanterns in the lives of Filipinos, ‘parol‘ making contests are held in different schools and communities. One of the prestigious competitions and events that follows this tradition is ‘Ligligan Parol’ or more commonly known as the Giant Lantern Festival in San Fernando City Pampanga. This … Continue reading Ligligan Parol, the Giant Lantern Festival in the Philippines