Immaculate Natural Sculpture of Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle If you are into sculptures then you would know how intricate and laborious it is and how carving and shaping would take time in order to produce a masterpiece. If a sculpture made by hands is something that you appreciate then most probably you would be more awed when you see a sculpture shaped naturally. Interested in seeing the natural … Continue reading Immaculate Natural Sculpture of Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

Saltmaking – A Cottage Industry in Pasuquin Ilocos Norte

If you would have to bring home a product from your travel the least thing I would think of is salt, however, in Pasuquin Ilocos, it is but normal that people who visited this place, drop by to buy salt. Passers-by and even passengers of private and public vehicles stop at roadside stalls selling bags of salt to buy some and take it home. After … Continue reading Saltmaking – A Cottage Industry in Pasuquin Ilocos Norte

Fascinating Food and Furnitures at Suoq

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle One of the things I am fascinated with is discovering restaurants which I haven’t thought they are by just looking at their facade but eventually be surprised upon entering its doors. This is exactly what I have experienced in Suoq Restaurant which looks quirky and mystique and has a resemblance of a warehouse from the outside. There’s nothing elegant from … Continue reading Fascinating Food and Furnitures at Suoq

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

Pottery Making at Pagburnayan in Vigan City

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle Visiting artisans has been one of the activities I’ve been looking forward to whenever on travel because it gives me an idea of how things are made manually during the old times. Hence, when I was able to visit Ilocos, the jar making in Pagburnayan district has been one of the activities I’m thinking. The word ‘pagburnayan’ actually came from … Continue reading Pottery Making at Pagburnayan in Vigan City

4×4 Ride and Sandboarding at Paoay Sand Dunes, Ilocos Norte

TEXT & PHOTO: Kaycie Gayle On my travels, I would normally look for women-friendly activities like trying different cuisines, enjoying a staycation with a good view and learning more about the heritage and culture of the place. However, when I visited Ilocos, which is mostly known for heritage landmarks, I was able to go to a parched area that lies adjacent to Suba Beach and … Continue reading 4×4 Ride and Sandboarding at Paoay Sand Dunes, Ilocos Norte