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“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

Quick Peeks into Bantay and Vigan

Narvacan and Sinait may be my go-to places in Ilocos Sur, but every now and then, I pay a visit to the provincial capital of Vigan. Though I’ve frequented the … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Little Bit of Ilocos Norte Love

I may be biased with my love for Ilocos Sur, yet undoubtedly, the tourism campaign of Ilocos Norte is so much stronger. In my most recent visit, I was even handed … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Life in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur

“Iba ang buhay dito sa probinsya,” our neighbor in the province told me. (Life is different in the province.) It’s true. It’s a world apart from the chaos and traffic … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hello Again, Ilocos

Phew! Finally, I found the time to write. October flew by in a breeze, and before I knew it, the month was already over. If what I planned became reality, … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating Your Way in Ilocos

Having spent most of my childhood summers in Ilocos, and having brought up in an Ilocano household, I must say that I’ve had my fair share of Ilocano dishes. Some … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Relaxing in Sinait, Ilocos Sur

After two days of exploring Ilocos Norte and revisiting Ilocos Sur, it was time to mellow down the schedule. Our last day was spent lazily in Sinait. A tale of … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Ilocos Sur

As with any visit to Ilocos, the most recent one entailed a stopover in Narvacan, my father’s hometown. Here was where I spent most of my childhood summers in, and … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

Rediscovering Ilocos Norte

Last weekend, I was fortunate enough to finally revisit my parents’ hometown in Ilocos Sur, one of the northern provinces in the country. It was a long weekend here in … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment