hawkers place, pinoy style

Being that we are backpackers, it always follows that we travel on a budget. Our plane tickets carefully booked, our hostels painfully scrutinized, and our daily allowance tightly budgeted. It is also an art of backpacking to find the most affordable places to eat in....

vigan for dummies

First things first, there's no airport in Vigan. The nearest airport is in Laoag, about 2 hours bus ride away. Cebu Pacific Air flies twice daily (to and from).  Vigan is a very small town, you can actually cover a complete itinerary in one day,...

Ilocandia road trip (Ilocos Norte)

Ilocos Norte is the northernmost province in mainland Luzon. You actually get radio signals from Taiwan, that is if you're still using a pre-historic walkman with FM band. The province got a long stretch of coastline with the terrain mainly slopes and hills. The northern...