Caleruega is probably known as the most popular wedding chapel around Tagaytay. It is much photographed, and the image of the chapel of Transfiguration is most likely etched on the visitor’s, or prospective visitor’s minds. Browse through a memory of our visit in Caleruega for our first year anniversary.
In a small town of Mauban lies the 1,640 hectare paradise of Cagbalete Island. Situated east of Quezon province, resting along the waters of Lamon Bay and the Pacific Ocean, the island offers a wide vastness of creamy white sand beach and crystal clear water.
The Hundred Islands National Park collectively comprises these 123 limestone islands most of which are clad in lush vegetation, secret coves, strips of white sandy beaches and sandbars as well as giant clams snorkeling areas amidst largely tranquil waters with gorgeous views of the South China Sea.
Tondol Beach is located at the northern tip of Anda, is an island municipality that used to be accessible only by boat across the narrow Catubig Channel. In the early 1990’s a bridge across the channel was constructed to connect the island with mainland Pangasinan.
Signal Hill, the highest point in the city, is one of the best places to get a good view of Kota Kinabalu. Just a couple of minutes drive from Padang Merdeka will bring you to the airy deck where you can get amazing views that extend to the outlying islands of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and further.
Poring Hot Springs is about 13 kilometers from Ranau or about 40 kilometers from the Kinabalu National Park Headquarters in Kundasang. The hot springs is actually part of the huge Kinabalu National Park. The Poring Hot Springs was first developed by the Japanese during World War II and has progressed gradually to become one of the top tourist destinations amongst foreigners and locals alike. The hot waters of the spring contains sulphur are piped into open air Japanese style baths where you can rest your tired limbs after the long hours and strenuous climb up the Mount Kinabalu.
Pasar Malam is a Malay word that literally translates as Night Market. Pasar malam can easily be found anywhere, all across Sabah. In fact, even at any small town that you ever had the chance to drop by, chances are there will be a Pasar malam at a near distance.
Although the Cordillera mountain range supplies 80% of the Philippines’ daily vegetables requirements, the folks here actually prefer to eat meat, smoked, boiled and grilled using the simplest cooking techniques often with long preparation times. The fresh and healthy dishes plus the cold weather and amazing environment is perfect to have a break and just relax. Enjoy the good food.
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is the longest running sports aviation event in Asia, gathering aviators and spectators from around the world for four days of non stop flying action. From hot air balloons to aerobatic exhibitions, formation flying to radio controlled aircraft, paragliding, skydiving, and dozens of on ground activities.