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Cebu Pacific goes to Cauayan, Tuguegarao and Laoag for Php699

Here’s a cheap deal for North Luzon flights Cebu Pacific ‘Go Lite’ seat sale for as low as Php699 to nine (9) destinations! Seat Sale starts now until January 31, 2010, for ...

Vigan’s Baluarte

One of Vigan’s newer attractions is the Baluarte Zoo which is owned by then Ilocos Sur Governor, Chavit Singson. The zoo houses a wide array of animals like pythons, tigers, snakes, ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 6: Going to Vigan from Laoag

On our third day in Laoag, we took a trip south to Vigan City, the capital of Ilocos Sur. We only planned to visit Calle Crisologo and Baluarte to save time. After a quick breakfast ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 5: South of Laoag

We decided to visit places south of Laoag on our 3rd day there. This includes the Mausoleum of Marcos in Batac, Paoay Church, Malacañang of the North and Paoay Lake. We departed at ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 4: City of Laoag

We left Kapuluan Vista Resort at around 9:30 AM and we arrived at Laoag at around lunch time. We took a trike for Php 40 going to the highway where we waited for around 10 minutes for ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 3: Pagudpud

This is Part 3 of Touring Ilocos Without a Car series. As I mentioned in my previous post, there are 2 gorgeous beaches in Pagudpud, Saud and Blue Lagoon or what is known by the locals ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 2: Going to Pagudpud

This is Part 2 of Touring Ilocos Without a Car series GOING TO PAGUDPUD Pagudpud lies on the north of Laoag. It’s pretty cold out there during the “ber” months pretty ...

Touring Ilocos Without a Car Part 1: From Manila to Laoag

On December 2007, my wife and I went on a 6-day Ilocos tour. We visited places in Laoag, Pagudpud and Vigan. We don’t know anybody there so it was a great adventure for us. I’m ...

Things to do in Pagudpud

Visiting Pagudpud does not necessarily mean that you should include three items in your itinerary such as “swim, swim and swim”. There are a lot of places that you could ...

Tobacco Monopoly Monument

When the Spaniards discovered that the land and climate of Ilocos is perfect for growing tobacco, they forced the people to plant only tobacco and no other crop. The sakadas were also ...