PostCard Series| A Pineapple Plantation in Claveria

Claveria, Misamis Oriental

" Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization..."
- Daniel Webster

Travel Notes | List of Philippine Holidays in 2016

The Malacañang has officially released the list of official holidays in 2016! This is surely a joy to many of us who love to travel and explore places. We could now plan our trips around long weekends and holidays plus avail of great discounts from tour packages and airline tickets by booking much earlier. 

philippine holidays in 2016

Peñafrancia Festival 2015 Schedule of Activities and Events

Peñafrancia Festival of Naga City is one of the Philippines' largest religious celebrations honoring Our Lady of Peñafrancia, Bicol region's patroness.  The festival begins on the second Friday of September when the image of the Virgin of Peñafrancia is carried by hundreds of male devotees from its shrine to the Metropolitan Cathedral of Naga City.

This year's highlights of the celebration are scheduled on: September 11 (Friday),Traslacion Procession; September 19 (Saturday), Fluvial Procession; and September 20 (Sunday), Feast Day of Our Lady of Peñafrancia.

Penafrancia Festival

Streets or Summits: Determining your Travel Preferences

When it comes to booking the travel experience of a lifetime, it is best to plan your itinerary according to what you are passionate about. If you love nature, you are likely to have very different priorities from people who enjoy spending time in big cities. To help make the decision easier for you, here is an overview of the typical things fancied by nature lovers and urban explorers.

Camiguin | Tuasan Falls

Satisfied with my street dancing shots, I decided not to witness the showdown performances of contingents from five municipalities of Camiguin in the annual Lanzones Festival at the provincial Grand Stand in Mambajao. Instead of braving the scorching heat of the sun to witness the colorful display of costumes and the rhythmic-ethnic dance moves of the participants, (unplanned) I headed to Catarman to check its latest tourism offering- the Tuasan Falls.

Tuasan Falls