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I traveled solo during my first visit to the Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan. I did it on a do-it-yourself (DIY) itinerary and to save on costs, walked the 5-kilometer jungle trail to the cave’s mouth. It was one of those early moments whe
La Tabacalera is a new dining and lifestyle center in Laoag, the capital city of Ilocos Norte. There were a handful of food and retail shops open during our visit. We spent dinner and the rest of the evening hanging out at La Tabacalera. I get excited
Stop over at the Empanada and Mami stalls in Batac. I didn’t know about it during my first visit and to think this was just within the town center of Batac. Glory’s Empanada  was super yummy and so was the Mami at Mami Bel’s Noodle Stall.  After the fu
Ilocos Norte is already known for the La Paz Sand Dunes in, the capital city, Laoag. I was psyched after the announcement on the Lakbay Norte bus that we’ll be passing by the Paoay Sand Dunes after our visit from Paoay Lake. First of all, I was surpris
I couldn’t contain a sudden gasp of excitement when I found out we were suring in Pagudpud during Lakbay Norte. Getting drawn into surfing culture thanks to movies like “Surfer Dude,” “Blue Crush,” and “Into the Blue” convinced me (and I know most peop
We were on our way to Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. From the moment of wake on the long bus ride, I had been eagerly awaiting the final uphill road and sharp bend that would take us to the Blue Lagoon, a place I’ve been craving see under excellent weather. I
My second visit to Palawan happened nearing the end of 2011. I had been thinking of revisiting El Nido since June, roughly one year since the first time I stepped foot in that beautiful paradise. During those 12 months, I was occupied by my desire to b
I was back where I started. Some things remained as I had left them … a lot of new developments around … perhaps the biggest change I noticed during my revisit to Palawan was how much of me feels different. The last time I traveled to Palawan was o
Lakbay Norte 3 finally goes to Kalinga province to conquer the white water rapids of the Chico River. Already tried river kayaking in Tibiao, Antique … loved it a lot! but it was still my first time to experience white water river rafting. I’ve heard
After our spelunking adventure in Bulacan, we traveled further north to Nueva Ecija to try out sport fishing at the Pantabangan Dam. The first time I saw it in our Lakbay Norte itinerary, I was like … sport fishing?!! that doesn’t seem to be as excit

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