Caught in the summer are the colors of Aurora. The bloom fest of flowers. The gorgeous blue sky reflecting its vastness on the clear ocean water. Even the dull brings pleasure. Feast your eyes on the vibrant and somber effects of Dinadiawan and Baler.
People. It’s very hard not to notice Ilonggos friendly attitude as they wear their big smiles at all times. Ilonggos are very approachable and accommodating making the tourists feel at ease in asking assistance/queries. The only barrier between the locals and tourists is the language differences. Since they have their own dialect, expect that not all locals are fluent in Tagalog. I suggest that when you communicate with them, try to use either English Language or TagLish. With this, they can understand you better. And when you are interacting with locals expect that some may completely understand your queries, however, when they respond to you, they will speak in Ilonggo. You really have to make a good pick to whom you will throw your queries. 😅😅😅 Continue reading “3 REASONS WHY ILOILO HAS TO BE IN YOUR BUCKET LIST”
After my solo travel in Palawan, my next destination took me to the islands in Visayas. This time, I traveled with my buddy. We arrived early in the morning and started our itinerary right away.
Dapitan, located in Zamboanga del Norte, is the Shrine City of the Philippines. It is known as the place of exile of Dr. Jose Rizal. A lot of historical sites can be explored in a day since most of the spots are just walking distances apart.
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Puerto Princesa is the second largest city in the Philippines. But even so, you can totally backpack your way all throughout its northern part. Whether you want to explore the underground river, hop on to the famous islands, or just give it a go to the inland destinations, all can be arranged in one package. Even including a five or maybe four-star hotel accommodation. This was the set up we had last October of 2014. For three days and two nights we managed to swing by with all the famous tourist spots. Continue reading “Hitch Three: Puerto Princesa City”