Facing the West Philippine Sea, Pagudpud's beaches are nothing short of amazing: Stretches of white sand lined with coconut trees and crystal-blue water. Located at the northernmost tip of the Luzon island, Pagudpud is a sleepy coastal town. But the locals are definitely generous with their smiles. It's not overrun by tourists yet, but it's getting there.
You can reach Pagudpud ...
through the Maharlika Highway. It goes up the coast with rolling tropical hills on one side and the blue water on the other. There are no traffic jams here, so if you have a chance to drive, this is the place to do it.
Pagudpud Beach News
Labor Day weekend is coming up and no doubt hordes of tourists will be heading to Boracay for the biggest summer beach event in the country.
But what if you're not the type of person who likes to party all night or get wasted on a beach? The Philippines is blessed with a lot of beautiful beaches for those looking for a more tranquil and secluded beach getaway.
If you’re willing to buy a ticket to Boracay, you can book a flight (or easily take the bus) to these destinations instead. Here are five alternative destinations with bucketlist-worthy beaches around the country.
Pagudpud, Il ...
Looking for a perfect getaway this summer? Ilocos Norte is here for you! The province has a lot to offer. From surfing, food tripping, time-travelling and even just relaxing, this place is surely perfect place to go this summer.
Their amazing white sand beaches in Pagudpud is one of the reasons why the almost 12 hours travel time from Manila is soooooooo worth it! I swear the views are so relaxing and rewarding. If you're stress af in work or academics because of the never ending orders from your boss or your mentally, physically and emotionally draining thesis, Pagudpud is the perfect go-t ...
It's the love month of February and Valentine's is looming ahead. If you still do not know what to do to celebrate this year's love day, how about a romantic getaway to the farthest tip of Luzon? Do not hesitate to take the wheel, and drive off to an adventure with your favorite person in the world.
Are you daunted by the prospect of driving 12 hours to the northern tip of Luzon? The road trip to Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte has always been in our bucket list, but we needed a reliever to drive that long stretch. That time has come to finally do it with my travel buddy and motoring specialist, M ...
Here in the Philippines, up north refers to Regions I and II. Places like Ilocos and La Union are usually top of mind. They're almost synonymous to verdant hills, lush mountains, and frothy seas. This two-part post explores places you may want to visit up north. Ilocos is up first!
Let's start at a place 560km from Manila, where the seashore just glow crystal against the sun. The soothing blow of the wind syncs in time with the rambunctious splash of the waters. Over and over the waves roll… beckoning, inviting, enticing you to swim and bask in the sun. T ...
One simply cannot explore the past in 3 days. "There's so much detail and complications there that cannot be understood in a short period of time", folks might say. Perhaps the theory is true, but it didn't stop us from experiencing a taste of it!
Since my childhood days were spent mostly far away from my mother and without any siblings to play with, it has always been my dream to spend an out-of-town vacation with my family. Just last month, I turned that 20-year old dream into a reality at last! From Saudi Arabia, I flew 5,000 miles to spend a month-long annual vacation in the Philippines ...
Hello everyone! Welcome to my first travel post. I'll be sharing with you our travel experiences and itineraries we've had with our Ilocos Escapade last November 2015.
Since it's our first out-of-town trip , we want it to be hassle-free so we decided to avail a package from a travel agency. Most agencies offers a pretty cheap rates good for 3 days and 2 nights.
As for us, we availed Travel Galore Tours and Services. For Just P2999.00 only (cause it was just me and my boyfriend in this tour, but prices varies depending on how many pax you are in the group). Isn't it amazing? Isn't it surp ...