This is my first out of the town travel for the year 2016, and I'm too blessed, grateful, happy, just everything that describes too much joy! Why? It's because this is my second time in Ilocos; the first one was last year when my best friend got married, and have the honor to be her made of honor (haha! Yes, too much honor). And so the transportation going there and going home is free! We stayed there for three days, although we didn't visit a lot of tourist spot there because of the wedding. I still enjoyed being there!
I got a chance to visit the local cities in Poay, the breath-taking P ...
The Philippines has a rich history, being a melting pot of cultures and peoples. But where are some of the places that can help enlighten us about our country's past?
Here are the 5 historic places in the Philippines that everyone should include in their travels:
1. Fort Santiago
One of the most important historical sites in Manila, Fort Santiago was Jose Rizal's prison before his execution in 1896. Hundreds of lives were lost in this place during Spanish Colonial Period and World War II. Today, Fort Santiago is one of the major attractions in the Philippine capital.
2. Intramuros ...
The first world costume festival was successfully launched during the opening day of the week-long Viva Vigan Binatbatan Festival of the Arts last Saturday.
Mayor Eva Marie S. Medina said the costume festival was an occasion to promote local and international fabrics which have become fashionable clothes and accessories.
"The festival is also a time to promote our indigenous loom weaving industry," she said.
She said the clothing designs presented during the festival were also used for live performances, theater and festival events in the country and abroad.
Festival project direct ...