La Union News
The thought of La Union brings a smile on my face. La Union reminds me of the sound of waves crashing, music, good food, rays of sunshine, surfing, chill nights and lazy days.
I went to La Union (or Elyu as some of the travelers and locals would call it) with two of my closest friends: Vince and Celene.
We were there for three days. We had no planned itinerary but we have some things in mind of the places that we wanted to see. However, it was actually a bad idea because as much as I’m up for SPONTANEITY, it’s always best to research and plan to save time.
Still, we enjoyed our th ...
Been seeing a lot of posts recently on Instagram and Facebook of this extremely photogenic waterfalls. I actually first saw it on Luke Landrigan's Instagram Stories where he did a very heart-stopping jump on this super high waterfalls. I later on found out that this gem is located in the town of San Gabriel, province of La Union.
I quickly googled for tours and packages catering to Tangadan Falls and luckily found a good one (average tour rate is P1,500/head, all in). I normally travel with a group of friends so we rarely avail of packages because you save a lot when you do DIY tours in big ...
Surf Town of the North - San Juan, La Union, Philippines
This place has a cool vibes and awesome culture, that's why I keep on coming back.
Do you miss the feeling of fine sand on your feet? The beach and breeze? Then go to a Surf Town like San Juan, La Union. This place has a cool vibes and awesome culture, that's why I keep on coming back. The best time go to is from October-March where the waves will reach up to 8-10 ft according to the locals.
There's a yearly event in San Juan, La Union that you shouldn't miss, it's the Surf Break, a music and arts festival held during the third week of October, so mark your calendars. There are a lot of activities you'll enjoy, from surf competitions to beach volleyball, beach parties, an ...
The municipal government here has launched the month-long 1st Tinungbo Festival to help bring back the old ways of cooking food with the use of available indigenous materials like bamboo.
Mayor Priscilla M. Martin said the crowd-drawing event will help spur the town's ecotourism potential and empower those in the agriculture industry here to increase the production of available lowland crops to be sold to residents and visitors.
The festival was opened simultaneously with the celebration of the town's 105th founding anniversary through an agro-industrial trade fair, featuring the various ...
More than 5,000 runners from different schools and government agencies particpated in the "Takbo para sa Kalikasan" initiated by the Lupon ng mga Indibidwal na Nangangalaga sa Kalikasan (LINK) on Saturday here. The fun run with the theme, "It's not when you finish It's why," aims to raise fund for different programs for the youth like leadership training and environmental protection projects and advocacy.
Vice Mayor Alfred Ortega of San Fernando City, also the founder of LINK, said the group is a network of different youth organizations not only in the city but also in the whole province. ...