Ilocos Norte · Ilocos Sur · Philippines · Travel Tales

Paoay, Kumakaway! Touring southern Ilocos Norte and Vigan

This is a long-overdue post — two months, overdue, in fact. 😦 We’d long wondered if it was possible to tour the southern part of Ilocos Norte and Vigan in one day. We found out that with a car, it was possible. Here’s the rundown of our tour: We woke up early to get to… Continue reading Paoay, Kumakaway! Touring southern Ilocos Norte and Vigan

Ilocos Norte · Philippines · Travel Tales

Northern Ilocos Norte: Bangui, Burgos, and Pagudpud

It was only some twelve hours after I arrived home from Palawan, and I was already at the domestic terminal of NAIA for my next summer trip. It also meant seeing the same barkada of colleagues/friends only a few hours after we’d parted ways. It felt like a school day, almost. We were on our… Continue reading Northern Ilocos Norte: Bangui, Burgos, and Pagudpud