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Tag Archive | Mountain Province

Marlboro Country: Come to a Place of Beauty and Tranquility

Marlboro Country: Come to a Place of Beauty and Tranquility

Nature soothes the human spirit. The longing to reset ourselves from the complications of life is one of the reasons why we included an early-morning visit Marlboro Country in Sagada, Mountain Province in our itinerary.

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Cordillera Food Trip: A Northern Gastronomic Adventure

Cordillera Food Trip: A Northern Gastronomic Adventure

A local dish imbues the history, culture, and story of a place. A month ago, we took part of a culinary story in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Northern Luzon.

Mt. Pulag, Akiki Trail: An Adventure-Filled Valentines Climb (Part 3)

Just like any woman, Mother Nature is extremely moody. At one moment, she is calm, happy and proud to show you her best. Then without warning, her mood can turn sour and deny you of her beauty. And if, unfortunately, you’re caught in her wrath, she will not hesitate to put your life in jeopardy […]

Mt. Pulag, Akiki Trail: An Adventure-Filled Valentines Climb (Part 2)

At 2,922 meters above sea level, Mt. Pulag is Luzon’s highest mountain and the third highest mountain in the Philippines. It is the sacred home of the Ibalois, Ifugaos, Kalanguya, Kankana-eys, and Karao tribes. It is the home of hundreds of plant species, rare birds, and threatened mammals such as the Philippine Deer, Long Haired […]

Mt. Pulag, Akiki Trail: An Adventure-Filled Valentines Climb (Part 1)

How do we celebrate Valentine’s Day? We usually stray away from the usual intimate candlelit dinners or 5-star hotel stays. As avid adventurers, we tend to find more romance and excitement on scenic mountain trails, on treacherous rock walls, under blue waves or in unknown places. Somehow, the beauty of Mother Nature, the feeling of […]

Sagada: A Pocket of Pines, Waterfalls, and Cliffs

Looking at pictures of Filipino adventurers and travelers who visited or even lived the United States, European countries, New Zealand, Australia, and more, we feel elated for them. Think about it; not everyone is given the opportunity to step on foreign soil. Just like any other Filipino, seeing those photos sometimes makes us wish that […]

Sumaging Cave: Into the Beating Heart of Sagada

We feel deeply honored and grateful every time we enter a spectacular cave. When we do, we feel as if we are given a chance to go back thousands of years to a place’s past. We feel lucky and privileged to see and experience secret ecosystems and hidden natural wonders that have existed long before […]