Luzon, Philippines, Travel

A Quick Stop at Mines View Park, Baguio City

Baguio City has plenty of tourist attractions and one of these is Mines View Park. The park has a observation deck that gives visitors an overlooking view of the abandoned gold and copper mines of Itogon, Benguet, as well as the Amburayan Valley. This is basically the main attraction of Mines View Park, but there… Continue reading A Quick Stop at Mines View Park, Baguio City

Luzon, Philippines, Travel

At the Heart of Baguio City: Burnham Park

Burnham Park is the most accessible tourist attraction in Baguio as it is located right at the heart of the city. Named after Daniel H. Burnham, the American architect who created the urban park many years ago, it has remained to be a favorite destination among tourists and locals alike. The park almost never gets empty as tourists… Continue reading At the Heart of Baguio City: Burnham Park

Luzon, Philippines, Travel

Inside Camp John Hay, Baguio City

Camp John Hay is a favorite destination among people visiting Baguio City. But apart from it being a resort popular among tourists, the 690-hectare land holds so much history. Back in 1903, Camp Jon Hay, named after U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay, was established under the executive order of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and… Continue reading Inside Camp John Hay, Baguio City

Philippines, Travel

On Beautiful Sceneries and Why We (Sometimes) Want to Hide Them, and Responsible Tourism

I've had my share of keeping secrets. I've tried to hide the names of places that I didn't want to be spoiled by people who just don't have the sense of responsibility. But most times, when someone sends me a message, asking about the very place that I wanted to keep a "secret," I couldn't… Continue reading On Beautiful Sceneries and Why We (Sometimes) Want to Hide Them, and Responsible Tourism

Luzon, Philippines, Travel

Mt. Yangbew: Climbing the “Little Pulag” of Benguet

We geared up in layers of clothing before heading out to start the day's adventure. It was around 4:30 in the morning when we left the hotel to hail a cab that would take us to La Trinidad, Benguet. The goal was to get to Mt. Yangbew before sunrise. After a few minutes of waiting,… Continue reading Mt. Yangbew: Climbing the “Little Pulag” of Benguet

Luzon, Philippines, Travel

My Baguio City Trip in 3 Minutes

Hi everyone! I'm finally back. My life has been extremely busy in the past few weeks, but I recently took a short break and traveled to the cold, cold city of pines. While I'm still trying to figure out how I'm gonna go about my written blog post for this trip, here's a video of what… Continue reading My Baguio City Trip in 3 Minutes