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Baler – Luzon’s Premier Surf Destination

When it comes to hitting the beaches in the Philippines, most visitors head straight to the central Visayas, out west to Palawan, or down south to Davao. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course, but Luzon – in the north of the Philippines – also has some great beach spots! One of the best is undoubtedly Baler, which sits in the Aurora Province on Luzon’s eastern coast. It became famous for bein...

3rd of July
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Luzon’s Rice Terraces – The Eighth Wonder of the World

Banaue town

Surely one of the Philippines’ most iconic sites, the rice terraces are one of those rare, hyped tourist destinations which more than live up to their billing. If you’ve spent any time doing research for your tour of the Philippines, you’ll undoubtedly have seen dramatic photos of the tiered rice terraces which have been formed out of the mountains. This is one case, however, in which you really n...

30th of June
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Sagada – A Breath of Fresh Air

Located in mid-Luzon, around 25km northwest of the famous Banaue rice terraces, is the charming town of Sagada. It’s tucked away deep in the mountains, making it a little tricky to get to, but the effort is more than worth it. Getting there from Banaue – one of the true must-visit places in the Philippines – requires a drive along a winding mountain road, high above the valleys, which will definit...

29th of June
Tags: Luzon tours, Luzon travel,Sagada tours

A Town of Philippines with abundant historical sites

The Philippines is absolutely packed with amazing colonial architecture. It was ruled by the Spanish for over three centuries, and countless remnants of their reign can be found all across the country today. Few places give such an authentic impression of how that time would have been, however, as Vigan. The town of Vigan is located towards the north of Luzon, on its western coast. Buses run to Vi...

28th of June
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