EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 006_FATHER JOSE BURGOS MUSEUM

It was my first time to see this place... The Father Jose Burgos Museum, the satellite museum of the National Museum... Thus offering much more history than any other museum in Vigan City... There is so much to see inside the museum... From the collections of Father Burgos memorabilia, photographs, family antique collections and jewelries... … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 006_FATHER JOSE BURGOS MUSEUM

EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 005_GRANDPA’S INN, PLAZA SALCEDO & ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

Second day of our weekend getaway. Woke up with a smile on our faces... Another day to experience Vigan City... To start the day, we had our breakfast at Grandpa's Inn's Restaurant, Kusina Felecitas...  The ambiance of the restaurant is so homey... Wall finish is made of the original bricks of the 18th century buildings, decorated … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 005_GRANDPA’S INN, PLAZA SALCEDO & ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL

EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 004_MIRA HILLS FIL-SPANISH FRIENDSHIP PARK & BANTAY BELFRY

After shopping for souvenirs and exploring Vigan City on foot, we've decided to hire a "kalesa' (horse drawn carriage) to bring us to other parts of the City... Our next Destination, the Mira Hills Fil-Spanish Friendship Park...The Park is dedicated to the historic and cultural ties between the people of Vigan and Spain... "Pagbantayan" is the … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 004_MIRA HILLS FIL-SPANISH FRIENDSHIP PARK & BANTAY BELFRY

EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 002_THE SYQUIA MANSION MUSEUM

Waking up, our strengths renewed... we freshened up and started our tour of the place... Walking the cobble stone streets of Vigan City with old houses surrounding the place, horse drawn carriages passing by... gives us the feel of the history of the place... Our destination, The Syquia Mansion Museum which houses President Elpidio Quirino's Memorabilia. … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 002_THE SYQUIA MANSION MUSEUM

EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 001_MY SECOND GLIMPSE OF OUR UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE!

My first trip to Vigan City with my parents is still fresh in mind. But coming back to this place brings me more excitement and thrill... I just can't get enough of Vigan... As i have said in my previous blog " i shall return to the place…"  This time i went there with my … Continue reading EXPLORING VIGAN… Part 001_MY SECOND GLIMPSE OF OUR UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE!

A GASTRONOMICAL EXPERIENCE… EXOTIK RESTAURANT at Kalayaan, Laguna

On our way to Pagsanjan Falls, we dropped by the Exotik Retaurant located at Barrio Longos, Kalayaan, Laguna for lunch. The restaurant serves exotic dishes. From snakes, monitor Lizards, frogs and so much more. If you are quite adventurous with food, why not try this place. But of course, "normal" food is served for those … Continue reading A GASTRONOMICAL EXPERIENCE… EXOTIK RESTAURANT at Kalayaan, Laguna