Sepoc Beach, Sombrero Island and More: Beyond Masasa Beach

It was one of the roughest boat rides we’ve had in recent memory. On our way to the first destination of our island-hopping tour that Tuesday morning we had to hold on to the sides of the wooden outrigger boat as the powerful swells kept smashing into our faces. Leo was even considering putting on... Continue Reading →

Masasa Beach Revisited

After an unusually rainy holiday season, we were raring for a visit to the beach. While local tourists usually flock to beaches here in the Philippines during the hot and dry months of April and May it might actually be better to do those trips during the months of January to February. Rainfall and typhoons... Continue Reading →

Luna: Pebble Capital of the North

We’ve done a road trip through the main highway going north (MacArthur Highway) to the Ilocos provinces of La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte at least four times now but there are a few towns where this road doesn’t pass through. One of them is Luna in La Union province. On our last visit... Continue Reading →

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