Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Natural Beauty of Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

I’m pretty sure that you already saw Kapurpurawan Rock Formation photos that posted on the ads wall of Manila Metro Rail Transit System also known as MRT.  The ad banner features Ilocos tourism campaign "Paoay Kumakaway" showing two beautiful Filipina with the background of white rock formations..

Kapurpurawan Rocks is one of the must-see destinations in Ilocos province. It is located in the rocky coast of Burgos, Ilocos Norte. You will take about 3km away from the Hi-way and 5-10 mins trek/walk from the drop off area. There is also horseback riding available in the area that will take you to the rock formations. The horseback riding charge about P100.

Fly Zest offers Domestic Seat Sale for as low as P288

Zest Air/ Fly Zest offers now Domestic Seat Sale for as low as P288 on your favorite destinations in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, that runs from February 26 to February 28, 2013. Travel Period May 15 to July 31, 2013.

Selling Period: Feb 26-28, 2013
Travel Period: May 15 to July 31, 2013

Domestic destinations covered by 288 pesos promo include Manila Kalibo (Boracay),  Busunga (Palawan), Puerto Princesa, Marinduque, Legazpi, Masbate, Tacloban, Tagbilaran, Iloilo and Cebu.

Cebu Pacific offers 50% OFF to ALL International Destinations

Get ready for out of the country tour as Cebu Pacific now offers 50% OFF to ALL international flights including Manila to Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Macau, Singapore,  among others until February 28, 2013 or until seats last. Travel Period is from Apr. 15 - Jun. 30, 2013.

Selling Period:  until February 28, 2013
Travel Period: Apr. 15 - Jun. 30, 2013
Ticket Discount: 50% OFF to ALL international flights

Manila to Dubai travel period is from October 7, 2013 to March 31, 2014


INTERNATIONAL one way fares are inclusive of base fare, admin fee and 7kg. hand-carry baggage allowance but exclusive of Php 450 - Php 550 International Terminal Fee, Php 1,620 Philippine Travel Tax, fuel surcharge ranging from Php 615 - Php 2,665 and check-in baggage. Country specific taxes ranging from Php 403 - Php 1,026 are computed on top of quoted one way fares for flights departing from International destinations.

All Cebu Pacific promo are subject to rules and conditions.

For booking and reservation on tickets visit, or call Cebu Pac hotlines (02) 7020-888 (Manila) or (032) 230-8888 (Cebu).

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Cebu Pacific offers P25 Seat Sale to ALL domestic destinations

Cebu Pacific released its newest Freedom Seats promo to celebrate 27th EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary Celebration. The seat sale is to all domestic destinations that runs from February 25 to 26, 2013. Travel period is from June 1 to September 30, 2013.

Selling Period: Feb 25-26, 2013
Travel Period: June1- Sept 30, 2013

Monday, February 25, 2013

Air Philippines offers P27 promo sale in Domestic Destinations (Feb 2013)

Air Philippines now offers P27 promo sale on selected domestic destinations from February 25 to 28 2013. Travel period is from September 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013.

Selling Period: February 25-28, 2013
Travel Period: September 1-30, 2013

Domestic destinations covered on 27 pesos promo include Manila to Legazpi,  Puerto Pricesa, Kalibo, Roxas and Tacloban

Cebu to Bacolod, Butuan, Caticlan, Davao, Legazpi, Cagayan de Oro, Iloilo, Kalibo, Ozamiz, General Santos, Pagadian, Surigao, Puerto Princesa, Tacloban, Zamboanga

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Cebu Pacific offers for as low as P699 to South East Asian Destinations

Cebu Pacific offers international flights for as low as Php 699 on South East Asians destinations until February 25, 2013 or until seats last. Travel period is from April 1 to June 30, 2013.

International destinations covered by 699 pesos promo include Manila to Brunei, Kota Kinabalu or Siem Reap.

International destinations covered by 899 pesos promo include Manila to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Kuala Lumpur or Bali; Cebu to Bangkok or Kuala Lumpur; Clark to Bangkok or Singapore; Iloilo to Singapore

Bantay Church and Bell Tower in Bantay, Ilocos Sur

Bantay Church and Bell Tower is one of the famous landmarks in the town/barrio of Bantay (Ili ti Bantay in Ilokano) in Ilocos Sur. The church is also known as "St. Augustine Parish" and "Sanctuary of Nuestra SeƱora de La Caridad. 

The historical church is about 10-15 mins Kalesa ride from the Calle Crisologo of Vigan. There are also available tricycles that will bring you to the church. The fare is minimum 15 pesos. You know what, you can actually get there by means of walking. Of course you can do that  if you started walking in the morning before 9 am and in the afternoon after 4pm.

If you avail package tour from a organization/group or travel agency, Bantay Church and Bell Tower is part of the Vigan Heritage Tour.

Aliwan Fiesta 2013 (Date and Festivals)

Aliwan Fiesta 2013 will present again another amazing street parade joining nineteen festivals from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao on April 13, 2013 at the  Star City Complex in Pasay City.

Everyone will witness different cultural festivals wherein contingents compete in dance parade and float competitions, as well as in a beauty pageant. Grand Champion will get 1 million pesos.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2013 (Ticket, Venue and Schedule)

The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta will celebrate its 18th year on February 21-24, 2013 at the Omni Aviation Complex, Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga.

18th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (2013)

Venue: Omni Aviation Complex, Clark Special Economic Zone in Pampanga, Philippines
Date/ Time: February 21-24, 2013/ Thursday-Sunday
Ticket Price: Php 250

Monday, February 18, 2013

The History of Calle Crisologo in Vigan, Ilocos Sur

Calle Crisologo is one of the famous historical sites in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. This is the best place if you  want to see Spanish colonial architectures. It is consider the major attraction of the town because it is filled with Spanish-style houses which have been preserved for more than hundred years. 

From the bus terminal, there are tricycles (P15 minimum) that will bring you to the place. If you already in the Vigan’s Calle Crisologo or Mena Crisologo Street, a walk or a calesa ride is a MUST. Calesa charge about  150 pesos per hour.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Ilocos Travel Tips and Information

Going to Ilocos is not that easy. Just imagine, you will be seated in a bus for 9-10 hours before you reach the town of Vigan,  2 hours from Vigan to Laoag and another 2 hours from Laoag to Pagudpud. "Patience is really a Virtue" when you want to explore the beauty of whole ILOCOS.

Anyway, these long trips will give you the ultimate experience of your life. The provinces of Ilocos Norte and   Ilocos Sur offer both historical and natural beauty tourist destinations that will surely make everyone enjoy and  fall in love with the north.

Calle Crisologo, Vigan Ilocos Sur

I’m really excited to tell you the whole story of my adventure. But let me first give you some travel tips, advice and other information that will help you for a wonderful getaway in Ilocos.


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