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Ilocos Sur UNESCO World Heritage Site

A quick Vigan day trip

By on August 24, 2010
Vigan's history can be traced all the way back to 1758, when the Seat of Nueva Segovia was transferred from Lal-lo, Cagayan to the already flourishing Spanish settlement. As a result, the Ciudad Fernandina de Vigan was established by virtue of a Royal Decree issued by King Fernando VI of Spain.
Hotels Ilocos Sur

Villa Angela | Vigan, Ilocos Sur

By on July 24, 2010
Villa Angela was built in 1873 by the spouses Don Agapito Florendo y Bonifacio, who was a gobernadorcillo of La Ciudad Fernandina (Vigan) in 1859, and Doña Maria Villanueva.
Restaurant Review

Saramsam Cafe | Laoag, Ilocos Norte

By on July 23, 2010
The ‘saramsam’ in Saramsam Cafe is actually an Ilocano word that means ‘informal and constant dining or suggesting a fun atmosphere of friends getting together to eat.’
Ilocos Norte

The Bangui Windmills

By on July 6, 2010
The windmills in the laidback town of Bangui have indeed put the Philippines in the renewable energy map. It has attracted not only the strong drafts from the South China Sea but also troves of tourists who want to see a majestic wind farm.