On New Year’s Day, our entire family decided to check in at the newly built resort near our house in Ilocos Sur. Vitalis Villas is a beautiful Santorini-inspired resort. The Greek-style villas are perched on a mountain cliff, overlooking the beautiful Santiago cove.
I have always admired the people of Bali, particularly from the town of Ubud for being able to put up luxurious resorts that exude peace and serenity amidst the lush rice fields. For me, Ubud Bali besides Batanes is the ultimate “get away from it all” destination. So I was surprised
I suppose this would be my longest post so far. So many of us rush home to our local provinces for the holidays. But, for me and my family, it was the other way around.
One of the oldest towns in the Philippines, Vigan is a Spanish-colonial fairy tale of dark-wood mansions, cobblestone streets and clattering kalesa (horse-drawn carriages). It is a World Heritage Site in that it is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines. Because of this, Vigan City was officially recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities together with Beirut, Doha, Durban, Havana, Kuala Lumpur, and La… Continue reading Time Travel