Category: Philippines

Pagudpud for Good Food

The municipality of Pagudpud known for the white sand of Saud Beach, surfing at Maira-ira / Blue Lagoon, and being the take-off point for seeing the most breathtaking sites in Ilocos Norte such as the Kabigan Waterfall, Wind Turbines in...

Vigan Empanada Battle

When the topic of Vigan or Ilocano specialties in general is raised, three dishes usually come to the fore: bagnet, longanisa and empanada. For this entry, though, the focus will be on the humble but glorious (think Strider/Aragorn) Vigan empanada....

A Small Bite of Davao City

An overnight working trip to Davao City meant that I had little time to explore much. I had a previous visit around three years ago, so I didn’t feel all that deprived about not being able to see the city...