Where to Stay in Lingayen, Pangasinan: The President Hotel

PRESIDENT HOTEL (12) <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/12948777/?claim=77sg6xv9y5r”>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Travelling to the province, especially on a Friday night is not a joke. Alongside with my friend, Mai of Budget Biyahera. We traveled from Cubao to Lingayen for a solid 6 freaking hours! And all throughout the trip we thought about how can we teleport in our hotel bed. The President Hotel, our home for 2 nights is strategically located along Maramba Boulevard in Lingayen, Pangasinan. The hotel is also considered as one of the historical spots in the city because the house of the 12th Philippine President, Fidel V. Ramos once stood there. Continue reading


7 Selfies in the 7 Lakes of San Pablo, City Laguna

Now that I live in Quezon City, travelling to the South is not a big deal for me anymore. San Pablo City, Laguna, just a 2-hour drive or bus ride away from Manila, boasts its different attractions bursting with culture and heritage. Their local delicacies, guided nature-treks and lake tours are something to look forward to.

Last weekend, me and my future Thailand travel buddies decided to explore the city’s main attraction: The San Pablo Seven Lakes. Because I didn’t have the luxury of time to research the area, #minsantamad we relied on our printed Google map and kept bugging the locals we see in the streets to ask for directions.

Dubbed as one of a kind in the Philippines, and probably the world, the seven lakes of San Pablo City was formed by phreatomagmatic eruptions, an eruption where ground water comes in contact with hot magma pushing up near the Earth’s surface.* Aside from the beauty that the lakes possess, the lakes also provide livelihood to the locals in terms or fishing and tourism.

Now, let me take a selfie!


It all started as a joke of taking a selfie in each lake. Thus, the idea of this blog post was born.

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The Weekend That Was, exploring Lingayen, Pangasinan

The word “Liñgayen” was from the Pangasinan language word “lingawen” meaning ” to look back”.



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My Swak Na Swak Boracay Experience


Just when you thought your year will about to end without a blast, life will surprise you in a very unexpected way…

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