Travel

What is in Alaminos, Pangasinan?

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, May 19) – Can anyone guess what we can find in Alaminos, Pangasinan? This city is the site of one of the most famous landmarks in the Philippines. The Hundred Islands! Every school child knows …

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World’s loudest purr

MAY 18 — The Guinness Book of World Records named “Merlin” as the cat with the loudest purr in the world, stating that its purr is comparable to a dishwasher. (London, England) (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Dexter Magno, …

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Nine archaeological sites in Mexico registered under UNESCO ‘protection’

MAY 6 (Reuters) — Nine of Mexico’s most emblematic archaeological sites have been registered for “special protection” by the United Nations, awarding the grand cities of Mesoamerica’s lost civilizations special status. Mexico’s Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday (May 05) that …

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Mountain-climbing as a metaphor for life, universe and everything… (Warning: Melodrama)

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, May 4) – It was still dark when the group decided to go up the mountain on our second day in Nagsasa. We trekked the long, sandy beach on our way to the foot …

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Sun, surf and sand… Adventures in Nagsasa Cove, Zambales

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, May 4) – The first of May usually sees crowds of people taking advantage of the holiday to go to the nearest beach and have fun in the sand, soak up the sun’s rays …

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An adventure in Anawangin cove

By Aimee V. Mendoza “TRAVEL and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” It was quoted by Seneca, a Roman Stoic Philosopher. That’s why, I and my four office buddies, despite conflicting schedules and tight-budget days, strove hard …

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Summer vacation do’s and don’ts

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, May 4) – Just spent a weekend at Nagsasa Cove in Zambales. The serene isolation combined with pristine beauty made it one of the highlights of my vacation. Of course, my little summer experience …

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Pride of Bicolandia – The Beaches of Caramoan

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, April 30) – Located in the lower eastern part of Camarines Sur, the island of Caramoan is undoubtedly a pride of Bicolandia. Also called the “secret paradise”, the beauty of Caramoan remains relatively unexploited, …

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Discover Science and History in San Fernando, La Union

QUEZON City, Philippines – (Eagle News Service, Eagle News) Usually, those who want to explore fun things about science need not go far from the metro to satisfy their craving for trivia and amazing science facts. But believe it or …

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The North has so much to offer!

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, April 28) – Summer is the time when most of us grab the opportunity to explore, to travel to various locales, to appreciate the beauty of our country. Steadily garnering attention as one of …

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Underground caves, mouth-watering seafood dishes and traditional industries – Bolinao has much to offer

BOLINAO, Pangasinan – (Eagle News Service, April 27) One of the municipalities surrounding the Lingayen Gulf, the town of Bolinao in Pangasinan got its name from a certain type of fish found in the surrounding waters. Or so the stories …

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Cafe in the Philippines serves coffee topped with frothy art

A cafe in the Philippines is serving customized coffee to patrons who would like to take a sip of art. Customers of Bunny Baker Cafe in Manila can ask to have their coffee etched with any caricature they want at …

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