Daraga Church: Albay’s Historical Gem

Posted on December 28, 2017

It’s a composition that is postcard-perfect: a religious architectural marvel as a vantage point for majestic Mayon Volcano. It’s a vista that is sure to take your breath away. This is the Church of the Nuestra Señora de la Porteria also called Our Lady of the Gate but more commonly known as Daraga Church. We beheld its beauty when we went to Bicol in 2014. After breakfast at the homegrown Bigg’s Diner restaurant, we made a steep climb on aRead More

Away for the Weekend: Legazpi City (Albay) and Misibis Bay (Cagraray Island)

Posted on December 30, 2014

I have always been intrigued by Bicolandia; her fertile volcanic soil, rich heritage and uniquely fiery cuisine. Bicolandia is a dream destination for any savvy traveler or newbie explorer. You will never run out of places to see, activities to do or food to try. Fortunately, we were lucky enough to be given the opportunity to explore Legazpi City and Misibis Bay. This trip allowed us to be both sides of Bicol — its rich past and progressive present. OfRead More

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