The One about Monasterio de Tarlac in Barangay Lubigan in the Philippines

Located in Barangay Lubigan, San Jose City of the Philippines is the Monasterio de Tarlac at Mount Resurrection Eco Park. Often referred as the Rio de Janeiro of the Philippines, it’s thanks to the 32-foot statue of Jesus Christ on Mount Resurrection which welcomes visitors to the area. Mount Resurrection Eco Park was developed by former congressman Jose “APING” Yap and the location has become a popular tourist destination. Monasterio […]

The One about Cagsawa Church in Albay, Phillippines

Located not far from the Mayon Volcano (about six miles away) is the Cagsawa Ruins and what is left of the 16th Century Franciscan Church a.k.a. The Cagsawa Church. The church was built back in 1587 but was burned down by Dutch pirates in 1636 and rebuilt in 1724. But in February 1814, the town of Cagsawa and surrounding areas suffered one of the worst disasters when the Mayon Volcano […]

The One about Las Casas Filipinas De Acuzar in Bagac, Bataan.

It may seem surprising to people when I tell them that while I travel a lot, my parents travel more than I do. After my brother and I sent my parents to Hawaii, years ago, since then, they have enjoyed traveling overseas.  And for them, they are more interested in traveling to areas in the country they are originally from, the Philippines. One location they loved visiting is Las Casas Filipinas […]

The One about the Mayon Volcano in Legazpi, Albay in the Philippines

Located in the Bicol Region of Southeastern Luzon in the Philippines is a province known as Albay.  And the capital is the City of Legazpi which is right near the Mayon Volcano. While a scenic backdrop for Legazpi, this active stratovolcano and its surrounding landscape was declared a national park in 1938 and is now called Mayon Volcano Natural Park. While beautiful, the volcano is active and the last major […]