Philippines Travel and Tours
IlocosAt the Northwest Coast of the Philippines is now a booming tourist attraction. From national museums, parks, to beach destinations, Ilocos is an all-in-one vacation spot!
And because of it’s numerous acknowledgement as a potential major tourist spot in the country, Ilocandia draws more and more travelers every year.
Road-Tripping Ilocos: Laoag – Vigan – Pagudpud
Laoag City is the provincial capital of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. It boosts of historical landmarks that going there would make you feel like traveling through time. It is also known as the Sparkling Gem of Ilocandia.
Vigan, Ilocos Sur offers a glimpse of the Philippines’ colonial past. This is evident in the mixture of European and Asian architecture of the ancestral houses, Churches and other structures that are well-preserved around the city.
The best way to go around and transport yourself to the colonial past is to walk or take a Calesa/Kalesa along the infamous cobblestone streets.
Pagudpud is a wide, beautiful and quiet town on the northwest tip of Ilocos Norte, Luzon. It is bounded to the south by the town of Bangui and to the east by the Cordillera Mountain Range, the town of Adams and the province of Cagayan. The South China Sea lies to the west and north. On a clear day, Babuyan can be seen from Patapat National Park. The beaches are approximately 2-hour drive from Laoag.
It is a very common practice for locals and tourists alike to buy fresh seafood at the market and have it grilled on the beach.