Zayza Explores

Paoay Sand Dunes (4×4 Adventure and Sand Boarding)

Paoay Sand Dunes (4×4 Adventure and Sand Boarding)

One of the main reasons why I chose Ilocos Norte to spend my birthday was because of the famous Paoay Sand Dunes. Familiar? It was featured in some local movies like Ang Panday, Himala and the remake of Temptation Island among others. Just last year, they were promoting Ilocos Norte as film tourism destination. Paoay Sand […]

Vigan In A Day – Calle Crisologo and Light Show

Vigan In A Day – Calle Crisologo and Light Show

Calle Crisologo is the second to the last stop to conclude our tour in Vigan. To check our earlier stops click here. 6:00 PM – Calle Crisologo Calle Crisologo is only 500 meters in length and only spanning to just 5 short blocks. Houses were preserved for more than hundred years and are now converted into inns, restaurants and shops. […]

Vigan In A Day

Vigan In A Day

10:45 AM – After a quick side trip at Juan Luna Shrine we’re now off to Vigan where we’re really spending our day. But before leaving Ilocos Norte for a day how can we miss an obligatory pic at their welcome sign. Just be mindful of the vehicles passing by when taking pictures. 11:45 AM – […]

Juan Luna Shrine (Dambanang Juan Luna)

Juan Luna Shrine (Dambanang Juan Luna)

Day 1 We woke up 5 AM and had breakfast at 6:30 AM. We’re able to leave the house around 9 AM. Before proceeding to Ilocos Sur we had a detour at Juan Luna Shrine (Dambanang Juan Luna) in Badoc, Ilocos Norte. It’s good that we avail a tour package since not everyone doing DIY tour had […]

Ilocos 2013 – Birthday Trip

Ilocos 2013 – Birthday Trip

Day 00 It will be my first time celebrating birthday away from my family but I’m traveling with my childhood friends and they’re like family too. Why choose Ilocos? I’ve been to Ilocos Sur before but not able to totally explore the place. As for Ilocos Norte it will be my first. I’m thrilled to be […]

A Visit to Pandin Lake

A Visit to Pandin Lake

“The only reason people take you for granted is because they assume you’ll always be there, prove them wrong.” This is a quote I chance upon online and this is true, that’s how I can describe my relationship with Pandin Lake and other tourist spots in Laguna. I often visit other places, even those a plane ride […]

Going Home | Suvarnabhumi Intl. Airport | Accommodation

Going Home | Suvarnabhumi Intl. Airport | Accommodation

We have put our phones on alarm apparently it just keeps on ringing, too sleepy to move our arse. We were in shocked to find out the time, it’s already 6:35 AM! We should be able to leave Jha’s place before that time. We were all in haste as we listen to Jha’s instruction on how to get […]