Local Trips

CHECKLIST OF PROVINCES VISITED

NCR (Completed 16 Cities and 1 Municipality)

Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)

  1. Benguet (La Trinidad, Baguio)+++Mines View, Mansion. Must eat—strawberry taho, vegetables, ube.
  2. Mountain Province (Sagada)+++Sumaging Cave. Must eat—pinikpikan, yoghourt.
  3. Ifugao (Banaue Rice Terraces)

Region I

  1. Pangasinan (Alaminos, Dagupan, Urdaneta, Lingayen, Malasiqui, Mangaldan, Mangatarem, Pozzorubio, Rosales, Sison, Urbiztondo, Villasis) +++ Hundred Islands. Must eat—Bangus.
  2. La Union (Agoo, Pugo, San Fernando)
  3. Ilocos Sur (Vigan, Candon, Tagudin) +++Baluarte, Historical Walk. Must eat—bagnet, empanada, at langgonisa.
  4. Ilocos Norte (Laoag, Bacarra, Bangui, Batac, Burgos, Paoay, Pagudpud, Pasuquin, Sarrat) +++Paoay Church, Marcos Shrine, Malacanan of the North, Wind Mills, Burgos Light House. Must eat—pinakbet pizza, chichacorn.

Region II

  1. Nueva Vizcaya (Santa Fe) +++Dalton Pass
  2. Isabela (Santiago)
  3. Cagayan (Alcala, Claveria, Pamplona, Tugegarao) +++Callao Caves, Cagayan River. Must eat—Pansit Batil.

Region III

  1. Zambales (Olonggapo, Iba, Subic, Pundaquit) +++Anawangin.
  2. Tarlac (Camiling, Bamban, Moncada, Paniqui) +++Capas Shrine, Camp O’Donnell.
  3. Pampanga (Angeles, Mabalacat, San Fernando, Apalit, Bacolor, Candaba, Guagua, Lubao, Porac, San Simon) +++Clark, Nayong Filipino. Must eat—Tocino, Halo2x.
  4. Nueva Ecija (Cabanatuan, Palayan) Must eat—Chicharon, Bototay.
  5. Bulacan (Baliuag, Pandi, Balagtas, Bocaue, Bustos, Calumpit, Guiguinto, Marilao, Malolos, Obando, Meycauayan, Plaridel, Pulilan) +++Resorts, Fireworks, Barasoain Church. Must eat—Inipit.
  6. Bataan (Balanga, Limay, Hermosa, Orani)+++La Acuzar Spanish Houses, Corregidor Island, Mt. Samat.
  7. Aurora (Baler) +++ Millenium Tree, Mother Falls.

Region IV-A (CaLaBaRZon)

  1. Cavite (Bacoor, Kawit, Dasma, Imus, Tagaytay, Indang, Carmona, Naic, Silang, Tanza, Ternate) +++Picnic Grove, Palace in the Sky, Aguinaldo’s Shrine. Must eat—Bulalo.
  2. Laguna (Binan, Calamba, Santa Rosa, San Pablo, San Pedro, Santa Cruz) +++Pansol Hot Springs, Rizal’s Shrine, EK, Mt. Makiling. Must eat—Buko Pie.
  3. Batangas (San Juan, Lipa, Tanauan, Nasugbu, Lemery, Talisay, Santo Tomas)+++Laiya, Beaches, Taal Volcano. Must try—kape at lechon.
  4. Rizal (Antipolo, Cainta, Morong, Cardona, Binangonan, Pilila, San Mateo, Tanay)+++Resorts, Prayer Mountain. Must try—suman at kasoy.
  5. Quezon (Tayabas, Lucena, Pagbilao) Must try—pancit hab2x, longganisang lukban.

Region IV-B (MiMaRoPa)

  1. Oriental Mindoro (Puerto Galera)
  2. Palawan (Puerto Princesa, Sabang, El Nido)+++Honda Bay, Crocodile Farm, Iwahig, Underground River. Must eat—lobster, tamilok, at crocodile sisig

Region V

  1. Masbate (Masbate City, Mobo)+++Coco View Lagoon
  2. Sorsogon (Pilar, Donsol)+++Whale watching
  3. Albay (Legaspi, Daraga, Camalig, Ligao, Polangui, Pio Duran)+++Mt. Mayon, Hoyop-hoyopan Cave, Kawa-kawa, Cagsawa Ruins. Must eat—Pili nuts, sili ice cream, bicol express, pinangat, laing.
  4. Camarines Sur (Pili, Naga, Iriga, Bato, Nabua)+++CWC Wake Boarding, Mt. Isarog Malibsay Falls, Penafrancia, Santa Isabel School. Must eat—Pansit Bato, kinalas, fried siopao.
  5. Camarines Norte (Daet, Talisay, Panganiban)+++Mananap Falls, Calananay Island, Rizal’s 1st Monument. Must eat—kinunot.

Region VI

  1. Negros Occidental (Bacolod, Cadiz, Silay)+++Falls. Must eat—tubo and sugar products.

Region VII

  1. Cebu (Mandaue, Lapu2x)+++Lapu2x Shrine, Mactan, Colon St., Body Spa. Must eat—danggit, mangga, Otap.
  2. Bohol (Tagbilaran)+++Panglao, Sandugo, River Cruise, Chocolate Hills, Tarsier. Must eat—butter scotch.

Region VIII

  1. Leyte (Ormoc, Tacloban, Palo)+++Lake Danao, Sto. Nino Shrine, McArthur landing, San Juanico Bridge.
  2. Eastern Samar (Borongan)

Region XIII

  1. Agusan del Norte (Butuan)

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