Tag Archives: Pahiyas Festival

Must-Visit Philippine Festivals in 2014

We came across a list of top 5 restaurants in the Philippines, compiled by the It’s More Fun in the Philippines website — KaLui (Puerto Princesa, Palawan), Abe, Chocolate de Batirol (Baguio City), La Preciosa (Laoag, Ilocos Norte), Cafe Juanita (Pasig). We’ve visited all these restaurants (and then some) and we can humbly say that other restaurants should be in that list (Lantaw of Cebu, for instance). So why don’t we have our own list? We can start with the Top 5 Festivals that everyone must visit, see and experience this year, 2014. Continue reading Must-Visit Philippine Festivals in 2014

Colors and Tradition of Pahiyas Festival, Lucban

We’ve been planning to visit the colorful and renowned Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon province. Yet, for years, we said “perhaps next year”. Conflict of schedule, weather and distance are some of the reasons for the hesitation. The San Isidro Pahiyas Festival is celebrated every 15th of May, which means that it could very well fall on a work day. This year, 2011, the festivities fortunately fell on a Sunday. Continue reading Colors and Tradition of Pahiyas Festival, Lucban

Travel Wish List: Philippine Fiesta Celebrations to See in 2009

It’s said that travel expense, which isn’t a necessity anyway, is the first to get thrown out the window in times of financial crunch. But while the world is no doubt in a financial storm today, it’s not an excuse not to plan the places to see in the Philippines for 2009, especially now that the 2009 long weekends have been declared. Here’s where (or what?) I want to see in 2009, under the fiesta/mardi gras category: Continue reading Travel Wish List: Philippine Fiesta Celebrations to See in 2009