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From 'work from home' to 'work by the beach.'
If you're one of the lucky ones who can afford to work anywhere besides the office, what location would you choose? I opted to stay at home in the city. Some were more daring and chose a location we might get jealous
For your post-surf grub!
It's officially one year since the global pandemic has been declared and some people are opting to flee the city in search for a change of scenery. Some prefer heading to a café or go for al fresco dining in a restaurant,
Born to a Saudi Arabian father and an Ilongga mother, surfer Nicole Pornan calls the beach her home.
With her hazel eyes, blond hair, and defined features, it's easy to mistake Nicole Pornan to be another foreign tourist making her way across the famous beach of San Juan beach, La Union. Until, that is, she opens her mouth to speak
This is not a drill!
Horchata lovers, we have some good news for you: You can now try El Union's famous iteration of the milky, rice-based drink because they are finally available in Manila!TOP STORY: Here's What 10 Popular Korean Actresses Look Like without MakeupThe famous surf town cafe
Plus the restrictions within each area and the requirements needed for your visit.
Amid the continuing threat of COVID-19 in the Philippines, last month the Department of Tourism opened a page on their website listing down all the re-opened tourist spots around the country and the possible restrictions that come with them. TOP STORY: BJ Pascual Reveals
Our country really is so beautiful!
The summer months have escaped us and so have any travel plans we laid out, yet as the walls of our confines start to wear on us, daydreaming of the day we can go off and explore safely seems like a great
It's the perfect place to bond with your group of friends!
As the summer season starts to sizzle we’re already wading through our options for a much-needed, refreshing getaway. Now, if you’re a free-spirited soul searching for a change of pace away from the usual beach resorts and hotels that are sure to
Spend your summer in these prime spots of luxurious comfort.
With the familiar heat of the Philippine summer soon arriving, there’s no better way to cool down and chill out than in the foamy, internationally renowned waves of La Union. Since the surfing capital of the country is just a four- to
Find out where to stay, what to do, and where to eat!
Aside from being the "surfing capital of the north," La Union has attracted a lot of creatives, wellness advocates, and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, solidifying it as the must-visit tourist destination. If you haven't visited this adventure-filled escape up north, let this itinerary guide
A self-confessed Manileña unfolds her truths on moving to a surf town.
It’s a Wednesday today and I'm not on duty. I look at the time on my phone and notice I wake no later than eight in the morning, even on my days off. I get up, get ready, and step outside. The
Our favorite surftown is brimming with innovation inspired by their cool and casual lifestyle.
Beyond lounging around, getting salty under the sun, and simply eating delicious food or sipping booze, La Union is promising as “the new place to be.” It’s really no surprise that the foot traffic spikes to high volumes as visitors from all
Which beach should you sail off to next?
Gearing up for a holiday getaway? The beach is always a good idea! But this time around, why don’t you mix it up a little? You can turn your break into active leisure by exploring the islands of the Philippines according to
There are a lot of design ideas in Elyu!
The surfing capital of the North isn’t just all about getting stoked. Art galleries and design studios are popping up one by one; creative cafes and beautifully designed hostels all offer a respite from a full day in the sun. So hop
It's inspired by the Urban Lights installation in LA!
It's a must for anyone visiting Los Angeles to have a photo at this street lamp installation located at the Wilshire Boulevard entrance of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Chris Burden's large-scale assemblage sculpture was built in 2008 and consists of
Enjoy your cuppa by the beach.
Thanks to TPLEX, you can how hie off to surftown in just 4 hours. The thought of getting away from our laptops sounds like a great idea right now. But while we love to unplug and get away from our office desks,
Expect to sit back, relax, and enjoy the chaos.
They say you get to know your partner better during the wedding prep, and I can tell you in my case that was 100% true.THE GROOMA little background on my (ahem) husband, Alec Rivera. He's an Executive Producer-slash-Account Director at ManilaMan Visual House (an advertising production
There is more to Clean Beach than what meets the trendy eye.
Whether you’re an avid traveler or an occasional tourist, we’re pretty sure you’ve lusted over La Union’s dreamy beaches at least once. Everything about it—from the numerous bars and restaurants lining the highway, to the hippest hostels and inns, down to the
Surf and turf!
With the past few years’ tourism boom turning the sleepy town of San Juan, La Union into a bustling surf community, it was only a matter of time before more restaurants, food stalls, coffee shops, and bars opened to cater to the
From smaller rooms to whole houses!
Planning a big ol' barkada jaunt to La Union soon? Sometimes, arranging accomodations can be the most nervewracking part of the trip, but you've got no more reason to break a sweat—below, we jot down six pleasant Airbnb listings you can camp
When the surf’s not up.
Known as the surfing capital of the Northern Philippines, San Juan, La Union needs no introduction. From July to October and November to March, resorts and hotels are normally fully booked by tourists and beach-goers who are hoping to catch some waves.