Early dinner at Apag Marangle, Pampanga

Our two-day sun and sand getaway at Nagsasa Cove in Zambales was indeed so refreshing. As we headed along Gapan Road in Pampanga, we searched for dining options somewhere in the city which is known for its sophisticated culinary work and exotic dish. By a stroke of luck, we stumbled upon this humble restaurant Apag Marangle which was beside the main highway in Sta. Barbara, Bacolor, Pampanga.


the big nipa hut that warmly greeted us

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Nayong Pilipino in Clark, Pampanga: The glimpse to the past

A visit to Nayong Pilipino in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga gave us the opportunity to go back in time and embrace our heritage, values, and culture. This cultural theme park which was once located in Pasay City features replicas of historical sites, tourist spots, native villages, and cultural presentations. Among the prime attractions are the houses of our national heroes like Dr. Jose Rizal, Apolinario Mabini, and the first president of the country, Emilio Aguinaldo.


The Ifugao dancers and the native Ulog house as a backdrop

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21st Philippine International Hot Air Balloon in Clark, Pampanga

This is our first time to watch the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival, the longest-running sports event in Asia which is now in its 21st year.  I’ve heard this is the last festival, so I enjoined my family my niece, and nephews to witness this exciting activity at OMNI Aviation in Clark, Pampanga which will happen from February 9 to 12, 2017.


the balloons ready for take off

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