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La Trinidad Strawberry Farm - Benguet

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Located in La Trinidad in the province of Benguet, La Trinidad's   Strawberry Farm is a popular destination for tourists and families looking for a unique bonding activity in the province.  La Trinidad Strawberry Farm La Trinidad Strawberry Farm details It is common knowledge that strawberries thrive in a cool environment. Hence, strawberry farms are quite rare in a tropical country like the Philippines. Having one like the Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad, Benguet is more than enough to generate visitors from curious locals from all around the country.  La Trinidad Strawberry Farm - La Trinidad, Benguet Fresh strawberries anyone? It's harvest time! La Trinidad Strawberry Farm is just 30 minutes away from Baguio City (one of Benguet's most famous tourist traps) making it part of the itineraries of most tourists.  Welcome to La Trinidad Strawberry Farm To make the most out of your visit to La Trinidad   Strawberry Farm , it is highly recommended that you v

Singapore: The Lion City

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With a territory measuring only 719.1 square kilometers, Singapore is the smallest country in Southeast Asia. Despite its size, Singapore remains the top economic power in the region. Singapore Flag Singapore 's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Throughout the past years, the country has undergone extensive land reclamation which increased its total size by 23%. Singapore The country gained its independence from Britain in 1963 by joining the federation of other former British territories which formed Malaysia. However, due to ideological differences, Singapore was expelled from the federation in 1965. Hence, it became a sovereign nation that year. Heading to Singapore! No wonder Changi Airport is one of the best... Head on to the beach...  Or go sightseeing in Marina Bay The local inhabitants of Singapore are generally called Singaporeans. However, they are from a diverse cultural race. Singaporeans are actually comp

DIY: A Night in Cagbalete Island

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Cagbalete Island is part of the municipality of Mauban in the province of Quezon. It is 98.6 km east of Manila .  DIY: A Night in Cagbalete Island Its unspoiled beauty and accessibility to Manila make it an island destination to add to your travel wish list. Be warned though, electricity on the island is available from 6PM - 6AM. Here's how you can have your own DIY: A Night in Cagbalete Island ... So far the Cagbalete Island is still mostly crowd-free Night falls in Cagbalete Island Your adventure begins in Manila. Head to one of the bus terminals below and board a bus that leaves very early in the morning: Jac Liner Inc. LRT/Buendia Terminal  Donada St. cor. Buendia, Pasay City  ☎ 274-8245 ☎ 0922-8522891 Jam Liner Buendia Terminal 2124 Taft Avenue, Pasay City Cubao Terminal 831 EDSA, Kamuning, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Quezon City ☎ 0917-5260008 The trip takes about 3-4 hours. From Lucena Grand Terminal, transfer to a bus heading to Mauban. Travel time

Hanging Coffins of Sagada - Mt. Province

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Located in the Echo Valley in the municipality of Sagada in Mt. Province, the Hanging Coffins of Sagada is a traditional Igorot funerary practice of "hanging" coffins together with the remains of respected elders by the sides of the cliffs and mountains of Sagada. Hanging Coffins of Sagada  The Culture Behind the Hanging Coffins of Sagada This sacred practice was said to have started thousands of years ago and is still being practiced to this day. Just to give you a backgrounder about this sacred custom, not everyone is given the chance to undergo this funerary practice. It is reserved only for the respected elders of the community. As part of the tradition, these elders prepare for their death by making their own coffin and choosing the part of the mountain where their coffins will be hanged or inserted. Hanging Coffins of Sagada - Sagada, Mountain Province Please be guided accordingly Can you see the hanging coffins? Nope? Then let's go down and take

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