My sister had an entire week off, and we couldn’t think of anywhere else to go. She wanted to go to Korea but buying a roundtrip ticket in a short notice would cost around 20K, so nope! Baguio seemed to be the safest choice since we also planned to pass by Manaoag on our way to Benguet.
So, we celebrated Valentine’s Day differently this year. Our family trooped up to Baguio to spend the weekend embracing the cold and munching on fresh produce. It’s also cold in Laguna the past few months, but the weather in the mountains was pretty amazing!
I remember when I was a kid and we begged and begged our parents to take us to Baguio. Back then, the only travel destinations on my mind were Baguio and Boracay, haha. Some say that the summer capital of the Philippines is already overrated, but I’m still dreaming of spending months up there, looking for an apartment to rent, and just relaxing.
I still think it’s pretty great, and I’d love to explore less popular destinations next time I visit. This time, we only frequented the family and tourist-friendly spots. [Read more…]