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Bangus Festival by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ BANGUS Festival is Dagupan City’s annual festivity that highlights the rich milkfish aquaculture industry of the city and to further bolster its status as Bangus (milkfish) Capital […]

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Pilgrimage Tourism in Pangasinan by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ PEOPLE from all over the Philippines and other countries flock to Pangasinan every summer (which also coincides with the Lenten season) because of the food, […]

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Agew na Pangasinan by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ AGEW na Pangasinan or Pangasinan Day is celebrated to commemorate the province’s foundation 437 years ago. Malacanang declared April 5 a special non-working holiday to allow […]

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“Reaping” Agri-Industrial Success in Pangasinan by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ WHENEVER I travel around Pangasinan, I always check out each municipality’s OTOP especially the native delicacies and farm produce. One could see vendors sell […]

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Revisiting Lingayen by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ LINGAYEN is one of the towns that I frequent the most. It is just about 30 minutes drive from Dagupan and very accessible with jitneys and buses […]

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Balungao Goat Festival by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ IN the Philippines, goats are integral to every special occasion such as birthdays, baptisms, weddings, and fiestas. Goats are very popular among Filipinos because they require […]

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Dagupan’s (not so) hidden food gems by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ DO you feel like you’ve tried all the best food that Dagupan has to offer? Are you ready to explore Dagupan where few […]

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Blooming Agri-Tourism in the North by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective _______________________________________________________ AGRI-tourism is gaining momentum as a major part of Philippines’ tourism efforts. Like ecotourism, it is low impact and it socially and economically empowers […]

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Dagupan: City with a heART by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective _______________________________________________________ FEBRUARY is both love month and National Arts Month. Dagupan City celebrated it with pride and aplomb! I am not talking about Valentines but […]

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The 7 Rivers of Dagupan by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective _______________________________________________________ FROM a land of “just a marshland covered with mangroves and nipa palm trees” in 1583, Dagupan blossomed into the regional market center that […]

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