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Alaminos: More Than Just the Hundred Islands by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ALAMINOS has always been synonymous to Hundred Islands. The Hundred Islands National Park (Kapulo-puloan or Taytay-Bakes in the Pangasinan vernacular), composed of 123 […]

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Dagupan’s Bagoong Industry is Still Alive By @SiRVis A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective   ____________________________________________________________ EATING and cooking in the North (especially the Pangasinan and Ilocano cuisine) often if not always involves the special condiment bagoong or fish […]

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Dagupan Bangus Processing Gets Better by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ IF you love bangus especially Dagupan Bangus, raise your hand. Whether as pasalubong or as a breakfast and/or lunch staple, processed bangus products like […]

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Beng-beng, Pigar-Pigar and Imbaliktad by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ EACH dish has a story… Eating outside a public market stall in Mangaldan led me to a delicious meal and a local cuisine history lesson […]

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Agew Na 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 ____________________________________________________________ JUNE 20 is the 70th Agew na Dagupan and a “Platinum” celebration is in store for the city’s commemoration of its cityhood. Several activities are lined […]

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Favorite Pasalubong from 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 ____________________________________________________________ WHENEVER we travel, we usually bring back with us some souvenirs from that place. Souvenirs that range from shirts, keychains, sweets, handicrafts and native delicacies. […]

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Brigada Eskwela 2017 by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ ONE of the most beautiful sights when you travel is seeing the spirit of bayanihan which is still very much alive in these modern times. The […]

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Things You Can Do in Dagupan this May by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ APRIL was such an exciting and festive month for Dagupan! After the successful Bangus Festival, one would probably ask: “what are […]

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Bangus Festival Part 2 by @SiRVis   A travel journal that will give you a pleasant view of people, places, food, culture, history and events from a refreshing perspective ____________________________________________________________ THIS year’s Bangus Festival saw a Gilon Gilon ed Baley sans hall of famer Brgy. Pantal (winner of the street dancing competition for three consecutive […]

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