SMARTBro Trip: Ilocos

Cape Bojeador
Cape Bojeador
Tonight, I head to the north again with SMARTBro and Travel Factor on a Photolic Ilocos Tour.

Pagudpud Tour

Our exciting SMARTBro Trip: Ilocos will begin with a Pagudpud Tour when we arrive tomorrow morning, November 20. We will visit the Pasaquin Salt Factory and the majestic Cape Bojeador Lighthouse.

We will trek to the Kapupurawan Rock Formation.

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation
We will also drop by the scenic Patipat Viaduct. And we will go to the azure Maira-ira Blue Lagoon and the Bantay Abot Cave.

The day will end with sunset at the Bangui Windmills.

Batac and Vigan Tour

Day 2, November 21, we will tour Batac and Vigan. The day will start with a visit to the historic Paoay Church.

Paoay Church
Paoay Church
The historical tour will continue with a visit to the St. Augustine Church of Bantay.

Bantay Bell Tower
Bantay Bell Tower
After which, there will be stops at the Hidden Garden, Baluarte, and Pagburnay Pottery.

Baluarte
Baluarte
Day 2 will end with sunset along the famed Calle Crisologo of Vigan.

Calle Crisologo
Calle Crisologo

Laoag Sand Dunes

November 22, the last day of the tour will be an adventure-filled day at the Laoag Sand Dunes.

Looks like it is going to be a hectic tour. It will definitely be full of fun and LOL moments. Come back here for photos, videos, and of course, more information about Ilocos and its most amazing spots.

For more information about SmartBro Trips, visit http://smart.com.ph/bro/promos/smartbrotrips. For updates about promos and special offers from SMART, follow SMART on Instagram @SMARTcares and on Twitter @SMARTcares.

To know more about Travel Factor, visit their site at http://www.travelfactor.org.

All photos courtesy of Crislyn Nierva of acelynprojecthappiness.com.

SmartBro Trip: La Union [Teaser]

Surfvivor La Union SmartBro Trio
Surfing in San Juan La Union during the Surfvivor La Union SmartBro Trio

Have you every been to La Union? I haven’t been there and I honestly did not know what to expect when my feet took me on a solo trip to La Union. I went on a trip alone and went home with fond memories and new friends.

Here’s a peek at an epic weekend in “Elyu.”


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Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2015

This is the big news! Hawaii is indeed coming to Davao via Make Your Own Havaianas 2015 (MYOH). Havaianas is coming back to Davao to give DavaoeƱos and DavaoeƱas the chance to create their own beach-ready, Hawaii-inspired flip-flops.

Make Your Own Havaianas Davao will feature colorful soles in beach-ready hues. Which one is your favorite? And what straps do you want to pair with it. Start thinking about which colors will best match your beach-inspired OOTDs.

Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2015
Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2015
These versatile and comfy Havaianas soles will definitely take you to a Hawaii state of mind wherever you may be. And yes, this edition will also have special limited edition items. I already got a peek of MYOH Hawaii-inspired soles, pins, and straps and they are pretty.

Make Your Own Havaianas Davao 2015 will be held at Abreeza Ayala Mall during mall hours from November 25 to 28, 2015.

Check back here at the Diyosa Life Blog at 1 pm on November 20, 2015 for our post revealing these limited edition Havaianas soles, pins, and straps.

More MYOH teasers will also be posted via my social media accounts on November 20. Follow me on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/DiyosaBlogger, on Instagram @riajosedavao, and on Twitter @riajose.