Article: Rona Dale Ortiz | Topic: Study English in the Philippines
La Union Philippines: When it's weekend and pouring in Baguio City ; you want to escape the city and chase sunshine somewhere else. We have prepared majestic travel plan for you.Everybody deserves a break from a 5-day study and work period. Don’t you have the energy to plan a short trip?
Through a 45-minute bus ride, you may reach a destination that will open the door of European tour for you. Are you ready ? We are so happy to share this to everyone . Read up and find the best short trip you could take in La Union .
Visit Italian Grape Farm in Bauang
There are a lot of towns in La Union, but the most popular is San Juan known as the surfing capital of the north. However, there are other beautiful places you need to check. After the 45-minute bus ride ,you can go for grape picking and wine tasting in Bauang La Union. Visit Lomboy Grape farm. Grape-picking is somewhat special in the Philippines, visiting a grape farm will instantly give you an Italian experience.
Experience Santorini, Greece at Thunderbird Resort
After your Italian experience in Bauang , you might just want to continue your European inspired short trip in San Fernando. Going around Thunderbird Resort will give you an equally awesome Grecian tour. The building architecture is so impressive as it is patterned after Santorini Houses. From the resort, you'll see captivating ocean view.
Spanish Tour in San Fernando Downtown
After checking Thunderbird Resorts and Casino, you can check San Fernando downtown. Aren’t you hungry yet? Try the Filipino desert called Halo-halo . Visit the best Halo-halo restaurant in the Philippines , Halo-halo de Iloko which is walking distance from San Fernando Plaza.
Feeling full and still restless after eating desserts? Going around San Fernando plaza and taking photos will solve the situation.San Fernando Plaza gives you the Spanish environment. Wide Playground, flowers ,white benches and soft breeze brushing your face will give you nice rural vibe.We are giving you an option for this trip, you can travel back to Baguio at night, and you will never miss the chilly atmosphere because bus station is just near the plaza.However,if you still want to stay longer in La Union we are giving you to option to check Sea Park Beach Resort (still in SanFernando) or continue the beach adventure in San Juan.
*Burn the calories and climb your way to Chinese Friendship Pagoda .
So make up your mind. Should you stay? Or go back to Baguio.
Final decision is yours but we have a strong feeling you want to stay longer .
At Pines, we want to make sure your weekend is well –spent and on a Monday , you will never have blues. What are you waiting for? Take that short weekend travel and take majestic photos. Upload it on facebook and use English captions to optimize that short weekend trip. We all guess that you will use the time to practice your English speaking skill on that journey. That is the reason why weekend short trips are awesome. Another tip is to organize a trip with other students of different nationalities. Travel and make new friends.
-Rona Dale Ortiz