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Tracing Rizal's footsteps in Dapitan
Jan 5, 2015

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Rizal landing marker at Sta. Cruz beach, DapitanRizal landing marker at Sta. Cruz beach, Dapitan

Text and photos by Jay Agoo

Dapitan City is dubbed the “Shrine City of the Philippines,” and not without good reason. The quaint town in Zamboanga del Norte is rich in history, being the place where beloved hero Jose Rizal lived in exile.

Dapitan is thus riddled with historical markers tracing Rizal’s years in the area, from his arrival at the shores of Santa Cruz to his residence in Barangay Talisay. But those are not the only reasons for you to visit.

Aside from its history, what makes Dapitan a perfect destination is the fact that it also has breathtaking natural beauty. Dakak Beach Resort, a popular destination for tourists, is in Barangay Taguilon in Dapitan.

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Try wakeboarding in Nuvali, Laguna
Jan 5, 2015

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By BiyahengLaguna.com

There are times when the things you do in life—even our usual trips and vacations—go duller by the minute and it feels like there is nothing we can do about it, but actually, we just have to open our eyes and see how unlimited the number of activities we can do!

So why not do something action-packed —something that needs a leap of faith? The most fun things in life are the ones that give you the thrill. Try wakeboarding!

Basically, wakeboarding is a water sport which involves riding on a, of course, wakeboard while being towed by a motorboat or a cable, in different cases.

You’ve probably heard about it all the way from Camarines Sur but with the new wakepark open in Nuvali, Calamba City, wakeboarding has never been so accessible.

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