Constant stress for the brain is bad for your health–yes, that’s a scientific fact. And although summer and little to no responsibility is a daydream away, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make time for some playtime. Take a breather and recharge your brain in paradise within reach. – Hola Pauline
San Juan, La Union
Tucked below the ever so famous Ilocos Regions is a tourist and a surfer’s untouched paradise–La Union. With San Juan’s peak season just around the corner, October to March, catch some pretty sick waves with the surfer in you. A beginner in surfing? No problem, there are a few groups who are willing to teach. Enjoy a night or two by staying at Flotsam and Jetsam, a colorful hostel by the beach worthy of your #weekendgetaway.
San Juan, Batangas
Considered as the usual urban jungle escape, Batangas still has many to offer. Brimming with resorts that provide various activities, there’s one for every kind of tourist. Drop those office work stress like unwanted baggage and run wild & free in La Luz Beach wide beach vicinity that offers diverse water sports.
San Antonio, Zambales
Turn off those blaring cellphone notifications and take a step back to the simple life in Zambales. With camping prevalent with tourists, pack your gear, food, and your adventure for something new for this trip. Travel from one place to another and appreciate the rich cultural heritage preserved deep within Zambales. With no light pollution to cover the brilliancy of the stars, spend the night star gazing and appreciating the simple beauty unseen with the busy life in the metro.