Monday, February 21, 2011

Northern Experience

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Me and my officemates are going for a Northern Luzon tour this week. We will be discovering Vigan, Laoag, Batac, Bangui, Pagudpud, Pangasinan, and Baguio. If any of you is a local from these areas or have played tourist to these places, please do share some tips on the nice places and must-try restaurants that we can go to. We are a group of nine and we’ll be traveling via a private van borrowed from our company (thank you very much!) so my friends have been pressuring me to pack light for this four-day trip. I have been reassessing the clothes I’m going to bring because Baguio alone needs thick clothing so my head is whirling right now on which is which.

By the way, sorry if my fly is half way down in the photos. Hahaha Running late for work again.

Happy manic Monday everyone!

wearing:

Olive green pants – thrifted
Shirt – thrifted
Blue blazer – thrifted
Bag – thrifted
Shoes – Parisian
Gold studded belt – PrP

15 comments:

Dana Ramos said...

I've never tried shopping in thrift stores before and it seems interesting to try it sometime soon. Can you suggest some thrift stores here in the Metro? :) Thanks! Love your outfit, btw. ;)

I Am Alexa said...

The blazer is gorgeous!! :)

AVA T.♥ said...

This could possibly be my most favorite blazer look with jeans!:) love it!

Krystal Pearl said...

I love your outfit! So cool and comfy. Nice belt. I've been to Vigan, Laoag and Batac, so far I can say in Batac, it's Marcos dead body, it's open for public. You should go to Calle Crisologo in Vigan. It's more like the Spanish era houses. Very lovely. In Laoag, you should go to Baluarte. In Pagudpud, visit the Banguid Wind Mills. That's what I can think for now.

Krystal
http://krystalpearl.blogspot.com

aiz kim said...

oh i didn't notice the fly til you mentioned it...so no worries! Can't wait to see what photos you would take on your trips but am absolutely sure they're gonna be just as fabulous. Here in Baguio, well go for Cafe by the ruins and order their bagnet. My fave though is a Mongolian resto, O Mai Khan..they have the most scrumptious ribs (Conqueror's meal) and the yummiest cheesecakes! if you need more info just hit me up anytime.

Aisa.Paxie said...

crushing on your blazer!!! you look chic as always babe! enjoy your trip ha. mwaah!

thechyrelgomez said...

i love your blazer and it's color! :)
have a great trip.

Back To Sanity. said...

Hi dred! I'm from Baguio and I guess the best spots here are thrift shops! I'll be glad to accompany you hehe :) i know a lot of thrift shops here cause i am an ukay fan din.. hehe! ingat and enjoy your tour!

Emme of
http://emmecheayanne.blogspot.com/

:)

Back To Sanity. said...

oh and by the way, i followed you. great blog! :)

Emme of
http://emmecheayanne.blogspot.com/

Gizelle Faye | Vanilla Ice Cream said...

ahhhh! two things i'm definitely jealous of: 1) your amazing blazer and 2) your northern luzon trip!

i need to go to baguio..i haven't been there pa jud. and Harry needs to go to vigan..he's a history buff..haha!

♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

Sweet said...

I love the blue blazer and your bag as well...great outfit and have a nice trip for your luzon adventure...

Kisses
Sweet
PensandLens
@mistytewest

cryskay said...

i love this outfit. it is styled wonderfully and each piece is amazing on its own and together. i cant believe most of the items were thrifted. you have a great eye. xo

cherie said...

your blazer looks asbolutely chic! the blue is super cute. if you pass by pangasinan, try tasting tupig, it's a coconut pudding wrapped in banana leaf then grilled :) for baguio, go to camp john hay for the manor, some shopping and the homiest starbucks. if u need any help exploring pangasinan, drop me a line!

Dorothy Souhuwat said...

i like your blue blazer

Kookie B. said...

so chic! i particularly love the bag!