Casa de Comunidad de Tayabas

Casa de Comunidad de Tayabas QuezonCasa communidad de Tayabas was build as guesthouse for dignitaries during the Spanish Era. After, it became a garrison for Filipino soldiers during the World War. Now, Casa Communidad has been converted into a museum that exhibits the town’s unburied past. It houses to several Antique objects, old wardrobes by prominent people and pictures of former leaders of the town and events that took place in it. Constructed in 1831 when Don Diego Enriquez was gobernadorcillo, it is primarily designed as a guesthouse for visiting Spanish dignitaries. Casa de Comunidad is a national historical landmark which houses the local museum and the municipal library. It is host to many cultural and historical activities. It is the biggest “bahay na bato” ever restored by the National Historical Institute.

Puente de Malagonlong in Tayabas

Puente de Malagonlong BridgeMalogonlong Bridge is said to be one of the oldest and longest stone arched bridges found in the town of Tayabas, province of Quezon. The bridge is reported to have been built between the years 1840 and 1850 under the direction of the “Ministro del Pueblo,” Fray Antonio Mattheos, a Franciscan priest. Even after over 150 years after its construction, the bridge remains a testimony to the excellent stone arch bridge craftsmanship that was its foundation. It joins other such bridges in the world that are worthy of preservation as it provides us a window to the past when natural materials such as stone, molasses, eggs and blood resulted in a structure that lasted through the ages. Continue reading

Quezon Province

Quezon ProvinceQuezon Province was named after the late Philippine President Manuel Quezon. Its natural attractions include Mt. Banahaw, Puting Buhangin Beach and Baluti Island. Historical landmarks include shrines of National Heroes Claro M. Recto and Hermano Pule, the San Diego de Alcala Fortress, Alitao Bridge and Quezon Museum in Lucena City. Churches include the St. Michael Archangel Minor, Tayabas and the Church of St. Louis of Toulouse, Lucban.

Currently the sixth largest province in the country, Quezon Province, Continue reading

Joven’s Blue Sea Resort in Cagbalete

Jovens Blue Sea Resort CagbaleteOne of the newly opened resort owned by the Taino’s, Joven’s Blue Sea Beach Resort will surely captivate your heart with its blue themed Mexican inspired facilities. They have lots of amenities such as Dart, Beach Volleyball, Kayaking, Videoke, Boating and their newest attraction, the Bar. Joven’s Blue Sea Beach Resort is perfect for group retreats, family vacation, team building activities or just simply for relaxation. Joven’s has rooms designed to be comfortable and relaxing place to be this summer. They also have Nipa Huts and Tents beside the sea. Continue reading

Doña Choleng Camping Resort, Cagbalete

Dona Choleng Camping ResortWhen it comes to group, family outing, and retreats from the stresses of contemporary urban life, relaxation at the beach quickly comes to everyone’s mind. Today’s one of the beautiful beach in Cagbalete Island off the coast of Mauban, Quezon arise the “Dona Choleng Camping Resort“. Experience the beauty of a virgin island in Cagbalete Island where you will enjoy the pristine beaches and wondrous sights. Dona Choleng Camping Resort, the white sand beach resort in Cagbalete Island, fulfills the wishes and waves off the worries of every traveler. Continue reading