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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!

 

 

 

PORO POINT

 

 

The Poro Point Free Port Zone

La Union Poro Point Photo from:  www.poropointfreeport.org 

After nearly two decades and two master plans, the Poro Point Freeport Zone (PPFZ) is back on track into becoming a premier business and leisure destination in northern Luzon.

The Poro Point freeport has some 146 ha of investment area available for development.

La Union Poro Point

The free port houses the Voice of America radio transmitter, a Philippine Air Force facility and a lighthouse complex.

First to build a hotel and casino complex in 2006 was property developer Thunderbird Resorts Inc., whose Santorini-inspired accommodation facility sits on a 65-ha plot inside the free port.

Read more: http://business.inquirer.net/134941/la-union-breathes-new-life-to-freeport-development#ixzz2tcsUFpZL

 La Union Poro Point BeachPhoto from:   wikimapia.or

 

 

The Poro Point ThunderBird Resort

La Union Poro PointPhoto from:  www.wayph.net

 

Experience the most beautiful tourist spots in the Philippines – Thunderbird Poro Point

Thunderbird Poro Point  has captured the hearts of many tourists, both local and foreign with its breathtaking view of  the white sand  next to the blue ocean.  Hence, the resort became an instant favorite when it comes to  Philippine tourists spots in no time.

Read More from:  http://www.thunderbird-asia.com/poro-point/

 

La Union Poro PointPhoto from:  www.skyscrapercity.com

 How To Get There

 
By Bus 
 
From Manila, take a bus bound to Laoag, Vigan and Abra. You can choose different bus company including Florida, Genesis, Dominion, Fariñas, Viron and Parta. Ask the driver to let you down at the Poro Poro Point San Fernando, La Union. It takes 6-8 hours drive.
 
By Car
 
From Manila , take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) – Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), take the National Highway going to San Fernando, La Union. You will pass by the provinces of Tarlac and Pangasinan.
 
Once you get to San Fernando, La Union, turn left to Pennsylvania Avenue. Landmark is the Monument of the Unknown Soldiers. Go straight until you enter the gate of the Poro Point Freeport Zone. Less than a kilometer from the gate, you will reach Thunderbird Resorts – Poro Point. Hotel gate is on your left.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

The “Beach Fever” Province of La Union

Where is La Union and How to Get There

Interesting Tourist Spots in La Union – Part 1

Interesting Tourist Spots in La Union – Part 2

Things To Do When in La Union

Colorful Festivals in La Union

La Union Photo Gallery

 

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