Getting a Filipino Tribal Tattoo in Buscalan

Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | No Comments
Getting a Filipino Tribal Tattoo in Buscalan

Buscalan, The Philippines, the village of fierce (former) head-hunters, is today famous for being home to Whang-Od, the 100-year old, world-renowned tattoo artist who continues to ink enthusiastic visitors looking for a Filipino tribal tattoo, using the traditional Kalinga tribe backhand tap technique. In fact, this is the reason why we found ourselves in Buscalan, […]

How to go to Buscalan, Home of the Kalinga

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How to go to Buscalan, Home of the Kalinga

This is a post dedicated solely to the logistics of getting from Bontoc to Buscalan and from Buscalan to Bontoc. Since we found it so difficult to find the relevant details about how to go to Buscalan when we were planning to visit Whang-Od, here is detailed information about this, which we hope will make your […]

Sagada Tourist Spots – Discovering the Caves and Coffins of Sagada

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 16 Comments
Sagada Tourist Spots – Discovering the Caves and Coffins of Sagada

Sagada was our next stop after having explored the spectacular rice terraces of Banaue and Batad. People we met raved about how beautiful Sagada was and how we should spend time there, so we booked a three-night stay without actually having a clear idea of the best Sagada tourist spots or having planned out a […]