Baguio City brands itself in the tourism market as a home of pine trees that produce fresh, healthy air. However, a report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations division for public health, surprisingly tagged Baguio the city with the most polluted air in the Philippines. The disturbing report which was released in the first week of May surfaced despite known efforts of the city government and environmental authorities to continuously monitoring air quality around the metro.... Baguio’s Inconvenient Truth Behind “Most Polluted Air” Report
Is Baguio City part of the list of places you want to visit this summer season? Certainly, it is a loud YES! We would love to recommend you the following things you should fit into your bag before hitting the road....What to Bring When Visiting Baguio
Stop! Do not assume that you know everything about Baguio because you don’t.
Even those who were born and raised here in the City of Pines may not know some parts of the list: 1. The Botanical Garden where native herbs and shrubs grow is also known as “Igorot Village”. 2. A 1990 Luzon earthquake at 7.8- magnitude destroyed much of the city on July 16, 1990. Ask your parents about this disastrous phenomenon and you’ll get stories that demand you to grab napkins..... 20 Things About Baguio You Might Not Know Yet
When you ask your friends who have not yet stepped on Baguio soil about their ideas about the city, you will probably get answers that prove the popularity of the city in the tourism industry. In fact, an average of 100,000 tourists comes to Baguio weekly after the Panagbenga Festival in February. During special events like Chinese New Year, tourist arrival may range from 500,000 to 1,000,000. Why do people love coming to Baguio City? Let us start with the obvious (if not boring) reasons that you know for sure...... Obvious (and the Not- So Obvious) Reasons Why People Come to Baguio
Baguio City’s pride Philippine Military Academy (PMA) does not always give the city a good reason to be mentioned in national newspapers and news shows. Sometimes, it’s a gloomy day for the school that trains the country’s next top patriots. Last week, the academy held its graduation rites despite national controversies involving one of its supposed-to-be-graduating student and alumni..... When the Philippine Military Academy Grabs News Headlines
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