Articles about Baguio City

We’ve been asked similar questions more times than we can count
I've heard this question a million times: "Will (insert car name here) make it up to Baguio?" Whether it's a car, van, or truck, as long as it doesn't have a million horsepower, people will invariably ask 'The Baguio
With the help of the French government
Back in 2016, then-incoming Transportation secretary Arthur Tugade floated the idea of solving our traffic woes by setting up a cable-car system in Metro Manila. At the time, he even claimed that such a mode of transport could be operational
It’s not worth the risk
Heads up to any motorists planning to head up to Baguio for the Undas holiday weekend: The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has closed Kennon Road to vehicles, due to dangers brought about by Typhoon Rosita.The agency made the
Iñigo Anton is a kid to watch
Anybody who has followed Philippine motorsports over the last two decades knows that Carlos Anton is a force to be reckoned with. The lowdown: He's a multi-awarded racer in various racing disciplines, ranging from slalom to touring cars. I know
Toyota PH lets us find out
There are certain benchmarks on which cars are measured by across the globe. High-performance carmakers, for example, will often flaunt their model's Nurburgring lap record if it manages to cross the Green Hell in good time.On a smaller
The requirements are unique
Highlanders have a unique set of criteria when it comes to choosing a vehicle. The roads leading into the Mountain Province have since been paved, but old habits die hard. Back in the day, if you didn't have a 4x4 vehicle
The country's oldest mountain highway
Kennon Road, the legendary stretch of road in Benguet province, is now one step closer to being declared a national heritage zone. The House of Representatives has just approved on the second reading House Bill 7502, which identifies the Kennon heritage zone
Road-widening of national highways continue
The nationwide road-widening project, which began in earnest in 2013 continues, and the physical motoring landscape is indeed changing. It isn't only us car guys who miss the nostalgia and romance of driving along tree-lined highways. Various historical preservation
You will never be stranded in the mountains
Mountain retreats like Baguio City and Tagaytay have steep hills. Away from the main highway, you will encounter residential driveways and commercial establishments that have steep and daunting access roads. When driving into or out of these places, not all of these
It depends on the tire
I'm learning a lot from your articles because I am a newbie driver. I'll be traveling far north next month to spend my holiday in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. Since this is a long drive, I am a
They say you can reach Baguio in under three hours
The Pozorrubio, Pangasinan toll exit along the Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) has opened, and according to Department of Transportation (DOTr) undersecretary Tim Orbos, it's possible to travel to Baguio in under three hours via the newly-opened segment.The
We took them up to Baguio to find out
In the early 2000s, I distinctly remember the series of advertisements released by Petron for its Extra Mile Challenge. In them, you'd see journalists and racers drive the first-generation Honda Jazz from Manila on one tank of gas just to
The food alone is worth the drive
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. Baguio's not what it used to be. The past two decades haven't exactly been kind to the Philippine summer capital: less trees,
Motorbikes for the cool and playful
A motoring colleague first told me about this really cool place that has a small collection of motorcycles on Kennon Road in Baguio City, but I never got around to visiting it until recently. The place is just a super-short walk
Residents can thus pedal away
After a February 4, 2016, memo from Baguio City mayor Mauricio Domogan made the rounds online, there was an immediate outcry on social media as the said memo--which was essentially a reissued ordinance from 1965--ordered the implementation of the ban
Let us guess: because they can
I am a Baguio resident. The traffic problem there has been getting worse of late, especially during long weekends, but we manage to get by. The one-way traffic scheme, which was implemented so many years ago, actually helps a lot in
In addition to long-prohibited tricycles
A memo dated February 4, 2016, from Baguio City mayor Mauricio Domogan is making the rounds online as it causes concern among riders of both bicycles and motorcycles. Said memo orders the implementation of the ban on bicycle and motorcycle use in
You've been warned, folks
In February, we reported that the Department of Public Works and Highways was planning on converting Kennon Road--the scenic road from Rosario, La Union, to Baguio City--into a one-way route this summer season. Well, the agency has indeed pushed
Possibly for the summer season
The Department of Public Works and Highways is planning to implement a one-way traffic scheme for Kennon Road, the scenic highway that's used to reach Baguio from Rosario, La Union.According to DPWH secretary Rogelio Singson, he has already instructed
Don't be intimidated by the twisties
Knowing that you can safely descend or ascend a snaking two-lane road under any type of weather condition is indeed something to be proud of. And if you love driving, then those twisties are surely something to look forward to.Having
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