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5.04.2015

Accommodation and Food Recos When in La Union

In my previous post,  I shared our little summer happening. As mentioned at the end of the past blog post, I will be sharing where we stayed and where we ate during our La Union trip. So here it is. :)

WHERE TO STAY

There are several choices of accommodations when planning for a getaway in La Union - from high budget to budget-friendly accommodations. The place where we stayed at was somewhere in the middle. But it wasn't really the budget we were considering here. Guess what was the factor that we considered in booking an accommodation for this trip?? The place should be instagram-worthy!! Here goes the instagram-conscious in us. HAHAHA! And so we found Flotsam and Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel. Is it really instagram-worthy? Just check the photos below and see for yourself. :))





Besides the artistic side of the hostel, it was really a nice place to chill.




Flotsam and Jetsam at night..





We had free breakfast as part of the accommodation. Unli bread, cereals, coffee, tea and milk!! :)) My favorite Honey Stars cereals!!!


Overall, we enjoyed our stay at Flotsam and Jetsam. I think most of our time were spent chillin' here than swimming in the beach. Haha! Also, their rooms and comfort rooms are clean! We would like to thank the coolest hostel manager, Ate Din (girl in yellow shirt) for being so accommodating. :)



WHERE TO EAT

From accommodation, let's move to some food recos.We tried three restos and I can say that all these three are must try when in La Union.

SURF SHACK
This would probably one of the most recommended food places in La Union because whenever we ask people, "where can we eat here in LU?" Surf Shack is always first on their list.

Ambiance: 810 (al fresco dining)
Food: 9/10
Price: Mid to high budget
Wifi Zone: Yes





Vegetarian Pasta (hashtag healthy living kunwari hahaha)


Pasta Bolognese..


Triple Grilled Cheese Sandwich..



MIDWAY GRILL
Midway Grill reminded me of Baguio's 50's Diner but when it comes to food, I have to give it to Midway Grill.

Ambiance:7/10
Food: 10/10 (big serving)
Budget: Budget friendly to mid budget (95 peso to 300+ peso meals)
Wifi Zone: No



Pork Barbecue with Java Rice (the meat is so tender and tasty)..


Pork Liempo with Garlic Rice..


Breakfast Platter..


Lomi..



GEFSEIS GREEK GRILL

Gefseis Greek Grill serves authentic Greek food because the owner is a Greek. Of all the Greek restos I've tried, this is my favorite so far :)

Ambiance: 6/10
Food: 10/10
Price: Budget-friendly to high (depends on what you order)
Wifi Zone: No


Hummus with Pita..


Lamb Slouvaki Platter..


Chicken Slouvaki..


Lamb Chops..


Lunch with the gang..




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