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The Ilocos Region occupies the narrow plain between the Cordillera mountain range and the South China Sea. It is rich with beaches as well as heritage sites. (Photo by Rolen Facundo)

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Head north for your summer getaway

Breathtaking sights, spectacular beaches and awe-inspiring heritage spots await you once you embark a trip to northern Philippines this summer. (Photos by Rolen Facundo; Text by Kim Arveen Patria)