The Baguio, Sagada tour inspired by ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’


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The Baguio, Sagada tour inspired by ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’
Go on an adventure and maybe fall in love in this 'Tadhana'-inspired tour

MANILA, Philippines – Where do broken hearts go? You may or may not be heartbroken – or maybe you just love Antoinette Jadaone’s That Thing Called Tadhana, which featured that signature line. Now, there’s also a limited edition tour package you can take that’s inspired by the movie. You’ll get to visit some of the sites where key scenes from the movie took place in Baguio and Sagada. (READ: Antoinette Jadaone and the romantic road to ‘That Thing Called Tadhana’)

In the film, Mace (Angelica Panganiban) is recovering from a breakup with a longtime (cheating) boyfriend. She meets Anthony on the way home from Europe, and the two take a detour to Baguio on a whim in a bid to help Mace recover. The two fall in love. (Read the Rappler movie review here)

Soul-searchers get to relive the experience Mace and Anthony went through on their spontaneous trip to Baguio and Sagada. (READ: Baguio City: Your complete weekend itinerary)

The tour also passes by key locations in the film, like the Cafe by the Ruins and the BenCab museum. Note that this tour isn’t in official partnership with the film, but is inspired by its story. (READ: 15 amazing Baguio City eats)

Let’s take a look at some of the stops:

The garden at the BenCab Museum. Photo by Florence Adviento, courtesy of Route 63 Travels  GAIA. This is where Mace and Anthony have breakfast in Sagada. Photo by Jason Marges, courtesy of Route 63 Travels
Banaue Rice Terraces. courtesy of Route 63 Travels

Hopefully you won’t need to scream your heart out, but bask in the beauty of Mt. Kiltepan – the mountain bathed in a sea of clouds in Sagada, where Mace (and previously Anthony) finally got her cathartic moment as she screamed out all her frustration to the heavens. (READ: Fog and fireplaces: 10 reasons to go to Baguio now)

SCREAM YOUR LUNGS OUT. Or you know, enjoy the breathtaking view. Sunrise at Mt. Kiltepan. Photo by AR Veloso, courtesy of Route 63 Travels

Let’s all take a minute to remember this important scene from the movie, where Anthony helps Mace let go of the past, even just a little:

 Screengrab from YouTube/Star Cinema

Below is the 4-day itinerary, beginning with a 1:30 AM Assembly in Cubao:

So whether you’re in love or yearning to be, this tour might just be you. (RELATED: IN PHOTOS: Visiting Baguio’s ‘Forevermore’ locations)

For other inquiries, email route63travels@gmail.com or call/text at (+63) 998 988 6186. Also visit their Facebook page.  – Rappler.com

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