• Tinglayan

    Travel Guide: Buscalan (Tinglayan)

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    Immerse with the unique culture and tradition of the mountain people and be awed with the natural beauty of one of the least explored provinces of Cordilleras – Kalinga! An off-beat travel destination, the province of Kalinga offers beyond what most expect. And where’s best to…

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  • Bongao

    Travel Guide: Tawi-Tawi

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    In the southernmost tip of the Philippine archipelago is a cluster of 107 islands and islets scattered over Sulu and Celebes Seas, closer to Malaysia than the nearest Philippine city of Zamboanga. But is not your usual tourists destination for it is enveloped by the ghost…

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  • Sagada

    Updated Travel Guide: Sagada

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    Fifteen hundred feet above the sea is a small and tranquil town of Sagada in Mountain Province, 275 Kilometers north of Manila. A remote town with so much to offer to anyone who chooses to experience its distinct appeal. With its temperate weather, wondrous caves and cliffs, lofty rice terraces and waterfalls, luscious foods and delicacies, rich heritage and traditions […]

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  • Balabac

    Travel Guide: Balabac

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    In the farthermost and south-westernmost tip of the province of Palawan is a paradise in its raw state. Where virgin island beaches and perfectly turquoise water are normal scenery, the chorus of rare birds and animals is the typical music! Welcome to Balabac Islands! Situated in…

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  • Lake Sebu

    Travel Guide: Lake Sebu

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Perched in the highlands of South Cotabato is the town of Lake Sebu, home to the indigenous T’boli and Ubo tribes and an emerging eco-tourism and adventure destination in Southern Mindanao. Known for its majestic waterfalls, lakes, rivers and springs, and with its rich biodiversity…

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  • Bantayan Island

    Travel Guide: Bantayan Island

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    The northern tip of Cebu is endowed with rich waters and dotted with beautiful islands with white sand beaches, Bantayan Island is one. Bantayan Island is made up of three municipalities of the province of Cebu – Bantayan, Madridejos and Sta. Fe. Bantayan takes up…

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Feb
26

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Category: Travelogues

Balabac Sojourn: Immersion in Bugsuk Island

Balabac

It was still dark when we woke up but the sky was starting to clear up, preparing for the customary show of sunrise. We had a convenient view of daybreak right in front of the beach. The sea was surprisingly calm, the wind was also non-existent….

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Feb
23

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Category: Adventure, Nature, Spots

Iligan Tourism Triangle Icons: Mimbalut, Tinago and Maria Cristina Falls

Iligan

What will you do if you only have few hours in Iligan City? Let’s say… seven hours! Too short right? Well, I have serious reasons to believe that your answer is as good as mine – go “waterfalling”! That’s what I did early this year…

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Feb
18

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Category: Dive Report

Scuba Diving in Romblon: Blue Hole and Gorda Wall

Romblon

Romblon is not an easy place to get to. There is no commercial airline flying to the province to date. So unless you can charter your own plane, you must endure the twelve hour of ferry ride from Batangas City. But its isolation is a…

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Feb
12

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Category: Bike Diaries

Batanes by Bike: North Batan Tour

Batanes

Route: Basco Town Proper – Naidi Hills – Vayang Rolling Hills – Valugan Bouklder Beach – Tukon – Mahatao Town Proper – Tayid Lighthouse – Mahatao Town Proper – Basco Total Time: 8 hours Saddle Time: 5 hours (approx) Batanes welcomed me with a perfect weather. It was sunny but cold January morning, the sky was…

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Feb
10

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Category: Luzon, Travel Guide

Travel Guide: Buscalan (Tinglayan)

Tinglayan

Immerse with the unique culture and tradition of the mountain people and be awed with the natural beauty of one of the least explored provinces of Cordilleras – Kalinga! An off-beat travel destination, the province of Kalinga offers beyond what most expect. And where’s best to…

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Feb
5

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Category: The List

Visit Philippines 2015: The Philippines’ Top Destinations

Philippines

Seven thousand and more islands, spread over a vast water of teeming marine life, built carefully by an artist’s hands, blessed with nature’s best, unparalleled and beyond compare!

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Photo Blogs

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Slideshow: Viva Zamboanga!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Viva! La Hermosa Zamboanga! Images from Asia’s Latin City Make your way to Zamboanga City and experience the warm welcome and extraordinary charm of Asia’s Latin City! Viva Zamboanga! Situated at the southernmost tip of Zamboanga Peninsula, overlooking the island province of Basilan, the city…

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Snapshot: Boquete Island of Puerto Galera

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Boquete Island Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro White Beach is Puerto Galera. Puerto Galera is White Beach. If you’re thinking the same, I guess you really haven’t seen the real Puerto Galera yet. So what’s in this town aside from the White Beach? Hmmm, that’s the…

Nasugbu

Snapshot: In Love with Batulao

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Mount Batulao Nasugbu, Batangas I always see this beautiful mountain whenever I am in Nasugbu. It is the edgy mountain one can see from Caleruega Chapel. I said, “one day, I will going to climb you!” That day finally came last year when I embarked…

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Slideshow: Keepsakes from Ceylon

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Ayubowan Sri Lanka! Images from Colombo, Anuradhapura and Sigiriya, Sri Lanka An unexpected turn of circumstances and events led me to the land of beautiful beaches, timeless ruins, hospitable people, lovely elephants, perfect swells and flavorful food. An island nation in Indian Ocean with vivid history and unique culture, ayubowan Sri…

Events, News, Etc.

Lakwatsero

Pinoy Travel Bloggers’ Quotable Quotes of 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

My last flight of the year 2014 from Singapore to Manila last December 29th was delayed for a couple of hours. Thankfully, I was in Changi Airport, the best airport in the world and one of the few that I won’t mind being stuck in for…

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Stay Healthy While Traveling

Friday, November 14, 2014

Imagine yourself in a long backpacking trip in a remote place. Probably in the mountains, in an isolated island or in a far flung area of the world where resources are not readily available and everything seems different and unfamiliar. Yes, including the cuisine! You…

Prinsipe Munti

Tanghalang Pilipino Presents “Prinsipe Munti” & “Melanie”

Category: Events, Others

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Since its founding in 1987, Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident drama company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has successfully presented more than 200 productions within 27 seasons while generating one of the best attendance records among the CCP’s resident companies. Tanghalang Pilipino commits itself to…

Deuter

Your Passport To Great Adventures

Category: Information, Others

Friday, October 31, 2014

Backpack… it is nothing more than a sack made of cloth that is carried on one’s back, secured with shoulder straps, and designed to carry whatever it fits inside. In the mountains, it fits a compass, a couple of energy bars, a flashlight, gadgets, hydration…