• 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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  • Batad Rice Terraces

    Travel Guide: Batad (Banaue)

    Friday, March 14, 2014

    Nothing beats waking up in the morning on the sweet sound of the chirping birds, on the fresh breeze of the mountain air and on the majestic view of rice terraces! Nothing beats waking up in the morning in Batad! A village of Banaue in…

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Nov
21

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Category: Hotels-Resorts

10+ Reasons to Stay in Summit Ridge Tagaytay This Holidays

Summit Ridge Tagaytay

The cool monsoon started blowing from the northeast, the airwaves are now filled with Christmas carols, the malls are already in their festive theme. Everyone’s favorite Holidays are fast approaching! ‘Tis the time of the year when everyone is already busy with the planning, preparation and…

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Nov
12

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Category: Foods, Spots

Where to Eat in Tacloban

Tacloban

It has been a year since Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit Central Philippines and devastated the Province of Leyte. One that was hardly hit was Tacloban City, which today is obviously already back on its feet. Like a rising phoenix, the once bustling metropolis is…

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Nov
6

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Category: Travelogues

Balabac Explorer: Bugsuk Island Stole My Heart

Balabac

It was a long road to Balabac from Manila, one needs to fly to Puerto Princesa, catch a six-hour bus to Rio Tuba and venture to at least two-hour boat ride to the island. But it was a place I’ve been longing for for so…

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Nov
4

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Category: Trail Tale

Trail Tale: Day Climb to Mt. Banoi (960+ MASL) and Sidetrip to Malabrigo Lighthouse

Mt. Banoi

In the mountaineering community of Mega Manila and Southern Tagalog, the province of Batangas is known for its friendly mountain trails and summits. Minor mountains with not so technical trails but offer uniquely striking views. Who wouldn’t know Mt. Talamitam and Mt. Batulao of Nasugbu,…

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Oct
28

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Four Cemeteries I Would Rather Be On All Saints Day

Sagada

One of the biggest holidays in the Philippines is All Saints Day. Like Christmas, Holy Week and New Year, the first day of November is widely celebrated across the archipelago. Expect exodus of people specially to the provinces during this holiday. All Saints Day officially falls on…

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Oct
21

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Category: The List

10 Reasons To Love Boracay

Boracay

Boracay today is still reinventing itself and continue to evolve, but its timeless beauty and charm continue to prevail. If you are a first timer, better check out this list of what to do in the island. If you are a frequent goer, well… check this out, nonetheless.

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Pico de Loro

Snapshot: High at Mt. Palay-Palay

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Mt. Palay-Palay  National Park Maragondon-Ternate (Cavite) and Nasugbu (Batangas) Unleash the mountaineer in you and discover your love for the mountains at Mt. Palay-Palay National Park. Mt. Palay-Palay is a scenic mountain range in Maragondon, Cavite, bordering the town of Ternate and Nasugbu in the…

Iloilo

Slideshow: From Iloilo With Love!

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Iloilo is Love! Images from Iloilo City, Tigbauan and Miagao, Iloilo (All images are taken using Lenovo Vibe Z) I only had a glimpse of Iloilo when my feet first touched its ground in 2008. It was a very short visit, only around 10 hours,…

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Snapshot: Maldivian Sunrise

Monday, November 3, 2014

Public Beach Hulhumale Island, Maldives The Maldives will not be called “The Sunny Side of Life” for nothing. For an archipelago where it feels like summer all year round, The Maldives boasts of the sand, sea and sun of the tropical island escape. It is…

Maldives

Snapshot: A Picnic in Paradise

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Maadhoo Finolhu (Picnic Island) South Atoll, Maldives Maadhoo Finolhu, a serene and uninhabited island surrounded by perfectly fine white sand and warm turquoise water, is only one of the thousand islands that comprise The Maldives, but it is of the best the archipelagic country offers….

Events, News, Etc.

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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…

City Kart Racing

The “Race To Boracay” Is On At City Kart Racing

Category: Events, Others

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Race to Boracay More than 500 kart drivers are expected to compete to the biggest motorsports event Manila has ever seen – the City Kart’s Racing’s (CKR) “Race to Boracay!” The first major event of CKR this year, “Race to Boracay” is not only a…