Anda

So you have been to the province of Bohol, you have basked in the white sand beaches and dived the vivid underwater world of Panglao and Cabilao, awed with the panoramic beauty of the Chocolate Hills, visited the centuries-old churches, feasted on the sumptuous foods on a river cruise, or seen the iconic Tarsiers. Indeed, you have been to Bohol! But if you have done all of the above and you think you have seen all of the province, then think again. Unbeknownst to many,…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Anda (Bohol)”

Tinalisayan Sandbar

For an archipelagic country made up of more than seven thousand landmass, a scenery of islands and islets scattered on azure water seems typical and ordinary. But those who truly love the sun, sea and sand know by heart that each island or islet or beach is different and unique. As beautifully unique as those in the town of San Pascual in the province of Masbate. Situated in the northern coast of Burias Island, San Pascual is a quaint and laid back coastal town that…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: San Pascual (Burias Island)”

Biri Island

If there is one place that best represents Northern Samar to the tourism map, it is most probably the island municipality of Biri. Biri is a typical laid back Philippine island, rural and quaint. Home to not more than 12,000 inhabitants, its coast is rugged yet scenic while its water is wild yet bountiful. Locals here live in a slow paced quiet life on the backdrop of the continuous roaring of waves of the Pacific. Situated off the coast of the towns of Lavezares and…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Biri Island”

Tanay

The province of Rizal is just a stone throw away from the Metropolis and yet it seems to be always overlooked by tourists. Unbeknownst to many, the province boasts of numerous attractions that will surely delight outdoor persons, most specially nature lovers and adventurous ones. For a place that is only an hour away from Metro Manila, particularly from Mandaluyong, Pasig, Quezon City or Marikina, Tanay offers a new and different dimension away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated at the southern…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Tanay”

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 experience the place aside from its provincial capital Tabuk? Well Tinglayan is one! A sleepy town southwest of Tabuk, Tinglayan is dotted with panoramic rice terraces and surrounded by verdant mountains including the legendary Sleeping Beauty, a mountain range consisting of Mount…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Buscalan (Tinglayan)”

Bongao

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 of its reputation, portraying a negative image of the place and casting fear to everyone unfamiliar with the place! Tawi-Tawi! A predominantly Muslim province, Tawi-Tawi used to be part of the province of Sulu until 1973 when it was separated…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Tawi-Tawi”