Travel Guide: Biri Island

Friday, July 10, 2015
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…

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Travel Guide: Bantayan Island

Monday, March 24, 2014
Bantayan Island

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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Travel Guide: Capul Island

Monday, May 6, 2013
Capul Island

The story behind the island’s present name can be traced back to the early Spanish era, but the island’s history and stories began even beyond the chronicles known at our time. Capul, an island municipality of Northern Samar, is a tiny village in San Bernardino…

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Travel Guide: Moalboal

Monday, March 21, 2011

What seems to be a sleepy town in western Cebu is booming with active coastal life. Moalboal, a two hours drive from Cebu City is a gateway to some of the best diving spots not only in Cebu but in the entire Philippines. Home to…

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Travel Guide: Camotes Islands

Friday, March 11, 2011
Santiago Bay

“Camote”, replied the island ancestors when asked by the Spaniards about the name of the place. The natives were harvesting sweet potatoes (camote) then and thought that the Spaniards were asking what they were digging. That was how the group of islands got its name…

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Travel Guide: Malapascua

Monday, May 24, 2010
Before sunrise

For years, this northernmost island of Cebu is a haven for scuba divers aiming to have an encounter with the Thresher Sharks – the Malapascua Island. The island has been synonymous to the Threshers since it is the only known place in the world that…

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