Bulubadiangan Island

In the shadow of Gigantes Islands of Carles is another island group dotted with picturesque island beaches and beautiful sandbars scattered in vivid azure water of Visayan Sea… quite offbeat yet equally sublime. Say hello to the group of islands off the coast of Concepcion in Northern Iloilo! Approximately three hours from both Iloilo and Roxas City, the quiet coastal town of Concepcion is starting to break out and make its own name. Imagine a chunk of El Nido’s backdrop, a slice of Caramoans’s vast…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Concepcion Islands (Bulubadiangan Island, Agho Island and More)”


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)”

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”

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 the western and central areas and known for its picturesque sunset and centuries old church. Madridejos is a fishing village and known for its rich history. Lastly, Sta. Fe boasts of its beautiful sunrise and famous for its wide stretch…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Bantayan Island”

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 Strait. The current name is coined and shortened from its previous name, Acapulco Island, to commemorate its importance during the Manila-Acapulco Galleon trade of 1600s. In the late 1800s, the Spaniards built a lighthouse in the island that marks the…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Capul Island”


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 around 28,00 inhabitants, this provincial town is a well known tourist and diving paradise due to its unspoiled fine white sand beaches and diverse marine life. Divers and snorkelers will enjoy the rich and colorful underwater life of its numerous…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Moalboal”