Maguindanao: The Blue Lagoons of Datu Odin Sinsuat

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Maguindanao Blue Lagoon

Just the mention of Maguindanao gives a chill and cold shoulder to most travelers. Truth be told, the province is not a popular tourist destination. Years of armed conflicts and family feuds cast a dark shadow on its potential as a tourism hotspot. Sad reality…

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Discover Vancouver on a Westcoast Sightseeing Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Vancouver

I got to visit Vancouver City in Canada last summer, thanks to Philippine Airlines who regularly flies direct to this British Columbian city from Manila. The uneventful but comfortable twelve-hour flight transported me from the scorching heat of the Philippine summer to the cool breeze…

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Albay: The Picturesque Nuestra Señora dela Porteria Church of Daraga

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Daraga

The almost four centuries of Spanish rule in the Philippines left us with a lot of influences and legacies including some grand Catholic churches. In the province of Albay and even in the entire Bicol Region, among that really stand out is the one in…

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One of Tanay’s Secrets Revealed: Calinawan Cave System

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Tanay 07

The province of Rizal’s close proximity to Metro Manila makes it often overlooked by tourists but unbeknown to many, the province is home to a lot of attractions that will surely delight outdoor enthusiasts. Take the case of the town of Tanay, home to numerous…

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

Monday, February 23, 2015
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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Buntot Palos Falls, Laguna’s Hidden Grandeur

Friday, November 28, 2014
Buntot Palos

When thinking of waterfalls to visit on a day tour from Manila, the province of Laguna will surely make the cut. This without a doubt because there are lots of waterfalls in the province that are all within reach from Metropolis. Pagsanjan Falls in Cavinti…

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