Chasing Waterfalls in Pagbilao: Iringan Falls, Malicboy Falls, Bahay-Pagi Falls and Katapang Falls

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Malicboy Falls

Where the mountains meet the sea is very true for the town of Pagbilao in Quezon Province, just at the east of the provincial capital Lucena. Sandwiched by Pagbilao Bay to the south and Sierra Madre Mountain Range to the north, Pagbilao sits at the…

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Chasing Waterfalls in Real, Quezon: Cawayan Falls, Balagbag Falls and Noknok Falls

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Balagbag Falls

Four hours of land travel from Manila will take you to Real, a coastal town of Quezon Province fronting Pacific Ocean. Like Siniloan in Laguna, it is also nested at the foot Sierra Madre, the longest mountain range in the Philippines. So it isn’t surprising…

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Farola Series: Faro del Cabo Melville (Cape Melville Lighthouse)

Monday, April 18, 2016
Melville Lighthouse

In the farthest tip of the island of Balabac, the southernmost town of Palawan with the same name, is an aging yet beautiful lighthouse that has served its purpose and survived the time for more than a century – Faro del Cabo Melville (Cape Melville…

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Cobra Falls: Ozamiz City’s Best Kept Secret

Friday, March 11, 2016

Ozamiz City, the provincial capital of the Province of Misamis Occidental in Northern Mindanao, is not your usual tourist destination. It is generally laid back and quiet, and the usual tourist attraction is the old Spanish Fortress – Fuerte de la Concepcion y del Triunfo…

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Favorite Beach: Punta Sebaring of Bugsuk Island, Balabac

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Punta Sebaring

Let me tease you! They say this beach can fit two soccer fields, I say… on low tide, even three! The sand – white as sugar, fine as powder, soft as cushion! Punta Sebaring is probably the best beach on my list! Its name does sounds…

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Pangilatan Falls: The Forgotten Gem of Tapaz, Capiz

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In the highlands of the Province of Capiz lies the town of Tapaz, a rural and laid back town, perhaps the farthest in all municipality of the province. At least two-hour ride from Roxas City or Iloilo City, Tapaz is generally raw and remote. Its…

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