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 “Bantayan Island Travel Guide: How to Get There, Where to Stay and More”

Callao Cave

Callao Cave is among the most popular caves in the Philippines and the best known tourist attraction of Cagayan Province. Located in Barangays Magdalo and Quibal in the town of Peñablanca, approximate 30-minute ride from Tuguegarao, Callao Cave is one of more than 300 caves in the vicinity of Peñablanca Protected Landscape and Seascape. Callao Cave is made up of seven chambers and various formations: the Column, Chapel, Skeleton, Elephant’s Head, Praying Angel, Rocket, Lion’s Head and Dog’s Head Formations. The Chapel, being featured in many…Continue Reading “Callao Cave: Travel Guide, How to Get There, Where to Stay and More!”

Pokhara

Dubbed as the “City of Lakes and Mountains”, Pokhara is the largest city of Nepal. Located in Gandaki Province in central Nepal, it serves as a base for treks and expeditions in Annapurna Circuit. Pokhara has a totally different vibe from Kathmandu. It is more quiet, relaxed and hip. Sit in a café by the Lakeside, watch people while enjoying a glass of beer or a cup of coffee; indulge on Nepali, Indian and even Korean, Chinese and Italian foods in various restaurants along the…Continue Reading “Pokhara Travel Guide: The Gateway to the Great Annapurna”

Fortune Island

Located off the coast of the town of Nasugbu in Batangas, Fortune Island is is 27-hectare private property that is fast becoming a go-to place for those aiming a quickie island escapade specially for those in Metro Manila and Southern Tagalog. Fortune Island boasts of white sand beaches and rocky cliffs in the backdrop of its rich turquoise waters. But the island’s most prominent features are the ruins of old columns and statues that aptly resemble the Parthenon of Greece! These ruins are remnants of…Continue Reading “Fortune Island: Travel Guide, Sample Itinerary, Budget & More”

Palaui

Palaui Island lies at the northeastern tip of mainland Luzon under the jurisdiction the town of Sta. Ana, a Special Economic Zone bustling with modern industrial establishments and blessed with beautiful coastline. But despite the developments, Sta. Ana is still rural and laid back, projecting contrasting features that add to its mystique. But what makes Sta. Ana more contrastingly beautiful is Palaui, the island off its shore that offers so much – white sandy beaches and panoramic coves, a century old lighthouse, hidden waterfalls and…Continue Reading “Palaui Island Travel Guide: How to Get There, What to Do, Sample Itinerary, Budget & More”

Batad

Nothing beats waking up in the morning on the sweet sound of the chirping birds, on the fresh breeze of the mountain air and on the majestic view of rice terraces! Nothing beats waking up in the morning in Batad! A village of Banaue in the province of Ifugao, Batad is famous for its amphiteater-like rice terraces, one of the five clusters of rice terraces in Ifugao that are inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list since 1995. Built around two thousand years ago…Continue Reading “Batad (Banaue) Travel Guide: How to Go, What to Do, Sample Itinerary, Budget & More”