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!”

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”

Sagada

Fifteen hundred feet above the sea is a small and tranquil town of Sagada in Mountain Province, 275 Kilometers north of Manila. A remote town with so much to offer to anyone who chooses to experience its distinct appeal. With its temperate weather, wondrous caves and cliffs, lofty rice terraces and waterfalls, luscious foods and delicacies, rich heritage and traditions […]

Dingalan

Ragged and rustic, wild and treacherous, the beautiful landscape of Dingalan evokes varied feels. From the cliffside hills that resemble those in Batanes to the jagged and rocky southern coast remiscent of those in Dasol and Laswitan. But amid some similarities to popular spots in the Philippines, Dingalan is still Dingalan… unique and distinct from the others. The southernmost municipality of the Province of Aurora, Dingalan is situated at the east coast of Central Luzon fronting the roaring Philippine Sea with Sierra Madre Mountain range…Continue Reading “Travel Guide: Dingalan (Aurora)”