Kapurpurawan

Nature, on its own, has the ability to create amazing masterpiece over time. One in the likes of Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, a delicately made natural art, beautiful yet fragile, a jewel of Ilocos Norte. Standing beautifully in the coast of the town of Burgos, fronting the roaring waves of Bangui Bay, Kapurpurawan Rock Formation was formed thousands (or even millions) of years ago by accumulation of particles deposited to the shore by the forces of sea waves and wind, with the aid of gravity and…Continue Reading “Kapurpurawan Rock Formation: White and Beautiful”

Tagbilat Falls

Say it again? Akward name but you read it right! Tagbilat Falls, believed to be the grandest waterfalls in Zamboanga Sibugay! Zamboanga Sibugay is among the youngest provinces in the Philippines. Admittedly, it is not a popular tourist destination. Its tourism industry is still in infancy stage; coping, developing and finding its ultimate hotspot to be its show window to the the vibrant tourism landscape of the Philippines. But those who have already discovered the place know that a treasure stash of natural wonders lies…Continue Reading “Tagbilat Falls: The Curtain Falls of Zamboanga Sibugay”

Asik-Asik Falls

The once undisturbed town of Alamada in the highland of North Cotabato is now a booming tourist destination. Thanks to the majestic Asik-Asik Falls for a promise of a brighter tourism landscape for this part of Mindanao. Asik-Asik Falls or Dulao Falls for the locals is situated in Sitio Dulao of Barangay Upper Dado, Alamada, North Cotabato. It is nested in the lower slope of Mount Ragang, also called as Mount Piapayungan or Blue Mountain, an active strato-volcano that sits in the boundary of Lanao del…Continue Reading “Asik-Asik Falls of Alamada, North Cotabato: A Worthy Adventure”

Kalanggaman Island

*First Publication 23-April-2010; Updated 20-August-2017 I never thought that an island named Kalanggaman exists. Not until my friend Tatz posted some photos of the place in her Multiply in 2009. To my surprise, the island is part of Palompon in Leyte, the hometown of my mom. When I learned of it, I quickly approached my mom and asked if she knows Kalanggaman Island. She answered positively in Cebuano, “atbang sa Palompon” or off the coast of Palompon. Wow! I excitedly Googled it and found some interesting articles and…Continue Reading “Kalanggaman Island: The Pride of Palompon, Leyte”

Iloilo

I have a weird eating habit and quite absurd palate. I usually skip meals but I always indulge on a feast when engaged on the table. I do not eat beef but I can devour a whole slab of back ribs in just one sitting. I rarely eat rice but I can’t resist the urge of sugar. I despise oily food but love pizza and pasta and olive oil! I prefer to start and end my meal with a dessert – cakes, pastries, ice cream……Continue Reading “Where to Eat in Iloilo City”

10000 Roses Cafe

The island of Cebu has countless attractions, natural or even man-made, enough to entice everyone. But a new attraction is always a welcome development such as the 10,000 Roses Café in the Municipality of Cordova. Approximately 13 kilometers away from downtown Cebu City, the 10,000 Roses Café is one of Cebu’s newest craze. The café features thousands of LED-powered white roses on its garden, the first in the Philippines. It opened in February 2017 and with its unique theme, it instantly became a hit. The Korean-owned…Continue Reading “The 10,000 Roses Café of Cordova, Cebu’s Newest Craze”