Taal Lakeside

Nested at the foot of the hinterlands of Tagaytay and Nasugbu are the towns of Talisay and Laurel. Both sit at the coast of Taal Lake and are known to be the staging points for those who wish to scale Taal Volcano. More than Taal Lake and Volcano, little do we know about these lakeside towns of Batangas which are just stone throw away from Tagaytay ridge. Unbeknownst to many, they hide secrets known only to locals and lucky few. Secrets such as Ambon-Ambon ng…Continue Reading “Secrets of the Lakeside: The Waterfalls of Laurel and Talisay (Batangas)”

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”

Quitinday Falls

If the image above isn’t thrilling, what is? Despite the similarity in name with Quitinday Hills of Camalig, Quitinday Falls and Underground River is kilometers away and located in different town of Albay. Local’s say that it is their version of Palawan Underground River and Cebu’s Kawasan Falls rolled into one but I must say that it is beautifully unique but equally magical and thrilling. Located in the town of Jovellar of Albay Province, Quitinday Falls and Underground River recently gained attention via social media…Continue Reading “Quitinday Falls and Underground River of Jovellar, Albay”

Casino Peak

It is not Bohol’s Chocolate Hills nor Albay’s Quitinday Hills! It may not be taken from Osmeña Peak but the roof of Cebu still. It’s Casino Peak! The ragged peaks of Mantalongon Range is undeniably among the most picturesque mountain peaks not only in Cebu but in the entire Philippines. The mountain range borders the towns of Badian and Dalaguete and covers various sitios and barangays of the two towns. It features countless conic peaks reminiscent of Bohol’s Chocolate Hills and Albay’s Quitinday Hills. For…Continue Reading “Casino Peak: The Roof of Cebu in Different View”