Exploring SULU: The Pearl of BARMM

One of the most untouched island provinces in the Philippines is none other than Sulu. This isn’t a wonder, though, as few places in the province are bugged with hostility among rebel groups. Nevertheless, one or two places should not define a province. There’s more to Sulu than what is being tagged on it in…

Exploring LAKE SEBU: Home of the Dream Weavers

One of the prime destinations in the whole region of SOX (shortcut for SOCCSKSARGEN, which stands for the provinces of South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani and the city of General Santos) is the mystical town of Lake Sebu. To avoid confusion, I must mention that Lake Sebu doesn’t just refer to the body…

Exploring TAWI-TAWI: The Southernmost Frontier of the Philippines

Sitting on the seas of Sulu and Celebes are far away islands that only some people have dared to visit: Tawi-Tawi. But recent statistics beg differently, as it has constantly been attracting visitors from all over the Philippines and the world.  Very peaceful and astoundingly beautiful, Tawi-Tawi has so much to offer to those who…

Exploring Asik-Asik Falls: Cotabato’s Glorious Gem

The Philippines has numerous gorgeous and stunning waterfalls all throughout its thousands of islands. One of the most stand outs among these waterfalls that I’m blessed to have visited is the Asik-Asik Falls of Cotabato. This mystical waterfall in Alamada, Cotabato isn’t so easy to reach as traveling here is going to take a lot…

Exploring Cotabato City!

Going to Cotabato City marks my third time to set foot in Mindanao. I have been to Davao twice before, making Cotabato City the second place I have visited there. Needless to say, I was more than excited and exhilarated because this trip is again something new. My trip to Cotabato City was actually a…