Exploring Catanduanes: The Land of the Howling Winds

It has always been a dream of mine to go to my Lolo Ernesto’s province, the far-flung island province of Catanduanes. This August, I was able to finally fulfill that dream. And wow! Catanduanes is beyond doubt beautiful, from its fine, golden sand beaches to its towering rugged cliffs. Travelers who venture here are sure…

Exploring EASTERN SAMAR: The Province of Beauty and Resiliency

One of the three provinces in the island of Samar is Eastern Samar, located at its easternmost part that faces the Pacific Ocean. I didn’t know very much about this province until I visited it recently. I was surprised to find out that Eastern Samar is endowed with beautiful waterfalls, pretty beaches perfect for surfing…

EXPLORING CORDILLERA: Maligcong, Sagada and Batad in 4 Days

I have been to Mountain Province and Ifugao before (I’ve also blogged about them: click each province to read about them in detail) but there are always good reasons to go back. From wonderful sunsets and sunrises atop the mountains of Maligcong to the cold, dark caves of Sagada (both of which I was not…

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…