Exploring MAVULIS ISLAND: The Philippines’ Northernmost Island

People love claiming they have been to the best and most beautiful of places, dined in the most prestigious of restaurants, and experience the most awesome of things ever perceived. Of course, I am trolling here, but there’s a truth to this, isn’t it? Some of us just want to seek what isn’t usually experienced…

Exploring ILOCOS NORTE: The Pride of Ilocandia

Ilocos Norte is home to a rich number of interesting travel destinations. It has centuries-old churches, stunning natural wonders, as well as magnificent man-made structures. According to the Department of Tourism in 2017, three of its tourist spots are some of the top favorites of local Filipinos to visit, and these are the beaches of…

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 BIRI ISLAND: God’s Masterpiece in Northern Samar

Any traveler who’s been to Biri Island would probably say it is beautiful. And indeed, it is! But beautiful is actually an understatement. Biri is gorgeously and stupendously beautiful! I had high expectations before going to this famed island located north of Samar island, and experiencing it for myself has exceeded all of my expectations!…

Exploring SIMUNUL: The Cradle of Islam in the Philippines

Have you ever wondered how Islam came into our country? Wonder no more. An Arab missionary came to the island of Simunul in the wonderful province of Tawi-Tawi centuries ago, and from there, Islam has finally planted its roots in the country . In this blog, I’m going to present what you can do in…

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 Sorsogon: Luzon’s Amazing Southernmost Province

Sorsogon is the last province in Bicol that I haven’t visited yet that’s why going here to explore the place has been my goal after visiting Catanduanes. And to my really big surprise, it was very beautiful! I think all of the beaches that we went to here have fine, white sand and clear, aquamarine…

Exploring Caramoan: Camarines Sur’s Island Jewels

Ever since the US TV show, Survivor, has filmed in Caramoan, a group of islands off the eastern coast of Camarines Sur, and shown it worldwide in early 2013, many people― both locals and foreigners― have flocked to see it for themselves. Five years since, Caramoan remains a popular travel destination despite the long travel…

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…