Biliran is one of the country’s smallest and newest provinces. It used to be part of the province of Leyte until 1992. Biliran Bridge links the island of Leyte and the island of Biliran. The bridge spans a very narrow channel estimated to be 100 meters from Leyte […]
I live where the adventure is. About an hour from where I stay is the town of Talisay, the perfect jump-off to Taal Volcano. I have always been fascinated by the beauty of the small volcano at sun rise. I arrived past 6AM at Taal Yacht Club to […]
Before we went for a Tibiao River cruise that day, we first stopped at Sto. Rosario Mulch-purpose cooperative to check out their abaca native products. Abaca is indigenous to the Philippines. Abaca fibers were already being woven into breathable fabrics and made into sturdy sandals in different parts […]
Have you ever seen a river as beautiful and as clean as a swimming pool? Tibiao River is one of the cleanest rivers in the Philippines. A cruise here, normally more than 2 hours, is a good way to relax after a day’s work.
This is the Provincial Capitol of Antique province located in San Jose Buenavista. Story to follow.
Located in Barangay Tuno, Municipality of Tibiao in Antique Province is Bugtong Bato Falls. The falls is said to be one of the 15 falls in the area. The water runs directly to Tibiao River. The falls is famous among the locals. However, there is no existing tourism […]
To many, Kalibo is where the bigger airport is going to Boracay. Or perhaps, it is the airport where one gets a cheaper air ticket instead of flying directly to Caticlan. To others, Kalibo is the place for the famous Ati-Atihan – an annual festivity to honor Sto. […]
I have never heard of hanging coffins in the Philippines outside Sagada. Sagada has always been associated with hanging coffins. I was so distracted when I was in Kiamba (a town in Sarangani Province) when my motorbike driver told me that there are hanging coffins in their place. […]
Iloilo is the birth place of Lapaz Batchoy and there are 2 names that started it, Ted’s Lapaz Batchoy and Deco’s Lapaz Batchoy. The batchoy war continues as to who offers the best batchoy. Tastewise, they are equal! Interestingly, there are many batchoy restaurants in Iloilo that offers […]
This is world-famous Caramoan. It is famous because of various Survivor episodes shot here – Survivor Hungary, France, Belgium, etc. To get to Caramoan from Manila, fly to Naga or take a bus bound to Naga. Flying time is less than an hour while bus ride is almost […]
This is the 3rd Falls of the famous Mambukal 7 Falls. Trek time to this water falls is 6 minutes from Mambukal Resort. Visitors can visit the falls until 5PM only and swimming is not allowed here.
This is the 1st Falls of the famous Mambukal 7 Falls. Trek time to this water falls is 4 minutes from Mambukal Resort. Visitors can visit the falls until 5PM only and swimming is not allowed here.
This is the 2nd Falls of the famous Mambukal 7 Falls. Trek time to this water falls is 5 minutes from Mambukal Resort. Visitors can visit the falls until 5PM only and swimming is not allowed here.
This is Lion’s Club International marker in DS Benedicto and has become one of the town’s landmark. The viewing deck here provides an astonishing view of Talos River and surrounding mountains. Story to follow.
This is the 7th Falls of the famous Mambukal 7 Falls. Trek time to this water falls is 1 hour from Mambukal Resort. Motorbikes are also available and will reduce travel time by almost half. Story to follow.
DS Benedicto is dubbed as “Little Baguio” because of its cool climate and environment. Among the many reasons also why this place looks like Baguio is this highway full of pine trees. The BS Benedicto Highway won a national award as the most beautiful highway implementing the Greening […]
This is the Rice Terraces in Don Salvador Benedicto that looks like a portion of the famous Banaue Rice Terraces. The cool climate, nice scenery, clean environment and variety of adventure activities in DS Benedicto makes it a perfect place for vacation. Story to follow.