Category: AWESOME PHILIPPINES

Crossing Biliran Bridge

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 […]

Taal Volcano Crater Trek

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 […]

Abaca Products of Antique

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 […]

Beyond the Usual Boracay is Kalibo

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. […]

Hanging Coffins of Fallel, Sarangani

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. […]