Tag: philippines

PinoyOnTheRoad Travel Confessions

I have second thoughts sharing this one. I never make confessions. It scares me a lot. Now this is scary. I am a late bloomer traveler. Believe it or not, it was only in 2009 that I first traveled as a ‘tourist/traveler’ sort-of-thing. I was then 30 years […]

Magical Siquijor Sunset

Many people talk about how enchanting sunset is in Siquijor.  Many say it’s one of the most beautiful sunsets they have seen.  Many regard the sunset in Siquijor as one of its gems.  I think its worth the buzz. Undeniably, Siquijor offers a commanding view of the sunset, […]

8 Must-See Off-the-Beaten Path in Philippines

Here is my list of 8 Must-See Destinations in the Philippines which are not normally known, seen or experienced by some tourists.  As there is so much to see and explore, this list represents only what I think is the best of ‘off-the-beaten’ path in the Philippines. ******* […]

St James the Great Parish Church of Bolinao

Originally built in 1609, the church of St. James Parish in Bolinao, Pangasinan is made of black coral stones.  Its bell tower was once the tallest in the entire island of Luzon.  Bolinao church also served as a fortress against the pirates on several occasions. Today as it […]

The Charms of Tondol Beach

Tondol Beach is located in Anda, Pangasinan.  Tondol beach has fine white sand and a long stretch of shallow water.  It is a perfect getaway without the hassle, the noise and the crowd of the more known beaches in the Philippines. There are few and very cheap resorts […]

The Majestic Cagsawa Ruins

As popular as Mayon Volcano, The Cagsawa Church Ruins is what remains after the most beautiful volcano erupted in February 1, 1814. On the belfry stands to this date and has become the symbol of resiliency of the Bicolano people. Here are some of the photos I took […]

Another Day in Anawangin Cove

Anawangin Cove is  a popular beach destination in Zambales.  It has stunning array of pine trees adoring its white sand beach and the mighty rocky mountains in its background. There is also a stream in the area that mirrors its picturesque landscape. Camping, hiking and swimming are the […]

Marinduque Travel Guide

How To Get To Marinduque From Manila, take a bus bound for Lucena Dalahican. Buses bound for Lucena can be found in Araneta Bus Terminal, Cubao Bus Terminals and Pasay Bus Terminals. Popular buses that go to Lucena are Jam Liner, Lucena Lines and RRCG among others. The […]

The Golden Tara of Butuan

The Golden Tara is regarded as the Icon of the Storied Past of the Pre Colonial Times of Butuan.  It was found by a Manobo woman in Wawa River in Agusan after the 1917 flood. The Tara measures 8 inches in height, 4 pounds in weight and is […]