Mindanao is the third major region in The Philippines, the “Minda” part of the traditional Filipina name, “LuzViMinda”. The island is located in the southern part of the country and has been in the news limelight for recent terror attacks and series of kidnapping incidents. Behind these grim news, lies a plethora of beautiful landscape […]
A 60 second vacation to take you to Sohoton Caves Natural Bridge Park in Basey, Samar in the central Visayas region of the Philippines.
8AM. 1 hour to go. I am sitting here on the bench in front of the Spain embassy building. My scheduled appointment is at 9AM. I need to prove to the Spanish consulate that I am worthy of a long-term visa to their motherland. I am clutching in my hand a long plastic envelope containing documents of […]
Less than 3 hours away from the city capital Manila, Philippines lies the only coconut plantation open to the public as a resort destination, the secluded Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort. Yes, you got it right, a resort right in the smack center of the coconut plantation of a 2000-acre lot. The resort offers a […]
Amid the recent bad incidents, sometimes blown out of proportion by the media, thereby sending a negative image throughout the world, there are still safe destinations around The Philippines. The country is blessed with abundant natural wonders and we may have the cheapest beer in the world too so all the more reason to come backpacking in […]
Guimaras is one of the favorite destinations in the Philippines. With its rugged coastline, gorgeous beaches, captivating waterfalls and succulent sweet mangoes, a short stay is never enough! Guimaras earned the nickname “The Mango Capital of the Philippines” because of its sweet taste that eating it makes you wonder if the guy who served it […]