Travel guide to Biliran and Cuatro Islas in Leyte

Now here’s the technical part of our trip from last time: a travel guide to Biliran and Cuatro Islas in Inopacan, Leyte. Exploring Biliran and Cuatro Islas in 4-5 days is actually a stretch. I know it’s common for local backpackers to move around a lot in order to see as many places as possible. Still, …

Biliran and Leyte: Sorry, we didn’t really hit it off

Travel is a bit like meeting someone new. You either click or you don’t. As much as the neighboring provinces Biliran and Leyte offer nice attractions — multitudes of waterfalls, islands, scenic rice fields — I can’t say that these are my favorite. In fact, our visit here will probably go down to my list of least …

Why Leyte’s Kalanggaman Island is an example of tourism done right

Kalanggaman Island in Leyte is one of those local spots that had benefited from the recent tourism boom, which had attracted both foreigners and locals to the Philippines, thanks to Facebook and other social media. Two years ago not many had heard of Kalanggaman Island, and now it’s one of the most visited destinations in summer. …

Holy Week Caravan: Road Trip from Manila to Leyte

What’s the longest road trip you’ve taken? Ours is from Manila to Leyte, where our final stop was at Kalanggaman Island. It took us almost 7 days to complete this, and here I’m going to tell you all about it! As a short background, this road trip was scheduled on the Holy Week, so we’d have …