Lambayok Festival in San Juan, Batangas

One of the things we Filipinos can be proud of are the festivals in the country. Each one is celebrated with colorful banderitas, street parades and sumptuous feasts. Recently, I was invited to witness the Lambayok Festival in San Juan, Batangas. Lambayok Festival celebrates the founding anniversary of the municipality of San Juan. It also …

10 Amazing Things to do in Bantayan Island, Cebu

Bantayan Island is definitely one of the best places to visit in Cebu province. With its white-sand beaches and provincial charm, it’s a favorite among beach lovers and those who prefer relaxing beach getaways. That saying, there’s more to Bantayan Island than beach bumming! Here we’ve compiled the best things to do in Bantayan Island, …

The Beach Bummer’s Guide to Bantayan Island (Cebu)

If there’s one thing Bantayan Island is famous for, it’s white-sand beaches. People visit here so they can experience the best tropical experience in the province of Cebu. In return, Bantayan Island has something to offer for everyone: for millennials, Instagram-worthy backdrops and “hugot” corners such that in Camp Sawi; for the quiet or older …

Day trip to Moalboal and Kawasan Falls in Cebu

My friend Joemar (Lakwatserong Irigenyo) and I had a whole free day before heading to Bantayan Island and Malapascua Island, so we looked for possible day trips from Cebu City. I’d always wanted to go to Moalboal, so I suggested that we take a private tour in Moalboal and Kawasan Falls in Badian via KKDay. …

10 BEST Resorts in Pampanga for A Leisurely Stay

A province best known for its culinary cuisine, Pampanga is a good alternative for those who are looking for a quick vacation. It is only 2-3 hours from Manila and is easily accessible via the expressway. It’s home to several decent resorts, most of which offer a more natural setting for peace and relaxation. It …

Travel Guide to Basilan Province: Mindanao’s Hidden Treasure

Here’s a travel guide to the province of Basilan including a sample 2-day itinerary. Before we proceed, let me tell you that this is one of the most difficult pieces I’ve written. Not because I don’t know what to write, but because I don’t know how to approach the subject properly. Due to its history, …

The Great Mindanao Adventure: ZamBaSulTa Itinerary and Guide

One of the best backpacking routes in the Philippines is the ZamBaSulTa. ZamBaSulTa refers to the Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi provinces. It typically starts in Zamboanga City, which serves as the gateway to other provinces. This is a great route because it allows you to experience the unique culture, history and food in Mindanao …