7 Days Itinerary to Barobo, Dinagat Island and Siargao

In my opinion, the most virgin places in the Philippines can be found in Mindanao. Not only that, there is rich culture and history everywhere in this region.. Here’s our guide to 7 days backpacking Barobo (Surigao del Sur), Dinagat Island and Siargao. The route covers the following: Barobo (Surigao del Sur): A quiet town …

Exploring Mindanao in 5 days: Davao, South Cotabato and Surigao del Sur

This July, I ventured with a good friend to Davao, South Cotabato and Surigao del Sur for 5 days and experienced the local culture of a remote lake community as well as numerous water activities. Months back, Kharl, whom I met from an outreach event years back, invited me  to climb Mount Apo in Davao. This was before …

Voluntourism Trip to Siargao Island

I was very excited about this trip because — we were going to Siargao! Surfing, virgin islands, the famed Magpupungko Rock Pools. This 2015 Cebu-Siargao trip is a Alon ng Pag-asa, a small group of travelers promoting voluntourism in the Philippines. We planned this trip as requested and supervised by a fellow volunteer, Kuya Danny whose …