Surigao del Sur

The Slow, Agonizing Torture of a Dying Mountain

Before we proceed to tell you about our cool side trip to conclude our Surigao road trip, we feel the need to share to you a depressing episode in this adventure. We’ve all heard about how mankind rapes and destroys Mother Earth all in the name of his greed. In our journeys as adventurers, we […]

Britania Group of Islands: Experience Having Your Own Tropical Paradise

Have you ever thought of owning a serene, tropical island? No modern buildings, houses, or roads? No disco music, no movies, pollution, no noise? Just you, a shore of fine sand, and the vast sea serenaded by the cries of seagulls and the crash of waves on the shore? Well, you can definitely have that […]

Cagwait Beach: Burying Our Feet in the Fine Sand of a Pretty, Humble Shore

Filipinos are fond of associating an interesting person, place, or thing with another interesting person, place, or thing. For instance, the massive Tinuy-an Falls in Bislig is dubbed as “the Niagara Falls of the Philippines.” 2010 Lapu-Lapu City mayoralty candidate Efrain Pelaez promised to turn Mactan Island into a “little Singapore.” Sarah Geronimo was once […]

Enchanted River: The Magical Realm of the Ethereal Diwata

Diwata, sometimes called enkanto or dili ingon nato—the mystical and magical fairies of the Philippines—usually stay out of sight from humankind’s prying eyes. However, fortunate mortals who come to these realms may attract the attention and earn the admiration, love, and respect of these nature spirits. Sometimes, haughty humans may antagonize the spirits who will […]

Tinuy-An Falls: Discovering the Majesty and Wonder of Bislig’s Pride

Once upon a time, now a tale that has faded into nothing in the pages of the oldest tomes in the country, in a land known as Surigao del Sur, there was a peaceful tribe called Magdiwata. Whether they were ethereal fairies or mere mortals, no one knows for their story has become one with […]

Fascinating Surigao: A Teaser of an Awesome 835-Kilometer Journey

When it comes to surfing in the Philippines, only a few places can compare to Siargo and Surigao del Sur where perfect, massive waves barrel down and crash to the shores. However, world-class surfing hotspots are not the only places that the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur can offer. Within the […]