Tag Archive | snorkeling

Pescador Island and Panagsama Beach: The Diving Paradises of Moalboal

The Coral Triangle is a 5.7 million square kilometer, roughly triangular area of tropical marine waters that encompass the Solomon Islands, Papa New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia, and our very own Philippines. With 500 species of reef-building corals and innumerable species of marine organisms that call these corals home, the Coral Triangle is dubbed the Amazon […]

Sohoton Cove National Park: A Silent, Enchanted, and Otherworldly Realm

Some natural wonders seem to be alive—as if they have a mind of their own. They seem to choose who should see their majesty, decide when they should reveal their secrets, or determine how they should “test” the mortals to be worthy of entering their domain. It just shows that greater powers are at play […]

El Nido, Palawan Island Hopping Adventure – Tour D: The Souls of Tranquil Shores

The Philippines is world-renown for its endless array of stunning beaches that can be considered among the best in the world. And when we say endless, we definitely mean it! The combined coastline of our country’s 7,100-plus islands stretches to more than 36,280 miles, making our coastline the 5th longest in the world! Within that […]

El Nido, Palawan Island Hopping Adventure – Tour C: Of Nature’s Secrets and Art

Mother Nature is an extraordinarily skilled sculptor, an artist that no human can hope to match. She paints skies with dazzling colors and whittles away immense cave systems to form strange cathedrals. Her tools—the wind, sun, rain, river systems—all work in seamless strokes to create masterpieces that enchant even the most unimaginative individual. And we, […]

Discover Scuba Diving: A Fun First-Time Visit to the World Under the Sea

According to oceanographers all over the world, we know more about outer space than our own oceans. Oceans cover more than 70 percent of the planet, but we know less than 5 percent about them. In fact, much of the land under the oceans remains unmapped and unexplored, and we haven’t actually understood how oceans […]

Hermit’s Cove: An Utterly Secret, Totally Breathtaking Marine Treasure

There are adventure destinations that are so isolated and so well tucked that getting to such destinations is actually an adventure in itself. These places radiate so much splendor, mystery, and secrecy that they deserve very special trips. That is basically what I had in mind to celebrate my Sweetie’s birthday last September 8, 2013. As a […]

Island Hopping Around Hilutungan Channel: Visiting Pockets of Heaven

Read any tourist guidebook about Cebu, and you will certainly come across a paragraph or two about how beautiful Mactan’s beaches are. Indeed, many foreigners dub it as a “resort island,” due to sun-kissed beaches, magnificent resorts, world-class hotels, and five-star restaurants that dot the coral island’s coastline.