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Sambawan Island: A Unique and Picturesque Gem in Biliran

Sambawan Island: A Unique and Picturesque Gem in Biliran

The Philippines has more than 7,100 magnificent islands, each one with its own set of particular features and characteristics worth discovering. The uniqueness of each island, islet, outcropping, or sandbar is one of the things that makes our country so appealing to locals and foreigners alike. We had a chance to visit Sambawan Island, one […]

Magpupungko Tide Pools: A Rocky Shore’s Stunning Revelation

In the realm of adventuring, you sometimes need the help of Sister Luck so that you can witness Mother Nature’s amazing spectacles. Think about it: mountaineers only have a limited window to reach the summit and witness the incredible vista around them. Rock climbers ascend crags only in good weather to ensure the climb is […]

Island Hopping in Siargao: Visiting Lovely, Sandy, and Secluded Islands in the Pacific

We all know that Siargao is the primary surfer’s destination in the Philippines. But to say that it is only for surfing is like saying basketball is a game played with a ball. Indeed, Siargao is not just about surfing. There are lovely pockets of paradise that are within reach from the coast—paradises such as […]

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 […]