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Things to do in Dumaguete and Valencia

Laid-back vibe, slow-paced lifestyle, and rustic feels albeit the bustling concrete jungle and contiguous crossroads. Dumaguete City keeps its countryside impression despite the urban classification. Not to mention, the city is also a provincial capital. The crowd is concentrated within the downtown, while other areas remain almost still and bare. Staying in Dumaguete gives you extraordinary escape that is away from unending gridlock, pesky stressors, and galling expectations of everyday Read more

Must-visit islands in central Philippines

Condé Nast Traveler recognized three Philippine Islands, Boracay (1st), Cebu (2nd), and Palawan (4th), as among the five best islands in Asia on its latest readers’ choice awards. Two of them are from the Visayas. Boracay and Cebu are undoubtedly two of the country’s most popular. Both receives significant number of tourists, and many more are aspiring to visit. Malapascua Island, on the other hand, may not be able to Read more

Antulang Beach Resort Infinity Pool

Antulang Beach Resort is simply a paradise. The rustic reception blended nicely with the forest feels, isolation, and stunning cliff-side vantage. It adds a high dose of exclusivity and comfort to your staycation. The plumeria blossoms on its poolside gardens exude an inviting scent. You’ll definitely stay once you set your foot within the resort premises. An infinity pool seats beside the cliff-side al fresco restaurant, commanding a view of Read more

Hometown sceneries triggered a lot of memories. The zigzag road between Siaton and Zamboanguita, more particularly, made me recall the embarrassing ones. I had motion sickness when I was a kid. The moment I got on a bus, my olfactory system is heightened and become more sensitive. I could smell even an imperceptible amount of diesel, asphalt, and exhaust. I would try to suppress the queasiness by thinking of happy Read more

kansalakan enchanted river

A marquee of ultramarine and viridescence rolls like phantasms. Images of sandbars, islets, foliage, water cascades, and streams are flashing back and forth, teeming my imagination. They are like unachieved dreams that toy with you every time they come to your attention. I could not help but to give in to the mystifying call of conquest, a call to find the underrated destination of the Philippines. My itchy feet and Read more

Apo Island Dive Resort

Apo Island, being a marine sanctuary, is a popular dive spot. In fact, the island was listed on the 2008 version of Sport Diver Magazine’s top 100 diving spots in the world. Guests spend most of their time exploring the depths of its surrounding waters to meet and greet with its inhabitants. Vast coral conglomeration, gentle swimmers, and colorful forage circle its deep. The underwater communities thrive as they are Read more

Corinne Grace "Cookie" Santelices at Talabong Mangrove Forest and Bird Sanctuary, Bais City

Above were grey haze. The horizon was inevident and the people around seemed copying the murky atmosphere. The gloomy surroundings, however, suddenly changed when we arrived in Bais City. We broke the city’s silence. Laughing out loud to the corniest of jokes, that was. Locals were curious, pointing all eyes in slow moving trike we were on. Manjuyod Island Hopping and Dolphin Watching We reached the Capiñahan Wharf past 8AM Read more