When in Mt. Kanlaon

Indeed is a long overdue post and perhaps my most bias in the bunch. One, I have been captivated by this volcano. Two, I worked here, so its safe to say I was fairly exposed to its ecotourism potential and great adventures.Standing tall at 2,435 meters above sea level, Mt. Kanlaon is the highest peak…

A Gigantic Escapade: Islas de Gigantes

Ok, just to set things straight, I am no Beach person. But this escapade is something remarkable. From the crystal blue waters, white sand and the overflowing scallops. Yes, you heard it right, SCALLOPS.For only P1.00 per shell you could feast on shells. That’s such an amazing seafood indulgence. Also a number of freshly caught…

Going South: Bayawan, Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental

Indeed, the best things in life are free. After all this time I should know that in order for one to enjoy his travel, ingenuity is a must. With my latest travels, all I had was a cheap “habal-habal” ride and an invaluable encounters. Located at the Southern part of Negros Island is the first…

Dipping at Taklong Island and More

When you go to Guimaras, it is definitely a crime not to soak into the clear blue waters which seemingly invite you to plunge. One can’t resist the urge to get beachin’ and swim while the sun shines down. In order for one to enjoy, it’s a must to find a good place to stay…

A Taste of Guimaras: where food and art meet

Guimaras has gained its infamy from its sweet-tasting mangoes which was considered to be the sweetest in the world. This small island province in Visayas stand in mostly limestone which is a good fertilizer for their plantation. One has too many options in getting to the island. From Iloilo City, taking the pumpboat to Buenavista…

Experience Panaad Festival: The Artistry of Negrense

Dubbed as the “land of sweet surprises”, the province of┬áNegros Occidental stretches 7,926 square kilometers and is one of the two provinces of Negros Island Region in the Visayas. It is sliced into 19 municipalities, 12 component cities and one highly urbanized city. The province has diverse culture and industries, although sugar industry is seemingly…

Going Underwater at Danjugan Island

Sometimes, the jewel of a place just lie silently faraway from the prying eyes and disturbance of most tourists. One of the gem of Negros Occidental can be found in the municipality of Cauayan. Danjugan Island is a 43-hectare marine sanctuary which is a home to some grey-tip sharks, Muray eels and some of the…

Pasalamat Festival and the Garden Show

Philippines is at its liveliest mood every summer as festivities of different local government units are commemorated. This is the time when tourists, both local and foreign storm country to witness the infamous merriment and celebration. Located 45 kilometers from Bacolod City, lies the humble yet resource-rich city of La Carlota. The place is famous…

The Foodie Affair

When you’re sick of all the mediocre, boring recipes your grandma taught you… or when you decide that the skyrocketing prices of the four-michellin star restaurants are not worth your dime, its high time to spice up your kitchen with the good old organic ingredients readily available in the market. Grab your spatula, your waddle…

Balinsasayao Twin Lakes: Double the Fun!

Located approximately 12 kilometers west of Sibulan, Negros Oriental is the breath-taking Balinsasayao Twin Lakes. Its name was actually coined from its larger lake, the Balinsasayao Lake while the smaller one is known as Danao Lake. Both Lakes are stunning on their own and offers all the wonderful views a nature fanatic is looking for….