Finding the Hidden Gems of Iligan City

Our first destination for our 2017 Mindanao tour was Iligan City. We wanted to know why the place is known as the "City of Majestic Waterfalls".  The locals said that there are 24 waterfalls in the city, but not all are open for tourism. The most famous of those falls would be Maria Cristina Falls, it's the [...]

The Stillness of Lake Apo – Valencia, Bukidnon

Being the only visitor in the lake, the loner in me rejoiced. Gladness was all I felt when I was there, just sitting on the raft in the middle of the placid lake and looking at the green water and hills surrounding me.

Being the only visitor in the lake, the loner in me rejoiced. Gladness was all I felt when I was there, just sitting on the raft in the middle of the placid lake and looking at the green water and hills surrounding me.

Onuk Island – Balabac Palawan – The Country’s Last Frontier

I was lucky enough to book flights for free using my Cebu Pacific GetGo points. One of those flights was bound for Puerto Princesa, Palawan, my target --- to explore the southern-most part of the province, Balabac Island. Wikipedia has such a short description of this town. It simply says, "Balabac Island is the southern-most island of the [...]

Tacloban City

After exploring the island of Kalanggaman, our group went back to Tacloban City. We didn't really plan to explore the town but since we're already there, we took the opportunity to visit the famous and longest bridge in the country, San Juanico Bridge. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPpk_WeDvfQ/?taken-by=joannerona&hl=en   We stayed at Yellow Doors Hostel. It's my second time [...]