Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Volcano Climbing at Mount Taal

Posted by on Dec 12th, 2009
File Under: Batangas, Featured, UNESCO

Taal volcano is a very touristy area. It is one of Tagaytay’s main attractions, and lately it has become popular for volcano climbing. Volcano climbing is a rising sport tourism activity around the world. Many adventure travelers are drawn to climb a live volcano for the thrill and experience it brings.


Bataan

Posted by on Dec 7th, 2009
File Under: Bataan, Featured, Luzon

Just about 2.5 hours drive from Metro Manila is the province of Bataan, although more known for its crucial role during the World War 2 in the Pacific is increasingly a shining new eco-tourism destination which offers notable bird-watching sites, turtle sanctuaries, springs, waterfalls and of course countless, and thoughtful shrines to the courage of humanity over the horrors of a not-so distant war.


Dapitan

Posted by on Dec 4th, 2009
File Under: Dapitan, Featured, Mindanao, Zamboanga

Jose Rizal’s home for four years, Dapitan city is the ultimate shrine city of the Philippines. But Dapitan city is not anymore all about Jose Rizal. This once quaint and charming small town is turning to be the most modern and vibrant city in the northern end of the Zamboanga peninsula.


Bukidnon

Posted by on Nov 28th, 2009
File Under: Bukidnon, Featured, Mindanao

Right in the heart of Mindanao, the highlands of Bukidnon literally explode with breathtaking sceneries from its cool climate to rugged mountains, plateaus, canyons, waterfalls, springs, vast pineapple and rose farms to its extremely diverse flora and fauna and to the colorful tribes of Bukidnon, Higaonon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalug, Tigwahanon and Umayamnon that call this beautiful province home.


Zamboanga City

Posted by on Nov 26th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Mindanao, Zamboanga

Asia’s Latin city. Zamboanga city’s moniker is a tribute to its very Hispanic past. From its airport to its language, one can find a tinge of the Philippines’ unique past.


Pawikan Conservation

Posted by on Nov 14th, 2009
File Under: Conservation, Featured

The ultimate patriots, the Pawikans (Filipino for Marine Turtles) return after 25-30 years and go back to where they were hatched to lay eggs. This cycle remained unbroken for ages until recently when these beautiful sea animals have become highly threatened for extinction, due to poaching and hunting- their numbers are alarmingly dwindling.


Lanao Del Norte

Posted by on Nov 11th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao

From its many majestic waterfalls, relaxing coastlines to rugged plateaus and verdant mountains rich in flora and fauna, the province of Lanao del Norte pulsates with electrifying cultural diversity of gentle and proud people – one of the many windows into the soul of the often misunderstood Mindanao.


Misamis Oriental

Posted by on Nov 2nd, 2009
File Under: Cagayan De Oro, Featured, Mindanao, Misamis Oriental

Called Mindanao’s nature front, Misamis Oriental is home to fine beaches, fertile mountains and lush forest reserves, interesting dive sites, caves that wait to be explored, and a diverse culture that begs to be experienced.


Camiguin

Posted by on Oct 27th, 2009
File Under: Camiguin, Featured, Mindanao

Rising from the sea just off the coast of Northern Mindanao, is the volcanic island of Camiguin with its lush and formidable mountains, natural springs, sandbars and dramatic ruins that reminds all of the savage beauty of its tumultuous natural history.


Camarines Norte

Posted by on Oct 12th, 2009
File Under: Featured, Luzon

Virtually underrated and rarely visited by most travelers, Camarines Norte hides its spectacular secrets of undiscovered caves, exquisite and unspoiled postcard-perfect beaches and rich coral gardens, promising dive sites and world-class surfing, elegant looking bays that open into the Pacific, misty mountains and charming towns throbbing with Bicolano warmth and hospitality – all of this under a veneer of quiet, genteel simplicity.