Iloilo Museo

When in Iloilo! Museo Iloilo, located along Bonifacio Drive in Iloilo City Proper, is the first gov’t sponsored museum outside Metro Manila. The museum building was designed by Ilonggo architect Sergio Penasales. The museum houses an impressive collection of Iloilo’s cultural heritage which includes stone age native pottery; fossils; jewelry; burial sites; trade pottery from…

Tatoy’s Manokan and Seafood

Tatoy’s Manokan and Seafood along Villa beach in Villa, Iloilo City has been an institution to both locals and visitors alike. With its signature native litson manok (native roasted chicken) and a wide array of selections of fresh seafood and other native dishes, patrons have been coming for either a Sunday family day, or to…

Mambukal Resort

When in Murcia, Negros Occidental! Mambukal Resort lies 1,200 feet above sea level and serves as a gateway to Mt. Kanlaon Natural Park. Originally developed by a Japanese architect named Kokichi Paul Ishiwata in 1927, the resort started as a bathhouse and picnic garden and has provided cool haven for Negrenses and their guests. Entrance…

Bucari

When in Leon, Iloilo! Bucari is a community effort done 50 years ago when they started planting pine trees for our generation to enjoy. Dubbed as the Baguio of Panay Island, Bucari Pine Forest is a best place to do teambuildings, campings, family outings, or just a sweet escape from the buzzing life of the city….

Chocolate Hills

When in Bohol! The famed Chocolate Hills of Bohol are not only two but more than 1,268 cone-shaped hills – a very strange geological formation that has baffled a lot of geologists. The hills are spread over an area of 50 square kilometers or more and vary in size from 30 meters to 120 meters in height….

Puerto Galera

When in Mindoro! Puerto Galera’s amazing natural attractions are its foremost tourism assets. Tourists marvel at its numerous beaches and coves dotting the coastline, its majestic mountains and forests, its refreshing waterfalls and rivers, 33 spectacular dive sites, the ethnic Mangyan Tribe and the world-acclaimed Puerto Galera Bay – all these make the island a…

Mayon Volcano

When in Albay! Famous for its “Perfect Cone”, the Mayon Volcano is the Philippines’ most active volcano and the most popular tourist destination in the Bicol Region. With a height of 2,463 meters, it is the centerpiece of the Albay province, which is about 300 kilometers southeast of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Click…

Tubbataha Reef

When in Sulu! Since divers discovered Tubbataha in the late 1970s, it has become recognised as one of the most remarkable coral reefs on our planet. The CNN travel website, cnngo.com, ranks it among the top eight dive sites in the world. Because of its isolated location, Tubbataha can only be visited on a liveaboard…

Maria Cristina Falls

When in Iligan!   In the suburbs of Iligan City lies the Philippines’ second-highest waterfall, the Maria Cristina Falls. This waterfall is fed by the River Agus and is found on Mindanao Island. It is often used as a landmark, or representation, of the host city – Iligan, which is also renowned as ‘City of…

Boracay, Aklan

When in Boracay! While only 7km tall and at its bikini line 500m wide, tiny Boracay is the Philippines’ top tourist draw, fuelled by explosive growth and a tsunami of hype. The centre of the action is dreamy White Beach, a 4km, postcard-perfect stretch of sand lined from one end to the other with hotels,…

Puerto Princesa Underground River, Palawan

When in Palawan! Deep underground on the island of Palawan in the Philippines lies the Puerto Princesa River. Both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the ‘New 7 Wonders of Nature’, it’s the world’s longest navigable underground river and makes for an exciting experience in one of the Philippines’ most popular islands. When…

Banaue Rice Terraces

When in Albay! Banaue rice terraces has been described as the eighth wonder of the world. Carved out of the hillside by Ifugao tribes people 2000 to 3000 years ago without the aid of machinery to provide level steps where the natives plant rice. And they are still in use today. Going there, you encounter…