Boracay: Beach capital of the Philippines

The palm-studded island of Boracay – with its white, talcum-fine beach, balmy weather, and warm, crystalline waters – is like a hypnotic magnet. In this tiny, butterfly-shaped island at the northwestern tip of Panay in Western Visayas, days can be spent simply lazing on the beach while nights are for indulging in the tropical party […]

Bohol: Splendor underwater and over hills

Another gem of the Visayas, Bohol’s historical significance extends way back to the blood compact between Boholano Chieftain Sikatuna and the Spanish conquistador, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, in 1565. Scenic Bohol casts an enigmatic charm drawn from the many archaic mementos spread throughout the oval-shaped island: from the Chocolate Hills and the tarsier to 16th […]

Batangas: From the lowest volcano to deeper dives

A province that is famous for excellent dive sites and the world’s lowest volcano, Batangas is going nowhere but up. It is a thriving tourist destination replete with open beaches and sheltered coves, subterranean caves and deep harbors, a preserved heritage and brave men in history. Found in the province is world-known Anilao and its […]

Bataan: History Hub of Central Luzon

Discover the magic of the Philippines’ Third Region with this amazing historical and cultural province, only an hour by ferryboat across the bay from Manila. Until recently not a traditional tourist destination, Bataan is now proving to be a tourist haven boasting a multitude of exciting places to visit, and interesting things to do. The […]

Baguio: Summer capital of the Philippines

The country’s Summer capital, Baguio City is situated 1,500 meters above sea level and is one of the few places in the Philippines with a cool climate. It’s always eight degrees cooler in Baguio than in lowlands. Baguio was developed during the early 1900s by American colonial officials who sought for a cool mountain retreat […]

Bacolod, the “City of Smiles”

Bacolod, the “City of Smiles”

After nearly a couple of centuries from its founding as small settlement, Bacolod is now a bustling modern metropolis in the Western Visayas region and it is also the “Gateway to the Sugarland” because Bacolod is highly accessible to air or sea from its neighboring region. Bacolod City is located on the northwestern coast of […]