Zamboanga City — on the tip of the peninsula that juts out of the bottom of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines — is a delightful combination of history, culture, scenic beauty and economic potential. Image Zamboanga is 142 thousand hectares of sloping terrain rising from a surrounding shoreline of coral beaches to mineral-rich mountains […]

General Santos City

General Santos City is less than 2,000 kms. away from Singapore and is the nearest point in the Philippines to Australia. This port city is bounded in the south by the magnificent Sarangani Bay and Mt. Matutum, the highest peak in South Cotabato, towering at 2,293 meters above sea level, in the far north. There […]


Dakak is the newest attraction, and fast becoming a popular dive spot in Taguilon, Dapitan. Dapitan, a city since 1963, is on the northwestern coast of Zamboanga del Norte in Mindanao. The city is known for the Rizal Shrine where the Philippine national hero, Jose Rizal spent his last four years in exile. The very […]

Davao, the islands’ ethnic charmer

Davao City is only a 90 minutes flight away from Manila but definitely a world away! On one extreme lies the lush beauty of Samal Island in the Davao Gulf, with fine beaches and excellent dive spots of WWII shipwrecks. On the other extreme, at the heart of Davao is the country‚Äôs tallest peak, Mt. […]