Sands of Pasacao

Sands of Pasacao

Text and photos by NEIL ALVIN NICERIO IF YOU’RE GOING TO ASK your friends what the Summer Capital of Camarines Sur is? Chances are, the majority if not all of them, would give you an incorrect answer. The answer to this of course is the town of Pasacao. Located on the western side of Camarines Sur facing Ragay Gulf, Pasacao is a sleepy coastal town […]

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Waiting to Exhale in Calaguas

Waiting to Exhale in Calaguas

Camarines Norte’s priceless Calaguas has carved its own name as one of the rising destinations in the Philippines. But going there isn’t a walk in the park. Writer Alvin Cruz shares his experience and his realization that in travel as in life, good things come to those who wait. Text by ALVIN BULAONG CRUZ Photos by AJ ORPIA AND ALVIN BULAONG CRUZ WHAT THEY SAY […]

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Calauit Safari Park

Calauit Safari Park

A home to Kenya’s wildlife Text by GELYKA RUTH R. DUMARAOS Photos by RAMIR G. CAMBIADO THERE IS MORE TO BUSUANGA Island in Palawan than the island-rich town of Coron. When one’s finished with beach bumming and trekking on stunning rock formations, a perfect way to get closer to nature is by spending a morning in the wild. It is nothing sort of what we […]

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Casa Mariquit

Casa Mariquit

Inheritance of a grand past Text and photos by HENRYLITO D. TACIO WHEN I was still in high school, one of my dreams was to visit Iloilo. After all, my father was born there. Besides, Spain’s Queen Maria Cristina once dubbed it as “Luy muy leal y noble ciudad” (the most loyal and noble city). It was only in recent years that I had the […]

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Waiting to Exhale in Calaguas

Waiting to Exhale in Calaguas

Cozy cabanas in Waling Waling Beach Resort are perfect for unwinding while waiting for the sunset; After trekking, visitors can sit and relax in these nipa huts on top of a mountain overlooking the islands; The captivating sunset in Calaguas is worth waiting for .   Camarines Norte’s priceless Calaguas has carved its own name as one of the rising destinations in the Philippines. But […]

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Mercedes Mesmerizes

4 things to love about this enticing town in Bicol Text by Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos Photos by Ramir Cambiado While Camarines Norte offers a myriad of travel destinations and activities as a whole—say, camping in Calaguas Island or hitting the waves at Bagasbas beach—a second class municipality located at the Southeastern side of the province, meanwhile, is a promising one on its own. Find out why Mercedes, Camarines Norte leaves one traveler mesmerized. […]

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The Village Up There

Revisiting Buscalan, Kalinga’s living treasure and other tribe traditions Text and photos by Jacquiline Go Laruan Kalinga during the earlier days is not your typical tourist’s destination. Aside from the remoteness, insurgency issues and long cliff side roads make people, especially the local tourists, not to include it on their bucket list. One village in Tinglayan has become one of the most visited places in Kalinga province for the last two years. Buscalan village […]

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Of Serene and Slow Mornings

Patar’s white sand beach and more of Bolinao By Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos Imagine a place where you can just kick off your slippers and go barefoot at a pure white sand beach front. You watch the waves caressing the seaside, tickling your toes like it’s’ some kind of a spell. You plug yourself out of the internet-crazy world, and just spend time solo and slow with as clear as a glass […]

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Two Countries, One Trip

Two Countries, One Trip

A unique opportunity to see the most interesting places in Cambodia and Thailand Text and photos by Regina Gutierrez For backpackers wanting to visit as many destinations as possible in just less than a week, touring from Siem Reap, Cambodia to Bangkok, Thailand is one of the most ideal options. Not only this gives you the unique oppor- tunity to see the most interesting places […]

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