Carved from the mountains of Ifugao are 2000 year old rice terraces called the Banaue Rice Terraces. It is also known in Tagalog as “Hagdan-hagdang Palayan ng Banawe”. The terraces have been labeled the Eighth Wonder of the World, with its stone and mud walls creating graceful curves on the mountain slopes. Instagram picture by [...]
Here’s a refreshing nature trip! Mango Tours captures the beauty of Kawasan Falls in Barangay Matutinao in Badian, Cebu. The Kawasan Falls’ natural spring water is enough to lure you to dive in and swim in its clear waters. There isn’t just one waterfall, because you can continue your trek to reach the other waterfalls of Kawasan. [...]
Cedric Valera (aka “Viajero”) is an avid traveler with great stories to share in his blog, Viajero. He also shares his Instagram pic of Kalanggaman Island, a small secret hideaway between Cebu and Leyte. It is a two hectare island with two sandbars that stretch out into the sea, which then disappear during high [...]
Can you tell where this is? If you guessed Makati, then you know your buildings. That’s Shangri-La Hotel, the Peninsula Manila, and the park at Ayala Triangle. Instagram taken by Where Magazine’s Manjo Zalamea. See what he can do with Instagram by checking his gallery!
Interesting images can be captured while on a trip. Just like these baskets being sold in Bolinao, Pangasinan. Simple, everyday life in the provinces are alluring images that can tell a traveler something about the place. Bolinao is a third class municipality in Pangasinan. Some of the major attractions here are the Cape Bolinao Lighthouse, the [...]
Ivan Henares takes a beautiful shot of the historic Magellan Shrine. The stone structure was constructed in 1866 in honor of Ferdinand Magellan, the great Portuguese explorer who discovered the Philippines. The spot where the shrine stands is believed to be the spot where he died. It is located in Punta Engano, in Mactan Island, Cebu. [...]
Marc Nelson captures the beauty of the sea and the clouds on his way from Cobrador Island to Sibuyan Island. Cobrador is the biggest islet round Romblon Island. Sibuyan Island is also in Romblon, and is considered the Galapagos of Asia because of its biodiversity. It is 33% forest area, and most of it has remained [...]
Ruffa Gutierrez spent a much needed Easter escapade in San Vicente, Palawan, famed as the most exotic jungle paradise in the Philippines. Here’s what her iPhone captured during sunset! Read about the trip in Tim Yap’s column in the Philippine Star.
Punta Fuego means “point of fire”. What’s in Punta Fuego? High-end beachfront properties, fine white sands, cyrstal clear waters, oceanview condominiums, a golf course, a Yacht Club, shops, restaurants, and a whole lot more to make this part of Nasugbu, Batangas one of the country’s uber exclusive communities. This world class living is only two hours away [...]
Anton Diaz, of Our Awesome Planet, shares a delicious and inexpensive treat (PHP5.00) at the Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, Quezon. Pilipit is made from squash and malagkit (sweet rice). Just one of the many food finds one can discover during the Pahiyas Festival.