It was originally known as Hambil Island until one of the Spanish voyagers who visited the island changed its name to Carabao Island or Islas de Carabao as it bears resemblance to that of a water buffalo from afar. But other stories say that a lot of Carabao roamed freely on the island’s terrain some
Boracay is an island located in the Province of Aklan in the Western Visayas region. It is approximately fifteen to twenty minutes away via boat ride from Caticlan Jetty Port. It has transformed from being a far-flung island to one of the well-known ultimate vacation destinations and party places in the country. Though Boracay has now
You must have probably seen dozens of photos of Gigantes Islands also known as Higantes Group of Islands as you sift through some destinations in the Philippines over the internet. Tagged as the Scallop Capital of the Philippines, Gigantes Islands is a chain of ten islands off the northernmost coasts of the municipality of Carles
When someone from the metro hears of Capiz, most would think of the supernatural urban myths that have been connected to its name, myself included. But that was then, not until I’ve read other blogs and have been properly informed and made aware. Moreover, all those negative impressions have been replaced with nothing but wonder
Laguna is located just a few kilometres southeast of Metro Manila, a part of CALABARZON in the Southern Tagalog region. It was named by the Spaniards after Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country surrounding the province’s northern boundary. The province is known to many as the birthplace of our National Hero, Dr.
It is one of the oldest provinces in the Philippines, having the Heritage Town of Taal and numerous century-old churches as proof. Batangas has the second largest seaport in the country and it is the gateway to the other southernmost provinces in the Philippines. The proximity of Batangas from Manila had made it as one
An island in the southern part of the Philippines that is rich in history and culture. With the arrival of Portuguese explorer, Ferdinand Magellan in 1521, it became the birthplace of Christianity in the Philippines. The capital Cebu City was the oldest city and first capital of the Philippines. Cebu celebrates one of the biggest