Know before you go. 1,338 hectares of visually appetizing mountainous forest park. Home to a total of 89 species of birds, 23 species of mammals, 13 species of amphibians, 13 species of reptiles,(1) and at least 105 Philippine flora endemics. (2) And crystal clear river system. Truly a nature tripper’s paradise. No wonder why Balbalasang, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park
Tourism development, where do we draw the line?
”Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” - Jack Kerouac | Or in this case a goddamn wall!
"I'm a free spirit who never had the balls to be free." - Cheryl Strayed
Enough of child´s play and touristy stuff, and let´s brave the great outdoors of Echague, Isabela. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVoXOUHA4ha/ After roughly about, 8 hours on the road we reached Echague, Isabela at around 5:30 am. We mainly stayed at a hostel, also houses the Tourism Office of the town, in an old NIA compound next to its … Continue reading Brave the Great Outdoors of Echague, Isabela
Isabela is a tourist gem in the making.
From Exploring Isabela to Quirino side trip. Who's up for some fresh water action? As if the province of Isabela is not big enough to explore, we managed to go on a side trip in Maddela, Quirino to chase some rapids. From Echague, Isabela we drove roughly for two hours to reach Maddela, Qiurino. Upon … Continue reading Chasing Governor’s Rapids in Maddela, Quirino
Catandunes, the Batanes of Bicol? Catanduanes is an island located south-east of Luzon island. And part of the Bicol region. Being the 12th largest island in the Philippines, Catanduanes offers a lot of natural attractions awaiting to be discovered. The province's natural wonders are pretty evident on their coastlines. So here is a list of … Continue reading 7 Spots to Visit If You Want to See Amazing Coastlines of Catanduanes
Puraran Beach in Baras, Catanduanes is a surfer's paradise! When we say surfing, it is either of these three, Siargao, Aurora and La Union automaically comes to mind however, those places are so yesterday better yet go to a [real] surfer's paradise - Puraran Beach, Baras, Catanduanes. I am no surfer but man I loved the sand, sun … Continue reading Catch Waves in Catanduanes 🏄
Straight from the airport, went to my first adventure, the Carorian Bato Islet Hopping. The first time I set foot on the island of Catanduanes was almost two years ago. It was one of the road trips I had that year that I´d never forget. It was a 12-hour drive from Manila to Tabaco, Albay. … Continue reading Carorian, Bato Catanduanes Islet Hopping