Mt. Caniaw, Bantay, Ilocos Sur, Mountain, Ilocos 0

Easy Breezy Morning Trip to Mt. Caniao

Mount Caniao is the highest point of the mountain ridges on the northern part of Ilocos Sur. Its summit is almost 700 MASL, accessible through an 8-kilometer concrete road. It is nicknamed “radar” because of the radio equipment such as...

Buscalan, Kalinga, Cordillera, Whang-od, Tupanggala 0

Buscalan: Paying Homage to the Legendary Whang-Od

From the mountainous Cordillera, nests a small village of Butbut Tribe named Buscalan. Butbut Tribe is known as warriors and headhunters, wherein they were tattooed as a trophy. Eventually, the government prohibited headhunting, but other traditions such as batok or...

Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, Getaway, Visayas, Tupanggala, Pilipinas, Nature 1

4 Places to See at Don Salvador Benedicto

Located in the mountainous part of Northern Negros, Don Salvador Benedicto is popular with tourists who want to take a break from stressful urban life. The town is dubbed as the Summer Capital of Negros Occidental because of its cool...

Mt. Pamitinan, Rodriguez, Rizal 0

Paitiman sa Mt. Pamitinan

Need to withdraw from the urban clutter that is Metro Manila but does not have the luxury of time or money? Feel the thirst for the rush of adrenaline and view of nature? Experience the climb and thrill of Mt....

Tirad Pass National Park, Gregorio Del Pilar, Ilocos Sur 4

Trek to Historic Tirad Pass

Located in the mountainous town of Gregorio del Pilar, it is the site of the infamous Battle of Tirad Pass where valiant Filipinos led by General Gregorio del Pilar defended General Emilio Aguinaldo from the advancing American forces. It is...

Brgy. Sisiman, Mariveles, Bataan 0

Sisiman: More than just a Stopover

Ten years ago when I first had a chance to visit the town of Mariveles in Bataan. At that time, there was a serious traffic jam due to the highway construction, and we had to go to the alternate route...

Also known as the Parrot's beak. It is a 60-meter natural rock formation often scaled by climbers. 6

Overcoming Fear at Pico de Loro

Part of Mt. Palay-palay National Park which can be found in the town of Maragondon. Its proximity near Manila makes it a popular destination for hikers. With the height of 664 meters above sea level, it gives a breathtaking view that even...