Tagged: Eco-tourism

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...

Ipon Harvest, Santa, Ilocos Sur, Tupang Gala, Ilocandia, Gabriela Silang 0

Ipon: Santa’s Mysterious Little Fishes

Almost immediately after entering the town proper of Santa, Ilocos Sur, you will be meeting with several women selling tiny fish. These fish are called “ipon”, and Santa is blessed to have plenty of them. This is the town’s prized...

Palo Alto Falls, Baras, Rizal, Tupanggala, Waterfalls, Metro Manila 0

Palo Alto Falls: Sweet Escape Near Metro

Just an hour away from the metro, Palo Alto Falls is becoming popular to city peeps who like nature outing and swimming but can’t afford to spend longer day-offs. The place is also known to bikers and motorcycle riders for...

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...

The Ruins (Talisay, Negros Occidental) 0

Beauty Amidst Ruin: The Ruins in Talisay

Dubbed as the “Taj Mahal of Negros” by Rappler, a sad love story lies behind the cement remains. It was built in the early 1900s in remembrance of Don Mariano Ledesma Lacson’s wife, Maria Braga Lacson, which was died while...

Campuestohan Highland Resort, Talisay, Negros Occ. 0

Campuestohan’s Highland Wonderland

Situated in the highlands of Mt. Makawili, 800 meters above ground, is the Campuestohan Highland Resort, dubbed as a “place like no other”. True to their tagline, there is no place like this in the entire country. This is only...

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....

Picnic Grove, Tagaytay, Cavite 3

Tagaytay Hangout: Picnic Grove

One of Tagaytay’s most frequently visited landmarks is its famous Picnic Grove. This is one of the most common images that come to mind when Tagaytay is mentioned. Sitting at the Tagaytay Ridge, it is one of the few spots...

People's Park in the Sky, Tagaytay 3

Tagaytay Hangout: People’s Park in the Sky

Also known as the People’s Park, it sits atop Mount Sungay, aka Mount Gonzales, which at the height of 709 meters (2,326 ft) above sea level and the highest point in Cavite, offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding areas...

Pinsal Falls, Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur 0

Legendary Pinsal Falls

As the rumored footprint of the legendary Ilocano giant Angalo, the breathtaking Pinsal falls is a very popular destination in Ilocos Sur because of its natural yet mesmerizing landscape. The cold water flowing here is an ideal place for swimming...

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...