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  • Lake Danao in Ormoc, Leyte

    Lake Danao in Ormoc, Leyte

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    Located amidst the 2,193-hectare expanse of the Lake Danao Natural Park on Leyte Island lies a remarkable sight: Lake Danao itself. This stunning body of water, a protected area, stretches across 148 hectares, its unique guitar shape adding a touch of whimsy to the dramatic landscape. Lush greenery and towering mountains frame the lake, creating… continue reading

  • Maquinit Hot Spring Coron, Palawan

    Maquinit Hot Spring Coron, Palawan

    Maquinit Hot Spring is a popular tourist destination located in the outskirts of Coron Town, on Busuanga Island, Palawan, Philippines. It’s known for its relaxing hot pools and unique characteristics. It is claimed to be the only known saltwater hot spring in the Philippines . The water tastes salty, unlike most freshwater hot springs. The… continue reading

  • Pulang Angui Festival in the Province of Albay

    Pulang Angui Festival in the Province of Albay

    The Pulang Angui Festival centers around the legend of Pulang Angui, which translates to “Red Maria” (Angui being a nickname for Maria). This captivating woman was known for her love of the color red and her stunning beauty. The townspeople celebrate her memory and the story that has become a cornerstone of Polangui’s identity. The… continue reading

  • Camiguin de Babuyanes Volcano in Cagayan Province

    Camiguin de Babuyanes Volcano in Cagayan Province

    Towering 712 meters (2,336 ft) above Camiguin Island, Mount Camiguin, or Camiguin de Babuyanes Volcano, is a lushly forested peak. Carved by fire, the island’s highest point testifies to the region’s dramatic geological history. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) classifies it as an active volcano, with its most recent eruption, a phreatic… continue reading

  • Sani-Sani Beach on Capual Island, Luuk, Sulu

    Sani-Sani Beach on Capual Island, Luuk, Sulu

    Sani-Sani Beach, nestled in the province of Sulu, offers an enchanting escape for discerning travelers. Its sugar-soft, white sand, rivaling the famed shores of Boracay, stretches for approximately one kilometer. Crystal-clear waters lap gently against the shore, creating an idyllic setting for swimming and sunbathing. Unlike bustling tourist destinations, the beach exudes a serene atmosphere.… continue reading

  • Corregidor Island “The Rock” in Cavite Province

    Corregidor Island “The Rock” in Cavite Province

    Corregidor Island, also known as “The Rock,” is roughly 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) long and 2.4 kilometers (1.5 mi) at its widest point. It has a bulbous head that points toward the South China Sea, rising prominently to a large flat area called the Topside. The island’s strategic importance led to its extensive fortification throughout… continue reading

  • Mounts Iglit–Baco National Park  on Mindoro Island

    Mounts Iglit–Baco National Park on Mindoro Island

    The Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park (MIBNP) is a protected area on Mindoro Island, Philippines. Established in 1970, it’s a haven for wildlife and a showcase of the country’s natural beauty. MIBNP covers a vast 1,067 square kilometers of rugged terrain. It’s dominated by slopes, river gorges, and plateaus, with Mount Baco reaching 2,488 meters (8,163… continue reading

  • Balingasay River in Bolinao, Pangasinan

    Balingasay River in Bolinao, Pangasinan

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    The Balingasay River is known as Luzon’s cleanest river. It’s a seven-kilometer long river fed by Bolinao Falls, and several other springs and creeks. The river entices visitors for several reasons. First, it boasts pristine waters, having twice received the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran Award for being the cleanest inland body of water in the… continue reading

  • Mount Tapyas Coron, Palawan

    Mount Tapyas Coron, Palawan

    Standing tall at 689 feet, Mount Tapyas may not be a giant, but its true magic lies in the breathtaking panoramas it unveils. The climb itself is an adventure. Ascend the well-maintained 724-step stairway, winding through lush greenery that offers glimpses of the island’s beauty. The reward at the summit awaits – a stunning vista… continue reading