Birdwatchers unite and watch out for this tiny city. Here, birds rule, and have taken over a portion of the city.
As the region’s economic center and one of the country’s fastest-growing cities, Tacloban City teems with energy.
The iconic objects of Taal are the “balisong” (fan knife) and the “barong Tagalog” (national costume). But nature-lovers know this municipality as the home of Taal Lake and Volcano Island.
A coastline blessed with stunning natural wonders devoid of mass tourism, Surigao del Sur is your dream holiday get-away.
While most tourists hightail mainland Surigao del Norte for the big swells of Siargao Island (also part of Surigao del Norte), it has its own attractions to flaunt.
Sultan Kudarat. The name itself evokes images of royalty. An ancient Muslim sovereign, Sultan Muhamammad Dipatuan Kudarat ruled this area under the Sultanate of Maguindanao, one of several sultanates in the country. One of the greatest leaders of his time, he bravely resisted the Spanish occupation during the colonial period.
Sta. Maria is a quaint little town that holds a gem.
You’re lounging by the pool of a glamorous hotel, thinking of trying your luck at one the local casinos. Next thing you know, you’re clambering up a hill in the middle of a jungle, desperately trying to make your way to an archaic lighthouse. Sta. Ana is the place to live out that secret agent movie in your head.
Venture south to take in more of the road less traveled. Southern Leyte offers peaceful and meditative retreats in the way of secluded shores and ancient bastions of faith.
South Cotabato is home to the Dreamweavers. Meet women who weave their dreams into a glorious black and red cloth called T’nalak.