Siquijor has magic. Lots of it. Long ago, Spanish colonizers called it the “Isla de Fuego” (“Island of Fire”) due to the glow of the multitude of fireflies that would gather nightly.
Looking for an alternative to Boracay?
To get the most out of Malapascua Island, you need two things: diving gear and a sense of adventure.
Mactan and Olango Islands. Sun. Sea. Sand. It’s all just a quick drive from the city.
Getting to Danao is easy. Surviving Danao Adventure Park is another story.
Sweet potatoes. That’s where this island supposedly gets its name from.
Like all things rustic? Don’t miss out on Bantayan Island.
Dumaguete is known as “The City of Gentle People.” It’s easy to see why – this is a serene university town filled with genteel locals, and its atmosphere is conducive to artistic and scholarly pursuits.
The city of Cebu is known as the “Queen City of the South” — and rightly so.
The Central Visayas region is a contradiction. This is a place where hip, cosmopolitan avenues are as well-loved as solemn, centuries-old landmarks. Where you can stay at a posh hotel while exploring rural villages and rugged shores. Where religious devotion exists alongside folk superstition. Where a place can be well known for its history as well as its viral video stars.