How to Get to Osmeña Peak – Highest Point of Cebu Island

Osmeña Peak is Cebu Island’s highest point (1,013 meters or 3,325 feet) and sometimes labelled as the Chocolate Hills version of Cebu. HOW TO GET THERE AND EXPECTED EXPENSES:   FROM CEBU CITY: Take a bus from South Cebu Bus Terminal in Cebu City with a signboard Bato-Oslob (not Bato-Barili). Fare is about 106 pesos. Tell…

Ten (10) Places to visit while in Cebu City, Philippines

A. CITY CENTER 1. Magellan’s Cross Cebu’s renowned landmark located next to the Sto Niño Church.   2. Basilica de Sto. Niño It is considered as the Oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines and home of the Sto. Niño de Cebu. The belfry of the church was damaged during the 7.2 magnitude quake in…

RECAP: Boracay Island, Philippines

Boracay Island is strategically located in the northwest tip of Panay island and part of the Province of Aklan. It was awarded as the Best Island in the World by Travel + Leisure in 2012 and ranked second in 2013 and 2016. From 2011 to 2015 (Except 2014), Boracay was named the best beach in…

#BARKADAGOALS: VISIT KODING-KODING POINT IN CARABAO ISLAND, ROMBLON

How to get there: CARABAO ISLAND: HOW TO GET THERE AND WHERE TO STAY     I and my friends Errol, Madeeline, Elvie, MJ and Allen (Mid-half to complete WASALAK Family which not only means Walang Sawa sa Alak but also Walang Sawa sa Lakwatsa) planned to have a Day Tour Island Hopping from Boracay to Carabao…

Reasons to visit Mambukal Resort in Murcia, Negros Occidental, Philippines

HOW TO GET THERE: From Manila to Bacolod City – 55-minute  Airplane Ride (via Bacolod-Silay International Airport). Sea Travel is also an option. From Cebu to Bacolod City – 30-minute Airplane Ride (via Bacolod-Silay International Airport) From Bacolod City to Murcia (Mambukal Resort) – a 25 (usually by private car) to 45-Minute Drive. Commuter Vehicles bound…

WHALE SHARK WATCHING AND OTHER THINGS TO DO AND SEE WHEN YOU’RE IN OSLOB, CEBU

  The Town of Oslob gain its popularity in the Philippine tourism map when Whale Sharks became its consistent visitors. Travel Magazines and Television Shows also usually featured its Tumalog Falls and illustrious Sumilon Island Sandbar which are similarly appealing for travelers. Nevertheless, unknown to sightseers Oslob is also rich in historical places and events that…

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES – BAROQUE CHURCHES OF THE PHILIPPINES

These four churches, the first of which was built by the Spanish in the late 16th century, are located in Manila, Santa Maria, Paoay and Miag-ao. Their unique architectural style is a reinterpretation of European Baroque by Chinese and Philippine craftsmen.   BAROQUE CHURCHES OF THE PHILIPPINES   MIAG-AO FORTRESS CHURCH DESCRIPTION: The Church of…

THROWBACK: BAGUIO CITY ESCAPADE AND LA TRINIDAD FARM’S SWEET STRAWBERRIES

Baguio City is a common destination for tourists and travelers most especially during the Month-long celebration of Panagbenga Festival every February of the year. HOW TO GET THERE:   By Land Travel 5 Roads Going to Baguio: Kennon Road Marcos Highway Naguilian Road Halsema Road Baguio-Nueva Vizcaya Road   By Air From Manila Manila Domectic…

TRAVEL GUIDE TO HISTORICAL MARKERS INSTALLED IN ANTIQUE PROVINCE BY THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION OF THE PHILIPPINES

Leandro Fullon Birthplace (Monument) BRIEF INFO: Leandro Fullon was a Revolutionary General sent by General Emilio Aguinaldo to unfetter the island. He also served as the Provincial Governor of Antique when the Philippines was under the Americans. On March 13, 2004, National Historical Commission of the Philippines unveiled the General Leandro Fullon National Shrine in front of Hamtic Town Hall. OTHER…

ANTIQUE: Anini-y Town and Nogas Island – How to go and what to see

Anini-y is a southernmost tip town of Antique which is historically a sitio of Dao (recently renamed as Tobias Fornier). Known for its Hot Spring, Centuries Old Church and Underwater Sceneries.  HOW TO GET THERE: From Kalibo (Approximately 6 Hours – Php. 250 to 300) Take a Ceres Bus (or Van if available) to San Jose…