Tag Archive: mindanao

Siargao (Surigao del Norte, PH)

The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun. – Phil Edwards Siargao, a tear-drop shaped island in Mindanao, Philippines, is one of the internationally renowned surfing spots in the country.… Continue reading

Cotta Fort & Shrine (Ozamiz City, PH)

When an opportunity to do a speaking engagement in Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental came about, I gladly accepted the invitation. For one, I haven’t been to Misamis Occidental and two – of course,… Continue reading

Malamawi Island (Basilan, PH)

“Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” — Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations. During my 1st visit in the island province of Basilan wayback 2005,… Continue reading

Bud Bongao (Tawi-tawi, PH)

You haven’t been to Tawi-tawi if you didn’t go climb its highest peak (422 masl) – Bud Bongao. This is what most travelers would say when advising someone who plans to go on… Continue reading

The Sunken Cemetery (Camiguin, PH)

“I dig art. With a shovel. In the cemetery.” — Jarod Kintz Perhaps, one of the most interesting tourist attraction I have been to is an underwater cemetery. Most of you might get… Continue reading

Cagayan de Oro White Water Rafting (PH)

Are you a water adventure junkie? The Philippines being surrounded by a lot of water bodies offer infinite choices for a fitting adventure. From sea water (SCUBA, surfing, skin diving) to inland water… Continue reading

Sitangkai: Seaweed Capital (Tawi-tawi, PH)

If there is one place in Tawi-tawi that was initially at the top of my list, that has to be the island municipality of Sitangkai. For several years, I have read that this sword-shaped… Continue reading

Saluag Island (Sikulan): Tawi-tawi, PH

My most recent trip made me channel the maritime explorer in me and set out to navigate the farthest reaches of the Philippine archipelago. Last year, I was fortunate to have set foot… Continue reading

Kaamulan Ground (Bukidnon, PH)

Located at the heart of Malaybalay City, the capital of Bukidnon Province in Mindanao is the Kaamulan Ground – a nature park that serves as an activity area, refuge and recollection, picnic and… Continue reading

White Island (Camiguin, PH)

“To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” – David Viscott Wanna get kissed by the sun as you bum around a sandbar that seemingly floats in the… Continue reading