Island Hopping Experience, Port Barton

Island Hopping Experience, Port Barton

It was a bright and sunny day for an Island Hopping Experience Visiting a province that comprises of roughly 1780 islands will leave you feeling the need to go on an island hopping tour at least once. Mathematically and emotionally, that will never be enough! Port Barton, one of the villages situated in the north west coast of Palawan, is surrounded by a lot of islands and islets that will give you the opportunity to experience the island (and reef) hopping. —– This was my first time to do an island…

Loving Port Barton

Loving Port Barton

There’s always something refreshing in finding yourself in a place that not a lot of people know about. The last few months of wandering locally allowed me to meet a lot of foreigners who have been enchanted by Port Barton. And not one local that I’ve traveled with has mentioned it, let alone even been there before. Port Barton. If you are truly special, then why have I only heard of you now? I guess reading through the guides only lead you to the popular ones. Chances are, you’re going to…

The Underground River Tour Experience

The Underground River Tour Experience

The Entrance to the Underground River, Puerto Princesa The Philippines is one proud country when it comes to its natural resources, boasting about its rich and highly diverse wonders. One of the country’s popular site is the Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage, which is also one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.. Reading about the facts of what this river is all about gives me the chills. The complexity of what it has: A river that passes through a cave that will eventually lead towards the West Philippine Sea. A…

A Vision of Solitude, Mayon Volcano

A Vision of Solitude, Mayon Volcano

The Mayon Volcano as the beautiful backdrop of Sumlang Lake How can something so perfect, so beautiful be a source of both inspiration and destruction? For a while, to see the Mayon Volcano has been a part of my bucketlist. It wasn’t because of the history that this volcano has, the numerous eruptions that paved the way for destruction of homes and lives while at the same time, proved the resiliency of Filipinos. The Mayon Volcano as seen from Casagwa Ruins Neither was it because of the life it still…

A Day in Kalanggaman Island

A Day in Kalanggaman Island

Kalanggaman Island Summer will always be defined with a visit to the beach, basking under the sun and getting soaked in the vitamin sea of salty water. To some extent, summer seems to be quite predictable. A visit to an island, however, is not. Especially when you realize that the place you’re about to visit, namely Kalanggaman Island, is everything you’ve hoped for while at the same time, it’s everything that is not. Our boat leading towards Kalanggaman Island, with changing sandbars from either side of the island and coconut trees…