CATANDUANES TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG 2017 (Budget + Itinerary)

Catanduanes is rugged, meandering and riddled with tourist spots that are blissfully uncharted by mass tourism.  I’ve blogged this Catanduanes travel guide with itinerary and expenses to help you plan your trip to this underrated province especially if you are a first-timer here. You won’t really run out of things to do in Catanduanes.  After surfing in Puraran Beach in …

SAGADA TRAVEL GUIDE 2017 (Budget + Itinerary)

Karst formations rise against deep green pine trees in Echo Valley, Sagada, overlooking a highland rich in culture, history and mesmerizing scenery.  The Cordillera Region has a special place in my heart.  When I first saw a slide film created by my classmates featuring Sagada’s cultural changes in one of our Anthropology subjects, I’ve dreamed of visiting this highland.  Here’s a Sagada …

BATAD TRAVEL GUIDE FOR FIRST TIMERS

Batad Rice Terraces is one of  UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed rice terraces in the Philippines  located in Batad, Banaue in Ifugao Province. Unlike the world-famous mud-walled Banaue Rice Terraces (not a UNESCO site) carved out by the Ifugao‘s some 2,000 years ago (located  in Banaue town proper), the grandeur of Batad Rice terraces is owed to its amphitheater-like stone-walled terraces which is a favorite subject of snap happy tourists.   …