ABRA TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG

Raw, rugged and riddled with natural attractions, Abra is on my top list of unexplored destinations in the Philippines.  While you won’t find any beaches here, its bountiful pastoral land, forest-fringed mountains, emerald-green rivers and Instagram-worthy waterfalls will make you forget its lack of sand and sea.  When I visited Abra 5 years ago, my friend and I did not …

TINGLOY, BATANGAS: SEPOC ISLAND AND SOMBRERO ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE

Anilao, Batangas, a barangay in the town of Mabini, has been lauded as one of the top diving sites in the world, and it’s easy to understand why. If you are a macro underwater photography enthusiast, this is a dream spot because it is peppered with underwater critters, nudibranchs and a variety of colorful fishes. Anilao reefs and marine life …

NARVACAN ILOCOS SUR TOURIST SPOTS

Mention Ilocos Sur, and most likely the municipality of Narvacan will be overlooked. This vastly agricultural land is largely untouristy, but that does not mean you have to skip it in your itinerary.  Outsiders may be unfamiliar with this massive town, but for the Ilocanos, this municipality is known for serving the best bagnet in the region.  Bagnet is a …