NAGSASA COVE Travel Guide Blog (Budget + Itinerary)

NAGSASA COVE

Step-off the grid in Nagsasa Cove Zambales, a rough-hewn cove where crystal-clear waters, mist-filled mountains and jungles beckon the wild at heart.  I’ve often wondered what it looks like.  I’ve visited its more famous neighbor – Anawangin Cove, but I’ve never set foot yet in Nagsasa beach, until recently.  And it’s worth the wait…the swirling mix of aquamarine water, the …

BATANES: Budget Travel Guide (Budget + Itinerary) 2018

BATANES is a scene of changing moods, sometimes balmy, sometimes placid and other times ominous.  But its postcard-worthy topography and the genuine hospitality of its people – the Ivatans, make it such a tourist-friendly place. From mighty stone houses blanketed by the richness of Ivatan culture, to towering sentinels standing on strikingly gorgeous hills pounded by incessant waves, Batanes tick …

ANAWANGIN COVE, ZAMBALES TRAVEL GUIDE (Itinerary + Budget)

Anawangin Cove in Zambales has crescent-shaped beach where grayish, volcanic sand and cerulean water blend majestically.  Here, cliffs rise hundreds of feet from the ocean floor to Agoho-fringed peaks that were sprinkled by nature from the last eruption of the nearby Mt.Pinatubo. I first visited Anawangin Island back in 2009, it’s one of the first beaches in the Philippines that …