HIKING GUIDE: Mt. Daraitan and Tinipak River

Mt. Daraitan
The province of Rizal has a lot to offer, from arts, crafts, food, rivers and mountains. When we saw the gorgeous photos of Mt. Daraitan, we thought that it's a perfect place to relax and re-energized with positivity that nature possesses. Hiking this mountain and crossing the Tinipak River can definitely give you a unique experience because the place is surrounded with relaxing greens and the sound of the rushing water by the river preserves the tranquility.

HIKING GUIDE: Mt. Guiting-Guiting, Romblon

Mt. Guiting-guiting
Aside from the marble products, Romblon has a lot of gorgeous and breathtaking beaches waiting to be discovered. In the world of mountaineering, Mt. Guiting-guiting is famous for its majestic beauty  and listed as one of the most difficult mountains to climb in the Philippines. Though, garnered a nine over nine rating in terms of difficulty, Mt. Guiting-guiting hides an unspoiled beauty and has a vast diversity of flora and fauna. Plus, the trekking this forested mountains slopes can provide a great hiking experience.


Tinago Falls
Biliran has a wide forested areas where the breathtaking waterfalls are hidden, one of these is Tinago Falls. Its name derived from a Filipino word “tinago” which literally translates to “hidden” in English. Well, it is not hidden anymore because its beauty already captured the eyes and attention of countless tourists and visitors online. The Tinago Falls is one of the must visit waterfalls in Kaibiran because there's unlimited flow of crystal clear and cool waters, and the pressure of the water falling is perfect for a whole body massage. The ambiance is cool and relaxing. it is surrounded with enormous rocks and boulders with trees on the side.   Other waterfalls in Biliran that can be visited are the Recoletos Falls and Condol Falls.


Ulan-ulan Falls
It's very seldom to hear about the province of Biliran; without googling it, you will definitely not see the beauty hiding in this island province. Situated in the Municipality of Almeria, Ulan-Ulan Falls is one of the majestic waterfalls hidden in the wide forested areas of the province. It's name was derived from the Filipino word “ulan” or “rain” because of the mist created by the pressure of the water falling. There's a cool and crystal clear waters while the area is surrounded by luscious greens which preserves the relaxing ambiance.


Puraran Surf Beach Resort
Catanduanes is an island province in Bicol region, thus, it is surrounded by magnificent beaches and resorts. Puraran Surf Beach Resort is one of the cheap resorts in Baras where you can enjoy the crystal clear and calm water, cool and fresh sea breeze and emerald seas. The resort is surrounded by greens such as coconuts, banana and other ornamental plants. For accommodation, there are quaint cottages which are also Instagram worthy.


Binurong Point
Catanduanes is doesn't end with the title "The Happy Island," they  also hide stunning and gorgeous tourist destinations in Bicolandia. One of these is the instagram worthy Binurong Point, an open and wide area with a panoramic view of the pacific, gorgeous the rolling hills and spectacular view of the sunset. Why you should include Binurong Point on your must visit list in Bicol? Why not, it has a cool and relaxing ambiance with a cool sea breeze, the slopes of the hills were perfectly shaped by the nature, there' are gigantic rock formation, and calming sound of the waves can make your day a lazy day. This area is definitely a perfect spot for photo shoots, especially those pre-nups, because it is so romantic.

The Underwater Beauty of Puerto Galera | Oriental Mindoro

Puerto Galera
If you're looking for a place with a good combination of beach and underwater experience, Puerto Galera is the perfect place for you, located in the north-westernmost part of Oriental Mindoro. Like Boracay Island, Puerto Galera has a perfect combination of fine white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, wealthy marine bio diversity marine, stunning sunset and night life activities.

Hiking Mt. Halcon | Oriental Mindoro

Mt. Halcon 2019
Mindoro Oriental is famous for their fine white sand beaches and diving sites, such as Puerto Galera and Sabang, but did you know that they also have Mt. Halcon, one of the giants and hardest mountains to climb in the Philippines? Though, this mountain garnered a nine over nine rating in terms of difficulty, it's been part of my list of must hiked mountains because of its hidden and majestic beauty. Mt. Halcon has a combination of the difficult trails, wealthy rain forest, vast diversity of plans and animals, spooky stories, and unpredictable weather condition which can bring a remarkable hiking experience.

Nilandingan Cove, Cagbalete Island | BHM at 9

Nilandingan Cove
Batang Hamog Mountaineers celebrated its 9th anniversary at  the farthest resort in Cagbelete Island, Quezon Province. Though, it's a 4-5 hours land travel from Manila, we chose Nilandingan Cove because we thought that it has a big picture of beauty at its finest. From afar, we were greeted by the long stretch of fine white sand shoreline with the greens on the side. Upon arrival, we discovered that Nilandingan Cove is not just about the shoreline, it also has crystal clear and cool waters, lovely cottages, and relaxing ambiance.