MT. BINACAYAN: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Binacayan
Another famous mountain in Rodriguez, Rizal is Mt. Binacayan, a small but tiring to hike because of its terrain. Though, separated by Wawa River from Mt. Pamitinan, they almost have the same features in terms of the difficulty and trails types. There are fruit bearing trees, shrubs that bloom like ornaments, and the lullabies from birds can be heard. You will be certified as a "revel in trekking" because of the rock climbing and scrambling on the boulders and limestone cliffs with sharp edges. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

MT. MARAMI: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | CAVITE TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Marami
Mt. Marami is one of the hiking destinations in Southern Luzon because of its proximity from Manila. Not only that, it is also one of the most visited mountains in the province because of its simple and gradual trails. Walking on its terrain can give you a relaxation because everything is surrounded by greens while the mountain slopes from afar are picture perfect. You can't stop yourself for a death defying pose on the rock formation called "silyang bato." Fruit bearing trees, coconuts, bananas and other crops can give you a farmville feeling while the birds are singing their lullabies. CLICK TO WATCH: MT. MARAMI VLOG

MT. SAMAT: 2021 TRAVEL + HIKING GUIDE

Mt. Samat
The Shrine of Valor was built on the summit of Mt. Samat because of its huge contribution in Philippine history during the World War II. Also, the province of Bataan holds the record of Battle of Bataan including the controversial Death March. Anyways, from Bagac, we traveled to Pilar just to discover and to know more about the significance of the Cross on top of the mountain. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS
 

MT. TALAMITAM: 2021 HIKING GUIDE

Mt. Talamitam
Though, there are no trees dancing and birds singing, the nude shape of Mt. Talamitam makes it one of the hiking destinations in the Province of Batangas. Considered as a friendly mountain for beginners, this Talamitam can still bring a remarkable hiking experience to those seasoned in this field because of its soil type which is slippery and muddy during wet season and hot during summer. As what you can see on the photo above, this mountain is covered with green which brings a relaxing aura in the eyes.

MT. PICO DE LORO: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | CAVITE TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Pico de Loro
Mt. Pico de Loro is also known as Mt.  Palay-palay located in Ternate, Cavite. Its name was given by the Spanish  sea-fairer because it looks like a ‘parrot’s beak’ from afar. This mountain has a combination of beauty and trekking adventure. It has a lot to offer in terms of natural  beauty and richness. There are birds singing, colorful flowering plants on the ground, orchids hanging on the branches, bananas, and fruit bearing trees like coconuts and mangoes. Reaching the top of the Monolith or the Parrot's Beak is a must tried because it will measure your fear and agility. CLICK TO WATCH: MT. PICO DE LORO VLOG

MT. DAMAS: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | TARLAC TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Damas
Until now, Mt. Damas, the pride of Tarlac, is in debate if it’s really a minor or a major hike. Others would say it’s minor because of its elevation but others would say its major because of its trail type and technicalities. During our ascent, they are both correct, the entire journey was composed of an uphill and downhill trek with river crossing.  That doesn't end there, since it was wet season, the muddy and slippery terrains made our journey remarkable. By the way, this mountain is the home of the eatas who protect the forest from illegal activities. CLICK TO WATCH: MT. DAMAS VLOG
 

MT. DARAITAN: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | RIZAL TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Daraitan
When we saw the gorgeous photos of Mount 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. Aside from hiking Mt. Daraitan, the province of Rizal has a lot to offer, from arts, crafts, food, rivers and mountains. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

MT. BATULAO: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | BATANGAS TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Batulao
I consider Mt. Batulao as one of the most climbed mountains in Southern Luzon because of the following: proximity from Manila, beautiful landscape, cool and relaxing ambiance.  A two to three hours land travel from the Manila, this mountain can reward you with a breathtaking and wide view of its green mountain slopes. You trek can be tiring but your tired muscles will be relaxed as the cool and refreshing wind blows. Since it's in Batangas, you can have a side trip in Tagaytay and have a sumptuous bulalo break. CLICK TO WATCH: MT. BATULAO VLOG

MT. MACULOT: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | BATANGAS TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Maculot
I'll place Mt. Maculot as the second must climbed mountain in Batangas because of different factors. Can also be one of the best options for day hikes because of its minor trail type, terrains that are covered with trees and surrounded by grass and shrubs, the air is fresh, cool ambiance and a perfect location for a stunning shot with the world famous and most active Taal Volcano on the background. In addition, the Rockies is the best and famous part of Maculot. CLICK TO WATCH MT. MACULOT VLOG

MT. LUBOG to MT. HAPUNANG BANOI: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | RIZAL TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Lubog
The Mt. Hapunang Banoi is situated beside Mt. Pamitinan and separated by Wawa Dam from Mt. Binacayan. This mountain is now famous to the mountaineering world because it is surrounded by luscious green trees, making the area looks so relaxing and the wind is cool, clean and fresh. Plus, the exhilarating terrains added an adventure to hikers; a perfect place to relax and Instagram worthy.

MT. TARAK (RIDGE): 2021 HIKING GUIDE | BATAAN TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Tarak
Mt. Tarak is one of the top destinations in Bataan for hikers. This mountain has a good combination of breathtaking beauty, an elegant skyline, a cool and temperate weather and abundant with flora and fauna. By the way, my first walk on its trails was in 2012, click here for our journey; after five years, I am here again. Our journey is totally different because last time, it was wet season and this time is super dry. CLICK TO WATCH MY MT. TARAK VLOG

MT. CRISTOBAL: 2021 HIKING GUIDE | QUEZON TOURIST SPOTS

Mt. Cristobal
Mt. Cristobal is one of the famous mountains in Luzon because of the the countless stories, rumors and legends about "ghost" and other extra terrestrial events. As a result, the title "devil's mountain" was given to this pride of Quezon. Aside from those, Cristobal also hides an amazing terrains, surrounded with a dense forest areas. There are mosses, ferns and orchids hanging on the branches, a proof that this wildlife sanctuary is still preserved. Also, the ambiance and weather is cool because its stands 1,470 MASL. CLICK TO WATCH MY MT. CRISTOBAL VLOG

MT. ULAP, BENGUET: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 HIKING GUIDE

Mt. Ulap
Mt. Ulap is situated in Brgy. Ampucao, Itogon Benguet. It is one of the highest peaks in the Cordillera regions with amazing flora and fauna. Because of its temperature, the trees, grass and flowers looks so healthy making the mountain looks gorgeous. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

MT. GUITING-GUITING, ROMBLON: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Guiting-guiting
Mt. Guiting-guiting in Sibuyan, Romblon is famous in the world of mountaineering because of its majestic beauty and is listed as one of the most difficult mountains to climb in the Philippines. Garnered a nine over nine rating in terms of difficulty, Guiting-guiting hides an unspoiled beauty and vast diversity of flora and fauna on the summit. Plus, trekking this forested mountain slopes can provide a great hiking experience. Also, G2, another name given to the mountain, is just one of the must visit spots in Romblon aside from the marble products, the province also has a lot of gorgeous and breathtaking beaches and dive sites awaiting to be discovered. CLICK TO WATCH MY MT. GUITING-GUITING VLOG

MT. UGO TRAVERSE: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Ugo
Traversing Mount Ugo is a bit long because it is one of the giants in Luzon. Our traverse was a two-day hiking itinerary from Brgy. Kayapa, Nueva Vizacaya to Itogon, Benguet. The terrain has a relaxing and cool ambiance, surrounded by stunning greens. Ugo, others call it Mt. Ugu, bears colorful ornaments spread on the trails and hanging on the trees. Of course, there are birds singing their lullabies. Definitely one of the must visit attractions and destinations in Benguet. CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL
 

MT. BANAHAW, QUEZON: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Banahaw
To plant more trees, that's our main purpose of our hike. We chose Mt. Banahaw because we want to see and preserve its hidden and majestic beauty. Though, it is hard to trek due to its terrain that is on a rain-forest, it is one of the must hiked mountains because it has a healthy biodiversity, both plants and animals. Dubbed as the "Holy Mountain," Banahaw bears a trail with a very calm ambiance. Reaching the summit and heading back to the jump off can give you lifetime and unforgettable experience. CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL
 

MT. HALCON: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Halcon 
So far, hiking Mt. Halcon (2582 MASL) in Oriental Mindoro is the toughest. Why not? It is one of the giants to climb in the Philippines. Though, this mountain garnered a nine over nine rating in terms of difficulty, it is part of my "list of the must hiked mountains" because of its hidden and majestic beauty. Mt. Halcon has a combination of long and difficult terrains, wealthy rain forest, vast diversity of plans and animals, spooky stories, and unpredictable weather condition which can bring a remarkable hiking experience (the reason why it's my hardest). By the way, Oriental Mindoro is famous for their fine white sand beaches and diving sites, such as Puerto Galera and Sabang, but Mt. Halcon is something that hikers should experience. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY MT. HALCON VLOG

MT. TIMBAK, BENGUET: 2021 HIKING GUIDE + ITINERARY

Mt. Timbak
I've been hearing from friends that Mt. Timbak and Mt. Tabayoc are just two of the must hiked mountains in the Cordilleras. In terms of altitude, Timbak has 2,717 MASL and garnered an easy trail class - which I think is true. Among the provinces in CAR, Benguet is really a bomb and prominent to tourist, especially hikers, because of its rich forested mountain slopes, hike on relaxing ambiance and a beauty that can only be found in nature, plus a glimpse of the local livelihood. CLICK HERE SUBSCRBIE TO MY CHANNEL

TAWI-TAWI: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Tawi-Tawi tourist spots
For me, Tawi-Tawi is the hardest province to penetrate because of its geographical location. Not only that, Tawi-Tawi is always associated with "war" and most of the time, being judged and considered as "unsafe" for travelers, WHICH I DISAGREE! Bongao is the busiest municipality in Tawi-Tawi but has a lot of stunning tourist spots and destinations that are just waiting to be recognized. CLICK TO WATCH MY TAWI-TAWI VLOG

ISABELA CITY, BASILAN: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Basilan Tourist Spots
Traveling to Isabela City, Basilan is less than two hours from the port of Zamboanga City. Is it safe in Basilan? It's a YES! There are news about ASG and terrorist acts happened in the province, but it doesn't mean that it's not safe. There are two cities in Basilan, Lamitan (the capital) and Isabela (part of Region 9), that serve as the center. Like the other cities, huge business establishments, transportation and people are present in every corner. From the port of Isabela City, while holding my mobile phone and using Google Map, I walked on the streets to the different tourist spots, attractions and destinations in the city. Did this alone and it's safe. CLICK TO WATCH MY BASILAN VLOG

BUTUAN CITY, AGUSAN DEL NORTE: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Agusan del Norte Tourist Spots
ATTRACTIONS AND DESTINATIONS IN BUTUAN CITY, AGUSAN DEL NORTE: BUTUAN NATIONAL MUSEUM, BALANGAY SHRINE, AND THE GOLDEN TARA

VISIT BUTUAN NATIONAL MUSEUM: This branch of the National Museum houses a collection of relics that were discovered in the region. There are ceramics, earthenware, locally woven fabrics, paintings, books, jars, skeletons, and many more. Each of the items are enclosed in a glass cabinets while the others are on the walls. CLICK TO WATCH MY BUTUAN VLOG

SULTAN KUDARAT: TOURIST SPOT + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Sultan Kudarat Tourist Spots
The provincial capitol of Sultan Kudarat is situated in Isulan and according to reviews, it is one of the most beautiful capitols in the Philippines - it's definitely a big YES for me. The capitol compound is 9.2 hectares covered with well maintained landscape, while the artistic structures is based on Islamic architecture, painted with white and gold. On the other hand, in the middle of the capitol ground, there's a gigantic golden statue of Sultan Kudarat whom the province was named after. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

ISLA JARDIN DEL MAR, SARANGANI: TOP TOURIST SPOT + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Isla Jardin del Mar
Upon arrival at Island Jardin del Mar, I easily heard the relaxing rushing waves hitting the shoreline. After paying the entrance fee, with excitement, I headed to the side where the sound came from and found a stretch of fine white sand and playful crystal clear water. Not only that, the emerald seas, the coconuts, and the trees by the beach serve as a perfect backdrop. By the way, the wind is cool and fresh and the area has a relaxing ambiance - perfect for family outing and weekend getaway. CLICK TO WATCH MY ISLA JARDIN VLOG.

MOUNT APO: 2021 HIKING GUIDE AND ITINERARY

Mt. Apo
Measures 2,956 meters above sea level, Mt. Apo is dubbed as the "bubong ng Pilipinas" because it is the highest and the father of all the mountains in the Philippines. Its circumference stretches to two provinces in the southern Mindanao region, the provinces of North Cotabato and Davao del Sur. Though, Mt. Apo is considered as an active volcano, trekking on its terrain is safe and can provide a package of remarkable experience and photos to be shared. CLICK TO WATCH MY MT. APO VLOG

MT. HAMIGUITAN, Davao Oriental: TOP TOURIST SPOT + 2021 HIKING GUIDE

Mt. Hamiguitan
Mt. Hamiguitan, in Davao Oriental, is the home of the thousand flora and faunas; some are endemic to the Philippines and some can only be found on the terrains of this mountain. Not just the richness of its bio-diversity, the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary (MHRWS) showcases the spectacular and breathtaking natural beauty at its finest. Because of that, it was declared as a sanctuary by the virtue of R.A. 9303. With its natural wonders, it was also included as one of the ASEAN Heritage Parks. In 2014, Mt. Hamiguitan was added to UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites. CLICK TO WATCH MY MT. HAMIGUITAN VLOG

OZAMIS CITY, MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Misamis Occidental tourist spots
After my historical tour in Dipolog and Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte, I traveled to Ozamis City in Misamis Occidental (Region 10). Its capital is Oroqueta City but I chose Ozamis because I want to see and touch Fort sa Cotta and the Ozamis Cathedral. On the way, I noticed the wide farmlands but when I arrived in the center, this city is the same with the other cities, business establishments are in every corner, transportation is continuous and the streets are undeniably busy. From the Ozamis Integrated Terminal, I rode in a tricycle to the different tourist spots, attractions and destinations. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

CAMIGUIN: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Camiguin Tourist Spots
Everytime I hear Camiguin, I usually think of the best lanzones in the Philippines and the underwater cemetery, but during our visit, we found that the province has a lot of world-class tourist spots and destinations. Backpacking is not a big problem here because at the port, multi-cab with a driver, can be chartered for the whole day tour (that’s what we did). CLICK TO WATCH MY CAMIGUIN VLOG

PASALAMAT FESTIVAL, Pagadian City | ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Pasalamat Festival 2021
After Ozamis City, Misamis Occidental, I traveled to Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur - the last province in my list. It was a three and a half hours land travel with the a huge picture of how the people of Zamboanga peninsula lives. At the integrated terminal, I rode on a motorcycle to the center of the city passing by the famous rotunda. I was wearing a sando, thus, I easily felt the fresh and cool wind while we were on a descending road with the clear view of the stunning sunset.

ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Zamboanga del Norte Tourist Spots
It was a long travel from Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte. My primary destination in this province is Jose Rizal Shrine in Dapitan City - the place where  Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippine National Hero, spent his few years when he was exiled but still made this life fruitful by working as a doctor, sculptor, farmer, teacher and participating other activities. Not only that, heritage houses are just some of tourist spots and destinations in Dapitan City. CLICK TO WATCH MY ZAM NORTE VLOG

MAASIN CATHEDRAL, SOUTHERN LEYTE: 2021 TOP TOURIST SPOT (with Travel Guide)

Maasin Cathedral
The top tourist spot and destination in Southern Leyte is Maasin Cathedral, a catholic place of worship in Maasin City. It was originally built in 1700 by the Jesuit priests; however, it was severely damaged because of the Moro’s rebels. The bricks and the mosses on the fa├žade give an older and a unique look which is perfect for the modern selfies. This cathedral is definitely one of historical pillars in the province. Since it is situated in front of the plaza and a few meters away from the City hall, it is one of the busiest area in city. CLICK TO WATCH MY MAASIN CITY VLOG

SAMAR: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Samar Tourist Spots
The San Juanico Bridge is the most visited tourist spots in Samar province. A few years ago, the province captured the attention of the world because of the devastation brought by Typhoon Yolanda. But, did you know that Samar also hides something in their mountainous and forested areas? These are breathtaking and definitely a splendor of nature’s beauty that needs to be discovered. Historical landmarks, waterfalls, and caves are just a few of the must visit tourist spots and destinations in Samar island. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY SAMAR VLOG

CAPUL ISLAND, NORTHERN SAMAR: TOP TOURIST SPOT + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Capul Island
Capul Island is one of the must visit gems of Northern Samar. This island municipality can bring you back because of the famous century old Capul lighthouse and Capul Church. If you’re into outdoors, you can explore the hidden and majestic caves or hop on and off the rock formations, by the shore, it’s your choice. If you just want to relax, no worries, the island is surrounded by crystal clear waters and the cool fresh air that blows continuously. The coconut and other trees create an amazing backdrop by the shore highlighted by the white sand beaches. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY CAPUL ISLAND VLOG

LEYTE: TOURIS SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Leyte tourist spots
The McArthur Landing Memorial Park in Palo, Leyte is one of the most visited landmarks in Leyte or even in the Philippines; this is to commemorate the historical landing of General Douglas MacArthur in Leyte. The actual landing in October of 1944 was the start of the liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese occupation – the Second World War. The statues were created by Anastacio Caedo The significance of this park is can be read on the historical markers placed in front of the park. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY LEYTE VLOG

BILIRAN PROVINCE: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Biliran tourist spots
Ulan-Ulan Falls and Tinago Falls are just two of the famous and majestic waterfalls in the Province of Biliran, which is an island province in Eastern Visayas region. Naval, its capital, is now highly urbanized making it easy for us, travelers, to discover and experience what they can offer. Biliran has a lot of mountainous areas where the magnificence of nature are still hidden. Not only that, they also have stunning beaches, great products and friendly people. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY BILIRAN VLOG

MIAG-AO CHURCH, Ilo-Ilo - a 2021 Travel Guide

Miag-ao Church
Miag-ao Church or the Church of Sto. Tomas de Villanueva is an old baroque church in Miag-ao, Ilo-Ilo. It is one of the world famous baroque churches in the Philippines and it became one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The construction of this church began in 1787 while Fray Francisco M. Gonzales. O.S.A. was the parish priest of Miag-ao and Domingo Libo-on  was the Gobernadorcillo. The Church was completed in 1797 and it served as the fortress against the Muslim Raiders. In 1898, during the revolution, this church was destroyed but then it was rebuilt.


GUIMARAS: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Guimaras tourist spots
When we talk about mangoes, Guimaras will definitely be brought up on the topic because it is said that they have the “Sweetest Mango in the Philippines.” In relation to that, their local delicacies, with mango, are just mouth watering. The residents must be proud of their breathtaking and stunning beaches, historical sites and other activities. They also have Manggahan Festival, an annual festivity to thank their bountiful mango harvest. It is a small island province that can be visited for the whole day but they can offer a lot to visitors. Below are some of the tourist spots and destinations in Guimaras that you can visit. CLICK TO WATCH MY GUIMARAS VLOG

CAPIZ: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Capiz Tourist Spots
Roxas City is the capital of Capiz Province – the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” situated in Western Visayas. If you are in Panay Island, it is highly recommend visiting Roxas City to witness and experience the heritage sites in the modern generation. The province has the most controversial and awaited annual festivity in the Philippines – the “Aswang Festival.” Politically, the city is prominent because it is the hometown of the late Philippine President Manuel A. Roxas. To complete my Western Visayas list, I listed the “9 Must Visit Tourist Destinations in Roxas City, Capiz.” CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY CAPIZ VLOG

KALINGA: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE (Apo Whang Od)

Kalinga Tourist Spots
If you are a tattoo lover and even not, I am positive that you know who "Apo Whang Od" is. She is the oldest, a living legend and the last "mambabatok" from the Butbut tribe in Buscalan, Kalinga province who uses an old style of tattooing, called "batok" or a traditional hand-tapped tattooing. She became prominent because she has been featured on some local TV shows, international documentaries, magazines and others. Photos below will show the beauty of Buscalan, Kalinga and their traditional "batok." CLICK TO WATCH MY KALINGA VLOG

BENGUET: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Benguet Tourist Spots
This event was an urgent decision. We met at Victory Liner Bus Terminal in Cubao and rode in a bus bound for Baguio. From Baguio City, we chartered a jeep to Bakun, Benguet. Travel time was within 4-5 hours. But before reaching our destination, we passed by different landmarks of the North, one of these was the Highest Point (photo above). The entire travel period was an adjustment period for our group and other participants.

KAPARKAN FALLS: 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE | Abra Top Tourist Spot

Kaparkan Falls
Social media sites and travel blogs helped Kaparkan Falls to be one of the top destinations in the North. It is situated in the Municipality of Tineg, Province of Abra, part of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Traveling from Manila to Bangued, the capital of Abra, is more than 8 hours. Plus, another 2 -3 hours off-road to Sitio Kaparkan - the jump-off of Kaparkan Falls. As I always say: "time is just a number" but the reward will be a breathtaking and a stunning body of water - the majestic Kaparkan Falls! CLICK TO WATCH MY KAPARKAN FALLS VLOG

PINK BEACH, Sorsogon: Tourist Spots + 2021 Travel Guide

The Pink Beach Sorsogon
When I searched the tourist spots, attractions and destinations in the province of Sorsogon online, Google kept giving me articles about “the pink beach” and based on my stock knowledge, the “pink beach” can only be found in Zamboanga City. After browsing on the the articles, I finally knew that there’s another pink beach located in Matnog, Sorsogon. Aside from that, Google also suggested Juag Lagoon Marine Sanctuary. These spots are the perfect destination to end my 2019 summer bucket list.

APUAO ISLAND, Camarines Norte: 2021 Travel Guide

Apuao Island 2021
For beach lovers, if we're talking about the beauty in Camarines Norte,  Calaguas is on top, correct? Now, I'll bring you to one of the unrated paradise in the entire Bicold region - the Apuao Island - it is one of the small island in Mercedes Group of Islands. This deserted island has a lot to offer, from the cool and crystal clear and emerald waters, wealthy underwater, breathtaking landscape, has tranquility and relaxing ambiance, and of course, the good people. Well, travel time is about 7 to 8 hours from Manila to Mercedes via private van but I was able to see and experience those. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY APUAO VLOG

ALBAY: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Albay tourist spots
The provinces of Albay, Sorsogon and Catanduanes are part of my solo-backpacking list, however, the reality started when I planned my Bicol itinerary two months ago - to complete Region 5. Legaspi City in Albay is the center of the Bicol region that showcases a lot of tourist spots and destinations; from historical sites, beaches, gorgeous landscapes, and to the remarkable activities and sumptuous delicacies. Here are the top tourist spots and destinations in Albay. CLICK TO WATCH MY ALBAY VLOG

PALAWAN: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Palawan tourist spots
Palawan is the longest and one of the biggest provinces in the Philippines in terms of land area. This land area is gifted with beautiful tourist spots, must visit tourist attractions, amazing tourist destinations, mouth water delicacies and great people. The beauty of  Palawan has a combination of white beaches with calm crystal clear water, gorgeous islands (Palawan is the best island in the world), world class dive sites, caves, mountains and many more. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY VLOGS

ORIENTAL MINDORO: TOURIST SPOTS + 2020 TRAVEL GUIDE

Oriental Mindoro tourist spots
Mindoro Island is divided into two provinces, Oriental and Occidental. Its main products are mostly agricultural but they also have beautiful and stunning tourist destinations that they can be proud of. From the historical sites to the beautiful white beaches, underwater richness, rain-forest from the mountains, and the people. I have tried solo-backpacking to Mindoro several times and I can say that the people here are one of the hospitable and friendly in the country. Here are some of the top tourist spots and destinations in Oriental Mindoro. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

QUEZON PROVINCE: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Quezon Province tourist spots
Quezon is one of the provinces near Manila with a lot to offer; either mountains, water and historical landmarks. Accessibility is not a problem because transportation is much easier plus the travel period is within 2 to 3 hours. Here are some of the must visit tourist spots and destinations in Quezon province:

LAGUNA: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Laguna tourist spots
Laguna is one of the tourist destinations in southern Luzon because it is just a two hour travel from Manila. This province has the great combination of historical sites and nature that attract tourist from the Metro and other nearby provinces. Here are some of the top tourist spots and destinations in Laguna:

BATANGAS: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

 Batangas tourist spotsLooking for a gorgeous place to relax near Metro Manila? How about a beautiful landscape by the beach, sounds interesting right? Stunning beaches and resorts near the metro can be found in the province of Batangas in Southern Luzon; Manuel Uy Beach Resort is one of the must-visit place in the Calatagan, a 3-4 hours road travel from Manila. Travel time might be tiring but our journey to our destination was unforgettable. READ: MANUEL UY BEACH RESORT

ZAMBALES: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Zambales tourist spots
Again, the province of Zambales became more popular because of the issue about the West Philippine Sea with China. The long stretch of shoreline, facing the West Philippine Sea, has fine white sand, the water is crystal clear, the ambiance is absolutely refreshing, and more to offer. Having said that, since it is already considered as tourist destinations, beach resorts created variety of water activities like scuba diving. CLICK TO WATCH MY VLOGS

TARLAC: TOURIST SPOTS + 2021 TRAVEL GUIDE

Tarlac tourist spots
The province of Tarlac is situated in Central Luzon, surrounded by the provinces of Zambales, Pangasinan, and Nueva Ecija; a 2 to 3 hours travel from Metro Manila. Tarlac is also one of the provinces that hold a huge part in Philippine history. When I visited part of this province, the wide rice fields and mountainous areas are very noticeable. The entire area, even the city, is surrounded by the relaxing green colors. Photo above is the St. Michael The Archangel Parish Church or the Camiling Parish Church. CLICK HERE TO WATCH MY VLOGS