Hotel Guillermo, Pagadian City

Hotel Guillermo, Pagadian City
Hotel Guillermo, Pagadian City

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Maasin Park, top tourist attractions in Southern Leyte

A selfie at the Maasin City Park.

Doña Paz Park, Catbalogan City

Doña Paz Park, Catbalogan City 

Saint Bartholomew Church, Catbalogan City

Saint Bartholomew Church. READ: SOLO-BACKPACKING IN SAMAR 

World's Most Unique Jose Rizal Statue

The most unique Jose Rizal Statue in the world. 

Samar Provincial Capitol, Catbalogan City

A picture of the Samar Provincial Capitol

Top 5 Best Tourist Spots in Agusan del Norte: 2024 Itinerary, Places to Visit, Activities, Travel Guide

1. Balangay Shrine

In Butuan City, Agusan del Norte | The Filipino word Baranggay came from the word: Balangay or Balanghai which is watercraft used by the ancient people in the Philippines for transportation and for barter and trade. If I am not mistaken, it was discussed when I was in the fifth grade, in HEKASI. I am happy that today, it’s time to see the actual relics of Balangay, discovered in Butuan. Since the guard did not allow me to use my DSLR or even my digital camera.

Top 10 Best Tourist Spots in Lanao del Norte: 2024 Itinerary, Places to Visit, Activities, Travel Guide

1. Tinago Falls

Tinago Falls is the top tourist attraction in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte. Its name literally translates to "hidden" in English,. This majestic waterfall captured the attention of travelers worldwide because of its grandeur. The crystal clear and cool water falling by the walls of the artistic rock formation creates a world-class picturesque - such picture-perfect landscape. On the other hand, the area is surrounded by greens that help in preserving the tranquility and relaxing atmosphere.

Lignon Hill, Albay: Hike, Entrance Fee, Opening Hours

After Daraga Church, we headed to our last destination in Albay - Lignon Hill. Kuya Lijong dropped us by the entrance, we settled the payment and he left. Instead of a continuous ascent, we had a buko break first. Relaxed and regained the fluid we lost. The road to the summit is concrete and surrounded by hardwood trees, so the ambiance, while we were walking, was relaxing, with the cold wind blowing. And after 30 minutes, we finally reached the summit. Beautiful landscape and a 360 degrees view of Legaspi City and the hiding Mt. Mayon. Commercial establishments such as souvenir shops and food stalls are available. By the way, restrooms are also available. READ: BACKPACKING ALBAY, SORSOGON, CATANDUANES

Daraga Church, Albay: History, Location, Interior, Schedule

We were still wishing that on our next destination, Mt. Mayon will show its perfect cone. Kuya Lijong brought us to the historical Daraga Church, situated on a hill. The location is also a perfect spot to see the beauty of Magayon which was playing hide and seek with us. The clearing was negative, so let's proceed to its history. The structure of Daraga Church has a Baroque design built by the Franciscan Friars in 1773. It served as the place of worship after the church of Cagsawa was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Mayon in 1814. Also, Daraga Church served as the station of Japanese soldiers during the Second World War in 1945. It was rebuilt from 1971 to 1973. READ: BACKPACKING ALBAY, SORSOGON, CATANDUANES