When I think about Bicol, a couple of things would come to mind: spicy food and Mayon Volcano. Yet this region holds so much more than this pair of landmarks, for here lies the province of Sorsogon, where many natural treasures can be found. Here are six of them.
Albay has no shortage of island escapes. The town of Bacacay, for one, has Pinamuntugan Island (also spelled Pinamuntogan) – a cove lined with a beautiful beach and amazingly blue waters.
Albay may be most famous for the “Perfect Cone” Mayon Volcano, but this province offers so much more. Off the coast of Malilipot, Albay is a spread of shoal featuring white sands and azure waters. Known in the local tongue as “Warawara Island” for its fickle nature, Vanishing Island proves
The town of Castilla in the province of Sorsogon may be looking to market itself as an agritourism location, but off its coast lies a gem that beach-bums and island-lifers would surely appreciate. Set in the heart of Sorsogon Bay, the tadpole-shaped island of Malawmawan (also spelled Malaumauan) could be
Hailed as the Pakwan Capital of the Philippines, the town of Bani has been overlooked as a veritable tourist destination. Bordered by two tourism Pangasinense giants – Alaminos and Bolinao – tourists often pass by the town without stopping to check out what it has to offer. Truth be told,
The province of Sarangani in Mindanao is best known for being the hometown of the “Pambansang Kamao” Manny Pacquiao. It’s also hailed as the Tuna Capital of the Philippines. Aside from this duo of distinctions, Sarangani also packs an adventure perfect for the beach-loving sojourner. With sands that could rival
Often hailed as the “Batanes of the West”, the municipality of Mariveles is definitely not lacking in the beautiful landscape department. With most of its land area remaining as wild places, the town is sure to come up with a horde of incredible natural gems; one of which is a
The ocean is an endless source of fascination. It holds wondrous mysteries and plays a massive role in keeping our world from becoming a lifeless vacuum. The more glimpses we see of the undersea world, the more beautiful and alluring it becomes. And the more beautiful it gets, I’m sure
The town of Mariveles, aside from its significant role in Philippine history, boasts of a topography contoured with pristine coves, pastoral hills, and view decks, as well as a number of beaches. Panoypoy Beach (also known as Hawla Beach) offers travelers a chill no-fuss time with its easy ambiance and
The province of Quezon is no stranger to island paradises and pristine white-sand beaches. But for those looking to stray a bit from the well-trodden path, the town of Alabat is at your service. Located on the eponymous finger-shaped island, right on the heart of Lamon Bay, the town of