Situated in Pangasinan, Bolinao is a popular weekend destination because of its accessibility from Manila and nearby cities in the north. There are regular bus trips from either Cubao or Pasay. The ride takes about 6-7 hours per way. The fare is around P351 to P469, depending on the bus
Bulacan is a landlocked province that doesn’t elicit much attention as its shoreline counterparts. Most probably just pass through en route to Ilocos, Baguio or other northern destinations. However, Bulacan has plenty to offer tourists looking for nature, adventure and a chill day out from biking trails to mountain hikes.
Guimaras is famous for yielding the sweetest mangoes in all of the Philippines. However, this isn’t the only reason to visit this small, beautiful island province in the western Visayas. There are beautiful beaches, stunning bird’s eye views of the surroundings, and places to chill after a tiring day of
Dumaguete is your gateway to all that Negros Oriental has to offer. The city has a laidback vibe and beautiful countryside awaits once you leave the city center. Its accessibility from Manila, with regular direct flights, makes it a favored option for beach-lovers and those that want to explore its
Iloilo in Western Visayas is a province that deserves more attention. Its capital, the namesake city of Iloilo, has an old-world ambiance and charm where past and present collide. You’ll see distinct, traditional homes and centuries-old churches along with high-rise condominiums and malls. Outside the bustling metropolis are beautiful islands
Laguna is in proximity to Metro Manila; the province is also known as the birthplace of the country’s national hero, Jose Rizal. Its accessibility to the city makes it a popular choice for day trips or short weekend getaways. There are waterfalls, resorts, lakes and other attractions worth including in
Cagayan is a region that has rugged but stunning landscapes, pristine beaches and, in some cases, a middle-of-nowhere ambiance that makes it an ideal getaway destination. It also has a rich cultural heritage with a number of old churches. The easiest way to reach this destination is to take a
The province of Negros Occidental has a laidback vibe, delicious food, and a rich historical and cultural heritage. It is also home to one of the most colorful and enjoyable festivals in the country: Masskara. Several natural attractions are also accessible via a day trip from the city. The regular
Coron is a popular destination in Palawan. Its attractions are often on the pages of magazines, newspapers, and postcards. Its most iconic landmark is the giant limestone outside of Kayangan Lake. Its town has an idyllic and chill vibe, which makes it an ideal place to relax and unwind. Regular
Bataan is an accessible and popular destination. Visitors can easily reach this province from Manila by either public or private transportation. Buses from Cubao to Mariveles or Balanga cost up to around P200 or more one way, depending on where you’re going in the province and if you’ll need transfers.