Update: Burot Beach is now closed. While the nearby towns of Lian and Nasugbu hog the spotlight in this part of Batangas, the beaches of Calatagan have always been overlooked. And it is a good thing, a very good thing. It is not crammed with resorts, and there’s enough breathing
Nagsasa Cove in San Antonio, Zambales, used to be rocky until the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, which dumped tons of volcanic ash in many parts of the region. Nagsasa Cove is endowed with the same features as Anawangin: a beach of ash that absorbs hear faster than the usual sand;
As the summer heat subsides and a nip in the air returns, nothing beats a steaming bowl of soup. Here in the Philippines, bulalo definitely tops the list of the most popular tummy-warmers!
The Philippines is a lot of things, but one thing is consistently true: Filipinos are inherently happy people and genuinely compassionate towards others! British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) proves this even more in a documentary released a month ago explaining the “Filipino factor” and what this beloved country of ours has
“Garbage that pollutes our seas is a compelling issue that Filipinos should unite against” said Karl Ramirez, songwriter‐musician and campaign officer of the Earth Island Institute Philippines. “Pollution of our seas is endangering our archipelago, home to numerous marine wildlife species. In fact, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report
The Maquinit Hot Springs is one of the only few saltwater hot springs in the world. The 30-minute tricycle ride on the dusty road to the hot spring can be tough, but it gets rewarding once you have reached the spot. Here, mangrove trees surround the area, as if guardians of the
Often dubbed “Mystic Island,” Siquijor is known for voodoo or black magic. But whether you believe it or not, one thing that cannot be denied is its pure beauty. Alden Diaz chronicled his 4-day stay on the island and here’s what he recorded.
Nestled between Anawangin Cove and Nagsasa Cove along the coastline of Zambales is Talisayin Cove. The narrative of one’s escapade to Talisayin begins and ends in haunting silence, which remains to be the only thing unmatched by any of its neighbors. This wallflower offers a quiet environment, perfect for solitary
Passengers of Flight PR2659 from Dubai received a not so usual welcome when they arrived at NAIA Terminal 2 on June 12. As part of the Independence Day celebration, Philippine Airlines paid tribute to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who came home on that day. Onboard, they were given a “Welcome
Of all the beaches fringing the coast of Sabtang Island, Morong Beach is probably the most well-known. Thanks to the large rocky arch that has become an icon not just of the island but Batanes as a whole. The natural formation is called Nakabuang Arch. (The beach is also commonly