I met Frederick Epistola (or Erick) February 2013 while pursuing a common goal. From what I have known, he’s an artist, agriculturist, political strategist, and so on. Little did I know that he’s also an innovator who tries to literally give light to the lives of indigenous and less fortunate
James Betia, better known as Journeying James in the blogosphere, has been traveling around the Philippines on a budget since 2003. “This is my way of encouraging fellow Filipinos to discover the beauty of our own country even with minimal resources,” he shares on his blog. But aside from pushing tourism, James
We asked some of your favorite travel bloggers: What is the best beach in the Philippines? It’s a difficult question, to say the least. After all, the Philippines is made up of over 7000 islands, fringed by miles of shoreline. Picking just one out of countless coves and beaches is
Not a beach but definitely worth a visit! Widely regarded as the tallest waterfall in the Philippines, the 84-tiered Aliwagwag Falls reaches 1,110 feet. This spectacular site can be found in Barangay Aliwagwag, Cateel, Davao Oriental.
Last month, a PhilippineBeaches.org follower on Facebook shared with us an important tip about something that concerns beach safety — rip currents. Since not many people are aware of these, we decided to write about its dangers. “We have probably all seen them and weren’t aware of the danger,” the
You’ve probably been to Boracay and done it all—parasailing, paraw sailing, island hopping, bar hopping. You’ve probably rolled down a hill inside a huge plastic ball and hopped on a horse too, for good measure. Year after year, there’s always an addition to the already long list of can-dos and
Writing this artile is a torture. It’s difficult to find the right words when images of scrumptious seafood delights keep popping up in my head. With every sentence, a plate of nilasing na hipon magically appears beside my laptop, tempting my imagination. With every punctuation, the aroma of seafood kare-kare
The amazing thing about Angela, or “Ella”, is how she exudes sincerity and confidence when she talks about being a steward of the environment. Every conversation with her is sure to inspire you to think deeply about your intentions and motivations towards saving the environment.
“I have to say that I LOVE all the Filipinos,” she writes in one of her posts about the Philippines. “They are super helpful, nice, smiling all the time, hardly ever in bad mood.” Just like on many travelers who have set foot on Philippine shores, the locals made a
Adventure is no stranger to travel writer and photographer Matt Gibson. In fact, it is his brand of travel. That’s why it is no surprise that when he set foot on the Philippines for a 30-day visit, he went to the more offbeat destinations. Instead of Donsol, he swam with