2014 • 11 • 23 Each week, we’re stalking Instagram for the best photos that capture our favorite Philippine beaches. Got some amazing snaps to share? Tag them with @philbeaches or #philippinebeachesorg and you just might see it featured here!
2019 • 02 • 25 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
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!
2014 • 04 • 01 It’s amazing how Calatagan has always dodged the horde all these years. It has all the ingredients of an ideal beach getaway: shallow waters, glittering coastline, rich biodiversity, and close proximity to a major city, yet it remains overlooked. Cape Santiago juts out to the sea,
2019 • 07 • 24 See full details and sample itinerary here: MASASA BEACH ON A BUDGET: Travel Guide & Itinerary The only island municipality in Batangas, Tingloy holds a secret — the pristine, sparkling type. Its fish-shaped main island called Maricaban appears to be hopping from Balayan to Batangas
2019 • 07 • 15 Anilao is more well-known as a diving mecca than a beach paradise. But hidden in between its rocky promontories are short stretches of white sand that, although not as fine as those you will find in Boracay or Bohol, are soft enough for an affair
2014 • 02 • 16 Just when you think you’ve seen most of what the Batangas shores have to offer, you stumble upon a beach that is a little offbeat. In many ways, Malabrigo in Lobo, Batangas, is not your ordinary white beach. It is not a sandy beach; it
2023 • 09 • 06 Zombie apocalypse. Imagine it happening in Manila. Almost 14 million people in one dense megacity. The chaos. The desperation. The paranoia. The nagging stress. Sounds familiar? If your life in the city feels like you’re in an episode of The Walking Dead minus the zombies,
2013 • 06 • 25 Jessie is a long-time Bantay Dagat and program coordinator of the Calatagan-based Conserve and Protect Oceans (CAPoceans) Foundation Training Center. He has contributed to over 10 years of coastal and marine protection efforts in the area. He’s so serious about his job that he keeps