Mactan Island is the gateway to historic and gorgeous Cebu province, a huge island surrounded by more than 100 islands and islets in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. While most tourists only hear about Cebu City itself, Mactan Island and the entire province of Cebu are filled with different must-see secrets for adventurous tourists looking to take the unbeaten path.
Ever feel like the city is too fast, too noisy, too much? Ever need to relax, unwind, and just enjoy nature. But then, you don’t have the time to go away from Manila for so long? Or that you can’t do much of the adventure-y outdoors-y things, but you kind of want to try?
Cavite: virgin white beaches, epic landscapes, and pockets of historical novelties. You probably don’t know it but this amazing Philippine province has it all. The Department of Tourism of Cavite and Xplorra teamed up to give you The online Cavite guide you need to visit.
Even before Haiyan, a lot of people never saw Leyte as a tourist destination. With its rural charms and resilient people, Leyte bounced back from the throes of devastation and came back better that ever. Of course, the rehabilitation after the great typhoon isn’t totally complete yet, but the progress was amazing. This province should definitely be in your must-visit list!
The sun is getting hotter and the weather becomes drier. What better vacation than a beach and water excursion? Only beaches are usually super far from the Metro and unaffordable. What happens if my busy schedule only has a single day free? Aquaria Water Park solves all that! But how?
If you’re looking for a rustic, 1930s adventurer, classic winter vibe in Baguio, Safari Lodge is where you should go. Filled with taxidermy from all over the planet, Safari Lodge doubles as a museum of sorts as well as a comfortable inn to stay at.
BGC Hostel and Dorm in Makati is a relatively new hostel in the Metro. With its cute aesthetic, modern amenities, and instagramable lobbies, they are turning out to be the go-to hostel for the hip crowd.
Mountain Lake Resort is famous for its crawling huge golf course. But what a lot of people come here for are the explosion of group activties for all ages.
I’ve been around the Philippines than most people. And who better to travel with than with my SO. We’ve been to Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Me being me, I prefer the adventure and the active lifestyle. And him being him, he loves the comfort and the money worth a place has to offer. Together
(we are Captain Planet) we have the balance of an adventure couple and the luxurious comfortable stay at resorts. From around the country, have my Favorite 5 Resorts for the Adventurous Couple!
Hotel XYZ tags itself as these three things: Classy, Clever, Changing. This modern hotel caters to the tastes of yuppies with its exquisite and modish interior.
I stayed here for TBEX Asia Pacific (which is hoested our lovely Philippines) Leyte Fam Trip. For 4 nights, this served as my home away from home.