Dinagat Group of Islands: Mystical Place of Unexplored Natural Wonders

Dinagat Island is truly blessed with countless natural wonders. From its rich land to pristine beaches, the province really has the power to amaze me. (See: Our first day in the province) Good morning Dinagat! Our second day in Dinagat was scheduled to explore the islands scattered around the province. We woke up early and prepared our things. The habal-habal drivers were already waiting for us downstairs to bring us to…

Travel Guide: 26-hours on Exploring the Rustic Paradise of Dinagat Province

Dinagat group of islands is a part of CARAGA region in the Philippines. It was the first district of Surigao del Norte until it was declared as a province on December 2006. The Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) is founded in the province. I already have Dinagat in mind while making our itinerary. It is an off-beaten destination for the travelers who are visiting the region. But if you are into discovering new places,…

Laswitan Lagoon: A Splash from Pacific Ocean

Laswitan lagoon has become a buzz nowadays. It was a hidden gem of Surigao de Sur located in Cortes. But like most our beautiful places, this gem cannot be hidden forever. I learned about the place by the power of social media. While making our itinerary for our CARAGA region escapade, I saw a post on facebook and decided to include Laswitan Lagoon. How to get there: From Bancasi Airport…

Travel Guide: Samal Island, Davao del Norte

Island garden city of Samal  (IGACOS) is a municipality of Davao del Norte. It is located two kilometers away from Davao City, the largest city in the Philippines. IGACOS is the only city in the country that consists of two entire islands: Samal and the smaller Talikud island. It is known for its remarkable underwater sanctuary and being a jewel of Davao Gulf. Because of it’s proximity to Davao City, it…

5D/5N Northern Mindanao Exploration for only Php 10,300 ($ 207)

Our 5D/5N Northern Mindanao exploration happened on February 2015. Northern Mindanao or designated as Region X is consisting of five provinces: Bukidnon, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, and Camiguin. It is the 8th of the most populous region in the Philippines and second in Mindanao. Without further ado, let me share with you, our itinerary and actual expenses during our trip. Apologies for my super late post.