Anguib Beach

Anguib Beach. These two words sent a tinge of excitement when I read that it was our destination. For years, I’ve wanted to reach its pristine waters and white sandy shore but failed despite visiting the province several times. But reaching Anguib Beach in Cagayan is not easy. First, its in Sta. Ana, the northeasternmost municipality. Second, for now, the fastest way to get there is a motorized outrigger boat (banca) from the wharf. And third, because it is at the northern tip, travel is…Continue Reading “The allure of wild and distant Anguib Beach”

You know that feeling when you come face to face with a stunning landscape or scenery and you just want to hold your lover’s hand or hug tightly as you bask in the beauty of the place. The more you lovers travel to these kind of places the more your bond tighten as you make beautiful memories together. The Philippines is blessed to still have many stunning natural landscapes, from the topmost province in Batanes, to the southernmost islands in Mindanao and forlorn places in…Continue Reading “10 romantic spots in the Philippines for adventurous lovers”

Its one of the newest hotels in Tuguegarao City and the second branch with the first located downtown. I stumbled into it when I was searching online for a place to stay. Although I didn’t know that it was located in another part of the city (just beside the cemetery), I was thankful that I stayed here as I just spent most of my time in the room. I like the well appointed rooms. Its clean, spacious and minimalist with free wifi. The bed is…Continue Reading “Where to stay in Tuguegarao City: Hotel Joselina”

For 333 years, Spain has colonized the Philippines and during that era, several stone churches have been built from Batanes to Mindanao. At present, these heritage churches in the Philippines are still standing, scattered around many islands and remote parts of the country. Most of these churches are difficult to reach. For example, Rizal Church in Cagayan takes 2 hours by jeepney only from Tuguegarao and there’s only one trip per day. For Agutaya, it takes minimum of three hours boat ride from Cuyo, its…Continue Reading “14 remote Spanish era churches you haven’t been to”