When you think of a tropical hideaway, you often think of places like Boracay and Palawan. Somewhere near these two, Romblon wouldn’t even come to mind. But all that will change once you discover this little island heaven called Cobrador. Also called Nagoso locally, the island just off the coast
To Paradise and Back
Think of famous tourist attractions in Seattle, and most likely Seattle Needle will be the first to come to mind. However, far from the hustle and bustle of the city, there stands Seattle’s real crowning glory -- Mount Rainier. It is an active volcano surrounded by several
I once wrote about Paguriran Island as one of those offbeat destinations, the type that looks great on paper but could prove to be otherwise up close and personal. However, when I got there and saw it for myself, I discovered that it was, indeed, something out of the ordinary.
One would think that with all the hype and publicity surrounding our country’s top beach destinations like Boracay and Palawan, traveling to those places would be the most obvious choice for an enjoyable trip. But the Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands. It shouldn’t be surprising that there
Where We Stayed
Malapascua Legend Villas. Since I was the only diver in the group, and my friends were there to just snorkel, we chose a place that had a pool so we could just relax in it when the beach became too hot to swim in. We reserved a
From Claveria to Sta. Ana, Cagayan.
After an unforgettable 5 days in Calayan, we again embarked on the long “lampitaw” journey back to Claveria. This time around, the sea was calmer and we got to our destination sooner. From Claveria, we took a tricycle to the terminal for vans bound for
Calayan has two points of Entry: Aparri and Claveria
How to Get to Calayan
Fly to Tuguegarao via Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines. There are 3 flights a day bound for Tuguegarao from Manila.
From Tuguegarao, take a 2-hour trip via van to Aparri, or a 4-hour van ride to Claveria
Where to Stay
Take a Tricycle to Talavera Terminal and ride a van straight to Claveria. We were lucky that there was a van about to leave when lVwe got there. The trip took 4 hours and the cost was 170 pesos per head. That van ride was epic. For the