When in Davao: Take Refuge in Buda Vista

BuDa or Bukidnon-Davao Highway weaves itself in and out mountains, ridges and hills of Marilog District in Davao City and the province of Bukidnon. The highway is a short cut from Davao City to Cagayan de Oro City and tucked along its hills are different resorts offering beautiful views of the […]

Durian Bibingka

What’s the newest twist to your favorite Bibingka? Durian Bibingka! Bibingka is usually made from rice flour and coconut milk or water. It is then poured on a container lined with banana leaves and cooked. The traditional way of cooking it is with coals both on the bottom and on […]

Cebu’s Highest Point: Osmeña Peak

One of the premier provinces of the south, Cebu has more to offer than its lechon, danggit, and dried mangoes. The town of Dalaguete is located in the southern part of Cebu Island and is about a three-hour land ride from Mactan Airport. The town is regarded as the province’s highest point […]

Top 6 Things to Do in Nabas, Boracay’s Neighbor

Ask any Aklanon about Nábas, and chances are these are the two words you’ll hear: cold springs. Traveling from Kalibo International Airport, Nabas is the town before Malay and its island paradise of Boracay. This makes for a good tandem—Boracay gives you the sizzle, while Nabas provides the refresher. The last […]

The Baroque Fortress Church of Iloilo: Miag-ao

A marker states: Miagao ChurchConstruction of this church began in 1787 while Fray Francisco M. Gonzales O.S.A. was parish priest of this town and Domingo Libo-on was Gobernadorcillo. The Church was completed in 1797. It served as fortress against Muslim raiders. In 1898, during the Revolution, the church was destroyed, […]