Archive for the ‘Philippine Travel and Destinations’ Category
Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 |
Camarines Sur Philippines has reached its goal to become as the top tourist destination in the country. In the first six months of 2009, it was reported by the Department of Tourist (DOT) that Cmarines Sur total tourist arrival has reached to 902,202. This statistics made this region as the top and most favored tourist destination in the Philippines.
Monday, August 10th, 2009 |
There is the newest tourist attraction in the country that is located in Eastern Visayas. If you are an extreme sports enthusiasts and loves adventure, then surely this is a kind of place for you. This newest man-made tourist attraction is the Agas-Agas Bridge which ca be found in Southern Leyte. This bridge is the highest bridge in the Philippines where it provides a significant link to motorist from Luzon to Mindanao.
Friday, May 8th, 2009 |
One of the must-sees when in Cebu is the Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary and Art Gallery of the multi-awarded artist-lepidopterist J. N. Jumalon. This haven for nature and butterfly lovers is located near the Basak Elementary School, Barangay Basak – Pardo, Cebu City, is a butterfly sanctuary cum botanical garden. The sanctuary provides a natural habitat for at least 53 butterfly species and different kinds of moths. More than a hundred plant species that are mostly the life support of butterflies in their larval and adult stages are also being grown in the sanctuary.
Monday, May 4th, 2009 |
Hinagdanan Cave, Dauis, Panglao Island, Bohol
Some 1,400 caves have been identified in the province of Bohol Philippines, and one of the more popular and easy to reach is the Hinagdanan Cave in the town of Dauis in Panglao Island. Located in Barangay Bingang, which is around two and a half kilometers from the town proper, the Hinagdanan Cave is named as such because a hagdan, or ladder in the local dialect, takes visitors in and out of the cave.
Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 |
Photo by Julia Sumangil
Bais Dolphin & Whale Watching
Among the many adventures that Oriental Negros has to offer is the dolphin and whale watching in the city of Bais. Known as the “Sugar City” of Oriental Negros, Bais City is located some 44.7 kilometers from the province’s capital, Dumaguete City. Bais City is bounded in the north by the municipality of Mabinay, in the northeast by the town of Manjuyod and in the west by the City of Bayawan.
Friday, May 1st, 2009 |
Pamilacan Island Dolphin & Whale Watching in Baclayon
The small island of Pamilacan lies at the heart of the Bohol Sea. It was named as such from the word “pamilac” or harpoon, a large hooked implement that is locally made and used by the islanders to capture manta rays, whale sharks and Bryde’s whales. The island, which is a 45-minute pump boat ride from the town of Baclayon, is composed of three sitios, one facing Baclayon, another amid an island and a third sitio on the southern coast.
Thursday, April 30th, 2009 |
Casaroro Falls in Valencia
Considered as one of the treasures of the municipality of Valencia in Oriental Negros, Casaroro Falls has attracted foreign and domestic tourists of all ages despite the steep trails that one has to go through to reach the falls.
Saturday, April 25th, 2009 |
Nestled in the sunshine and gentle breeze of the festive island of Bohol, the Bee Farm has presented the last word in complete relaxation and cool unpretentious comfort.
In its hidden sanctuary of lush greens and quite paths where guests can commune with nature, the resort is an idyllic combination of old world service and present day pleasures.
Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 |
In Camarines Sur, there is another man-made tourist attraction the New Boat lake park that is located beside the world-class Camarines Sur Watersports Complex (CWC) that will boast tourism in the region. This new and latest tourism attraction is a new Boat lake park. The “Lago del Rey” (King’s Lake) is the new sprawling man-made lake that offers affordable family watersports entertainment. This tourist attraction in Bicol has opened last February with the Aqua Fest Celebrity Challenge to be graced by a star-studded cast of showbiz personalities.
Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 |
In Western Visayas, The province of Aklan is preparing to embrace sports tourism. This is in addition to boast tourism in the province. Since the white beaches of the Boracay Island has already been the host to several international and national water and beach sports for several years that are organized by private stakeholders in the resort island. The sports events that aklan will be hosting are the beach volleyball, the international kiteboarding and windsurfing competitions and many more.
Friday, March 20th, 2009 |
Bohol is considered as one of the few provinces in the country that has possibly one of the most biologically diverse mangrove ecosystems. Mangroves surround most of the province of Bohol are most common around river systems, estuaries and off shore islands.