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The Holy Land in Tupi, South Cotabato

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When getting tired, we often long for a short break to regain our focus, not just both physically and mentally but also need to give our inner selves to reconnect with the Creator we believed in.  So I quickly leaned back in my seat and fiddled with the phone looking for a spot that can be visited until I came across a picture that caught my attention – A huge cross at the top of the mountain that’s why planning for a weekend was not so long drive has begun.

A Journey to the Majestic Asik-Asik Falls in North Cotabato

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Later long weeks of loaded work, it's time now to get back to North Cotabato from the dashing megacity of Marawi in Lanao Del Sur as we intend to stay then during the weekend. Early morning, we packed our things to take the 196 kilometers route covering the Iligan City – Talakag – Wao route to reach the city of Alamada where the Asik Asik Falls is located.

Visiting Siargao after super typhoon Odette Megahit (hurricane RAI)

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Siargao Island, consists of several beautiful municipalities in Surigao del Norte fiefdom .It formerly enjoyed fashionability due to its natural beauty, beautiful people, and bank. Siargao is one of the most notorious islets in the Philippines aligned with Boracay and Palawan and has formerly again hosted a movie starring a notorious actor, so it has gained indeed more identity. Tourism is abundant in this area

The stunning New Barili highlands in Mawab, Davao Region

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Are you looking for a new sightseer magnet? Tara! In the small city of Mawab in Davao de Oro, there are progressing mounds of the crop as a new sightseer haven in Davao Region. Located in barangay New Barili, New Barili Highland Resorts will bring you to another position of meaningful traveling experience.

Mindanao| A must visit place in Sultan Kudarat Province

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During this post epidemic time, I had an occasion to visit the fiefdom of Sultan Kudarat in Mindanao for a week. This fiefdom is located 100 kilometers from General Santos City , the profitable mecca of the SOCCSKSARGEN region (region 12), and a neighbor fiefdom of Maguindanao.  The capital is Isulan, the alternate populous city next to Tacurong City. Sultan Kudarat is named to the stalwart Moro idol the great sultan of Maguindanao in 1851-1671 led the Sultanate of Mindanao during his reign.  The iconic statehouse was primarily erected while the new Arena and the provincial hospital was added recently.  Contrary, the Capitol compount is truly the state of the art with a jaw-dropping structure similar to an ultramodern gallery and structures overseas.

Indonesia | Enjoying the beauty of Pantai Pangi and the alluring sunset of Pantai Tambakrejo in Blitar Regency

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  Blitar city is located in the East Java province, noted as the home of Indonesia’s first president Sukarno and the active volcano named Keludat in the north area of the regency. Blitar has a tropical climate while the economy depends on the majority in Agriculture. One weekend in September when I visited Blitar City for the second time and one of the things that I missed during my visit is to explore some side of the Blitar coast. 

Davao region | The best resort in Banaybanay, Davao Oriental - Bonhomie Leisure resorts

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Davao Oriental is a province in the Davao Region in the Philippines that is famously known for the World Heritage Park- Mt. Haguimitan situated in San Isidro, Aliwagwag Waterfall in Cateel, and the Surf Capital of Davao - the Mati City. However, most towns in this province are trying to cope up with tourism development spots particularly the beach resorts.

The stunning view from the Bongao Peak, Tawi Tawi

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  Bongao Peak   or famously known as "Bud Bongao"   is a Historical landmark in the province that stands tall to welcome visitors.   Bongao   is located in the Island group of Tawi-Tawi Province under the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) believed to be the safest place in the region. Bongao peak has by approximately 314 meters above sea level and is considered as the highest peak in the province that dominates by its landscape.

The underrated tourists attractions of Davao Oriental

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Davao Region is very famous for many spots that can offer to every tourist plus people's hospitality and generosity. You could enjoy and bump into many resorts, the finest restaurants, and nightlife. Aside from that, Davao has a lot of places you could take your memorable vacation experience especially if you travel outside the Central City. If you looking for many attractions, historical places, and beaches you should explore the Province of Davao Oriental definitely worth for your budget this summer

Visiting Tinuy-an Falls during the Covid19 period | Bislig, Surigao del Sur

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The month of August,  I went back to Bislig city in Surigao de Sur from Tagum City. It was afternoon when I left Tagum City so I will definitely spend the night on the road because it is about 3 hours drive by private car. This is my first visit to Bislig City during Covid19 so the city of Bislig is in General Community Quarantine (GCQ). Checkpoints at each border are definitely strict in addition to the strict protocols and curfew hours.

A Day Trip to Sea World Oasis in Pantukan, Comval Province

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Are you looking for a great place to celebrate your occasion? Have fun and make a memorable experience at Sea World Oasis Resort. Situated in Lower Lahi, Pantukan, this resort offers affordable and bigger cottages ideal for a relaxing stay with family and friends.  You're wondering where Pantukan is located? well, this coastal town is covered by Compostela Valley in Davao Region, Mindanao.

Ultimate Guide | 11 Best Things to DO in Occidental Mindoro

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From the virgin forest, white sand beaches to the world-class Island; just imagine how wonderful Mindoro Island is. Mindoro is also known as the 7th largest Island in the Philippines with respected indigenous ancestors and distinctly identified as Mangyan Tribes spoke 8 different languages and cultural identity. Mindoro Island is divided into 2 provinces, Occidental and Oriental where the Mount Halcon and mountain ranges served as the boundaries. Occidental Mindoro is divided into 11 municipalities with total inhabitants of  487,414 according to NSA 2015. 

Indonesia| Sarangan Lake and the monkeys of Magetan

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Sarangan Lake is situated at the southern slope of Mount Lawu, an inactive stratovolcano in the hilly district of Plaosan, Magetan Regency in Indonesia. From downtown Magetan, you will travel 16 kilometers west passing halfway between Maduin and Solo route.  Sarangan Lakes is sitting 1,287 meters elevation, so pack your thick clothes because you would be experienced chilly weather here especially in the morning and afternoon. No wonder why Sarangan Lake is one of the most visit tourist attractions in the regency and listed as a favorite spot by the Dutch people during colonial days. Sarangan Lake or known by locals as Telaga Serangan or Pasir Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Java Island by Wonderful Indonesia Tourism.  This lake covering 30 hectares with 28 meters deep while the climate drops between 18 - 25 Celsius. At night, Sarangan will be covered by fogs most time which is quite challenging for those who love traveling after dark. If you wish to stay and experience its

Indonesia | Coban Rondo's remarkable beauty

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Coban Rondo is one of the most beautiful and famous Waterfalls in the Malang Regency in Indonesia. Located in Batu Malang, this waterfall is estimated 84 meters high with a strong water current pouring 90 to 150 liters per second; enough to give cool temperatures and maintain the greener scenery.  Coban Rondo was inaugurated as a tourism destination in 1980 where the waterfall and the natural beauty of the environment served as the main attraction.

Interesting Things to DO in Wonogiri Regency, Indonesia

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Wonogiri Regency has located on the southern side of the Central Java Province in Indonesia with the neighboring city of Solo on the South, Karanganyar in the north, Ponorogo, and; Magetan, Pacitan in the Eastside and the coastal area fronting the Indian Ocean. Wonogiri is very famous for watersheds and tourist attractions that are slowly discernible by the locals. Wonogiri Regency is beginning to recognize by the outside tourists for its less crowded but beautiful beaches and very close to Pacitan Regency, a well-known spot for Surfing and the City with 1,000 caves. Here are the top things to do and places to visit in Wonogiri Regency;

Things to DO in the volcanic Island of Camiguin

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Camiguin is an island province in the Northern part of Mindanao, Philippines; it is a volcanic island and the second smallest province in the country. Camiguin is derived from the word "Kamagong", pertaining to the species of the tree that flourish near Lake Mainit, closely known to the local people, the Manobo as Kamigin. Blessed with natural and historical places, Camiguin is one of the best provinces that is worthwhile to visit during long holidays. Here is why this province is one of the most visited places in the country.

Digos City | The virgin falls of Davao Del Sur

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The Virgin falls is located in the small village of Balatikan in the highland of Kapatagan, Digos City.  It is thread oftentimes by several mountaineers passing throughout the Kapatagan trail since it became one of the jump-off points of the tallest mountain in the Philippines, Mount Apo. In fact, a portion of Kapatagan is still covered by the protected areas of Mount Apo Natural Park. 

Dhen Yho's Place, the perfect summer getaway in Davao del Sur

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This year, the country is expected to experience the warmest climate condition this summer and maybe the beaches are the least option to go.   If you want to experience cool weather this summer, get packed and head on to the summer capital of Davao del Sur. in the small community of Kapatagan in Digos City, lies with several spring resorts that are perfect for summer vacation and scaping a bumpy city life. Kapatagan is also known as the fruit basket capital of the Region and home of several mountain resorts and the Peak.  This is also an entry point for those tourists flocking at Mt. Apo, the highest Peak in the country, through the Kapatagan Trail.

Malamawi Island | The happy side of Basilan

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Basilan - a home of almost 113, 000 populations located across the north side of Zamboanga City and the Malamawi Island offshore. It is a promising Island Province with two booming cities, Lamitan and Isabela City. It is also a diverse community where a sizable presence of Chavacanos, Tausug, and Yakans. The Sama tribe, Maranaos, Ilocanos, Cebuanos and Chinese are the minorities. Numerous dialects also spoken, but primarily used by most inhabitants is Chavacano, Tausug, Cebuano, and Yakan.  English is also mostly used by locals. 

Davao City | A Prayer Mountain to Light Up on Chinese New year

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A Prayer Mountain turned into the Christmas village is set to open on the 2019 Chinese New Year celebration. To light up the Village, over 610,000 LED lights were installed in the mansions, in 65 pine trees, surrounding gardens, and to the 87-foot living pine tree that encompasses 220,000 LED lights alone. The Christmas Village was opened to the public for the first time last November 25, 2018, attended by thousands of people, and can be visited until January 15, 2019. Meanwhile, the management announced that the village will be open during the Chinese New year.     

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