And so the big week for our Cordillera Region getaway that we have been waiting for a year has finally come and I was tasked to research and make the itinerary for my travel buddies on this trip. I'm not fond of doing all of these things but I'm happy to obliged because I spear headed this getaway.

Don't you ever wish to go in a relaxing cruise some place where pollution is not an issue and everything around you is brimming with life and green foliage. Now amazon has made this river cruise thing famous but danger lurks in every corner of that river and somewhere in the country another favorite river cruise exist in Bohol but tourists usually crowd out that experience. If you want a solitary river cruise experience where not a lot of people knows of then Bojo River Cruise in Cebu might be perfect for you. The water is so clean it glows like emerald and can be as transparent as diamond when you held it in your palm. What makes it even more exciting is you end the cruise into the foreboding sea with beautiful limestone formation lining the exit like gateway to a hidden paradise where beautiful corals & colorful sea creatures awaits you.

La Union is the last place I would thought to be a good place for some waterfall chasing adventure but boy! was I wrong. A few weeks ago a friend brought to my attention of what looks like a breathtaking waterfall in La Union featured in the movie Flotsam with the ever seductive temptress in local scene Solenn Heussaff. That moment builds my curiosity of La Union and as I go along with my research I've found 11 waterfalls and counting. Waterfall ranging from stunning to an okay with a difficulty that would make me question my safety chasing that waterfall to a walk in the park scenario. As I was getting excited for my trip in that province next weekend I've collated all the waterfalls in this post and credited the photos & blogs that would make anyone want to go there. Without further ado, here are the waterfalls in La Union I could find, their locations and how to get there.

There are so many beautiful natural locations and things to venture in this world, among them, the waterfall. It seems people are naturally drawn to water, falling from soaring cliffs or dropping in short bursts among a river’s edge. It could be on a local hike or traveling to an exotic location, many will trek miles to get an uncanny view of a majestic waterfall. Nothing compares standing at the base of a waterfall, with the spray in your skin and the deafening roar in your ears. Trying to find a waterfall can be an adventure in itself and when you arrive there you are rewarded with an majestic beauty of nature. Cebu happens to be blessed with this nature's marvel and I will try to cover all of them. Keep coming back here as I will try to publish new waterfall as often as I can and a guide on how to get there. I will try to alternate the content from famous waterfalls to a less known ones. Cheers to all waterfall chasers out there! 

Imagine a sanctuary away from the stressful and unhealthy environment of the big city sitting atop a mountain with a beach front on its own. Terra Manna offer these necessities for a perfect getaway and more! They have beautiful gardens growing flowers and organic food, glamping spots with bonfire and one of the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen. You can avail all of these for a justifiable price. Proceed to read the full review of my weekend stay in the resort.

An island so idyllic that is a wonder why not a lot tourists explored her natural beauty. Carabao island or locally known as Hambil island is known as the sister island of Boracay because they share that powdery quality of white sand. If you delve deeper though the comparison surely ends because the island has so much more to offer. Hambil island has that rare pink beach, underwater caves, uncanny rocky terrain, bio-diverse marine life and some bat caverns. So let me take you in a visual tour to the island through this blog.

Hambil Island ( famously known as Carabao Island ) is an island paradise known for its unspoiled coastlines and the powdery quality of white sands reminiscent to Boracay minus the party hungry crowd. There's that famous curved coconut tree which sells the signature look of the island to the international scene and getting a picture up there is no easy feat. You need to have good climbing & balancing skills and no fear of height whatsoever to feel perfectly at ease to convey such pose. This blog isn't a travel guide about Carabao island but all about capturing a picture perfect photo of yourself up in that coconut tree. 

Specialty : Waterfall Chasing, Spelunking, Trail Making

Let's face it our mobile dependency has evolved from what was once just a means for communication now monopolizes the entertainment and information industry. As a travel blogger, I consider my mobile phone as an indispensable companion to help ease the challenges and heighten the experience in travel. I will leave out the most common social media app such as Instagram & Twitter because they have created a niche in our daily lives which made them indispensable in their own right. Here are my top 10 *not in any order by greatness* free travel apps in both iOS and Android. 

One of my favorite destination in Cebu is the southern part because it is teeming with unspoiled spots that are both famous and lesser known to a regular tourist. Alegria stands out as a haven for adventure of the undiscovered wonders hidden from the abusive hands of some tourists. The municipality may not have stunning beaches but it makes up by awakening that adventurous heart of yours through an assortment of experience from spelunking the awe-inspiring caves of Cambusay & Salay, chasing the many grand waterfalls hidden in their mountains such as Cambais, Kawa Kawa, Montpeller, Cancalanog and Kitara. And it is one of the only two destination in the province which offers canyoneering.

Undeniably, Kalanggaman Island is getting all the attention for a top summer island getaway in Philippines in the recent years. The island has everything you ever dreamed of an ideal island vacation you've always wanted. The pristine shores, cerulean sky and the invigorating water. We already have that picture in our mind of what the island can offer us but there are so many other details of Kalanggaman Island that one picture cannot convey. And this what this blog is for to offer you an insight of the 10 best kept secrets of Kalanggaman Island.       

Do you fancy going in a challenging mountain trek, spelunking and rappelling in a cave, camping atop a wildlife reserve mountain, kayaking & SUP-ing towards a marine reserve and a sumptuous breakfast in a floating cottage? If you do then I know the perfect place for you who offers all of these for only Php 500.00 per pax. I know it sounds tempting they also throw in a free tshirt, certificate and a little badge of Palompon. This is an experience you shouldn't miss when you're visiting Kalanggaman Island.I was fortunate enough to be one of the first group to try it first hand and I must say for its price it is pretty much a give away!

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