Batanes

7 Secret Places to Discover in Batanes

Posted on July 25, 2017

Batanes may be the smallest province in the Philippines, but these remote islands provide a wealth of wonders for travelers. While most of its natural and cultural attractions are covered by packaged tours, rewarding surprises await those who venture off the beaten track. Here are seven secret places worth discovering on your next trip to the northernmost reaches of the archipelago: Nakamaya Burial Site The often-shrouded peak of Mt. Iraya greets plane passengers upon touching down at Basco Airport. BesidesRead More

SkyJet Airlines: The Fast and Reliable Way to Fly from Manila to Batanes!

Posted on December 21, 2015

My first trip to Batanes in 2012 was a media tour sponsored by the newly launched SkyJet Airlines. I enjoyed my flight with them before, admiring the speed of their jet-powered planes and the professionalism and hospitality of their staff, so I was looking forward to flying with them again on a recent media tour with Transitions Lenses. My experience this time around wasn’t so good upon check-in, as the SkyJet counter at NAIA Terminal 4 was manned by an aloofRead More

Transitions® XTRActive® Adaptive Lenses: The Perfect Prescription Lenses for Travelers

Posted on December 21, 2015

For the past few weeks, I’ve been seeing the world more clearly and comfortably, thanks to a fresh pair of Transitions® XTRActive® adaptive lenses. Developed by the global leader provider of plastic photochromic (adaptive) lenses, Transitions® XTRActive® are everyday prescription lenses that offer extra protection from under various light conditions both outdoors and indoors. I’ve been diagnosed with a myopic (near-sighted) right eye since fifth grade, so I’ve gone through a number of regular pairs before. This is my first time to wearRead More

Explore Breathtaking Batanes by ATV!

Posted on August 22, 2014

Adventurous travelers can now explore Batanes by ATV! Romantic lighthouses, stone house villages, rolling meadows and dramatic cliffs paint the signature landscape of the Batanes islands, one of the best places in the Philippines to ogle at desktop wallpaper-worthy landscapes and authentic native culture. First-timers usually see these northernmost islands on a sightseeing tour package by rental van. But more adventurous travelers now have a new and exciting way to explore this incredible province — by ATV or all-terrain vehicle!Read More