Mindanao

Pagadian Eats: Manga-on Ta!

Posted on November 9, 2010

The following article is a commissioned article I wrote for this month’s issue (November 2010) of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap says every day feels like a fiesta in Pagadian, where you can enjoy Filipino food with southern hospitality served on the side PHOTOS EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP SPRINGLAND RESORT AND RESTAURANT National Highway, Brgy Tuburan, Pagadian City, Tel +63 (62) 214 1881. Open daily from 6amRead More

Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary: the Largest Wetland of the Philippines

Posted on September 16, 2010

The Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a vast wetland of swamp forests, watercourses and lakes covering an area of nearly 15,000 hectares, roughly the size of Metro Manila! It is accessible via a 1.5 hour motorized boat ride from the township of Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. The Agusan Manobo are the indigenous people that live in and around the protected area. Many of them live in floating houses that rise with the changing water levels. Canoeing at Lake Mihaba ManoboRead More

Pagadian: On the Wings of Change

Posted on September 7, 2010

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue (September 2010) of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com THROUGHOUT ITS 7,100 ISLANDS, THE PHILIPPINES BRIMS WITH CITIES SLOWLY COMING INTO THEIR OWN. LIKE SHINY LAMPS, THEY SLOWLY LIGHT UP THE SKY. PAGADIAN IS ONE OF THEM. TEXT AND PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP The din of construction rings through the city of Pagadian. Bustling shopping malls,Read More

The Best Eateries of Surigao

Posted on May 14, 2010

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com VISIT THE “CITY OF ISLAND ADVENTURES” AND EXPERIENCE A FILIPINO CULINARY FESTIVAL, SAYS EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP CITY GARDEN RESTO What it isA restaurant situated in the harborfront and “the only steakhouse in northern Mindanao”. They offer a wide selection of Filipino, Asian and Western cuisine,Read More

Time and Tide: Surigao del Norte

Posted on January 5, 2010

The following article is a commissioned feature I wrote for this month’s issue of SMILE, the in-flight magazine of Cebu Pacific Air. You may browse the magazine online at http://www.cebusmile.com HISTORY, FOLKLORE AND COMMERCE EBB AND FLOW IN THE RICH WATERS OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE. TEXT AND PHOTOS BY EDGAR ALAN ZETA-YAP The water was alive. As the labyrinthine mangroves of Dayasan gave way to the Hinatuan Passage, the currents shift in from all directions, wrestling and wringing out wavesRead More

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