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Summit Hotel Tacloban: Where Your Eastern Visayas Adventure Begins

Posted on February 7, 2019

Tacloban is one of the most progressive cities in the country today, and there seems to be something new and exciting to experience with every visit. Summit Hotel Tacloban is one of the newest establishments to rise in the past year. A stone’s throw away from the junction to Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport, Downtown Tacloban, and the southbound highway to the rest of Leyte province, this new addition makes for a strategic home base when visiting the regional center ofRead More

TRAVEL GUIDE | Kalanggaman Island in Palompon, Leyte

Posted on July 20, 2017

The revelry of the Sinulog Festival still throbs in our head as my friends and I board a pump boat in Palompon, a laid-back mangrove-fringed town, an hour’s drive northwest of Ormoc City. A rowdy weekend of partying has taken a toll on us, and we badly need a beach getaway — a healthy dose of “Vitamin Sea” so to speak — to recuperate from festival fever. The weather was inviting: the late morning sun beamed, accompanied by the saltyRead More

Ormoc City: Sweet Pineapples, WW-II Ruins and a Placid Lake

Posted on December 9, 2011

Lake Danao National Park – a guitar-shaped lake in upland Ormoc After spending a few days exploring the beaches, lakes and caves of Camotes Islands (Cebu), I took a spontaneous detour to Ormoc City in Leyte before going back home to Cebu City due to its proximity to the islands. From Santiago Beach, I hired a habal-habal (motorbike) to take me to Puertobello pier in Tudela, where I caught a lantsa (ferryboat) to Ormoc via Ponson Island. The downtown areaRead More

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