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7th Siargao International Gamefishing Tournament

Posted on October 13, 2014

Besides surfing, Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte is also known for world-class game fishing.  The island of Siargao in northeastern Mindanao has long been synonymous for surfing. Along with those big waves, the Pacific Ocean also brings in big fish. Every summer, the town of Pilar – known for the Magpupungko rock formation and tidal pools – organizes an international game fishing tournament to celebrate the bounty of the ocean. Organized by One Corporate Events in collaboration with theRead More

Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte: Bayud Beach Resort

Posted on October 12, 2014

During the 7th Siargao International Gamefishing Tournament from April 24 to 28, 2014 organized by One Corporate Grand Tours, I stayed at Bayud Beach Resort, a private enclave located along a deserted stretch of coastline at the town of General Luna. Located far away from the town center within a quiet seaside village, the resort’s location obviously has its pros and cons. While its remoteness makes it a bit inconvenient to visit town or catch public transportation, it lends toRead 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

Alappuzha (Allepey), Kerala: Overnight Kettuvallam (Houseboat) Cruise [SP]

Posted on May 7, 2014

Spending a night or several days cruising the backwaters is one of the best experiences in Kerala When it comes to backwaters tourism, all roads lead to Alappuzha – also known by its colonial name of Allepey – a district consisting of a large network of inland canals, earning it the nickname “Venice of the East”. For centuries, these waterways were the lifeline of the trading outpost, with kettuvallams transporting rice and spices between settlements, until roads became a moreRead More

Kottayam, Kerala: Shikara (Canoe) Cruise in Kumarakom Backwaters

Posted on May 6, 2014

Cruising down Kavanar River in Kumarakom. Photo by Pinay SoloBackpacker After our lunch cruise of Ashtamudi Lake in Kollam, the Kerala Blog Express team was excited to explore more of the state’s scenic backwaters! Our bus then took us to Kumarakom, a village in the district of Kottayam that’s known for its backwater tourism.  Riding a shikara (traditional canoe) provides a more intimate experience of Kerala’s backwaters Compared to cruising in a kettuvallam (traditional houseboat), one can have a moreRead More

Kuala Lumpur: KL Bird Park – World Largest Free-Flight Walk-In Aviary [SP]

Posted on February 21, 2014

An Indian peacock struts his stuff at KL Bird Park – the largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the world. One of the fascinating stops on the eco-friendly bicycle and tram tours from the KL City Gallery is the KL Bird Park (Taman Burung) – the largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the world! Located in the serene and scenic Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, it is only 10 minutes drive away from the city center. It is the home to more than 3,000Read More

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