Visayas

6 New Places to Eat & Drink in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on March 25, 2024

Thanks to the new international airport, the island town of Panglao is the gateway by air to the lush province of Bohol – one of the country’s top tourist destinations, known for its incredible landscapes, beautiful heritage sites and amazing wildlife. The tourism boom centers around Alona Beach in Barangay Tawala, the province’s most popular beach lined with hotels and resorts, bars, cafes, restaurants, spas, and other tourist establishments. Aside from its white-sand beaches and cave pools, Panglao is theRead More

Twin Tides Panglao: Comfy Boutique Hotel near Alona Beach

Posted on March 24, 2024

Alona Beach in Barangay Tawala on Panglao Island, off the southwest coast of the mainland, is the epicenter of tourism in Bohol province – a top tourist destination known for its diverse attractions from heritage sites to unique landscapes to amazing wildlife both under and above the water. Among the best places to stay here is Twin Tides Panglao, conveniently located right along the main road near variety of restaurants, convenience stores, fast food chains, and other tourism establishments. TheRead More

8 Amazing Reasons to Stay at Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo

Posted on December 24, 2023

One of the latest accommodations to open its doors in the progressive capital of Iloilo City is Park Inn by Radisson Iloilo, situated next to SM City Iloilo, a major shopping mall along Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue, Mandurriao District. Whether you’re in town for business or leisure, here are six amazing reasons to book a room at this brand-new addition to the center of the Western Visayas region, known for its beautiful built heritage, mouthwatering gastronomy, and rambunctious Dinagyang, oneRead More

Vanyard Hotel: New Boutique Hotel Near Kalibo International Airport

Posted on November 10, 2023

Besides being the alternative gateway to world-famous Boracay Island, the provincial capital of Kalibo stands on its own with its lush and expansive mangrove park, exquisite piña (pineapple cloth) loom-weaving, and the annual Ati-Atihan Festival, held every third weekend of January in honor of the Santo Niño (Holy Child Jesus). Vanyard Hotel is the newest accommodation in town, housed in a four-storey building, only two kilometers away from Kalibo International Airport. The brand-new establishment, run by friendly and accommodating staffRead More

6 Great Reasons to Book a Premier Room at Marco Polo Plaza Cebu

Posted on July 6, 2023

Situated on a hillside overlooking Metro Cebu, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu is one of the most iconic hotels in Cebu City that’s popular with business and leisure travelers alike. It is located along the Cebu Transcentral Highway, linking Cebu City to Balamban. Lined with scenic cafes and restaurants, this mountain road offers a quick cool-weathered escape from the city. Last year, the 329-room hotel announced the completion of its renovation of 60 Premier category rooms and suites, which were completedRead More

Limasawa, Southern Leyte: A Travel Guide to the Historic Island

Posted on March 26, 2023

The mere mention of Limasawa – the island municipality at the mouth of Sogod Bay – instantly calls to one’s mind, especially among Filipinos, the Magellan-Elcano expedition. The rugged 698-hectare island is the site of the first documented Roman Catholic mass in the Philippines and the Far East. After snorkeling with whale sharks and scuba diving around Sogod Bay, I excitedly decided to hop on over to this slender-shaped island. According to legend, the island takes its name from theRead More