Visayas

Peter’s Dive Resort: Wonderful Reef & Muck Diving in Sogod Bay, Southern Leyte

Posted on March 11, 2023

If you’re looking for a quiet dive destination away from the crowds that descend onto popular places like Anilao, Cebu or Bohol, you might want to go the extra mile and venture to Sogod Bay in Southern Leyte province. Due to its relative remoteness, this part of the Philippines sees far fewer tourists, guaranteeing that your dive group will often enjoy the dive sites all to yourselves! There are only a handful of dive centers in the entire area, withRead More

Exciting & Sustainable Whale Shark Tours in Southern Leyte by Peter’s Dive Resort

Posted on March 7, 2023

With nearly 2,000 whale sharks (Rhincodon typus), the Philippines is home to the world’s second-largest population of the ocean’s biggest fish. The tropical archipelago is one of the best places in the world to swim with whale sharks — locally called butanding in Tagalog — in the wild. Growing to lengths of up to 18 meters long, they are magnificent but docile leviathans that feed on shrimp, zooplankton and small fish. Whale Shark Tourism in the Philippines Whale shark tourismRead More

10 Things You’ll Love About Radisson Blu Cebu

Posted on February 23, 2023

Over the past decade, Radisson Blu Cebu has maintained its standing as one of the best luxury hotels in Cebu City, if not the entire Philippines, since opening its doors in 2010. It is the one and only upscale hotel of the international Radisson hotel group in the country. Catering primarily to “bleisure” travelers looking for a work-play balance, the five-star, 21-floor hotel stands proudly at the North Reclamation Area, right next to SM City Cebu, boasting of 400 well-appointedRead More

Hop Inn Hotel Cebu City: Cheapest Accommodation in Cebu Business Park

Posted on February 6, 2023

If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Cebu City without compromising on comfort, convenience and cool city views, search no further than Hop Inn Hotel Cebu City – the first branch of this Thai hotel chain in the Visayas-Mindanao region . This new budget hotel is the most affordable accommodation you can find within Cebu Business Park, one of the most happening business districts in Cebu City. This business district is where you can find the popular shopping mallRead More

The Wander Nest: Relaxing Countryside Villa & Cabanas in Panglao, Bohol

Posted on January 26, 2023

With its combination of amazing landscapes, white-sand beaches, unique wildlife and heritage landmarks, Bohol remains a top destination for tourists to the Philippines. Travelers gravitate to Panglao Island, off the southwest coast, which is connected by two causeways to the provincial capital of Tagbilaran City and the Bohol mainland. Since 2018, the island has also become the gateway to the province by air with the opening of the Bohol-Panglao International Airport. Most travelers stay in and around Alona Beach, whichRead More

5 Great Reasons to Join Suroy Suroy Sugbo Tours

Posted on January 2, 2023

Launched in 2005, Suroy Suroy Sugbo – which means “wandering in Cebu” in the Cebuano language – are the official tours of Cebu Province organized by the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office. Each of the overland bus tours focuses on a particular area in the province, stopping by every single municipality to visit the town center (usually the town church and plaza), taste the local delicacies, and watch cultural presentations. Last November 18 to 20, I was invited to join theRead More