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LASWITAN: An Ocean Waterfalls and Lagoon in Surigao del Sur

Most often, the most beautiful places are the farthest and Laswitan Falls and Lagoon (loosely referred to as Laswitan) is one best example. Located in Cortes, Surigao del Sur, Laswitan is derived from the local dialect “laswit” which means splash. … Continue reading


CAMIGUIN: Snorkling at the Sunken Cemetery

Honestly, didn’t know that snorkling at the Sunken Cemetery was that good! It was not in our itinerary but because a mere visit to the Cross did not appeal me that much except for the mandatory selfie (afterall the Cross … Continue reading

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Aliwagwag Falls Photos

Five hours by private car from Davao City, Aliwagwag falls is considered to be the highest at 1,110 feet and one of the  most beautiful in the Philippines. Here are the photos I took during my visit in August 2016. … Continue reading

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Kadayawan Festival 2016 Photos!

Kadayawan Festival in celebrated in Davao City every 3rd week of August. Derived from a local friendly greeting “Madayaw” meaning good or beautiful, the Kadayawan Festival is not only meant to celebrate good harvest but also to recognize and reiterate … Continue reading

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The Davao Photographers Club (DPC)

The Davao Photographers Club was formed in February 27, 2016, by thirteen (13) men and women driven by a common goal to make use of their talents to promote tourism, preserve culture and protect the environment. Know more about them … Continue reading

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Kaamulan Festival 2016: Authentic Ethnic Festival!

I was in Kaamulan Festival in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon recently – my first! With  the DAVAO PHOTOGRAPHERS CLUB (DPC), we shoot the the Streetdancing and Float Parade Competition, the culminating festivities of Kaamulan. Being my first, did some research beforehand and … Continue reading

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Tuna Festival 2014 Photos

General Santos City or Gensan is already synonymous to Tuna. In 1988, the City Government conceptualized and created what is now known as the Tuna Festival to enhance its marine industry – it definitely paid off. Celebrated every September and … Continue reading


Kadayawan Festival 2014 Photos

Sharing my KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL 2014 Photos! It’s my FOURTH year at the Kadayawan, and having missed the Festival in 2013 for local security reasons, this year’s festival is still the most colorful I’ve been to, despite the unprecedented Hipon Incident! Few photos are … Continue reading

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SKYCYCLE in Davao – Provocative!

After ZIPLINE comes the SKYCYCLE! It was my first Zipline (I know, it has been around for a decade already!) and if not for a good friend visiting from Cebu, I may not have the chance to do another cable-adventure. … Continue reading

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Trip The Islands: An Interview

Trip the Islands is an online portal promoting the Philippines as prime tourist destination to the rest of the world. It contains up-to-date travel resource and provides a platform for local tourist-businesses to promote their services. Some of my photos … Continue reading

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Vikings Davao – at SM Lanang Premier!

Vikings Buffet Restaurant – the luxury buffet for every Juan and a feast from the Sea has recently opened its 4th Branch and 1st outside Metro Manila at the SM-Lanang Premier in Davao City. On its third-week of promo period and … Continue reading

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CARCAR CITY: My Walk of the Heritage City of Cebu!

My Carcar City walk was a breeze. Short, sweet, a little overcast but it did not dampen in any way my Carcar walk! In less than 2-hours, this is the shortest heritage walk I’ve done so far and with that … Continue reading

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CEBU CITY: A Solo Heritage Walk! [Cebu Walk Tour Series]

I have been in Cebu on several occasions but this is the only time that I am doing a walk on heritage sites. I contacted via FB a walk-tour guide a day before but he never replied. Well, I was … Continue reading

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JESUIT HOUSE 1730 CEBU CITY: Suddenly Surprising!

If there was one heritage house I’ve visited in Cebu lately that made me suddenly interested [just like when I saw the Sanson y Montinola Antillan Ancestral House in Jaro, Iloilo City, it’s the Jesuit House 1730 in Parian, Cebu … Continue reading

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JARO ILOILO ON FOOT: A Solo Jaro Walk! [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

After my Lapaz Batchoy lunch at the first Deco’s and ice coffee with pandesyosa at Madge Cafe, both located in La Paz Public Market, I was ready to do my Jaro Walk!, [See my complete set of my Jaro Walk … Continue reading

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ILOILO CITY ON FOOT: A Solo Downtown Walk Tour [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

From a 2-day OB in Gensan, I flew to Iloilo for another 3-days of extended OB. Before flying, I was searching for some guided walk tour which I may to do after work. There was none. I know how rich … Continue reading

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LA PAZ ILOILO: MADGE CAFE inside a public market and DECO’s the first branch that served La Paz Batchoy! [Iloilo Walk Tour Series]

This is a prelude to my solo walk tour of JARO ILOILO. A cafe called MADGE CAFE located in inside the public market of La Paz was referred to me by the tourism office. Nearby is the first DECO’S restaurant … Continue reading

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ILOILO ESPLANADE: Celebrating Ilongo’s love for their River!

After my solo walk tour of downtown Iloilo [to be posted later], I wanted to take photos of the sunset as I always do with best efforts 🙂 in every place I go to. From the airport to my hotel … Continue reading

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FEATURED: My Photos!

On this post are some of my photos featured in several travel sites, international or local. I love to take pictures of anything and everything everywhere I go. I take time to choose which snapshots to show and find time … Continue reading

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MARBEL/KORONADAL CITY: B-Walk, Jims Resto Bar, Apareja Buko Halo-Halo, Marang Atbp.

Koronadal City, formerly and still popularly known as Marbel is the capital city of South Cotabato with mixture of various culture, evident in the diverse dialect spoken by its people – Ilonggo, Hiligaynon, and yes Ilocano [again!]. Being from Ilocos, … Continue reading

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