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Tudela’s Marine Sanctuary

Tudela is eight kilometres (5 mi) east of the town center of Poro in Camotes Island in the province of Cebu. It has a population of 11,296 with a town center comprised of two barangays: Northern and Southern Poblacion. The nearly symmetrical arrangement of the streets allows pedestrians to navigate easily while viewing old houses, […]

Holidays in the Philippines in 2018

There’s a lot to look forward to in 2018. So plan ahead by taking note of all the official holidays in the Philippines. The regular holidays are: January 1, 2018, Monday – New Year’s Day March 29, 2018 – Maundy Thursday March 30, 2018 – Good Friday April 9, 2018, Monday – Araw ng Kagitingan […]

Hablon: The Tradition of Weaving in Argao

The Hablon industry in Argao, Cebu has been intricately woven in history, making it a part of its people’s culture and identity. The Town’s history will tell that almost all women in the colonial period were described as being tejedoras (weavers) or hiladoras (spinners) as reflected in many houses with the hablonan as a familiar […]

Argao’s San Miguel Arcangel Church

At first glance, the San Miguel Arcangel church does not seem to be very different from other Augustinian churches of the late 18th century in the archipelago. It is an edifice of impressive dimensions built in stone, 70 m long, 16 m wide and 10 m high. A vaulted ceiling made of wood covers a […]

10 Reasons To Backpack with your Family


People think that all fun and adventure ends the moment one has kids but it actually doesn’t. True, a lot of parents are hesitant about bringing the entire family on a trip of any form but only because having kids around makes things extra challenging. It certainly isn’t for the faint of heart BUT it […]

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