Basiao Beach in Ivisan: A Hidden Gem in the Province of Capiz

Our visit to Basiao Beach in Ivisan, Capiz was unexpected but worthwhile, we would say. Basiao Beach may not be as touristy as that of Boracay in Aklan or Isla de Gigantes in Iloilo, it is, however, a gem in its own right. The calmness and serenity of the surroundings, the warm hospitality of the locals, and the unblemished, natural beauty of the islets when taken together make Basiao Beach worthy to be called “Capiz’s Hidden Gem.”

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Pueblo de Panay: A Rising “City Within A City” at the Heart of Philippine’s Seafood Capital

Whenever you hear the word Capiz, what are the first thoughts that come into your mind?

Let’s face it. Capiz is oftentimes associated with “aswangs” or shapeshifting monsters that possess a combination of traits of a vampire, a witch, a ghoul, a beast, or all of them combined altogether in one entity. But whether this folklore is true or not, Capiz is one the cities in the Philippine archipelago that always arouses mystery, intrigue, and sadly, even suspiciousness.

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Do Not Leave the Island of Cebu Without Tasting Cebu Lechon in All Its Flavor and Glory

One of the ubiquitous things that you’ll see, hear or most of the time smell when you are somewhere in the island of Cebu is “lechon.” Lechon is a pork dish which most food historians and experts believe to have originated in Spain and introduced to its former colonial possessions all over the world, including the […]

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Panglao Island, Bohol: A Place That is So Pure, So Gentle, and Raw

The island of Panglao in Bohol became our first home away from home. It was one of the first places in the Philippines that we explored and relished its beauty. We found our stay there short (and we’re planning to go back there soon), but that shortness actually reminded us that life is short too, yet beautiful. And we’ll have just to make the most of our stay here while we can.

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