Burauen: Cansiboy Pond Resort

Cansiboy Pond Resort

Growing up in Leyte, I learned that there’s always something new I have yet to explore on the island. And Burauen’s Cansiboy Pond Resort was definitely one that added to the amazing things to do in Leyte. In Cansiboy Pond Resort are three pools that are connected by their water source: the local running river. The water is constantly flowing from one pool to the next, and if you’re looking for a cool solution to a hot day, then this is the place for you. From Tacloban City, getting to Burauen might take a couple of directions if you’re not […]

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Apo Island: Sea Turtles, Climbing rocks and Shooting Stars

Apo Island: The sun. The beach. The turtles. And the best part? The people you’re with 🙂 On the last day of November, I journeyed through the seas from the island of Cebu to the small island called Apo. A friend of mine visited there a few months ago and has been urging us to go, and it seemed like the perfect excuse to run away to a new island. App Island is a small island nested right next to the tip of the province of Negros, and is famous for the abundance of sea turtles and the volcanic rock […]

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Kawasan Falls: Secret Passages and Canyoneering

It’s my 21st birthday and I’m celebrating it with one of the coolest people in the world at the mysterious Kawasan Falls. We rented a van to venture into this unknown falls near the south of Cebu City, armed with my crew, my age a year older, and my famous mango float. I’ve only heard of Kawasan falls through friends and amazing Facebook pictures, and the blue waters kept calling my name. After two and a half hours in the van, we finally arrived to where we were supposed to walk through the woods towards the falls. There were a […]

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Kalanggaman Island: Peace and quiet storm

When in Kalanggaman Island, all you need to do is: breathe in. Breathe out. Don’t think. Just float. Feel the soft breeze. Feel the heat radiating around you. Sounds relaxing doesn’t it? This is the paradise that Kalanggaman Island promises. It is a 45-minute boat ride from Palompon Leyte, which is a two-hour ride from Eastern Visayas’ capital, Tacloban City, which is an hour plane ride from Manila. Now let me talk you back on our own journey of twists and turns, on our way to paradise. 🙂 We started off by waking up at 3 in the morning. We […]

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