Sagada is one of the places in the Philippines packed with a lot of popular destinations. The Hanging Coffins at Echo Valley in Sagada, for example, is one unusual and unique spot.
On the middle of the Tayabas Bay and Sibuyan Sea lies the heart-shaped and beautiful island of Marinduque. Its waters are located along the center of the center of world’s marine biodiversity. Not only a sanctuary for marine, flora, and other fauna species, Marinduque is also home to one of the oldest religious festivals in the whole Philippines.
Considered to be one of the most visited destinations in Metro Manila for this year, since its official public viewing on May 18, the National Museum of Natural History has continued to receive much attention on and off the internet. It can clearly be seen that a lot of thought has been put into the establishment and curation of this now very famous museum. Right off the bat, visitors of the museum would see how astonishing the details of the building itself are.
Every 4th Sunday of January, right after the celebration of Sinulog Festival in Cebu and Ati-atihan Festival of Aklan, the streets of Iloilo City are filled with colorful décor, joyous music and exhilarating dances. This marks the beginning of Dinagyang Festival, celebrated to honor the Santo Niño and commemorate the arrival of the Malays in Panay and the sale of the island to the settlers by the Aetas.
Sinulog Festival of Cebu is considered to be one of the most festive, most popular - the grandest festival in the Philippines. Sinulog Festival consistently brings together millions of people each year to commemorate one of the major events in the country’s religious history and celebrate in honor of the patron saint of Cebu, Santo Niño or Child Jesus.
Albay is one of the hot spot tourist attractions in the Philippines because of the famous Mount Mayon. However, recently, a different tourist attraction has been catching the attention of many visitors of Albay. It is as breathtaking and as mesmerizing to see because it actually gives you a great view of Mount Mayon - the Sumlang Lake in Camalig.
Only an hour away from the provincial capital of Albay, in the town of Camalig, is the place where you will find one of the hidden gems of the province. A prized possession of Camalig, it is a 400-hectare terrain which gives quite a similar impression of the famous Chocolate Hills of Bohol. However, its fame did not come from its similarity with the Chocolate Hills, but it comes from its uniqueness; it has its own distinguishing factors. With its beautiful mounds, it gives off a kind of charm that leaves you speechless. But more than this, actually, the backdrop of the Quitinday Hills is the strikingly perfect Mount Mayon.
With more than 7600 islands to explore, the Philippines is a country full of beautiful and scenic places. Its rich biodiversity features forests, lakes, mountains, beaches, and historic sites. Albay, found in the Bicol Region, is one province that boasts of tourist spots, interesting local dishes, and exciting activities. The province was declared as a Biosphere Reserve due to abundance of endemic flora and fauna. To enjoy the most out of Albay, tourists are encouraged to proceed to Legazpi City first. There are local tours around the capital city, which would be a great start of your Albay adventure. After the city tour, you can now explore scenic spots outside the city.