Sabtang News

  • Batanes Philippines, Sabtang Island 2017 Day 2

    Day 2 of my Batanes 2017 trip!
    Expect day 3 to be shorter ??" like 1-2mins max.

  • Coming Back Home After 10 Year Batanes Philippines

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  • Press Play Batanes

    Batanes, dubbed as the final frontier of the Northern Philippines offers breathtaking scenery from the green and blue hues of the oceans to the high and lows of its mountains. You will be surprised that this wonderful gem is from the Islands of the Philippines.

    An exclusive Batanes experience powered by Airscape Travels, Inc.

  • MoneyGram Foundation Donates 1M To Fund IP Students Learning Program

    Strengthening its thrust of helping children around the world gain access to educational facilities and learning resources, MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money-transfer services, through the MoneyGram Foundation, has donated P1 million to the Black Pencil Project.

    "Our P1 million will go a long way. The School-in-A-Box Program will provide complete study packs, teacher's kits and relevant learning-resource materials for the marginalized children from the indigenous communities," said Andrea Maramotti, MoneyGram International head of marketing for emerging markets, during the tu ...

  • Sundown In Sabtang

    Sundown In Sabtang

    I have seen it. With my two naked eyes. As the late afternoon sun carpeted the green with its soft golden rays. Slowly. Beautifully. There. In a place beyond compare.

    I guess nothing can be as poetic on that one lazy sunset hour of November 2014 in Chamantad-Tinyan Viewpoint. Aaah Batanes! You never cease to impress me! Raw. Rugged. Idyllic.

    Situated in the island municipality of Sabtang, less than an hour of faluwa ride from Ivana in the main island of Batan, Chamantad-Tinyan Viewpoint offers a panoramic view of Chamantad Cove and the rolling hills of the villages of Tinyan, all in the ...

  • The Hills Are Alive In Batanes Wonderland

    The Hills Are Alive In Batanes Wonderland

    Yes, Virginia, the hills are alive not only in Salzburg, Austria of the fame musical The Sound of Music, but also in the amazing natural wonders of rolling and steep hills of Batanes Province. It might be the smallest province in the Philippines but it prides itself as one of the biggest tourist destinations with almost 20,000 annual visitors fascinated by the scenic wonders embedded there by nature.

    My wife, Mila and I, together with our friends, spouses, doctors Lyndon and Maricor Llamado, and their three children Sam, Alex and Adrianne, in our recent four-day stay in Batanes, were all aw ...