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  • The Paradise Island Of Canigao

    The Paradise Island Of Canigao

    This paradise island has been a part of my May 2015 Samar-Leyte-Biliran-Cebu Marathon tour but since it was our last destination after Dakdak Beach Resort of our Limasawa Tour, my travel buddies begged off to stay longer at Dakdak Resort rather than to travel again to Canigao before we push for Cebu City. Well, this time, as a solo traveler, I've got a chance for a 4-day Maasin Tour and this is it, Canigao!!!

    My trip starts from Maasin which I have an accommodation where going to the Municipality of Matalom is 32.6 kilometers along the Bato-Bontoc Road for P28 bus fare with a trip duration ...

  • Mahayahay Falls and Hitoog Cave Hidden Beauty Of Matalom Leyte

    A waterfall that is waiting to be explored - the Mahayahay Falls locally known as Karap-agan Falls situated in Brgy. Mahayahay in Matalom, Leyte. This falls has a 2 layers of water drops.

    Mahayahay or ayahay means 'easy life' in visayan dialect but the road going to this place wasn't that ayahay. You have to passed by on a muddy and rocky road, trek a river and wild grasses but everything is worth it once you get to the falls.

    We just found out from the driver on that day that there is a cave nearby - the Hitoog Cave in Brgy Hitoog. The cave has a fresh cold water that flows and serve as ...

  • Canigao Island A Sweet Tropical Haven In Matalom Leyte

    Canigao Island A Sweet Tropical Haven In Matalom Leyte

    My life as an adventurer has been, for the past couple of months, a series of hikes and nature trips. From the unforgettable trek in Badian to my casual hikes in Buhisan, these recent outdoor trips have been nothing short of amazing and spectacular. And yet, for all the fun and excitement I've had with my recent hikes, I was still yearning for a healthy dose of Vitamin Sea. Luckily for me, I was treated by my girlfriend, Rabbie, and her sister, Ruby, to a sweet tropical escape on Canigao Island last weekend. To make things even better, we were accompanied by their humorous cousin, Noel, who ...

  • Canigao Island A Splendid Tropical Idyll In Matalom Leyte

    Canigao Island A Splendid Tropical Idyll In Matalom Leyte

    My life as an adventurer has been, for the past couple of months, a series of hikes and nature trips. From the unforgettable trek in Badian to my casual hikes in Buhisan, these recent outdoor trips have been nothing short of amazing and spectacular. And yet, for all the fun and excitement I've had with my recent hikes, I was still yearning for a healthy dose of Vitamin Sea. Luckily for me, I was treated by my girlfriend, Rabbie, and her sister, Ruby, to a sweet tropical escape on Canigao Island last weekend. To make things even better, we were accompanied by their humorous cousin, Noel, wh ...

  • Canigao Island Hello From The Other Side

    Canigao Island Hello From The Other Side

    Aside from Kalanggaman Island, Canigao Island has now become one of the go to destinations for summer outing in the province of Leyte.

    One of the biggest factor that the island has drawn attention to beach goers was through social media and other online communities. A reposted beautiful shot of Canigao Island from the Facebook page of Biyahe Ni Drew, a travel show of GMA 7, has added to the frenzy of travelers, friends and families to visit and take a selfie on the island. By the way, the reposted Canigao Island picture was taken by a friend of mine, Sanders ??" the unofficial ambassador of ...

  • Quick Guide To Canigao Island In Leyte

    Quick Guide To Canigao Island In Leyte

    Summer is here again!

    And yes, I must admit, it has been a long time since I published a decent blog post such as this. So now, I'd like to push myself into writing more travel guides, itineraries, and stories.

    Let's start off with the beautiful Canigao Island!

    Canigao is a picturesque islet off the coast of the municipality of Matalom in the southern part of Leyte. It is now a famous go-to place in Leyte as it gives local and foreign tourists the chance to swim, snorkel, or dive.

    How to get to Canigao Island?
    1. When you are in Tacloban City or Ormoc City, just take a van bound ...