There are a lot of reasons why getting stranded pisses everyone off. For one, if you are employed, your leave credits will be deducted. It ruins your scheduled appointments or meetings and costs you more money as well. But getting stranded is also great sometimes. Interesting? Please continue reading to find out why.
A weekend well spent giving back to the children of Jomalig Island.
In the wee hours of the night, my family and I wandered the silent street heading to the port in Real, Quezon; searching in the dark for the boat that would take us to the promised unspoiled beaches of Jomalig Island. In this 9 hour quest involving land vehicles and a fisherman courier boat, we wanted to set our sights on this majestic place in hopes to help promote the sluggish if not uncertain tourism of the community. Same as what other backpackers have been doing on their way to this lesser known sweet spot to bask in i ...
Lalalats went to Quezon Province last May 2017 for Jomalig Island and Pahiyas Festival (click here to read blog post), Cagbalete is on our list but due to work schedule, we failed to tick this gem off our bucket list.
As any traveler will tell you, it?s impossible to fully explore Quezon province or any destination in just 24 hours. But if this is all the time you?ve got, we along with the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) have made a guide, which showcases some of the best this beautiful Tagalog province has to offer. Buckle up and bon voyage!
The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) sees great promise in the Polillio Group of Islands of this province as a future world-class tourism attraction, given the proper development.
The NEDA in Region 4A cited that the towns of Polillo, Panukulan, Burdeus Patnanungan and Jomalig ? referred to as POGI (meaning good looking) for the Polillio Group of Islands ? deserves a tourism master plan that would include road networking, sea ports, potable water source and supply, electricity, better implementation of solid waste management, among others.
As it is, there are already es ...
Nineteen protected landscapes and areas in the Calabarzon region (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) are up for review and assessments by some 100 stakeholders during their three-day 6th Annual Summit of the Regional Protected Area Management Boards (PAMB) from June 28 to 30 at the Country Hotel here.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Calabarzon Assistant Regional Director lawyer Arnel Rodriguez said on Thursday that the Summit aims to inform the protected area stakeholders on the latest status of their respective protected areas.
"This summit is not a golf ...