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  • Odiongan Kanidugan Festival 2016

    Odiongan Kanidugan Festival 2016

    Odiongan celebrated town fiesta every 5th of April but the celebration opened on the evening of April 1st through a color run in the public plaza, a night inspired by light followed by a beach party featuring a reggae singer "Kokoi Baldo" then on the 2nd of April there was Agency Night sponsored by Romblon State University and Barangay Night on the next night sponsored by barangay associations. On April 4th a fluvial parade and oar boat racing in the town shoreline and grand coronation of Ms. Odiongan on the evening at Odiongan Public Plaza.

    Kanidugan Festival is the highlight of Odiongan ...

  • Romblon Island A Paradise Waiting To Be Discovered

    Romblon Island A Paradise Waiting To Be Discovered

    Romblon is indeed a paradise waiting to be discovered. This I can say after visiting the three main islands of the province: Romblon, Tablas and Sibuyan and four other small islands of Cobrador, Lugbon, Alad and Cresta de Gallo. The island town and capital, Romblon is the crown jewel. It has a beautiful old church, a preserved fort, easily accessible beautiful white sand beaches and coves, nearby islands with gleaming white sand beaches which one can enjoy all to oneself and a treasure trove of souvenirs from marble products which are only found in the main island of Romblon.

    Although part ...

  • Romblon Is More Than Marble

    Romblon Is More Than Marble

    Romblon has always been synonymous with deposits of high quality marble that are reputed to be among the best in the world. But I would discover that Romblon is more than that. Gone are the days of tiresome ferry travel since Manila to Romblon flights are now available with regular SEAIR trips to Tablas three times a week.

    For this route, SEAIR uses their 19-seater Let 410 UVP-E plane. But for the flight to Tablas last Saturday, I was on a fully-booked proving flight of SEAIR's Dornier 328 since they will be using this larger plane in the future given the high demand for flights to Romblon. ...