Assaulting Mt Timbak: Luzon's Third Highest Peak

Mt Timbak in Atok and Kabayan, Benguet stands to more than 2,717 meters above sea level (MASL). This makes it the third highest mountain in Luzon, just after neighboring Mt. Pulag and Mt. Tabayoc. It also ranks among the highest mountains in the Philippines. It was a long holiday when I and two unexpected companions […]

Explore Bengaongao cave, Paterno cave of Tublay (Travel Guide)

Tublay in Benguet is slowly rising as an ecotourism hub in the Cordillera region. Like the famed Sagada of Mountain Province, Tublay hosts amazing natural spectacles such as cascading falls, crystal-clear pools, high-rise peaks, white rock formations, and foremost of these, unspoiled caves. That brings us now to Bengaongao cave and Paterno cave in barangay […]

Tublay, Benguet (Travel Guide): How to Get there, What to See

Tublay, Benguet stands to be the next premier ecotourism destination, not just in Benguet but the whole Cordillera region. Similar to the famous Sagada of Mountain Province, Tublay also hosts numerous natural spectacles, from uncharted caves to stunning waterfalls and other tourist spots. I have been to Tublay, Benguet several times and every time I […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Abra 2019

Abra, just like Kalinga, stands witness to the historic struggle of the people against corporate aggression. During the Marcos regime, they valiantly resisted the Cellophil Resource Corporation from logging their mountains. Despite years of civil unrest and insurgencies, Abra is now rising to the scene as a premier ecotourism destination. Yes, Abra offers more than […]