Sa Burias Group of Islands - San Pascual, Masbate

   Local tourism is growing rapidly nowadays and I think social media is one of the major factors why it bloomed. DIY Tips and Tour organizers can now be easily found through the internet so researching for a summer destination is not a big problem anymore.

   Most of the beaches in Batangas and Zambales are now crowded, especially during weekends and holidays. So for our summer trip, we looked for a destination which is farther away from Manila.

   We saw these amazing photos of a group of islands in Masbate where the water is blue and the sand is white. And so the destination is now decided - Off we'll go to the Burias Group of Islands. We just can't wait to go there and see its beauty in our own eyes.

Sa Mt. Paliparan - Tanay, Rizal

   The mountains in the province of Rizal feature different kinds of scenic landscapes, fascinating rock formations and diverse flora. Particularly in Tanay, one may witness the "sea of clouds" and bath in numerous waterfalls that can be found along the trail. Thus, Tanay became a destination of hikers from different ages and experience level.

   Mt. Paliparan in barangay Cuyambay is a newly opened hiking destination in Tanay with an intriguing 1-5 trail class based on It is said to have been a battleground for kite flying events by the natives in the early years, hence the reason how it got its name. These information I found on the Internet got me more pumped up and excited to go.

Sa Buktot Beach - Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro

   If one would think of a beach in Mindoro, Puerto Galera might be the first in mind. But aside from the famous white beaches of Puerto Galera, there are also a lot of fine beaches that can be found in Oriental Mindoro. One of them is in the town of Mansalay in the southern part of Mindoro, the beach named Buktot.

   While having a week-long vacation in Mindoro, we invited our relatives for a "beach outing" even just for a day. So we all head on to Buktot beach.