Iloilo City: Philippines’ city of love!

Iloilo City will always have a place in my heart. Not because it is my hometown, but the city has a certain vibe that no other cities have. I have been to a lot of places in the PH and in Asia, but nothing comes close to the old charm that the city exudes. I…

The Public Commuter’s Guide to Islas de Gigantes (Itinerary and Expenses)

Islas de Gigantes (variously Islas Gigantes, Higantes group, or Gigantes group) is an island chain within the larger Western Visayas archipelago in the Visayan Sea. It is part of the municipality of Carles, Iloilo, Philippines, and the northernmost part of Iloilo province. The Gigantes Islands consist of about ten islands; the two largest are Gigantes…

Islas de Gigantes: Iloilo’s best kept sanctuary

When was the last time that you went to a place where everything is a complete contrast from what we consider as modern?   I have heard of Islas de Gigantes decades ago and I never really paid interest because probably, my ideal definition of an “island getaway” is Boracay, a 6-hour drive from my hometown where…