Bukidnon Travel Guide Collab


Earl Bukidnon

ShareTweet “The name ‘Bukidnon’ means highlander or mountain dweller. Bukidnon is considered to be the food basket of Mindanao.” –Wikipedia I teamed up with a Bukidnon-based travel blogger, runner and fellow adventurer Earl of Suroy Pilipinas to create something that will help future travelers when they are researching for Bukidnon. Here’s our Bukidnon Travel Guide: 1. Describe Bukidnon. Earl: Bukidnon is a landlocked province in the highlands of Northern Mindanao. Its rich fertile grounds which produce rice, corn, sugarcane, banana, pineapple and vegetables make it the breadbasket of Mindanao.  Bukidnon does not have an airport but can be reached by […]

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Malaybalay City, Bukidnon Quickie


Monastery of the Transfiguration

ShareTweet The Monastery of Transfiguration, San Jose, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon After a looooong 15 hours of journey from Cantilan, Surigao del Sur I arrived here at the Monastery of the Transfiguration without any single complain about the more-than-half-day land trip. I think I tried almost all land transport vehicles in the Philippines from buses to habal-habal. What carried me through the journey was the promise of rest and the peace within. Here are three photos that can somehow reflect what I’m experiencing here today: Candle-lit reflection Father Elias told me that there’s a scheduled 1-hour brownout every 6:30pm so he […]

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Newest Attraction in Surigao- Chocolate Mountains


Carrascal area- as viewed from Surigao sea

ShareTweet Looking for a new destination? Something that your friends and loved ones haven’t seen or experienced before? Come to Surigao! I rarely promote off-the-beaten-path destinations for fear of it becoming another Boracay but this one should be told to everyone. Here are some of the attractions you can expect: 1. Spice up your life with a luxurious bus ride. And when I say “luxurious” (pronounced LUKSORYOS in the Surigaonon dialect), it means that the ride is filled with “lukso” (hop in English) since the bus would trail you into a 2-hour bumpy ride. To add more adventure, it will […]

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