Palaui Island was declared as a National Marine Reserve in 28 August 1994 encompassing an area of 7,145 hectares (17,660 acres). The waters around the island boast of 21 commercial species of fishes with about 50 hectares (120 acres) of undisturbed corals. It was declared by CNN as the World’s 10th Best Beach in May … More Palaui Island
This was a former base of American soldiers. This bunker is currently under the talks for conversion into Batanes Museum. It is a very good location, I must say. I hope the local government of Batanes can sustain it. I do not like to think about the expensive fare, which has severe implications to the … More The Future Batanes Museum
One of the most known spots in Batanes is Marlboro Country – where cows and goats play with the green, green grasses that cover the rolling hills.
Owned by Elena Gabilo, the Honesty Coffee Shop in the municipality of Ivana off the Batan Island of Batanes has formed a niche in the curious minds of Filipinos and some foreigners. It has become one of the reasons why people go to Batanes. To us who live in other parts of the country, this … More Honesty Coffee Shop in Batanes