Category: Camarines Sur

5 Amazing Bicolano Fusion Dishes in Naga City

One of the biggest reasons I enjoy visiting Bicol is its rich and spicy traditional cuisine that definitely stand out in the Filipino culinary landscape. Besides its historical, religious and natural attractions, Naga City – the progressive gateway to this region – is fast becoming a foodie’s destination that not...

Caramoan, Camarines Sur: Rolling Landscape of Guinahoan Island

While Pitogo Bay stands out from the well-known karst islands of Caramoan with its marine lakes and pebble beaches, Guinahoan Island exudes a different natural beauty altogether with its rolling pastures reminiscent of the Batanes islands or Palaui island in Cagayan. Located northeast of Manlawi Sandbar and Cotivas Island, Guinahoan...

Caramoan, Camarines Sur: Marine Lakes and Pebble Beaches of Pitogo Bay

The most popular cluster islands in Caramoan, Camarines Sur – namely Matukad, Lahos and Minalahos – are characterized by jagged limestone and powder-fine beaches, but outlying islands in the area evoke a different kind of beauty. Southeast of this island group is Pitogo Bay, which clutches hidden marine lakes and a grassy...

Tugawe Cove Resort: A Luxurious Nature Hideaway in Caramoan

It was love at first sight. After a 20-minute VIP transfer from Paniman Beach through the gorgeous karst islands of Caramoan, our speedboat zoomed into Tugawe Cove Resort on the easternmost tip of the Caramoan Peninsula in Camarines Sur. This luxury resort is a jungle-meets-ocean hideaway for those who want...

Caramoan, Camarines Sur: Swimming Up Manapot River to Umang Cave

The peninsula of Caramoan in Camarines Sur and its offshore islands have been established as a popular island-hopping destination in the Philippines, owing largely to the tourism-inclined governance of the province and its inclusion as one of the locations for the hit reality TV show, Survivor. In 2012, I had an...

Discover the Flavors of Bicol with Bigg’s Diner! [SP]

Savor Bigg Diner’s Chicken Cordon Bleu with Laing and Pili Pie – American classics with a Bicolano twist! Bicol always beckons me with its delicious and fiery cuisine! Bigg’s Diner gives me more reasons to return to the foodie destination time and again. In celebration of 30 years of serving...