Samar

Samar’s Torpedo boat ride: It’s thrilling!

Samar’s Torpedo boat ride: It’s thrilling!

Feb. 23 | TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines, Feb. 23 – Looking for an eco-tourism adventure this summer? Why not try the 21-km Torpedo Boat Extreme Ride in Paranas, Samar. The adventure ride... Read more »

Eastern Samar

Guiuan retains tourist haven status after Yolanda

Aug. 28 |   GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Philippines, Aug. 27 — Despite the massive destruction brought by super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), this town keeps... Read more »
The Padul-ong tradition continues in Borongan

The Padul-ong tradition continues in Borongan

Sep. 14 |   BY VICENTE ALEJANDRO S.LABRO BORONGAN CITY – For decades, the people of this city has been observing the “Padul-ong,” an event purportedly depicting how the image... Read more »

Northern Samar

Foreign tourists have fun in Capul

Foreign tourists have fun in Capul

Feb. 19 | TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines, Feb. 19 (UPDATED)  – Armed with their cameras, the foreign tourists took pictures of the swarm of smiling natives welcoming them to the island town... Read more »

Foreign tourists to visit 2 EV island-towns early next year

Nov. 15 | TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines, Nov. 15 – Two tiny island-towns in Eastern Visayas have finally caught the eyes of foreign tour operators – they are included... Read more »

Leyte

Contingents from typhoon-hit areas win in 2015 Sinulog Grand Parade

Jan. 19 | CEBU CITY, Philippines, Jan. 19 — Contingents from storm-hit areas dominated the ritual showdown of the 35th Sinulog Grand Parade Sunday at the... Read more »
Gov. Petilla takes pride of Leyte’s wins in Sinulog 2015

Gov. Petilla takes pride of Leyte’s wins in Sinulog 2015

Jan. 22 | Tacloban City, Philippines, Jan. 22 — Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla extends his congratulations to Leyte’s two festival contingents for winning in the recently... Read more »

Southern Leyte

Limasawa treats foreigners to a day of fun

Limasawa treats foreigners to a day of fun

Feb. 24 | TACLOBAN CITY, Feb. 24 – Like what their ancestors did some 494 years ago, the people of the island town of Limasawa in Southern Leyte province recently welcomed scores of foreigners... Read more »

Foreign tourists to visit 2 EV island-towns early next year

Nov. 15 | TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines, Nov. 15 – Two tiny island-towns in Eastern Visayas have finally caught the eyes of foreign tour operators – they are included... Read more »