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Summer In The Philippines – Cooler Destinations In The Tropics

Summer in The Philippines

Summer In The Philippines In the western hemisphere, the autumn winds are rising and the thermometer shows the progressive drop in the daily temperature. In the east, however, a different kind of wind is blowing through the tropics, especially around the Pacific Ocean. Monsoon season is when temperatures in the Philippines can drop to less than 10 degrees Celsius in ... Read More »

Travels in Tuna City – General Santos City

Large Tuna swimming in General Santos City waters

Dubbed as the Tuna Capital of the Philippines, General Santos City was once a backwater town that was famous only for its fish. But when it became known that the country’s most well-known professional boxer hailed from General Santos, the little town soon woke up its potential. Gen San, as it is colloquially called, finally found its spot in the ... Read More »

White Water Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan

White water rafting in the philippines

Whitewater Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan In December 2011, the province of Cagayan de Oro (CDO) was beaten down by typhoon Sendong. The entire city center, once a bustling hub of businesses, schools, and malls, was devastated by the waters of the mighty Cagayan River. Whole streets, homes, churches, and other establishments were either felled by the strong winds or ... Read More »