Backpacking Maravillosa Maravilla! (Wonderful Maravilla)

If you are not from Cebu, you probably have not heard of Maravilla as much as you’ve heard about Oslob or Moalboal or Bantayan Island or Malapascua Island. Well these destinations are top of the list. Maravilla is more of a small country side public beach, very simple, lay back and it’s one of those off-the-beaten-path travel destinations of Cebu. Maravilla is a barangay from the quiet and peaceful town of Tabuelan, located in the north west of Cebu. But never underestimate Maravilla, it is named as such for a reason. Maravillosa Park is a small beach park in Maravilla, … Continue reading Backpacking Maravillosa Maravilla! (Wonderful Maravilla)

Backpacking Kinatarcan Island– Rediscovering the Once Forgotten Paradise of Cebu

Unbeknownst even to most of the locals of the province of Cebu, is the hidden gem of white sand beaches, towering cliffs, lagoons and crystal blue waters of Kinatarcan Island. Located in the Visayan Sea and northern edge of Cebu, Kinatarcan Island (also known as Guintarcan Island and officially named Guintacan Island) is within the Municipality of Santa Fe, Bantayan Island. The island of Kinatarcan has three barangays namely Hagdan, Kinatarkan (formerly Bito-on) and Langub. Being situated remotely from other islands and almost forgotten for decades, Kinatarcan Island flourished into a seemingly untouched and exotic paradise with some destinations remained … Continue reading Backpacking Kinatarcan Island– Rediscovering the Once Forgotten Paradise of Cebu