BACKPACKING ALBAY: BEST FOODIE IN TOWN


I’m a food critic and my husband knows that, my taste bud loves sumptuous and heavenly foodies but my wallet don’t agree with me all the time,  🙂 in short I’m KURIPOT. I don’t wanna spend big time when eating out. In this blog, I’m recommending the best foodies that we have experienced during our…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: QUINTINDAY GREEN HILLS NATURE PARK


One of the hidden gems of Camalig, Bicol’s version of famous chocolate hills only its shape resembles the region’s famous pili nuts. It is hidden in the sense that most Albayanos are not even aware of it. But for visitors and locals who travel by plane to Legazpi, an impressive aerial view of these hills…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: HOYOP-HOYOPAN CAVE


Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave is a multi-level cavern of natural limestone that was discovered during WW2. The caved was used as a resistance hide out. It’s named after the word “hoyop” or breeze. The cave is privately owned and manage by three families in Cotmon, Camalig. According to them the local tourism is planning to takeover the…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: DARAGA CHURCH


This church has magnificent views and there are many picture spots both of the surrounding picturesque vistas and of the church itself. It is good to note that this church was made of volcanic rock and so one can appreciate the architecture and the labor that it took to build, including any attempts to restore…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: CAGSAWA RUINS


Cagsawa Ruins is always a part of every trip in Legaspi City in Albay.  It is always a site for photos and has always been a must for tourists.

BACKPACKING ALBAY: LIGNON HILL NATURE PARK


We went here on a clear day to view Mt. Mayon. You can take a jeepney from Legaspi City or Albay that is going in the direction of Daraga 2nd loop and ask the driver to stop at Ligñon Hill. From the drop-off at the main road it is only 5 minutes walking to the…

BACKPACKING ALBAY: ITINERARY AND BUDGET


It’s September again my birthday month, I promised myself to visit our country’s wonderful places as a birthday gift to myself. This month my hubby and I pack our things for a shoestring travel to Albay and Sorsogon. This is a 3 Nights/4 Days DIY Itinerary, and budget is around PHP4000 per pax. Again as…