Category: Travel

Gomburza Monument

The Gomburza Monument is a memorial to Filipino priests Mariano Gomes, Jose Burgos, and Jacinto Zamora whose martyrdom in 1872–due to injustice and inequality–inspired the generation next to them to impart change in Philippine society and eventually rally the people to...

Pag-asa Island

Pag-asa Island: “Know your Philippine Features at the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG)” Pag-asa literally means “Hope” and internationally known as “Thitu Island”. With an area of 37.2 hectares, it is the largest of the Philippine-administered islands. It lies about 480 kilometers...

Lawak Island

Lawak Island Lawak literally means “Vastness“and internationally known as “Nanshan Island”. It has an area of 7.93 hectares (79.300 Square Meter). It is located 98 miles (158 kilometers) east of Pag-asa Island. This island is a bird sanctuary. It has a...

Rizal Reef

Rizal Reef is Internationally known as “Commodore Reef”. It appears as two atolls joined by a reef. It is located west of Balabac, about 110 nautical miles (203.72 kilometers) and near the Malaysian border. It is a typical reef lying underwater...