TRAVEL GUIDE: Trip to Bagulayag of Sibale Island

Written by Dennis Evora | Romblon News

If you think that you have seen already the best of Philippine islands, wait until you visit the Island of Sibale in Romblon where you can experience the Bagulayag.

Bagulayag is a hidden gem in the island municipality of Concepcion (also known as Sibale), province of Romblon, it is where you can witness the so-called Batanes of Sibale. The cliffside hills are what keeps the residents and tourists coming, because it looks like a little version of those in Batanes.

Aside from its resemblance with Batanes, tourists also crave for the white sand beaches of Sibale. Hence, Sibale is known for...

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If Boracay closes, a virgin island is one boat away

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News

Kung sakaling seryusuhin ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang kanyang banta na ipapasara ang Boracay Island na tinawag niyang 'cesspool' sa mga turista dahil sa madumi na umano ang tubig sa paligid ng isla dahil sa ilang environmental issues, ay available para sa mga investors ang Carabao Island, Romblon na katabi lang halos ng Boracay.

Kayang-kaya ring pantayan ng mapuputi at mapipinong buhangin ng Carabao Island ang ganda na meron ang Boracay. Ang maganda sa isla ay wala kang kaagaw sa paliligo sa malinis na tubig nito, malayo sa dinudumog na Boracay.

Sa ngayon, may iilang resorts ang nagsimula ng mag...

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2nd PanranUmag Festival sa Corcuera, ipinagdiwang

Written by Neonilo Ferriol, Paul Jaysent Fos

Nag-perform ang iba't ibang grupo sa Corcuera, Romblon ngayong araw suot ang mga Panran o mga kasuotan na gawa sa banig bilang bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng PanranUmag Festival 2018.

Ang PanranUmag Festival ay nagsimula noong 2017 sa ideya ng local na munisipyo ng Corcuera sa pangunguna ni Mayor Rachel Bañares para ipagmalaki ang dalawang produkto ng Corcuera kung saan sila kilala, ang Panran (banig) at ang Umag (white ube).

Nagpakitang gilas ang iba't ibang paaralan sa group demonstration kung saan nanalo ang mga estudyante ng Corcuera National High School.

Enjoy na enjoy naman ang mga bisitang dumayo pa ng Simara Island...

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Romblon launches tourism website visitRomblonIslands.com

Written by Romblon News

As the regional MIMAROPA Festival kickstarts on the colorful streets of Tablas Island, the host province Romblon opens up with a big surprise. What was once a province that was hard to reach is now made readily accessible through quick flights and affordable boat trips. And as it bares its white-sandy shores and many islands to the public, Romblon releases the travel website visitRomblonIslands.com.

Located in central Philippines, the archipelagic province of Romblon used to be known solely as the "Marble Capital of the Philippines", as the province is home to the largest marble deposits in Asia. But more than...

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