Samar Uncovered

A Waterfall Visit

A Visit to Tarangban Falls Friends of ours had some visitors from California come to town and asked if we wanted to join them on a hiking adventure to a local area waterfalls. Challenge accepted!  It’s not like I have anything better to do. Teri was just coming off a sinus malfunction and she wasn’t […]

Biringan City – A Tale? or Truth?

BIRINGAN – HIDDEN CITY OF THE PHILIPPINES. On the island of Samar in the Philippines, is hidden a city called Biringan. Its inhabitants are free to travel abroad. But not just anyone from the outside world can visit Biringan. One must be invited. You could drive to Biringan City, but only if you are lost. […]

Zip Line Opens Soon In Calbayog City

Zip, Zip, and Away! It’s almost official, the long-awaited Zip Line Adventure located at Malajog Beach is now open for testing!  I’m sure it won’t be much longer and it will be open to the public¹. Also, a nature trail that winds through dense forest and over marble and limestone formations offers hidden caves and […]

Walmart in the Philippines – It Is Not!

Look… Over There… it’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, it’s Super Metro! On the 12th of February, Calbayog City changed forever. The highly anticipated opening of the Gaisano Super Metro Hypermarket, the 15th hypermarket store of the Metro Retail Stores Group, opened its doors after much excitement and fanfare. Celebrations began with a Sarakiki Hadang […]