Archive for the ‘Mindanao’ Category

Butuan City

Butan is located in the northeast section of Mindanao and is part of the Agusan Valley. As one of the Philippines’ oldest settlements, even though Butuan City is highly urbanized today, it has still held onto its history and charm. The iconic symbol for Butuan would certainly be the balangay, the 800 year old boats […]

Zamboanga City

  Nicknamed “Asia’s Latin City”, Zamboanga is located on the western side of Mindanao in the Philippines. This highly urbanized city is the 3rd oldest city in the country and is the 6th largest Philippines city by population. Sardine fishing and processing are the cities largest industry making up about 70 percent of the economy. […]

General Santos City

The Southernmost city in the Philippines is General Santos City. Only two hours by car from Davao City, the highly urbanized General Santos (or Gen San as it is referred to throughout the country) is the 15th most populous city in the Philippines with over half a million residents and is classified as a first […]

Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro is the gateway to northern Mindanao. Located along the northern coast of Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro (or CDO as it is popularly called) is a has been voted one of the top of top places to visit and live in, in the Philipines. From a tourism standpoint, many who visit Cagayan de […]

Davao City

Davao City is the largest city in the Philippines by land area and one of the largest in the world. After metro Manila, metro Davao is the third most populous in the country. While certain parts of the Mindanao Island have conflict areas, Davao City is actually one of the safest, best managed and most […]