There’s So Much More to Romblon Than Just Marble

Mention the name Romblon and the first thing that comes into a Filipino’s mind is marble. Blessed with an abundant supply of the prized rock, the province of Romblon is rightly known as the Marble Capital of the Philippines. But upon visiting Romblon Island, one of the three major islands that make up the province... Continue Reading →

Logbon Island: Bayanihan and a Fishing Community

Many of our island-hopping trips in the last few years involved forays into deserted islands or beaches in protected marine sanctuaries with hardly a village or settlement in sight. Our recent island-hopping trip in Romblon Island, however, was different. The first two islands – Cobrador and Alad Islands – all had communities located just behind... Continue Reading →

A Beach Named Bonbon

We first set foot on this white sand beach at the end of our island-hopping tour, on our second day in Romblon. We had spent an inordinate amount of time at our third island destination leaving us only several minutes to explore beautiful Bonbon Beach before we had to return to Romblon town. Our boat... Continue Reading →

Tiamban: Beach Bumming Paradise

We hadn’t planned going to this beach this early, having just arrived at Romblon town at 6 AM. Our initial plan was to catch up on sleep in the morning, then head for Talipasak Beach in the afternoon. We would then visit three other beaches including Tiamban Beach, on the following day. But a sudden... Continue Reading →

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