Davao City is one of the most recently popular travel destinations in the Philippines. It has lately attracted a lot of tourists ever since presumptive president Duterte was known to serve as the City Mayor there. Now, a lot of locals have started to explore what makes the city worth the visit. MOUNT APO SUNSET. A beautiful sunset view awaits you in Davao. (Photo grabbed from Jeff Pioquinto via Flickr) As the most highly-urbanized city in Mindanao, Davao City is packed with a lot of attractions that make the city more known. Davao is also known to be the home of Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the […]
It has long been considered every Filipino mountaineer’s and hiker’s dream: to reach the summit of the Grandfather of Philippine Mountains: Mt. Apo. GRANDFATHER OF PHILIPPINE MOUNTAINS. Mt. Apo, the highest peak in the country, is also one of the top destinations for hikers and mountaineers. (Photo via Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ via Wikimedia Commons) Mt. Apo is an active stratovolcano found between Davao City, Davao Del Sur, and North Cotabato. Rising 2,954 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in the country. Most hikers and mountaineers consider it one of the country’s toughest yet most satisfying peaks. To get to the summit, you can take […]
While shopping for cheap household goods in Chinatown, you may also purchase fresh fruits harvested from Davao in the Magsaysay Fruit Market. The Magsaysay Fruit Market faces the opposite side of Chinatown’s entrance. The durian (P 90/kg), one of Davao’s specialties, is said to “smell like hell but taste like heaven.” One of the vendors selling Durian added that cutting Durian is also hard.