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Dau Waterfalls, Samboan, Cebu

No place like a natural water world and this one sees water plunging from a height of 100-plus feet. Instagram photo @merrwatson

 For more on wild waterfalls and camping, read Waterfalls, wild camping, and skinny dipping in Mindoro 

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Vayang rolling hills in Batanes

Batanes' Vayang in northern Philippines is postcard pretty with its gently rolling hills and breathtaking views of the West Philippine Sea

Batanes, located in the Philippine's northernmost tip, about 162km north of mainland Luzon, has sheer cliffs alternating with rocky beaches, and some parts are still pretty much undeveloped despite the influx of tourism. Head to its main island of Batan, to…

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Mt. Ulap, Itogon, Benguet

This photo of Mt. Ulap in Benguet taken by Gerald Tipones, runner up in the adventure category of Archipelago Readers' Travel Photo Competition 2016, shows why its worth a day's hike

 With its Pine and grassland ridges with breathtaking views of the Central Cordillera mountains, Mt. Ulap is the perfect place to go to for a day hike. This photo was taken by Archipelago reader Gerald Tipones, runner up in the adventure…

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Diniview Villa Resort, Boracay

See our travel photo of the day as chosen by our editorial team

 Perched on top of a cliff above Diniwid Beach in Boracay, Diniview Villa Resort has seven self-catering villas, allowing you the luxury of home while on holiday. Read more about Diniview Villas.Address: Diniwid beach, Boracay Island, Malay Aklan 5608 Philippines…

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Lakawon Island, Negros

It's the ultimate party island, with powder-white sand, azure waters, and a floating bar as entertainment center

 Low tide miracle. So stoked to see this sandbar. ???????? #beautifuldestinationsA photo posted by Explorer For Life (@mikolozzz) on Oct 12, 2016 at 4:36am PDTWe just can’t get enough of gorgeous Lakawon Island, which looks like a…

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Twin Lagoons, Coron

There's no more magical place than Coron's Twin Lagoons where you could dive and swim through a hole underneath a karst formation, to emerge in yet another lagoon 

We love Coron's Twin Lagoons and this beguiling new photo on Instagram by @gmp3 fuels our travel lust even more. The lagoons, part of the Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan, 440km south of Manila, are one body of water split by tall…

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Mt. Binacayan in Rizal

Wawa River snakes in between mountains, creating a tableau that's right out of Jurassic Park. Photo by @justinvawter

 Sometimes you may not get what you want, but life is just full of surprises that it'll give you something better. Didn't get to see the sea of clouds but we did saw this beauty. The rawness of Middle…

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Aspin in the Philippines

Aspins or native dogs you'll find in the streets, along beaches and even in mountain villages throughout the country display characteristic Pinoy charm. Photo by @pixated

 Who wants to trade places with this askal (Tagalog term for stray street dogs) other than me? #askals #dogsofph #dogs #animals #gubat #sorsogon #beach #ocean #islandlife #sea #travel #traveller #travelph #travelgramA photo posted by Sarj (@pixated) on Sep…

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Lake Holon in South Cotabato

Brave the lesser-known dirt roads of Mindanao and be rewarded with this stunning crater lake. Photo by @lynxeiu

 Serene ???? ???????????????????? . . . . . . #lake #wanderlust #travel #comeseeph #traversephilippines #loves_philippines #DiscoverMNL #visitpilipinas #nature #phil_spots #curationnation #driftwoodjourneys #pinoymountaineer #CEBtravels #grammerph #the_ph #TravelPh #GoPh #amazingphilippines #SinoPinas #WTNadventures #pilipinasdestination #ig_pilipinas #traluluphilippines #tuklas_pilipinas #woogoph #vsco #vscophile #choosephilippines #itsmorefuninthephilippines…

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Callao Cave in Peñablanca, Cagayan

Natural lighting and rock formations create an atmosphere of solemnity in the famous chapel of this seven-chamber limestone cave. Photo by @onedaydiary

 Callao cave church. . . . . . #travelphoto #itravel #wanderlust #travel #onedaydiary #adventure #photodiary #wowshot #travelphotography #instagood #instatravel #callao #cave #tuguegarao #spelunking #beauty #rockformation #sinopinasA photo posted by One Day Diary (@onedaydiary) on Mar 4, 2016 at…

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