5 Places You Need To Visit With The Barkada Before The Year Ends

Traveling is probably one of the best opportunities to bond with the barkada. It keeps the relationship closer than ever and helps everyone in becoming more mature when facing the so-called ‘adult life.’

However, most of the plans do not push through and remains a plan for the longest time. So start saving up as we list down 5 places to visit with friends before this year ends.

Masungi Georeserve

Masungi Georeserve is a conservation of plant and wildlife species located in Tanay, Rizal. This is a great spot to go with friends as it offers a close encounter with nature and its signature limestone landscape.

Sapot- a web-like viewing platform awaits the guests and gives an amazing view of Laguna De Bay. Strengthen your friendship with thrilling cave, peaks, duyan – an air house made with bamboo and reflection pond which are included in the tour. Visit Masungi Georeserve with friends thru an online booking in their website.

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Aside from being known as the best surfing spot in the Philippines, Baler still has things to offer for an exciting barkada getaway. Hidden in Baler is the Ditumabo Falls or called Mother Falls which surprisingly has easier trails.

Along with its beauty is the cold water that makes every visitor fall in love with it. Also, Diguisit Rock Formations and Dicasalarin Cove are must-visit places which prove that Baler hides lots of wonderful views. Don’t worry, the barkada can have their photoshoot because of the lesser crowds that it has.

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Paoay Sand Dunes

There are lots of reasons why Paoay Sand Dunes is a great place to develop a strong bond with friends. First, the sandboarding will shake everyone’s knee but the thrill is worth it thanks to the funny cheer of friends.

Second, the 4×4 ride is a great way in bringing out the beast in you as it trails the high slope sands. Third, ATV rides are there to support hyper friends who want to feel the excitement while driving on a dessert.

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Flotsam and Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel

After a tiring day of surfing at the beach in La Union, cap the night with an ecstatic party at Flotsam and Jetsam Artist Beach Hostel. The place reflects its name as it is designed with local and multi-colored set up which gives balance to the loud crowd.

Furthermore, bands, DJs and its local craft beer are there to give an ultimate party experience for everyone.

Photo Credit: Instagram: @flotsamandjetsamhostel

Pinto Art Museum

For a group of friends who appreciates art, Pinto Art Museum is a home in Antipolo, Rizal. For 200 pesos only, everyone will enjoy numbers of expressive arts from different collaborators.

Also, the peace and tranquility that the museum has feeds every visitor’s mind and heart.

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Siargao has been one of the most visited places in 2017. This year, book a flight because its time to experience the beauty of Siargao.

From the beautiful beaches and resorts, Siargao will make you fall in love with the Philippines again and again. This has been the place where Jasmin Curtis shot her movie, ‘Siargao’.


Fun fact. Did you know that you will find the second busiest airport in the Philippines in Mactan? This actually makes Mactan island more accessible to foreigners or to locals.

Here, you can find a lot of churches and also the famous 10,000 roses in Cordova.


You may say that this is too mainstream but who wouldn’t love going to Boracay? It is a place where you can just relax and party hard with your barkada!

Boracay has been named as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

#crystalcove in #boracay

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Your friends really must visit one of the wonders of the world, the Puerto Princesa Underground River. For first time travelers and visitors, expect some mind blowing things about the underground river.

Cebu City

If you want a taste of the Philippines great history, Cebu City is the perfect place for your friends.

Here you can see historical monuments like Casa Gorordo, Fort San Pedro, Magellan’s Cross and the Lapu-lapu Monument.

Tropical vibes in Badian, Cebu ? @jonie_lakwatsero #comeseeph

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