How to Get There? Puerto Galera’s White Beach is just 3 hours away from Manila. It is the closest to the city and one of the nicer beach party places from Manila because most of the great beaches in Batangas are privately owned. One of my apprehensions about going to Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival was I … Continue reading Puerto Galera’s White Beach Guide 2012: How to Get There?
Where to Stay? If you want to stay along White Beach, we would recommend Mindorinne Oriental Beach Resort, owned and operated by the Del Mundo family. This beachfront establishment is located in the middle of White Beach, and it is at the center of the night activities because of its Hiyas Bar. This is where … Continue reading Puerto Galera’s White Beach Guide 2012: Where to Stay and What to Eat?
What Happened? I must admit, I gave up on Puerto Galera a long time ago because of its over-commercialization. For some time, it was even branded as “gaylera“. Also, a lot of people were scared to go because of the lack of safety standards and the practice of overloading boats, which led to the 2009 tragedy … Continue reading Puerto Galera’s White Beach Guide 2012: What Happened?
March 9, 2016 Update: MALASIMBOOO! Transformative Music, Art & Magic @MalasimboFest 2016 Malasimbo is an underground, three-day music and art festival in Mt. Malasimbo, Puerto Galera. People who attend it rave about it, leaving the uninformed curious as to what Malasimbo is about. Here’s a glimpse of the awesome Malasimbo experience…