Welcome to the Visayas Travel Guide, the place to go when you prepare a trip to the Visayas.
The Visayas is a region in the Philippines, a country in Southeast Asia. The country consists of three main island groups: Luzon in the north, Mindanao in the south, and in between the Visayan islands.
The Visayas Travel Guide has practical information for visitors of this region, gives you tips about places to visit, and sometimes the opinion or personal experiences of the author. An essential guide for anyone travelling to the Visayas for the first time, but also seasoned Visayas travellers may find a tip or two for their next trip.
Last month typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) destroyed large parts of the Visayas area of the Philippines. I’m sure you saw images of the destruction, especially from Tacloban. We hope to visit the region some time next year, and I’ll share a few photos afterwards. Hopefully it will only be photos of how nicely they rebuilt everything. We visited the region before, several times, and have many happy memories there. Indeed, we married in Tacloban. Below I share a couple of photos that I took during our last visit, two years...read more