Visayas

The port of Estancia is not exactly a tourist hotspot, but it is one of the jump-off points (other than the larger port of Carles) to get to the fabled Islas de Gigantes. Both ports have much in common: They are administered by the Iloilo Provincial Government and have a very active

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In another blog post, I complained about Seven Commandos Beach being a waste of time on Tour A. I promise you that is only because every other stop on Tour A is on Miniloc Island and traveling to Seven Commandos first, burns lots of time. Seven Commandos beach is actually quite the

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A can’t miss destination in El Nido. Philippines / Palawan / El Nido About a 45 minute tricycle ride away from El Nido Town, located northeast along the coastline, is a place that’s not so secret anymore. Nacpan and Calitang form the twin beaches, but have more recently been referred to collectively

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Philippines

As the origin of many Filipino tales of magic and tress that glow in the night time, the island of Siquijor has forever been shrouded in mystery, but getting there should never be one of them. About this Tropical Beauty A small tropical island in the Bohol Sea, it features a single,

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With such large distances between the Philippines and the western world, TIME is typically the most prized resource when traveling there. This is also the case when traveling to even more remote locations on Palawan island, known as the Philippines “Last Frontier”. The two most remote of destinations on Palawan are El

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There is no doubt that one of the more famous and most photographed locations in Coron is Kayangan Lake. This brackish water pool (a mixture of fresh and saltwater) is said to be one of the cleanest, and clearest in all of the Philippines. While “in all of the Philippines” is a

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Boracay

When vacationing on Boracay, finding the best food and shopping are two things that are on most people’s checklist. It is possible to accomplish both by spending some time at D* Talipapa for a unique food and shopping experience, one of the best that Boracay has to offer! What is a

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El Nido Snake Island and Sandbar Snake Island is a small, uninhabited island tucked away deep in Bacuit Bay, but remains a popular destination as part of El Nido’s Island Hopping Tour B. With a popular natural feature that comes and goes with the tides, its locale lends itself to be

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Philippines

This guide is designed to help you get from Manila to Batangas Port. It all starts with getting to the bus terminal in Pasay, so let’s begin there. Getting to the Bus Terminal in Pasay, Manila The Pasay / Buendia terminal may not be where your journey to the port of Batangas

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Philippines / Luzon / Mountain Province / Sagada If you ever find yourself in Sagada, nestled deep in the Philippine Mountain province, Bomod-Ok falls is a must see. While the hike down can be somewhat strenuous to some, you are rewarded at the bottom with a refreshingly cool mist, and a cold stream that is

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Panglao is just a small island at the southwest tip of Bohol but it is one of the most popular getaway destinations for diving and tourist activities in the region. At the epicenter of it all is Alona Beach. Alona beach in itself is tiny. The total distance of shoreline is less

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