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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, well-paved, circumferential road that goes through the heart of each of the six major towns. Larena, the capitol Siquijor, San Juan, Lazi, Maria, and Enrique Valencia. San Juan and Lazi are the centers

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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 Nido and Coron, and tourists are often faced with having to choose between the two. This article will go over some of the similarities and differences between El Nido and Coron, and talk

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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 term that can certainly feel like it is being overused, “clean” is not one of those terms typically included; so to hear that definition being thrown around incites interest to many would-be visitors.

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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 D* Talipapa? No, wait, what is a wet market? The Tagalog word for market is palengke. The palengke is a public market that has fresh meat and seafood on site. The term “wet

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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 in mostly still waters. At times, the sandbar connects Snake Island to the mainland. No snakes, But Other Sneaky Residents do Exist As mentioned earlier, the island itself is uninhabited… by humans. There

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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 begins, but this is the point that everyone in Metro Manila will need to go through to get there. There are several P2P (point to point) bus companies that have direct routes from

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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 safe to wade in. Both are fed by the areas tallest and most impressive waterfall: Bomod- Ok Tucked away in the far northern corner of the valley, Bomod-Ok or ‘The Big Falls” as

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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 than one kilometer; about 840 meters in length. While the town does not feel crowded, or congested, there is zero wasted space on the beachfront. First: The Beachfront Property Ironically, for a town

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In the south of Cebu City, towards the water, lies the Basilica Santo Nino; and this building’s history parallels that of Catholicism in the Philippines. Many travelers can make the argument that houses of worship do not make great tourist destinations; but to those that want to learn about the culture they are visiting, there is no doubt that learning about the local religion is an intimate look into people’s lives. Overview and Significance The two hundred and eighty (280) year old Basilica

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Soar over one of Coron's remote islands for a seven minute drone flight! Malacapuya. Filmed in 4K and edited together to represent the experience of visiting this beautiful destination on the Island Escapades Island Hopping Tour of Coron. Take flight aboard the drone in this seven minute long aerial adventure! Watch below:

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Philippines / Visayas / Antique / Culasi Sometimes, time stands still. Its those moments when you forget that the earth is still rotating, that your cell phone bill is on auto debit and, as long as everything is working correctly, your heart keeps beating. But sometimes, you happen upon a place so beautiful, so serine, it skips one of those beats. One can learn to appreciate places like the sparsely populated Malalison island (in Antique Province, just off the coast of Panay), despite the lack of things like

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