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Getting to Boracay is a popular and well-documented trip, but there are definitely some information gaps on what to expect and how to prepare for your voyage, if you have never done it before. The purpose of this guide is to allow you to know exactly what to expect when visiting the island paradise of Boracay. Fly, Fly, Fly! With two international airports within a 2 hour van trip to Boracay, the availability of flights is quite abundant. Several domestic carriers have multiple, daily trips

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On Gili Trawangan, there is no greater collection of street food than what can be found at the tiny Indonesian island’s night market. Originally started as a once a week affair (Wednesdays during the busy season), the night market on Gili T has grown to be 4 nights a week and the size of the market itself continues to grow as more vendors participate. This amazing and eclectic mix of locally flavored barbecue, sweets, seafood and beer is the night time staple of this

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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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The Mandala Suci Wenara Wana, or the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary as it is called by its Engligh name, is one of the top tourist attractions in Ubud, Bali. The Neighborhood This protected land is tucked away towards the interior of Bali, about an hour north of Denpasar’s International Airport; and far removed from the high intensity electronic music of Kuta Beach. Visitors to Ubud are far more likely to hear Hindu chants coming from one of the area’s many temples than a

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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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The coastal area of Coron Island known as Twin Lagoon is undoubtedly one of the most impressive geological features in the region, especially when viewed from above. Some of these large sunken blue holes formed by karst limestone are nearly perfect circles, and the shallow, rocky reefs that surround them are full of marine life. The collapsed areas of limestone form deep pools of blue, differentiating themselves from the shallower surrounding waters. Many tour guides and boatmen choose the twin lagoon location to prepare lunch

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When planning an island hopping trip to El Nido, most people opt to take the economical route: to fly into Puerto Princesa, and take a van from there to El Nido. For now, this is still the best way to get to El Nido without dropping some serious money on an Air Swift jet to Lido Airport. The flights are extremely limited, and very pricey in comparison. So, we’re going to go over the journey between Puerto Princesa and El Nido for the first

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Without a doubt, the most unassuming destinations in all of Coron, Palawan are its many coral gardens. Completely hidden from a topside (above water) view, and totally void of nautical markings, locating these hidden gems known as the coral gardens takes a skilled Bankero (boatman) and navigator. This article is all about the Lusong Coral Gardens in particular, and will help inform you on what to expect, what to bring along, to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. What to Bring to the Coral

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Gili Trawangan, or “Gili T” for short, is a small, tropical island at the center of Indonesia’s thriving tourism industry. Located in the Lombok Province of Indonesia this island is one of three that make up the Gili Archepelago, commonly referred to as “The Gilis”. Getting to the Gilis The Gilis Islands are accessible from multiple ports on Bali, Lombok Island, and there is a regular boat from Nusa Lembongan as well. The farthest regular trip is from Sanur, Denpasar, Bali and takes about

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The tiny, inhabited island known as Pass Island in the waters surrounding Coron, is a popular destination for island hopping tours to relax and get lunch, despite being one of the furthest destinations from the town proper. With nearly two hours (2hrs) travel time by motorboat from Coron’s town harbor, tourists often wonder what is the draw to Pass island… until they arrive. Activities Galore Because the island is inhabited, there is a twenty-four (24) hour workforce available to sculpt, manicure, clean and build

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