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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 as Nacpan Beach. Getting There Just about every tricycle driver, on any given day in El Nido Town is willing to take you to Nacpan beach; and for the standard rate, they will

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Philippines/ Palawan / El Nido Dilumacad does not mean helicopter in any language. The island was nicknamed for its shape from a certain vantage point and the validity of that nickname has been contested ever since…. but ‘Helicopter’ is what stuck. Me? I think it looks like a sea creature with its top half sticking out of the water, perhaps even a dinosaur or a large fish I suppose that I can imagine it representing the shape of a big military transport helicopter, but the lack

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Philippines / Luzon / Palawan Lets face it, the majority of ecotourists go to El Nido for the world-class island hopping destinations. When you do a Google image search for ‘Philippines’, vacation photos from El Nido are the most abundant result; and the majority of those photos seen were likely taken while on board one of these famous El Nido island-hopping tours. Here is an informational article on how you can best prepare for these day long adventures in the islands, so that you won't be left

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Searching for a place to stay at a travel destination as popular as El Nido can be overwhelming. Sure there are many options, but where do you begin? Should you save money and stay at the nearby Corong Corong; a bit further away in Marimegmeg Beach; or right in the town of El Nido Proper? Booking Strategy One of the best travel tips that I have ever picked up on the internet is to book JUST your first night ahead of time, usually through an

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