Category: Philippines

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Cebu City is undoubtedly Magellan’s Cross. This is partly because MOST attractions that visitors to Cebu come to see are actually outside the city. But perhaps the biggest reason that this location is so popular is because of what it symbolizes.

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One of the most popular day tours in Coron is the Island Escapades tour. This whole-day island-hopping adventure typically includes lunch and makes stops at three amazing islands. Depending on the tour operator that you choose, prices may vary slightly and the order that the stops are visited may change around as well. This guide will help you know what to expect on the Island Escapades Tour of Coron and hopefully help you prepare for your trip so that you enjoy as much as possible.

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What to Expect From a Meal in Paradise The overwhelming excitement and natural beauty of Coron and El Nido’s majestic landscapes, world class beaches, and seemingly prehistoric seascapes often times lowers tourists’ expectations of what they will be served as a meal. Afterall, a juice box and a well made sandwich would probably suffice in those scenarios, but to most tourists’ surprize, island hopping meals are quite complex and elaborate. Whether served on the main deck of a large tourboat, or the isolated beach

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Here is a quick guide on what is typically going on during different times of the day on White Beach; along with some tips and recommendations on when to participate in certain activities, and when to avoid others. Ultimately, its up to you to decide how to spend your days on Boracay; with the help of this guide, you can be much more informed. Good Morning Boracay Breakfast buffets are all the rage on this island, and with elaborate continental breakfast spreads included in many

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Getting to the Philippines’ most popular island paradise of 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 Unofficial Guide is to allow readers to know exactly what to expect when vacationing in Boracay. Fly, Fly, Fly! There are not just one, but two international airports within a 2 hour van trip to Boracay, and the availability of

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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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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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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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