2013 is the Year of Philippine Beaches

“For travellers willing to go the extra thousand miles for a deserted beach, the Philippines has around 7,000 of the most heavenly islands in the world. It’s still not the most obvious beach-holiday destination, but it soon will be.” Prestigious international travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler opens their feature on the Philippines with

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Plastic Bags and the Environment

Plastic bags are non-biodegradable and dangerous. They spoil landscapes, clog waterways, and threaten wildlife! And according to ReuseThisBag.com, “ocean debris worldwide kills at least 1 million sea birds and 100,000 mammals each year!” And plastic bags are UGLY, too! Let’s change our habits! Reduce, reuse, recycle, and — when we

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The Footprints Project Launch

Travel bloggers, travel agents, and beach bums gathered at Casa Nami Surf Pub in Jupiter St., Makati City on May 10, 2012 for the launch of The Footprints Project, an initiative by PhilippineBeaches.org to promote responsible travel and  social media stewardship. It was an enlightening and fun night where guests

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Trash Bins, Where Art Thou?

Aside from its sheer beauty, one of the things that we love about Puerto Princesa City in Palawan is that everywhere you look there is a trash bin. These humble containers may have contributed a lot in keeping the city neat and adorable. But not all places are like Puerto

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