The last month of 2013 has just started, but the countdowns of the best destinations for next year are already coming in! And things are already looking good for the Philippines. Lonely Planet’s 2014 list of 10 Best Value Destinations has included the island of Palawan, the country’s Last Frontier.
We asked some of your favorite travel bloggers: What is the best beach in the Philippines? It’s a difficult question, to say the least. After all, the Philippines is made up of over 7000 islands, fringed by miles of shoreline. Picking just one out of countless coves and beaches is
“I have to say that I LOVE all the Filipinos,” she writes in one of her posts about the Philippines. “They are super helpful, nice, smiling all the time, hardly ever in bad mood.” Just like on many travelers who have set foot on Philippine shores, the locals made a
Adventure is no stranger to travel writer and photographer Matt Gibson. In fact, it is his brand of travel. That’s why it is no surprise that when he set foot on the Philippines for a 30-day visit, he went to the more offbeat destinations. Instead of Donsol, he swam with
Coming to the Philippines was not part of his travel plans in the beginning. But fate intervened in the form of an airline advertisement that popped up while he was browsing for cheap fares. He booked a ticket and commenced his journey to what would become his “favorite country in
Her love story with the Philippines started in Macau. Weird? Not after you read her story. Sabrina Iovino, a travel blogger and photographer at www.justonewayticket.com, had already toured Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Indonesia when she reached Macau. As fate would have it, a Filipina hosted her and encouraged her
We’re on a roll! Remember when we said 2013 could be the Year of Philippine Beaches? Earlier this year, many beaches in the country were included in various lists of top island destinations, compiled by various travel websites and magazines. The recognitions keep on coming!
There are many questions that travel bloggers can answer easily. How to get there. Where to stay. What to do in a certain destination. But if you want them to stop dead in their tracks and give them a hard time, ask them what their favorite place is. And that’s
We know it all. The Philippines, an archipelago of 7107 islands, is blessed with gorgeous white sand beaches. But beyond the ivory coasts and underneath the waves is the colorful, magical, and wildly spectacular world of marine animals. Some of them are marine mammals like whales and dolphins. We may
Tourism transforms towns and cities, and that’s exactly what it did to Coron. What used to be a sleepy, laidback town has boomed to become a major tourist destination in Palawan. Smack at the heart of the Calamian Group of Islands, Coron is the jump off point to many neighboring