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9 Reasons Why You Need to See Masbate

9 Reasons Why You Need to See Masbate | Bicol | Scoop.it
Read 9 Reasons Why You Need to See Masbate. Search blog to find travel tips and the best value hotels and resorts in the Philippines.
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Dances, Wisps and Otherworlds at Mt. Pulog, Sorsogon

Dances, Wisps and Otherworlds at Mt. Pulog, Sorsogon | Bicol | Scoop.it
In truth, we felt like we've crossed into another world - into a paradise of some sort. Something was slightly different here, pleasantly warped but we didn't know what. We knew, however, that we were safe but we were also certain we shouldn't stay long. Places like this cannot be dwelt in. It already belonged to someone else. Of this, I was sure.
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Albay declared UNESCO biosphere reserve

Albay declared UNESCO biosphere reserve | Bicol | Scoop.it
Albay becomes the 3rd biosphere reserve in the Philippines, areas cited as prime examples of sustainable development and biodiversity
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Cool Down in Camarines Norte

Cool Down in Camarines Norte | Bicol | Scoop.it
The summer heat seems to be crazy these days. Everyone’s thoughts turn to beaches, waterfalls, swimming pools or any body of water to just escape the heat and cool down. While Batangas and La Union are probably the closest you...
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Paguriran Island and Lagoon – The Extraordinary out of the Ordinary - Karla Around the World

Paguriran Island and Lagoon – The Extraordinary out of the Ordinary - Karla Around the World | Bicol | Scoop.it
I once wrote about Paguriran Island as one of those offbeat destinations, the type that looks great on paper but could prove to be otherwise up close and personal. However, when I got there and saw it for myself, I discovered that it was, indeed, something out of the ordinary. We were coming from a...
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Touring around captivating Sorsogon - Tara lets anywhere

Touring around captivating Sorsogon - Tara lets anywhere | Bicol | Scoop.it
Confession: Initially, I didn’t have much high expectations for this Sorsogon trip. What do you know? It turned out to be one of the most memorable travels I’ve had so far. This voluntourism event aimed to help the elementary kids in Calintaan, Sorsogon, and was organized by our outreach group, Alon ng Pag-asa. If you remember from last …
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Mayon Volcano - 21 Instagrams - silverbackpacker.com

Mayon Volcano - 21 Instagrams - silverbackpacker.com | Bicol | Scoop.it
The first post in this series is The Mayon Volcano. I have scoured relevant hashtags and found 21 Instagram photos of Mayon Volcano 
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Naga Adventures

Naga Adventures | Bicol | Scoop.it
Although rightfully known for its historical and religious edifices, there is more to this province for the tourists to discover. The range of diverse outdoor adventures in and around Naga is perhaps one of the country’s best-kept secrets.
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Tugawe Cove Resort, Caramoan

Tugawe Cove Resort, Caramoan | Bicol | Scoop.it

Tugawe Cove Resort is located near the tip of the Caramoan Peninsula in Camarines Sur in the Bicol Region of the Philippines. Though it’s part of the province of Camarines Sur, it’s actually nearer the island province of Catanduanes

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CamSur: CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) | soloflightEd

CamSur: CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC) | soloflightEd | Bicol | Scoop.it
After our trip to the Caramoan islands (day 1 and day 2), it was time for us to go to the CamSur Watersports Complex (CWC). From Guilajo Port in the Caramoan town, we rode a boat going to Sabang Port. It was raining at times too but good thing it wasn't that heavy. The boat was 2 hours long and then we rode a van going to SM Naga which is just near beside the terminal. We wanted to go to SM in Naga so that we could buy some stuff as well as eat lunch there. It was of perfect timing because we go
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Catanduanes : The Cascading Nahulugan Falls, Gigmoto - The opeN Notes

Catanduanes : The Cascading Nahulugan Falls, Gigmoto - The opeN Notes | Bicol | Scoop.it
Nahulugan falls is a three-tiered wonder that prides its cool and crystal-clear water surrounded by the Catanduanes' luscious green jungle.
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Panganiban and Paracale : Luster Beyond Gold - Travel Trilogy

Panganiban and Paracale : Luster Beyond Gold - Travel Trilogy | Bicol | Scoop.it
  About a couple of years ago I moved to Bicol Province for a challenging work assignment. It was completely an unfamiliar territory for me. I had no relatives and relied on few office friends to get me started. The only way to get to places around Bicol is mostly on long drives or sail …
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Bicol | Albay: A Ride to Reminisce - Ironwulf En Route Travel Blog Philippines and Beyond

Bicol | Albay: A Ride to Reminisce - Ironwulf En Route Travel Blog Philippines and Beyond | Bicol | Scoop.it
Revisiting Albay after more than a decade. My mother's hometown. Seeing what has changed through the years and reminiscing about summers in the province
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A Feast on Caringo Island, Camarines Norte

A Feast on Caringo Island, Camarines Norte | Bicol | Scoop.it
You know your trip is off to a good start, when the first words you are greeted with are: “Kain na po!” (Let’s eat!). We had just set foot ashore Caringo Island in the coastal town in Camarines Norte in the Bico
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Surfing In Gubat, Sorsogon: The Next Big Thing In Bicol | Lakwatsero

Surfing In Gubat, Sorsogon: The Next Big Thing In Bicol | Lakwatsero | Bicol | Scoop.it
I could smell and hear the waves as Gael and I walked towards the long stretch of Rizal Beach. The crashing was so loud, the waves must be huge! I was so
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Nomadic Experiences: A Date with Daet (Camarines Norte)

Nomadic Experiences: A Date with Daet (Camarines Norte) | Bicol | Scoop.it
Inspired by Kerouacs On the Road, in this blog, Marky shares his experience through this collection of narratives and images of being on the road:
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Throwback Thursday: Mayon Volcano Just Proves How Timeless Her Beauty Is

Throwback Thursday: Mayon Volcano Just Proves How Timeless Her Beauty Is | Bicol | Scoop.it
The Philippines’ most active volcano, located in the province of Albay, is lovingly associated with "Daragang Magayon," a heroine in local folklore known for her beauty and sweetness.
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The Long and Winding Road to Bicol

The Long and Winding Road to Bicol | Bicol | Scoop.it
I’ve gone to Naga City from Manila and back countless times. I lived there growing up and still go back home several times a year. Most times I just hop on an overnight bus without a second thought. I rode the PNR...
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Alibijaban and Burias islands: Home for mangroves and white sands - Tara lets anywhere

Alibijaban and Burias islands: Home for mangroves and white sands - Tara lets anywhere | Bicol | Scoop.it
Alibijaban — a name that’s synonymous with a budget-friendly, quiet getaway in the province of Quezon. This foreign-sounding island is mainly known for the numerous mangroves lining up the shore of its beach. Is it really as good as it seems in Facebook posts? Alibijaban island has its own charm. In fact I know a …
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CATANDUANES: The Unseen Beaches of Virac - The Pinay Solo Backpacker

CATANDUANES: The Unseen Beaches of Virac - The Pinay Solo Backpacker | Bicol | Scoop.it
One time you’re chilling at your hotel in the city proper, next thing you know you’re at the back of a motorbike hopping from one postcard-worthy beach to the next. This is exactly what I did in Virac, the unassuming Read More ...
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Mystic Green Lake of Binanderahan

Mystic Green Lake of Binanderahan | Bicol | Scoop.it
This mystical green lake was hidden in the bosom of the alluring green hills of Brgy. Binanderahan Camalig, Albay. The green hue of its water reflects the luscious green environs that surrounds this body of water, where diverse ecosystem of birds and fresh water fishes co-exist. Once an upland rice paddies, it was formed accidentally…
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Catanduanes : Puraran Beach and the Majesctic Town of Baras - The opeN Notes

Catanduanes : Puraran Beach and the Majesctic Town of Baras - The opeN Notes | Bicol | Scoop.it
The Puraran Beach is among the highlights of Baras. This intimate beach prides its fine cream-colored sand and seaside rock formations that are totally raw and unspoiled.
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The Underworld of Buhi, Camarines Sur - Travel Trilogy

The Underworld of Buhi, Camarines Sur - Travel Trilogy | Bicol | Scoop.it
  I have this habit of storing leftover coins in a jar and exchange it with paper bills at the end of the year. As I was counting all the dusty coins, I found one collectible 10-centavo denomination that was circulated in 1983 bearing the image of pandaka pygmea (pygmy goby), the smallest freshwater fish …
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