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Spice up your Albay adventure

Spice up your Albay adventure | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
For the long weekend, adventure is just a few hours' drive away...One of the most recognizable tourism landmarks in the country is Mayon Volcano with the ruins of Cagsawa Church in the foreground.

Mayon’s perfect cone remains the major landmark of the province of Albay in the Bicol region.

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10 reasons to visit Manila - Lonely Planet

10 reasons to visit Manila - Lonely Planet | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Despite being one of Southeast Asia's best capital cities for sightseeing and culture, Manila continues to (unfairly) get a bad rap. Crime, pollution, poverty, corruption, overpopulation and horrendous traffic jams are all typically associated with the city, but this paints an unbalanced picture.

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Beautiful Spots to Discover in Gigantes Islands with Las Islas

Beautiful Spots to Discover in Gigantes Islands with Las Islas | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Two days exploring beautiful Gigantes Islands in Northern Iloilo, Philippines including a one night stay at Cabugao Gamay Island.
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Video: We Bring You the Philippines - Part 2 - Pinkbike

Video: We Bring You the Philippines - Part 2 - Pinkbike | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
In the second part of their trip to the Philippines, Thiromana and his friends travelled to Sagada before returning to Baguio to take care of unfinished business on the the infamous Mount Ugo.
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Backpacking Pilipinas: The Rugged and Rustic Charm of Catanduanes

Backpacking Pilipinas: The Rugged and Rustic Charm of Catanduanes | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

If you want an off-the-beaten track type of vacation, Catanduanes is definitely a great choice. One of the things to consider when planning a trip there is the weather. With its geographic location in the Pacific, the weather in the island can be unforgiving especially from October to early January.........

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Revisiting Tawi-Tawi Part 2: Exploring Sitangkai and Omapuy Islands

Revisiting Tawi-Tawi Part 2: Exploring Sitangkai and Omapuy Islands | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The boatman employed a slender piece of wood to drag us away from the sparkling waters surrounding Saluag Island, while I, for the last time, looked back to implant on my memory the two beacons that...
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Palawan Journey Photo Essay

Palawan Journey Photo Essay | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Been busy the past weeks since leaving for Bali and my unexpected India trip last April. I just got back from a week in Cebu and had the idea of sharing some of my Palawan Journey photos and some snippet. I have to admit though that I'm starting to love Instagram more Facebook and blogging. I
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The Tribal Homestay Experience: T’boli Tribe at Lake Sebu

The Tribal Homestay Experience: T’boli Tribe at Lake Sebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Located in South Cotabato, Lake Sebu is termed as the Summer Capital of Central Mindanao.. a place I never thought was around 18 degree cold at night.. and I came unprepared. Since I grew up in the lowlands, I initially love the weather.. but it's an extra challenge when you have to battle with the…
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Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation: Nature in the City

Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation: Nature in the City | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
I'm entering my 12th month as a returning resident of my hometown, Bacolod City. I'm beginning to feel as if it's a long-term travel. There are still more roads to take, more food to try (yup, yup!...
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A Long Walk at the Long Beach San Vicente Palawan | marxtermind travels

A Long Walk at the Long Beach San Vicente Palawan | marxtermind travels | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Long Beach is the one of the most renowned sites in San Vicente, Palawan. The Long Beach stretches to 14 kilometers that has creamy white and powdery sand.
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El Nido | Wak-wak Hunting in Sibaltan - Ironwulf En Route - The Philippines Travel and Photography Blog

El Nido | Wak-wak Hunting in Sibaltan - Ironwulf En Route - The Philippines Travel and Photography Blog | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Witnessing the wak-wak hunting in Sibaltan El Nido
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Pondering Paodaolei: Paete, Laguna

Pondering Paodaolei: Paete, Laguna | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

As in most old towns, the church is in the center.  Paete Church stands along Quesada St., erected facing the waters in the early days.

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An Unexpected Journey: Daraitan River & Tinipak Rocks

An Unexpected Journey: Daraitan River & Tinipak Rocks | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Outdoor enthusiasts know Daraitan as a village nestled in the Sierra Madre mountain ranges somewhere between Rizal and Quezon. After visiting the place during a trail run and on a mountain bike rid...
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Ausan Beach Front Cottages, a Friendly Accommodation in Port Barton | marxtermind travels

Ausan Beach Front Cottages, a Friendly Accommodation in Port Barton | marxtermind travels | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Ausan Beach Front Cottages is a resort situated along the beachside village of Port Barton offering accommodations of pleasant feature in a reasonable price. It is tactically located at the center that makes it a great choice to stay while in this interesting destination.
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ITS A BIG WORLD OUT THERE: TEN GREAT PLACES TO VISIT IN MINDANAO

ITS A BIG WORLD OUT THERE: TEN GREAT PLACES TO VISIT IN MINDANAO | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

 Mindanao is pretty big (in fact, Second largest in the Philippines) you'll be surprised to know how many things this island has to offer and at how many beautiful places there is to see in the "Land of Promise".  I can guarantee you can visit these places without hurting your wallet. Trust me, Its paradise.

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Cordillera Heritage Warrior: Day 4 - Exploring the Vegetable and Flower Terraces of Benguet - Out of Town Blog

Cordillera Heritage Warrior: Day 4 - Exploring the Vegetable and Flower Terraces of Benguet - Out of Town Blog | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

While it is not exactly a new concept, it is certainly an effective one. It benefits the farmers as well as the tourism industry. Farmers are able to bypass the middleman and sell their produce direct to the consumers. As Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) President Cesar Cruz pointed out, it is also a clever way to entice jaded urbanites to stop and get a taste of farm life and get fresh vegetables at low prices.


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Siquijor: The Mystic Island

Siquijor: The Mystic Island | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
  Okay, so that is not the best shot. But I see it as a lady greeting the tourist "Welcome to Siquijor". I could still remember a couple of years ago, the only time I'd have a sneak peak on th...
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Finding Beauty In Unexpected Places

Finding Beauty In Unexpected Places | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
We were still yawning when we got up on a double tired truck and was told to hold on for our dear lives. We just had the bumpiest thirty minutes ride of our lives at six in the morning. The truck t...
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Mount Kanlaon Travel Blog: A 'Solo' Hike to Mount Kanlaon via Mapot Trail

Mount Kanlaon Travel Blog: A 'Solo' Hike to Mount Kanlaon via Mapot Trail | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
An ambition to summit the highest mountain in Luzon, in Visayas and in Mindanao... a dream to victoriously plant my feet over these three precious peaks is what led me to the DENR office in Bacolod...
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turista trails: The Rolling Quitinday Green Hills of Camalig In Albay

turista trails: The Rolling Quitinday Green Hills of Camalig In Albay | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
My third visit of Albay set me for more than just a view of the majestic Mayon Volcano. As I discovered with the help of tourism advocate and tour operator Rome Candaz
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Homestays in Siargao Island, Philippines

Homestays in Siargao Island, Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Siargao Island is a place I’d keep coming to. You know the feeling when you already planned your next visit even when you just arrived? It is that charming. I arrived really early in Siargao, alighted at Dapa Port around 9 in the morning. It’s a sunshine-y day. I got in touch with a friend…
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Landmarks and Places to Visit in Bataan

Landmarks and Places to Visit in Bataan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered what to see in Bataan? I did. I have never thought before that Bataan have so much to offer to its visitors and shame on me that I have only known this place because of the historical Death March. In my recent escapade, I decided to wander around and discover some of the province’s tourist attractions. So here is the list of the 11 places you can visit in Bataan
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Lakbay Norte: Journey to Ilocos from South to North | The Wandering Juan

Lakbay Norte: Journey to Ilocos from South to North | The Wandering Juan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Ilocos is a fascinating destination as it offers food, culture, and nature for intrepid travelers looking to escape the business of city life.
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Day 27: Quezon Province for First-Timers - 100 Days Journey

Day 27: Quezon Province for First-Timers - 100 Days Journey | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
I was supposed to take the first trip to Lucena City but I slept too much. I was sluggish as I took the Light Railway Train from Central to Buendia Station. My mind was still sleeping when suddenly a group of European backpackers went inside the train. Hmmmp! I tweeted, “To all backpackers in the…read more →
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El Nido, Palawan Travel Guide

El Nido, Palawan Travel Guide | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
You won’t have seen El Nido if you haven’t experienced island hopping here. This place is gorgeously studded with breath-snatching limestone cliffs that cradle swirling mix of aquamarine waters and gleaming talcum sands and jade-colored lagoons that look miles away from the ordinary.
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