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Batang Lakwatsero: Potipot Island Getaway

Batang Lakwatsero: Potipot Island Getaway | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Potipot Island is just a small island (mas malaki pa ang Quezon Memorial Circle) off the coast of Candelaria, Zambales. This island beach is getting more popular nowadays just like its contemporaries in southern Zambales (i.e. Anawangin and Nagsasa coves), but unlike the beaches in the south which have grey sand, Potipot Island's fine sand is cream white.

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Top 10 Things To Do in Baguio - Pinay Traveller

Top 10 Things To Do in Baguio - Pinay Traveller | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Going to the Summer Capital? Here are the Top 10 things to do in Baguio.
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9 Stunning Philippine Sunsets - silverbackpacker.com

9 Stunning Philippine Sunsets - silverbackpacker.com | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Philippine Sunsets can be so magical. So many different colours light up the sky and reflect in the water.From blood red to to orange to purple
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Travelogues: Basking in Sun-drenched Biliran

Travelogues: Basking in Sun-drenched Biliran | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

We went back to the resort just a little before sunset and were surprised to see the sun painting the skies over Dalutan Island with hues of purple, orange and blue. The sun was not at its perfect sphere, but the kaleidoscope of colors it had given the horizon was indeed jaw-dropping.

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Backpacking Pilipinas: Footnotes from my travels around the 80 provinces of the Philippines

Backpacking Pilipinas: Footnotes from my travels around the 80 provinces of the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Growing up in a small, remote village in Catanduanes made me appreciate the value of travel through books and dreams.

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Exploring the Underworld: Calbiga Caves, Samar

Exploring the Underworld: Calbiga Caves, Samar | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Encompassing and immense, Langun-Gobingob Caves in the town of Calbiga (more popularly known as Calbiga Cave) in Samar province is the largest cave system in the Philippines. It's reputed to be the...
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Jovial Wanderer: Hiking Log : Mt. Kitanglad-Dulang-Dulang Traverse in a Day

Jovial Wanderer: Hiking Log : Mt. Kitanglad-Dulang-Dulang Traverse in a Day | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Among local mountaineers, this trail is nicknamed as D2-K, with the usual route starting at Mt. Dulang-Dulang and then on to Mt. Kitanglad. - 

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A year after Typhoon Yolanda, Gomez and Burgos Streets in Tacloban have become foodie haven

A year after Typhoon Yolanda, Gomez and Burgos Streets in Tacloban have become foodie haven | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Lack of access to fresh food, craving for 'normal' meals, and meeting the needs of humanitarian aid groups inspired these entrepreneurs to open restaurants after Typhoon Yolanda.
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Top 10 Waterfalls You MUST SEE in the Philippines

Top 10 Waterfalls You MUST SEE in the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Top 10 Waterfalls You MUST SEE in the Philippines    When in Manila, putting together a list of the top waterfalls in the Philippines prooves to be much harder than expected. Not due to a lack of options, but rather because the choices of natural falls in the country that are both impressive and accessible to…
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Sea Urchins and the White Island of Camiguin

Sea Urchins and the White Island of Camiguin | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Second day in Camiguin and we just wanted to lounge in Bahay Bakasyunan. I had the visit to the inland attractions the other day so it was time for the islets. Camiguin is only blessed with two other...
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Camiguin Island: Hiking Hibok-Hibok Volcano - eazy traveler

Camiguin Island: Hiking Hibok-Hibok Volcano - eazy traveler | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Foggy view of Ilihan Crater at Mt. Hibok-Hibok, an active volcano on Camiguin Island  From its coralline isles and boulder beaches, the island rises abruptly to sleeping mountains of fire blanketed in foggy foliage, the last refuge of endemic animals such as the Camiguin forest mouse (Apomys camiguinensis) and Camiguin hanging parrot (Loriculus camiguinensis).  With …
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Hadji Panglima Tahil, Sulu: Exploring Marungas Island - eazy traveler

Hadji Panglima Tahil, Sulu: Exploring Marungas Island - eazy traveler | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
A fisherman told me to snorkel past the village jetty to admire an extensive growth of coral that he said looks like “big plates”. The table coral was more impressive than described, descending towards the drop-off like the undersea counterpart of Balinese rice terraces. I float across the vibrant reef. Posses of purple-eyed cardinalfish peered …
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It's Not Just About MacArthur: Stories Behind the Leyte Landings

It's Not Just About MacArthur: Stories Behind the Leyte Landings | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
In a scenic beach in Leyte's Pacific seaboard proudly stands the larger-than-life bronze statues of Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his military top brass who waded ashore Leyte Gulf on Oct. 20, 1944.
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lake agco - natural springs from mt. apo

lake agco - natural springs from mt. apo | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Fresh, cold, windy air and white clouds is upon your reach when setting your foot on a portion of Mt. Apo. Yes, Lake Agco is at the foot of Philippine's highest peak mountain. So, expect your engine...
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Getting Inked by Whang Od - P I N A Y T R A V E L L E R

Getting Inked by Whang Od - P I N A Y T R A V E L L E R | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
We have been marked by Whang Od, the last tattoo artist of Kalinga, a fitting way to celebrate nine happy years together.
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Travelogues: Roughing it out in Calaguas (Part 2)

Travelogues: Roughing it out in Calaguas (Part 2) | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Since there are no resorts yet in Calaguas as of this writing, the only option is to pitch a tent, grill your food and enjoy a boodle fight. Exciting, isn't it? =)

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Back to #nature and #tent #camping . This is a very peaceful and beautiful setting. The #sunsets are magnificent.

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Taytay Boni, Miagao - silverbackpacker.com

Taytay Boni, Miagao - silverbackpacker.com | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Tay-tay Boni, is a stone bridge built by Bonifacio Neular in 1854. Tay-tay Boni lies just off the Miagao - Guimbal road on the junction to Bgy.Guibongan.
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9 amazing sandbars in the Philippines

9 amazing sandbars in the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Small, white powdery sandbars make for perfect fun in the sun, much like your very own private island!
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This #beach is one that will make many people stuck in #snow across the US this week jealous. #vacation and enjoy destinations with #sunshine where you'll find opportunities for #relaxations and reducing #stress soon.

 

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Iloilo City: Your complete weekend itinerary

Iloilo City: Your complete weekend itinerary | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Your Iloilo itinerary is jam-packed with culture, art, history, and great eats
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Mountain | Mt Batulao, Stepping Into Dreamland ~ Pala-lagaw

Mountain | Mt Batulao, Stepping Into Dreamland ~ Pala-lagaw | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Joyce is walking bare foot on a nerve wracking edge trail with steep ravines on both side. The thick mist around helps cover up the supposedly scary height. With only one wrong step, one could fall and break a bone or fall into her death.

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The Fabulous Spanish Heritage of Tigbauan, Iloilo

The Fabulous Spanish Heritage of Tigbauan, Iloilo | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Tigbauan history, architecture, heritage. In the larger Philippine cities history has mostly been obliterated, but places like Tigbauan still retain a distinct and important historic integrity.
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The Philippines' Hidden Pearl Sits Right Beside Its Most Famous Island

The Philippines' Hidden Pearl Sits Right Beside Its Most Famous Island | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
A short boat ride from world-famous Boracay Island is one of the most beautiful places this side of the archipelago. Here are 9 reasons that make Buruanga, Aklan a must-visit destination.
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For those who love #diving or #snorkel experiences. The #water at Buruanga is the place to be. If you haven't packed your bags yet and booked a #flight to the #philippines this #photo makes me wonder, "What's stopping you?"

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The Philippines: a cruise around the stunning islands of Palawan

The Philippines: a cruise around the stunning islands of Palawan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Palawan offers gorgeous beaches, aquamarine waters and secluded coves. Now, an ethical boat tour meanders wherever passengers choose to go, and offers a close-up of village life on the water’s edge. By Aya Lowe
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Sarangani, Davao Occidental: Hiking Balut Volcano - eazy traveler

Sarangani, Davao Occidental: Hiking Balut Volcano - eazy traveler | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Hike across the forests of Balut Volcano in Sarangani, Davao Occidental Like exotic fruits ripe for the picking, the town of Sarangani  (not to be confused with nearby Sarangani province) hangs off the southern tip of mainland Davao Occidental, the country’s newest province created only last year. The municipality is composed of two big islands …
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Sunset in Sunken Cemetery, Camiguin

Sunset in Sunken Cemetery, Camiguin | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The viewing deck, where I was busy chatting with locals, is just meters away from the famous landmark in Camiguin. Tripod was waiting to be perched and camera’s shutter to be clicked. I was waiting...
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Fun in the Boiling Mud: Lake Agco, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato | A Nomad's Perspectives

Fun in the Boiling Mud: Lake Agco, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato | A Nomad's Perspectives | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Lake Agco is located 1,250 meters above sea level in Ilomavis Village around 25 kilometers from the city proper of Kidapawan. The hot mud and water meet with cold water at this elevation level. Resorts managements combine the hot and cold to create pools and Jacuzzis with controlled temperature and fit for dipping and bathing.

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