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Backpacking Pilipinas: Children on the Road

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In my years of going around the Philippines, I had met quite a bunch of interesting people – people I had become friends with, people I had learned lessons from, people who had left an impact in my life. But my favorite will always be my encounters with children while on the road. The fleeting moment when I see them in their most natural demeanor, the time I start engaging then in a small talk, the time they start romancing my camera, and the quick goodbyes. From these short meet- ups, they would usually leave behind profound and very heart-warming photos – the kind of travel photos that never fail to make me smile whenever I do a trip down memory lane

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ILOCOS SUR | Vigan’s Soul, the St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral | Lakad Pilipinas

ILOCOS SUR | Vigan’s Soul, the St. Paul Metropolitan Cathedral | Lakad Pilipinas | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Unlike its counterparts in the Ilocos Region, the cathedral is made of adobe rather than coral stones. They do share something in common though when it comes to the mortar used to glue the materials together - 

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Iloilo City | Must Visit Ancestral and Heritage Houses in the City of Love

Iloilo City | Must Visit Ancestral and Heritage Houses in the City of Love | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Iloilo City features several admirable ancestral and heritage houses, many of which date back more than a century ago. These beautiful homes showcase the period they were constructed in, providing tourists a glimpse of the past, including sharing a period of history we could not reclaim anymore.

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4 Weekend Markets In Metro Manila You Shouldn't Miss - looloo insights

4 Weekend Markets In Metro Manila You Shouldn't Miss - looloo insights | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Workweek ending? Skip the malls, go outdoors and support local farmers and vendors. Head to these weekend markets in Metro Manila.
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4 Must See Baroque Churches In The Philippines | Adaphobic Travels and Photography

4 Must See Baroque Churches In The Philippines | Adaphobic Travels and Photography | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

If you are a Filipino and interested in its culture and history, you must visit 4 of its most important ancient churches. These are the Miag-ao Church, Paoay Chursh, Santa Maria Church, and Saint Agustin Church.

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Turista Trails - Budget Travel In The Philippines: Abandoned To Reflect In Pagudpud

Turista Trails - Budget Travel In The Philippines: Abandoned To Reflect In Pagudpud | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

I visited Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte right when Typhoon Lawin was leaving the Philippine Area of Responsibility. The municipality is known in the country for its beaches which are mesmerizing to the eyes.

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Red Rock Waterfalls near Dumaguete City

Red Rock Waterfalls near Dumaguete City | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Steam hissed out from the side of the hill as the scooter made its way up a small winding road. To the left of the road was a serene river. To the right was a cliff wall emitting sulfuric fumes. I ...
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Finally Found them Tarsiers in Bohol Island

Finally Found them Tarsiers in Bohol Island | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
I always had the romantic notion of finding these elusive creatures in the middle of some jungle in Borneo. This obsession has been there for a few years and since then,  wanted to visit Bohol...
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Snake Island Pangasinan

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Have you heard about Snake Island in West tip part of P …
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Escape Manila : Pinoy Travel Blog: Island Garden City of Samal : More Than Just A Beach Destination

Escape Manila : Pinoy Travel Blog: Island Garden City of Samal : More Than Just A Beach Destination | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Explore Samal, it's more than just a beach destination in the south!
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Comiran Island: The Pink Beach of Balabac, Palawan | Lakwatsero

Comiran Island: The Pink Beach of Balabac, Palawan | Lakwatsero | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
You have probably heard of or visited the Subic Beach of Sorsogon and/or Sta. Cruz Island of Zamboanga City, their common denominator - the rare pink sand
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The World's Best Spring Fed by Tears: Mythical Mabinay

The World's Best Spring Fed by Tears: Mythical Mabinay | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
And if you're the easily-overjoyed type, you'd be crying upon seeing this wonder of nature!
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Calaguas: Paradise in Camarines Norte

Calaguas: Paradise in Camarines Norte | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Taking a peek over the book I was reading, I still couldn’t believe at the beauty laid out in front of me. To say that Calaguas has the best beach in the country would be an understatement from where I was sitting.
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Selfless Travels: Cebu South Adventures: 2-Day Itinerary

Selfless Travels: Cebu South Adventures: 2-Day Itinerary | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Hello there, adventure-seekers and travelers!

I am posting our two-day itinerary for our great Cebu South Adventures that Roy and I did last February 19-20, 2012.

We traveled to Cebu South to support the Province of Cebu’s campaign, "Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbu”.

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SUROY PILIPINAS - A Philippine Travel Blog: Manila: 10 Historical Structures You Should See in Intramuros

SUROY PILIPINAS - A Philippine Travel Blog: Manila: 10 Historical Structures You Should See in Intramuros | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

10 Must Visit Sites in Intramuros

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Fly Through a Rainbow (Literally) & 4 Life-Changing Experiences in Allah Valley

Fly Through a Rainbow (Literally) & 4 Life-Changing Experiences in Allah Valley | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Where in the world can you zipline through a rainbow and 7 waterfalls?
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Iloilo and Guimaras 3-Day Itinerary with Injap Tower Hotel

Iloilo and Guimaras 3-Day Itinerary with Injap Tower Hotel | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Three day tour of Iloilo and Guimaras in the Philippines with Injap Tower Hotel.
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Bewitching Bucas Grande and Exciting Siargao: A Teaser for a Journey of Cleansing

Bewitching Bucas Grande and Exciting Siargao: A Teaser for a Journey of Cleansing | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Stress causes health problems, affects mental fitness, rips families apart, changes attitudes, and even kills. Yet, in today’s modern, high-tech, and so-called civilized world, high levels of stres...
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Pondering Paodaolei: Sta. Maria Church and Pinsal Falls

Pondering Paodaolei: Sta. Maria Church and Pinsal Falls | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

I am glad to share two of Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur's treasures:  Our Lady of the Assumption Church or more known as Sta. Maria Church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Pinsal Falls, a lovely waterfall tucked in the hills of Brgy. Baballasioan. 

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Chocolate Hills in Philippines

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Sagbayan, Chocolate Hills, Bohol Island in Philippines Legends has it, that two giants were fighting and hurling rocks and boulders at each other, the fight lasted for days, exhausted they became f...
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T’nalak Festival 2014: Success in Colors and Numbers | A Nomad's Perspectives

T’nalak Festival 2014: Success in Colors and Numbers | A Nomad's Perspectives | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The T’nalak Festival, dubbed as the biggest, brightest and most colorful celebration in South Central Mindanao Region also commemorates the Foundation Anniversary of the province. It's the 15th year of the festival  and the 48th anniversary of the province this year.

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The World's Coolest Ferris Wheel is in the Philippines

The World's Coolest Ferris Wheel is in the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Only in the Philippines: the bamboo ferris wheel of Ilocos Sur!
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5 Things to Do in Iloilo, the City of Love

5 Things to Do in Iloilo, the City of Love | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
From food trips and a tour of their cultural heritage, there are so many things to do in Iloilo City that spending a few days isn't enough.
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Sultan Kudarat's Secret Island

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Sultan Kudarat has a secret island that has the ingredients for a perfect getaway. Pristine white sand, blue and calm sea, fresh sea breeze -- Balot Island!
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Turquiose Waterfalls You Just Need to Take a Bath In: Mag-aso Falls

Turquiose Waterfalls You Just Need to Take a Bath In: Mag-aso Falls | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
This enchanting 75-foot cascade should be on your must-visit list next time you're attending the MassKara Festival or experiencing Dumaguete's sunset boulevard.
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Fiesta in the Philippines

Fiesta in the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Why do some families afford lavish celebrations during fiesta? Feeding the whole neighbourhood, or town is not an easy task. You have to involve the whole family (and extended family) on the expenses and preparation for the celebration, just to entertain and feed people, some of them you don’t even know.. Apparently, that is the…
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