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Biking to Laiban Dam

Biking to Laiban Dam | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Laiban Dam has intrigued me ever since I first saw photos of mountain bikers visiting this oddity in the Sierra Madre mountains. This massive concrete monolith built during the Marcos era, sticks o…
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Exploring Banaue -- The Philippines Beyond the Beach

Exploring Banaue -- The Philippines Beyond the Beach | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The Philippines is not just pristine white beaches and virgin islands. Up north, the mountains of Banaue are waiting. (This is a guest post by Noam Toister)
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Travel Guide: Sabtang Island, Batanes

Travel Guide: Sabtang Island, Batanes | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Sabtang Island is one of three inhabited islands of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines. With its well-preserved culture, beautiful natural landscapes, and friendly people, this remote island is such a refreshing escape. It’s one of the most laid-back and peaceful place
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A Fiesta in Sabtang Island, Batanes

A Fiesta in Sabtang Island, Batanes | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Sabtang Island is one of three inhabited islands of Batanes, the northernmost province in the Philippines. It is here where you can see traditional stone houses that Batanes is known for. It is also here where you can find th
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Selfless Travels: The Adventurer's Guide to Santander, Cebu

Selfless Travels: The Adventurer's Guide to Santander, Cebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Santander is a municipality in the southern part of the province of Cebu. It is actually located in the southernmost tip of the province. The town is about 139 kilometers from Cebu City. Santander is the right place for beach lovers and divers because it offers a lot of white-sand beaches and great diving spots.
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Magpupungko Tide Pools: A Rocky Shore’s Stunning Revelation

Magpupungko Tide Pools: A Rocky Shore’s Stunning Revelation | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
In the realm of adventuring, you sometimes need the help of Sister Luck so that you can witness Mother Nature’s amazing spectacles. Think about it: mountaineers only have a limited window to reach the summit and witness the incredible vista around them. Rock climbers ascend crags only in good weather to ensure the climb is…
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An Intensive Analysis of Philippines’ Best Islands

An Intensive Analysis of Philippines’ Best Islands | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
7,107 islands, but sometimes all you need is one. So many places, so little time. That is the problem. And in an archipelago of immense beauty, it's hard not to be torn on which island to cross off your list first. Not to be biased or anything, but the Philippines does have a lot to…
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Outdoor Adventures in Bataan ~ Jovial Wanderer

Outdoor Adventures in Bataan ~ Jovial Wanderer | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Check out this list of hiking and bike trails,  plus other destinations and  tips on where to eat in Bataan!  I also want to share that other than the places itself, I am  also promoting responsible outdoor travel, the core of which is in this old quote, "Take nothing but pictures, Leave nothing but footprints, Kill nothing but time." 
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Hike to Osmeña Peak in Cebu

Hike to Osmeña Peak in Cebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Osmeña Peak is the highest point in the island of Cebu, a province in the Philippines. Standing 1,013 meters above sea level, this stunning site offers a dramatic view of jagged cliffs with a view of the sea in the distance
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Selfless Travels: The Adventurer's Guide to Boljoon, Cebu

Selfless Travels: The Adventurer's Guide to Boljoon, Cebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Boljoon (pronounced as Bol-ho-on) is a municipality in the southeastern part of the province of Cebu. It is about 103 kilometers away from Cebu City. Boljoon was established in 1599 and is one of the oldest towns in Cebu province. This town is also considered as one of Cebu's Heritage Frontier because of its rich heritage and beautiful past.
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A Feast on Caringo Island, Camarines Norte

A Feast on Caringo Island, Camarines Norte | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The sand on the island was blindingly white in the noontime sun. Seashells adorned the branches of driftwood lining the shore while colorful flags fluttered in the wind, echoing the colors of the wooden fishing boats. For the benefit of the local TV crew I was traveling with, girls clad in Hawaiian grass skirts and floral bikinis greeted our group with a lively dance number.
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TOP ATTRACTIONS IN CLAVERIA, CAGAYAN

TOP ATTRACTIONS IN CLAVERIA, CAGAYAN | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Claveria Beach is a long stretch of powdery cream (to gray) sand hugged by azure sea. From here, you can see the distant Apo Lakay-Lakay on Taggat Lagoon. Claveria Beach seems like a favorite hang out of locals especially at sundown. And for me, it is undoubtedly one of the best spots to view sunset in the Philippines. Surprisingly, despite being accessible, it was not crowded during my visit

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Balabac Sojourn: Bugsuk Island Stole My Heart | Lakwatsero

Balabac Sojourn: Bugsuk Island Stole My Heart | Lakwatsero | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
It was a long road to Balabac from Manila, one needs to fly to Puerto Princesa, catch a six-hour bus to Rio Tuba and venture to at least two-hour boat ride to
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Ride to Angat Rainforest and Eco Park, Bulacan

Ride to Angat Rainforest and Eco Park, Bulacan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Bulacan is a province in the Philippines known mostly for its old churches, heritage sites and heroes. Though it’s home to some historic caves, it isn’t really considered a top destination for adventure-seekers. So last weekend, I was pleasantly surprised to find mysel
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Epic Bike Ride on the Bobok-Bisal Trail in Benguet

Epic Bike Ride on the Bobok-Bisal Trail in Benguet | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The Bobok Bisal Trail is definitely the most challenging ride I’ve done so far. This trail, which winds through the heart of the town of Bokod in Benguet province, will test your lungs and legs wit…
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Masungi Georeserve in Rizal

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Masungi Georeserve is a conservation area and karst rock garden hidden in the rainforests of Rizal. Its name comes from the local term “masungki” which translates to “spiked” – describing the jagged limestone landscape found here. The discovery trail offers
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Selfless Travels: 18 Exciting Things to Do in Leyte

Selfless Travels: 18 Exciting Things to Do in Leyte | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Leyte is a province in the Eastern Visayas region. Tacloban City is its capital city, which is also known as the "Gateway to Eastern Visayas." Whereas, Ormoc City, my hometown, is a component city of the province and is also fondly called as the "Beauty by the Bay."
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Selfless Travels: Quick Guide to Canigao Island in Leyte

Selfless Travels: Quick Guide to Canigao Island in Leyte | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Canigao is a picturesque islet off the coast of the municipality of Matalom in the southern part of Leyte. It is now a famous go-to place in Leyte as it gives local and foreign tourists the chance to swim, snorkel, or dive.
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Chasing Waterfalls in Mauban: Dahoyhoy Falls, Hagdan-Hagdan Falls and Alitap Falls | Lakwatsero

Chasing Waterfalls in Mauban: Dahoyhoy Falls, Hagdan-Hagdan Falls and Alitap Falls | Lakwatsero | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Aside from Cagbalete Island, you have probably asked yourself what other attractions await in Mauban, Quezon. The town seems to be synonymous to the infamous
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3-Day Grand Adventure Tour of Iligan, City of Majestic Waterfalls [WAT3] - Detourista

3-Day Grand Adventure Tour of Iligan, City of Majestic Waterfalls [WAT3] - Detourista | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
A three day itinerary on a grand adventure tour of Iligan, the City of Majestic Waterfalls in Southern Philippines.
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Bike Diary: Trek and Bike to Tabuk (Buscalan – Lubuagan – Tabuk) | Lakwatsero

Bike Diary: Trek and Bike to Tabuk (Buscalan – Lubuagan – Tabuk) | Lakwatsero | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Route: Butbut – Sungang Viewpoint – Poblacion Tinglayan – Lubuagan – Pasil - Tabuk Total Time: 9 hours and 15 minutes Saddle Time: 6 hours (approx)
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Mt. Maculot itinerary by Pinoy Mountaineer

Mt. Maculot itinerary by Pinoy Mountaineer | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Mt. Maculot in Cuenca, Batangas itinerary, guide, contact numbers, transportation, and latest updates, by Pinoy Mountaineer updated 2015
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Top Attractions in Pagadian

Top Attractions in Pagadian | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Pagadian was once marketed as the “Little Hong Kong of the South” because of its steep hilly terrain plummeting into the sun-spangled coast, akin to the former British colony, but it sure deserves to have its own title without being linked to another country

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Biking the Bataan Killer Loop

Bataan is famous for being the site of some of the most heroic but hopeless last stands of the Second World War. For mountain bikers, the province is equally famous for the dreaded Bataan Killer Lo…
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Travel Guide: Bataan

Travel Guide: Bataan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The province of Bataan is most often associated with its rich history. The Battle of Bataan is famous for being one of the last stands of American and Filipino soldiers before they were overwhelmed by the Japanese forces during World War II
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Biking to Kinabuan Falls and Meeting the Dumagats

Biking to Kinabuan Falls and Meeting the Dumagats | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Kinabuan Falls in Sta. Ines, Tanay Rizal used to be just a side trip for hikers and mountaineers climbing Sierra Madre’s Mt. Irid. Recently though, it has also become a popular destination for Metr…
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It is harder and harder to find untouched places as travellers seem to explore every inch of the globe