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A BEAUTIFUL SEA GYPSY | The Travel Teller

A BEAUTIFUL SEA GYPSY | The Travel Teller | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

She sailed her rugged wooden boat from port to port not as a fisher not even as a seafarer but as a trained diver forced to dive in seas for coins tossed by tourists and bystanders. She dressed in wet clothes, dove without goggles and exposed herself to scorching sun almost all day.

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On Meeting and Getting Tattoed by Fang-Od

On Meeting and Getting Tattoed by Fang-Od | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
When I was a kid, I would usually go into a crazy panic at the sight of any part of me bleeding, but I sure as hell wasn’t panicking now. I looked at Fang-Od and the focus on her eyes. Left hand on...
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Secrets of Sohoton, Bucas Grande Island | Travel Up

Secrets of Sohoton, Bucas Grande Island | Travel Up | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

While the province is mostly known for its world-class surf and beach resorts in Siargao, Surigao del Norte has a wealth of other amazing natural wonders to offer. A maze of secret caverns, stunning lagoons, spectacular rock formations and countless islets await those who venture to Sohoton Cove.

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The Long Road to Buscalan

The Long Road to Buscalan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
I have been putting off writing about my Kalinga trip, not because it wasn’t a good trip, because it was. One of the best I have ever been to. I’ve been putting it off because I didn’t know where t...
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Biking in the La Mesa Nature Reserve

Biking in the La Mesa Nature Reserve | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The first time I came to La Mesa several years ago, I couldn’t believe that there was such a place right inside Metro Manila. I had heard a lot about the place, about the beauty of its trails, and ...
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Sagada Walking Tour

Sagada Walking Tour | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
One of the best ways in discovering history and culture of a place is by walking around its streets and checking the landmarks. This applies in visiting Sagada, Mountain Province. Before doing the...
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Rammmpa!: Ilocos Norte: Revisiting Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

Rammmpa!: Ilocos Norte: Revisiting Cape Bojeador Lighthouse | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The guard said to us that there might be a possibility that the government will bring back Cape Bojeador Lighthouse glorious days that's why it was closed to the public, but upon researching more, I cannot see any account of that idea. But I do hope that they really somehow put life to this beautiful place once again. I'm sure more tourist will be delighted to see this place.

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Noa Noa Island Taytay Palawan: 11-Days on a Private Island Estate

Noa Noa Island Taytay Palawan: 11-Days on a Private Island Estate | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Spending 11-days at Noa Noa Island, Taytay Palawan for work.
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Vigan Ilocos Sur: An aura of cultural heritage

Vigan Ilocos Sur: An aura of cultural heritage | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

It was still morning when we arrived there were already tourists like us roaming around the plaza, walking along the old cobbled stones of Calle Crisologo and how amazing it is that the street were walking on has been preserved. 

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West Nuk, Bataan: Finding Solace Up North

West Nuk, Bataan: Finding Solace Up North | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
We arrived at night and it seemed like the whole resort was ours. We took a dip into the ocean and enjoyed the clear skies filled with stars. Unlike in the city, the sky was free of smog and the b...
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Star-Filled Sky Over Burot Beach

Star-Filled Sky Over Burot Beach | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
With arms and legs flapping against the sand, an act reminiscent of that peculiar scene in Stephen Chovsky's film adaptation of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" which involved Charlie getting high while helplessly lying on the ground covered with...
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Travel with a Difference: A Different Kind of Travel Guide to the Philippines | This Grasya on the Road

Travel with a Difference: A Different Kind of Travel Guide to the Philippines | This Grasya on the Road | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Travel around the Philippines almost always involves beaches, white sands, awesome landscapes, friendly people, good food..

It is indeed fun… specially if the small time vendors, farmers, fishermen and tribes can go experience the fun too no? It is complicated to explain why there is a social divide.

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Camiguin Travel Guide

Camiguin Travel Guide | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Camiguin. An island province in the north of Mindanao that is "born of fire," or created because of volcanic activities some eons of years ago. Here's our short Camiguin travel guide for those planning to explore this island: 1.
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Finding Magic in Manila - Asiascapes

Finding Magic in Manila - Asiascapes | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Behind its grit, Manila is one of Asia's most interesting cities. Here is why...
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Bike Trails: Post-Habagat Marikina Riverside Loop

Bike Trails: Post-Habagat Marikina Riverside Loop | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Monsoon season is just around the corner, and as a reminder, I'm posting these photos of my bike ride in Marikina just a few days after habagat rains (not even a typhoon) devastated the place last year.
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Landscape And Sunset Photos From Benguet ~ Shutter Mix

Landscape And Sunset Photos From Benguet ~ Shutter Mix | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The Philippines is a tropical country, as it is, the humid heat can be unbearable especially during Dry Season from March until May. This is the reason why Baguio City, a City in the Highlands of Cordillera's is famed as Country's Summer Capital. We can get our summer heat escape by visiting Baguio, at any time of the year.

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Chasing Sunset at Mt Tapyas Coron - Ironwulf.net: En Route - The Philippines Travel, Photography and Adventure Blog

Chasing Sunset at Mt Tapyas Coron - Ironwulf.net: En Route - The Philippines Travel, Photography and Adventure Blog | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Return to Mt Tapyas Coron to enjoy the summit views at sunset
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Travel Guide: Sagada for First Timers

Travel Guide: Sagada for First Timers | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Sagada is a municipality in the Mountain Province which is known for the hanging coffins. This is the traditional way of the locals in burying their loved one because they believe that the higher...
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Noa Noa Island Taytay Palawan: 11-Days on a Private Island Estate

Noa Noa Island Taytay Palawan: 11-Days on a Private Island Estate | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Spending 11-days at Noa Noa Island, Taytay Palawan for work.
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Eruption of Mt. Pinatubo

Eruption of Mt. Pinatubo | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The atmosphere had changed. A calm and freshness had taken over; my eyes became entranced by tranquil rice farms and the glistening of tropical trees and plants as they swayed under the glorious sun. I was awakened by the jeepney’s halt, and my tita motioned that this was our stop.

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Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Things to do in Puerto Princesa | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Planning to go to Palawan soon? In this guest post, a Puerto Princesa local has written about things to do in her hometown.
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A Fun Day in Tacloban

A Fun Day in Tacloban | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
I missed the Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival but it does not mean I will not enjoy my visit in Tacloban City. Not a butt-numbing bus ride nor a typhoon can ruin my vacation.
I arrived in Palo, Leyte with Nathalie and her doctor friend at around 6AM.
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Sabang and the New7wonders Puerto Princesa Underground River

Sabang and the New7wonders Puerto Princesa Underground River | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Walk the monkey trail, swim, trek, watch spectacular sunsets, tour the Underground River. Sabang - Puerto Princesa Subterranean River's gateway
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Zamboanga’s Pink Sand Beach | Travel Up

Zamboanga’s Pink Sand Beach | Travel Up | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Pink sand beaches are quite rare. There are a only a few of them around the world, the most famous of which can be found in Bahamas & Bermuda. Thankfully, we don’t have to travel abroad to set foot on one.

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