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Bohol's famed calamay

Bohol's famed calamay | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder what are those goodies encased in coconut shells that are sold in various tourist spots in Bohol? Yes, they are called calamay—a brown, sticky and sweet delightful and...

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Cagsawa Ruins Park – Albay Philippines

Cagsawa Ruins Park – Albay Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Cagsawa ruins is located in the near municipality of Daraga, approximately 20 minute drive from Legazpi City center.
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Chasing Philippines: On Chasing Crater and New Friends: Conquering Mount Pinatubo with the Pinoy Travel Bloggers

Chasing Philippines: On Chasing Crater and New Friends: Conquering Mount Pinatubo with the Pinoy Travel Bloggers | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

My non-stop dance for joy and excitement toned down a bit when details started to sink in. It will be my first time to go on a trip with these famous people in travel blogging. I got scared really. What if I dont have enough english words in my backpack? What if they're too famous, they're not gonna like me? What if they're too bigtimes, they only use The North Face backpacks? Yeah, that was the time I realized, I'm doomed.

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Extreme River Trekking and Spelunking Binuthan Cave in Bonbon, Cebu

Extreme River Trekking and Spelunking Binuthan Cave in Bonbon, Cebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

We finally found the exit after almost two hours inside wandering like the first people who got inside the Binuthan cave. No words could express our relief when we finally saw the light. Some of us ran towards it and shouted at the top of our lungs in thanks.

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Tracing the Philippine Tarsier on Bohol Island - Wild Junket

Tracing the Philippine Tarsier on Bohol Island - Wild Junket | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

On Bohol island, we were in search of the maomag or Philippine tarsier. These palm-sized primates are rare endemic creatures found almost exclusively on Bohol in the Central Visayas of the Philippines. The Tarsier Sanctuary, home to over 1,000 tarsiers, is the best place to see them. 

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Bantay Church and Belfry in Ilocos Sur | The Poor Traveler

Bantay Church and Belfry in Ilocos Sur | The Poor Traveler | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
When the Poor Traveler and his poor friends were planning a cheap trip to the Ilocandia, we weren't expecting much.
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Pinoy Adventurista | your next ultimate adventure starts here: Catanduanes - A Quick Stopover at the Newly-built PAGASA-DOST Weather Radar Station

Pinoy Adventurista | your next ultimate adventure starts here: Catanduanes - A Quick Stopover at the Newly-built PAGASA-DOST Weather Radar Station | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it


Inagurated by President Noynoy Aquino last May 2, 2012, the PAGASA-DOST Weather Radar Station in Barangay Buenavista, Municipality of Bato, Catanduanes is considered as one of the most advanced radar station in the world. It is the eighth radar station installed in the country at an estimated cost of 500 million pesos with fundings from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

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History in Pictures - Philippine National Railways

History in Pictures - Philippine National Railways | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

RIHSPI is a non-stock, non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Philippine railway and industry heritage. Established in 2007, RIHSPI is a valuable partner of PNR on the preservation of its remaining heritage. Some of their initiatives include the restoration of the Buda 22 inspection railcar and the installation of a historical image gallery at the lobby of the Tutuban station.

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Mount Taal: The World’s Smallest Active Volcano

Mount Taal: The World’s Smallest Active Volcano | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Do you see the tiny green island in the middle of that lake? That is an island in a lake, on an island in a lake, on an island in the Pacific Ocean!
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Manila: The Forgotten City

Manila: The Forgotten City | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Manila is a beautiful city that boasts arts, leisure and entertainment.

Manila is the city long forgotten by many because of the exciting, overly-secure and posh malls of Makati. Home to the President of the Republic, the glaring red light district and obscure menu is also the city that never sleeps.

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Join Us in Our Newest Tour – Taal Heritage Town Tour!

Join Us in Our Newest Tour – Taal Heritage Town Tour! | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
We all know of the famous Taal Volcano and the scenic Taal Lake, but have you heard of the Taal Heritage Town? Don’t worry, Culture Shock PH is now heading there! Join us on our 1st Taal Heri...
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Embarcadero de Legazpi City

Embarcadero de Legazpi City | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Embarcadero is the shipping port in Legazpi City.  It is located along Legazpi City Harbor and is a good place to hang out in when in the city. Baywalk streches from one side of the bay towards the mall complex.
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Chasing Philippines: The Road Not Taken to Pagsanjan Falls | Cavinti Route

Chasing Philippines: The Road Not Taken to Pagsanjan Falls | Cavinti Route | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The 45-minute trip to Cavinti is exhilarating. The atmosphere is quite relaxing and the air is really fresh (Real fresh, not amoy poopoo ng cow). Imagine a town in the outskirt of the Province of Laguna and is situated in the foothills of Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges, superb!

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Get Out More Manifesto: An Ode to Travel | When In Manila

Get Out More Manifesto: An Ode to Travel | When In Manila | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
  When In Manila, you really gotta GET OUT MORE!!! Manila alone already has so much to offer, now include the rest of the Philippines, and the rest of the world, and you’ll quickly realize that there is not enough time in this life to see all the splendid things that we are meant to discover.
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Katipunan Craft Ales: Revolutionizing Philippine Beer | When In Manila

Katipunan Craft Ales: Revolutionizing Philippine Beer | When In Manila | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
        When in Manila, taste a brewing revolution with Katipunan Craft Ales!

The world of craft beer brewing in the Philippines is miniscule, which is surprising in spite of our country’s widespread beer drinking culture. With so many people drinking beer in Manila, you’d expect there to be equally as many beer brands to choose from, right?

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Pinoy Adventurista | your next ultimate adventure starts here: Catanduanes - An Overnight Stay at Twin Rock Beach Resort

Pinoy Adventurista | your next ultimate adventure starts here: Catanduanes - An Overnight Stay at Twin Rock Beach Resort | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

We went to one of the stunning rock formations (one of the twin rock) which can be reached by passing through a hanging bridge. No, we didn't pass the bridge, we just went near to it.

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Blue Lagoon at Maira-ira Point | Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte | The Poor Traveler

Blue Lagoon at Maira-ira Point | Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte | The Poor Traveler | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Pagudpud. Probably the strongest reason the Poor Traveler embarked on this journey across Ilocandia.
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Siquijor Tour – Day 5 of PHILTOA Central Visayas Fam Tour

Siquijor Tour – Day 5 of PHILTOA Central Visayas Fam Tour | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

A whole day tour of the Mystical Island of Siquior

It's the fifth day of PHILTOA Central Visayas Media Familiarization Tour. And our energy level has not waned even a bit. Di pa rin kami pagod!

 

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PNR in Philippine History - Philippine National Railways

PNR in Philippine History - Philippine National Railways | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

At the Tutuban Central Terminal in a bustling district of old Manila, the train journeys of the Philippine National Railways used to start or stop, to or from the north or south ends of Luzon, the largest Philippine island.

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Utanon: Town Fiesta of Dalaguete, Cebu

Utanon: Town Fiesta of Dalaguete, Cebu | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
We didn’t plan on visiting Dalaguete. Much less visit it on its town fiesta which is celebrated every 9th and 10th of February. Yet there we were, witnesses to all that revelry in honor of it...
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How Volunteering Can Lead to Extraordinary Travel Experiences

How Volunteering Can Lead to Extraordinary Travel Experiences | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

While in Manila, Philippines, I got in touch with a group called Gawad Kalinga through a couchsurfing host and friend. Their aim is to build homes for the poorest of the poor in the Philippines, creating a safe environment and teaching about sustainable lifestyles.

Volunteering is one of the best ways to experience another country.

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Learning to Pound Rice in the Philippines

Learning to Pound Rice in the Philippines | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Mark takes us through the step by step process of learning to make rice in the Philippines.
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