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Silay City : El Ideal Bakery - gelaikuting

Silay City : El Ideal Bakery - gelaikuting | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Hello Silay Airport! From the airport, we rode a tricycle to Silay’s town proper. We were so hungry, and so we headed to El Ideal Bakery for breakfast.
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Layover Banaue: The Road Home and the People I Met Along the Way

Layover Banaue: The Road Home and the People I Met Along the Way | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
As I look back on that part of my trip, I have a vague picture of what the Banaue Rice Terraces looked like. I can’t quite remember if I was awestruck seeing the UNESCO World Heritage site. Perhaps...
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iremit.com.au's curator insight, August 22, 2013 9:18 PM

Still a wonder of the world... Couldn't imagine how our Filipino forefathers ever created a remarkable landscape just to plant rice.  Hope it will be preserved for the next generations.

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At the Camp Aguinaldo Bike Trail

At the Camp Aguinaldo Bike Trail | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
While trying out Camp Aguinaldo’s bike trail, I thought about zombies. Yes, I love zombie apocalypse films and TV series. I am having serious withdrawal symptoms right now with the next season of t...
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A Trip to The Mind Museum | Travel Up

A Trip to The Mind Museum | Travel Up | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The Mind Museum currently contains over 250 interactive exhibits in five galleries with the themes Atom, Earth, Life, Universe and Technology. Visitors can explore the museum at their own pace (no guided tours) in fixed three-hour intervals & time-slots to ensure maximum enjoyment.

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Dapitan City Tourist Spots and Attractions

Dapitan City Tourist Spots and Attractions | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
where to go in Dapitan City, Places to See in Dapitan City, Dapitan Tourism
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Catanduanes, PH: The Filipino Smile Is Worth Fighting For

Catanduanes, PH: The Filipino Smile Is Worth Fighting For | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

The Philippines is one of the rare countries where people will still continue to try very hard to please you, even if you are being a hell of a jackass. Most of the time, the worst thing you would receive as retaliation for your bad attitude is a cold shoulder (unless you really push it).

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iremit.com.au's curator insight, August 25, 2013 8:02 PM

With a smile everything changes...

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Bongao, Tawi-Tawi: A Photo Essay

Bongao, Tawi-Tawi: A Photo Essay | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
Zamboanga City & Tawi-Tawi Backpacking Tour (Part 4 of 4) Bongao, Tawi-Tawi. The economic capital of Tawi-Tawi, the southernmost province of the Philippines is one of my favorite destinations in the country deserves a photo essay on my blog.
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Allah Valley Tour 2013: A Fleeting Glimpse

Allah Valley Tour 2013: A Fleeting Glimpse | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Sometimes the best decisions are the ones you make in an instant with your heart rather than the ones long-debated in your mind."

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Maguindanao's Pink Mosque and Inaul Weaving Center ~ Escape Manila

Maguindanao's Pink Mosque and Inaul Weaving Center ~ Escape Manila | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Masjid Dimaukom also known as the "pink mosque" will be completed sometime in October 2013 according to the municipal administrator we spoke with. The pink color of the mosque makes it the first pink mosque in the country.

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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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The Magnanimous Santa Rosa, Laguna: A Glimpse To Her Colorful Past

The Magnanimous Santa Rosa, Laguna: A Glimpse To Her Colorful Past | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Sta. Rosa City of Laguna province is popular because of the famous Enchanted Kingdom and the influx of businesses from big corporations. 

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The Green Falls, Surigao del Sur

The Green Falls, Surigao del Sur | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
The Green Falls in Surigao del Sur is a seven-tiered waterfalls that's a perfect day trip for family and friends. Swim, trek, and enjoy this natural wonder in our province!
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Nomadic Experiences: Haunting Tale of Cagsawa Ruins

Nomadic Experiences: Haunting Tale of Cagsawa Ruins | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
In Norse Mythology, there is a God named Heimdall, who sits at the edge of heaven and guards Asgard, which was among the "Nine Worlds" in Norse cosmology. The Cagsawa Ruins, with its bell tower protruding over the soil where it once mightily stood, unbreakable, strong and invisible, is at the edge of the invisible boundary of a world inhabited by the majestic Mayon Volcano.
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Backpacking Pilipinas: Braving Basilan

Backpacking Pilipinas: Braving Basilan | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

We left Zamboanga City early morning aboard a fast craft bound for Isabela. After about 45 minutes, we docked in the city port. The sign “Welcome to Isabela City” thrilled me so much! Finally, I made it this far in backpacking Pilipinas, I told myself.

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Paying it Forward via #ProjectJomalig

Paying it Forward via #ProjectJomalig | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it
One of the 64 severely malnourished kids we are helping (Photo credits: Elvie Manlulu) 1. Charmaine Tayas 2. Mharann Bermejo 3. Gary Mercado 4. Loren Sarmiento 5. Joveth Empenio 6. Kristy Jane Eusebio 7.
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Emm wanted to chase her wanderlust, she resigned from a high-paying job and explore the Philippines. She also expressed her desire to help with ‪#‎ProjectJomalig‬. She decided to live in Jomalig for a week but thought that a week is not enough so she decided to extend to two weeks.

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North Cotabato - Strolling around Kidapawan City, "A Spring in the Highland"

North Cotabato - Strolling around Kidapawan City, "A Spring in the Highland" | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Kidapawan can be reached by bus or van from Davao or Cotabato City. From Davao City's Ecoland Terminal, there are buses (Weena bus) bound for Kidapawan or to Cotabato City which passes by Kidapawan City. If you want to take the passenger vans, go to NCCC Mall or SM City Davao where you could find the vans bound for Kidapawan City.

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Biking in Mayon

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Mt. Mayon--this may just be the most bad ass place anyone can bike or run in the Philippines. At over 8000 feet high, Mayon towers over the landscape of Albay province like a fiery Olympus. The fac...
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TRAVEL GUIDE : Biri Island, Northern Samar ~ Escape Manila

TRAVEL GUIDE : Biri Island, Northern Samar ~ Escape Manila | Philippine Travel | Scoop.it

Everything you need to know about Biri, Northern Samar : Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to Do and How to Get There 

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Rushali Ramteke's curator insight, July 24, 2013 3:32 AM

Answers to all the your questiones on Biri Island Travel.

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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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