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Sheridan Hotel and Resort, Palawan, Philippines

Sheridan Hotel and Resort 37 Rizal Ave. Extension Dagomboy Village, Palawan , Puerto Princesa, 5300 Situated in the heart of Sabang beach, Sheridan Beach resort and spa is just a few hundred metres from the underground river (one of the finalists of the seven wonders of nature). A member of Prefered Hotel Group under the Sterlings Hotels brand Sheridan Beach ... Read More »

Bohol, Philippines – Chocolate Hills, River Cruising and Gremlin Spotting..

Bohol, Philippines - Chocolate Hills

Bohol, Philippines Chocolate Hills The Chocolate Hills in Bohol offer an entirely new take on the standard-issue hills and hillocks that you can find elsewhere in the world. The province’s signature tourist destination gives you an expansive view of row upon row of curiously-shaped hills spreading into the distance. From the airport in Tagbilaran, you have to travel to Carmen ... Read More »

Secrets From Old Manila (Part 2) – ChinaTown

Secrets From Old Manila (part 2) ChinaTown   Getting around old Manila is never a problem despite the perennial traffic. Just hail a padyak (also known as kuliglig or pedicab), tell the driver what you want to see or where you want to go and you’ll soon be on your way to the next interesting destination. Hungry after all that ... Read More »

Secrets From Old Manila (Part 1)

old manila - Holiday Philippines

Secrets From Old Manila (Part 1) For most foreigners, the busy, polluted streets in the heart of old Manila are not the ideal tourist scene. The roads are narrow, two- or three -lane affairs where traffic is bad all day, all year round (but most especially during Christmas and before classes start in June). The air is laden with vehicle ... Read More »

The Town Of Edible Walls – Pahiyas Festival

The Town Of Edible Walls The Pahiyas Festival, Lucban   Do you know that there’s a town in the Philippines where you can eat the colourful decor adorning the houses? Every summer, all the houses in the small town of Lucban, Quezon are dressed up for the Pahiyas Festival. Drab brown walls come alive with colourful leaf-shaped decorations called kiping ... Read More »