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Living Luxury in Palawan – An Amanpulo Affair

Luxury resort Amanpulo in Palawan

The Amanpulo Resort, Palawan Currently the most exclusive and the most expensive beach resort in the Philippines, Amanpulo promises you a splendid getaway like no other. This piece of paradise is located on a group of islands in the northern tip of Palawan, a province that is renowned throughout the world for its stunning beachscapes and amazing wildlife. As soon ... Read More »

The Beauty of Bellarocca

Postcard from Bellarocca

Sometimes finding the next best beach destination can be difficult. The Philippines is blessed with numerous dazzling beach resorts, each one attracting hundreds or even thousands of visitors every year. So where should you head to for your next beach escapade? Hidden treasure Until recently, the province of Marinduque was known only for the unfortunate mining disaster that wreaked havoc ... Read More »

White Water Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan

White water rafting in the philippines

Whitewater Rafting The Golden Waters of Cagayan In December 2011, the province of Cagayan de Oro (CDO) was beaten down by typhoon Sendong. The entire city center, once a bustling hub of businesses, schools, and malls, was devastated by the waters of the mighty Cagayan River. Whole streets, homes, churches, and other establishments were either felled by the strong winds or ... Read More »

Back To Nature – Camping at Anawangin

Anawangin Cove

Camping at Anawangin Getting Back To Nature When you’re in a tropical country, it’s usually a good idea to reconnect with the environment through laid-back nature trips. Some people prefer to go to the beach, while others want to climb mountains. There are those who dive deep to see amazing marine wonders, and still more who would rather spend the ... Read More »

Smash Something at Isdaan Sea Food Restaurant

Isdaan - Seafood Restaurant

Eat and Hurl at Isdaan Tucked in the little town of Gerona, Tarlac, you’ll find a cozy restaurant that is slowly but steadily attracting patrons from all over the country. Isdaan is the Filipino word for fishpond, and it’s certainly an apt name for a restaurant that serves fresh, scrumptious seafood. But there’s more to this eatery than what you ... Read More »

Raining In The Philippines? Enjoy The Great Indoors

Raining In The Philippines - Visit Manila Ocean Park

Raining In The Philippines? Enjoy The Great Indoors It’s always a bummer when you have tons of activities planned for the day but the weather won’t cooperate with you. Like most countries in the Southeast Asian region, the Philippines enjoys a lot of rainfall, especially during the monsoon season. Most beachgoers prefer to visit the country in late March to ... Read More »

The Sari – Sari Store – Filipino Retail

sari-sari store

The Sari-Sari Store – Small Filipino Retail   Have you ever seen little packets of soy sauce, cooking oil, and laundry detergent being sold in retail stores? What about small sachets of shampoo, hair gel or lotion? The Philippines is a county chock-full of stuff being sold tingi-style, or in ultra-small retail sizes. It’s one of the quirks of living ... Read More »

Guimaras – More Than A Beach Holiday

Guimaras

Not Just A Beach Holiday Tired of visiting the same old beach destinations? The charming island of Guimaras in Iloilo may just be the place for you. Surrounded by sparkling emerald waters and filled with lush, verdant terrain, Guimaras is best known as the center of the Philippines’ mango industry. It has often been said that the best mangoes are ... Read More »

Ilocos Norte, Pagudpud – Windmills and Waves Galore (Part 2)

Pagadpud Beach

Ilocos Norte (more) Windmills and Waves Galore Pagudpud Itching for more fun sights to see in the north? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. There’s still time to visit one last beach before the summer officially ends. If you’re the kind of beach bum who doesn’t mind traveling far to get your dose of the surf, heading up north is ... Read More »

Ilocos Norte, Windmills and Waves Galore

Bangui Bay Windmills,

Ilocos Norte Windmills and Waves Galore (part 1) Feel like travelling to the northwest tip of Luzon? The shores of Ilocos Norte are the perfect destination for you. The province boasts an undulating coastline perfect for beach lovers, plus rolling hills, mountains, and other quaint scenery that complete the paradise-like allure of the surroundings. And just to remind you that ... Read More »