Local Travel


Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary. -Photo by iFly Travels
03 Mar 2015

10 best tourist destinations in Palawan

Planning to visit Palawan for a vacation? Well, get ready to be captivated and enjoy its gorgeous scenery, white sandy beaches, amazing landscape and seascape, and of course, its friendly locals. Palawan, known as the Philippine’s Last Frontier, is a perfect vacation getaway for everyone who wishes to see nature at its best. Here are the top 10 most promising spots in Palawan. 1. Puerto Princesa...

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How the LGU of Puerto Princesa proudly promotes its distinctive tourism
01 Mar 2015

How the LGU of Puerto Princesa proudly promotes its distinctive tourism

The city of Puerto Princesa was a place no one really bothered to know in the past, except of course the Puerto Princesans. What little that people knew about the city was mostly conjured images of a not-so-wholesome place like being the abode of prisoners, and where malaria abounds. However, things has drastically change for Puerto Princesa after it became internationally notable, thanks in large...

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Travelling to Palawan? The best ways to get there
01 Mar 2015

Travelling to Palawan? The best ways to get there

The best way to travel to Palawan depends upon you. Either to transport via air, or land, or water, it’s all up to your choice but surely, you will enjoy! Despite enjoying the reputation of being ‘the last frontier’, Palawan is very accessible from Manila and some other areas of the Philippines. With enough planning and good timing, you might even be able to arrive...

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7 traits that prove Filipinos are truly hospitable
27 Feb 2015

7 traits that prove Filipinos are truly hospitable

The Philippines is not only known for its breath-taking sceneries and rich cultures but also for the hospitality of its people. It is one of the Filipino characteristics that stand out among other races. In fact, this is a common knowledge around the world, especially to foreigners who have travelled in the country. Have you experienced how hospitable Filipinos are? And what really makes it...

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Puerta Princesa Underground River is one of the New 7 Wonders of the World
27 Feb 2015

How the Underground River becomes one of the new 7 wonders of the world

Wondering how the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) made it to the 7 Wonders of the World? It is more than just a pretty sight! Here’s how: 1. The Philippine government, and in the effort of former Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Solon Hagedorn, vigorously campaigned for the Palawan Subterranean River (in a bid to boost a sagging tourism industry.) 2. The government has been campaigning...

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Image from Panoramio
27 Feb 2015

Underground River: A Nature’s Gem

Talk about the modern Seven Wonders of the World and the Underground River will easily come to mind. The Underground Riveris a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It is located in Puerto Princesa Subterranean National Park, 50 kilometers north from the city and 362 kilometers southwest of Manila. The Underground River is one of the glorious and...

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