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Yes, there is another beautiful world beyond what you think of Tawi-Tawi. Not surprisingly virgin, Panampangan Island is definitely one for beachbums, photographers & those who love the languid castaway feel. I have been to Tawi-Tawi a few times in the past. And in each time I went, Panampangan...

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Santa Cruz Island in Zamboanga City is famed for its pink sand beach. But it only allows 400 visitors per day to keep its environment healthy. What if you don’t make the cut? Many of us are used to visiting holiday islands anytime we want. We always think that...

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“Wisteria season had ended & the park already closed down to tourists yesterday”, said the lady at the tourist desk in Fukuoka bus station. In an instant, I felt soaked in a bucket of ice. “Visit Dazaifu instead, it’s lovely there too.” I traveled by plane all the way...

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Matnog is Luzon’s gateway to Visayas. In the past, it only served as a link between Sorsogon & Samar ferrying thousands of passengers & tons of goods. But today, tourism is changing the way people spend time in this small coastal town. San Bernardino Strait separates the islands of...

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If there is one thing that the Philippines must learn from a small town in Sorsogon called Prieto Diaz, that would be ecological resource management. Sure, only a few may have heard of this town but behind its invisibility is a community that truly cares for nature & its...

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Who else wants an easy breezy check-in & check-out, fast but courteous service & a no-frill chic hotel room? At 1A Express Hotel, these standards of hotel living are held high, setting them refreshingly apart from other business hotels in Cagayan de Oro City. 1A Express Hotel is the...

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Mayon ATV tours are surely the hottest ways to experience Mayon Volcano. It’s thrilling, fun-filled & gives you that one cool moment to play dirty. Truly, gone are the days when you only marvel at the world’s most perfect cone-shaped volcano from afar. Infact, today, any trip to see...

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While its nightlife may not have the super wild factor like the ones in other cities, restobars in Baguio City keep the town warm amidst the biting mountain breeze. Choose from an artsy-earthy style, an old-school pub hangout, modern watering hole theme & a lot more. From noisy to...

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The pleasure of slurping thick & creamy tonkotsu broth was a delicious thought to noodle over as the train sped through the sparkling urbanscape of Fukuoka. After a few connections & a short walk in a maze of skyscrapers & temples, I found Kashima Honkan, my hostel right in...

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