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Bataan, Philippines

Bataan is a province sitting on a peninsula of the same name in the island of Luzon. It faces the West Philippine Sea (also known as South China Sea) on its west side, separating it from Manila Bay which is to its east. Bataan occupies a portion of Central Luzon, about 2.5 hours via car […]

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Apayao, Philippines

Situated close to the tip of Northern Luzon, Apayao is a landlocked province made of vast plains and diverse flora and fauna. The province is an emerging tourist destination, especially now that eco-tourism has become almost synonymous to Philippine tourism. Apayao offers endless possibilities for the tourist who wants to explore the roads less traveled. […]

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Aklan, Philippines

Alkan, considered the oldest province in the Philippines, is located in the northwestern tip of the island of Panay. This well-visited province faces the Romblon island cluster to its north and is one kilometer away from the famous island paradise Boracay, also in the same direction. Aklan is probably one of the busiest provinces in […]

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Albay, Philippines

Albay is a beautiful province located in the Bicol Region, known to the world as the home of Mt. Mayon, the volcano with a perfect shape of a cone. It is a relatively unspoiled region in south Luzon, with many natural wonders including beaches, springs, caves and waterfalls. Albay offers almost endless discoveries, especially for […]

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Antique, Philippines

Antique is an intriguing coastal province on the Island of Panay, Western Visayas. It occupies the entire west side of the island facing the Sulu Sea and the provinces of Capiz, Ilolio and Aklan lie to its east. Though it is not regarded as a tourist destination by most, Antique has its own set of […]

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Agusan Del Norte, Philippines

Agusan del Norte is a small province located in the northeastern part of the Mindanao island. It is mainly an agricultural area with sloping and craggy terrain straddled by two vast mountain ranges. The province sits on 273,024 hectares of land with 73% forest cover. Agusan, as it is generally known, is one of the […]

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Agusan del Sur, Philippines

Agusan de Sur is a prospering province locked in the midst of vast marshlands, thick verdant forests and thousands of hectares of arable lands dedicated to rice, corn and cassava. The wide marshland is home to a diverse ecological resources and a major source of water in the province. The recent capture of the 21-foot […]

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Zambales, Philippines

The province of Zambales is a large coastal community fronting the South China Sea on its west side. It is located in Central Luzon, neighboring Pampanga and Tarlac to its east, Pangasinan to its north and Bataan to its south. The famous Subic Bay Freeport Zone is about 10 kilometers from the town of Subic […]

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Romblon Island, Philippines

Romblon is a beautiful archipelagic province located off the coast of Panay Island, between Bicol and Mindoro. The province is composed of 20 islands and islets, the largest of which are named Romblon, Tablas and Sibuyan. Romblon boasts of lush vegetation, rich soil, pristine beaches and abundant marine life but it has remained one of […]

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Sulu, Philippines

Sulu is a province in the southernmost part of the Philippines. Lying between Basilan and Tawi-Tawi, it is encircled by the Sulu Sea on the West, Celebes Sea on the East and Mindanao Sea on the North. The province is composed of approximately 400 islands and islets with 157 named island municipalities. It is politically […]

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