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Rosary Beads at Stand in Philippines

May in the Philippines

The month of May is one of the merriest in the Philippines. Almost every weekend (if not every day), there is a festival or town fiesta held somewhere in the country. May is also the month of flowers all over the islands; Flores de Mayo, a popular religious activity involves the offering of flowers to […]

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Chairs on White Sand Beach Philippines

April in the Philippines

© Alexander Shalamov on Dreamstime   April in the Philippines is peak travel season and as to be expected, it’s going to get a little crowded. While the ice is still starting to thaw in some countries in the western world, summer is in full blast in the tropics. This alone provides the perfect excuse […]

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Davao City Coffee Shops

Davao City Coffee Shops

Davao City has always been a place for coffee lovers. Long before the giants Starbucks and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf entered the scene, Davaoenos have been enjoying the joys of aromatic gourmet coffee in homegrown cafes that dot the city. I am a coffee lover, so much so that I cannot survive a day […]

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The Diplomat Hotel

5 Scariest Places in the Philippines

  Halloween does not really exist in the Philippines but thanks to effective media, Filipinos have come to love this sinister-themed pre-Christmas occasion. It has become an adopted part of modern Filipino culture. More and more people, especially children, dress up and go trick-or-treating on the last night of October. Malls have taken to displaying […]

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Lake Sebu Seven Falls Adventure

A lot of people are now plucking up the courage to travel to one of the world’s most notorious destinations: Mindanao. Why? Some come out of curiosity but most seek the thrills offered by the island’s treasured attractions. Take the Lake Sebu Seven Falls as an example. This popular attraction is well-hidden in the highlands […]

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GAME. Everyone gamely participated in the Zumba session.

7 Things That Define SarBay Fest

I just endured a very exhausting yet thoroughly enjoyable road trip south. It was exhausting because we had to be on the road for at least six hours and enjoyable because we got to experience the Biggest Beach Party in Mindanao! We traveled south  for the sheer pleasure of witnessing the goings-on at the Sarangani […]

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East Tangat Gunboat Wreck

Wreck Diving in Coron, Palawan

Those who have explored the world beneath the waters of any ocean all agree on one thing: it’s a different world out there. And when you dive into the waters of Coron, Palawan in the Philippines, you might even say it’s a whole new different dimension. After all, the crystal clear waters of this part […]

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Kayangan Lake

Coron Attractions You Must Visit

Thanks to the media and word of mouth, Coron is now known as one of the best diving destinations in the world. Year after year, divers and tourists come to the waters and shores of this beautiful town to experience its unnatural beauty and go home with fantastic stories to tell. Most travelers come to […]

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