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7 top campsites in the Philippines

7 top campsites in the Philippines

Our insiders share their favorite places for wild camping, from mountain peaks offering excellent stargazing to under-the-radar tropical beaches  

Me and my Philippines: Ian Paradies, brewery owner

Me and my Philippines: Ian Paradies, brewery owner

Engkanto Brewery owner Ian Paradies talks about the best local craft beers, the best city bars, and cool city hang outs not many know of

Bar review: Bar 27

Bar review: Bar 27

If you’re after a well-crafted cocktail drink, mixed to your liking, then this funky Manila bar with a view has your name on it

15 things not to miss in the Philippines from January to December

15 things not to miss in the Philippines from January to December

Our guide to the country’s island destinations, from the ultimate dive site of Tubbataha, the hidden gem of Danjugan, to a romantic firefly tour in Sorsogon

Top 10 places to visit in Batanes

Top 10 places to visit in Batanes

Travel blogger Ferdz Decena, a frequent traveler to Batanes, reveals his top spots to visit in the Philippines' remotest province

Escape to Two Seasons Coron’s Bulalacao Island

Escape to Two Seasons Coron’s Bulalacao Island

Two private beaches, a bungalow with jacuzzi facing the sea, and staff to cater to your every need. What more can a girl ask for, says Giselle Javison

My Puerto Princesa: Debbie Tan

My Puerto Princesa: Debbie Tan

Our Palaweño insider and Palawan Tourism Council president recommends her favorite places in Palawan's capital city and gives tips to make the most of your stay

Ayala's Seda hotel group to open 3 new hotels in 2017

Ayala's Seda hotel group to open 3 new hotels in 2017

Seda Vertis North in Quezon City will open in April, followed by Seda Capitol Central in Bacolod, and Seda Lio in El Nido

Travel bucket list: Where we want to go in 2017

Travel bucket list: Where we want to go in 2017

Travel experts and adventurers share their inside tips on the places in the Philippines you should be planning to visit in the new year

10 of the Philippines’ best beaches...that you've probably never heard of

10 of the Philippines’ best beaches...that you've probably never heard of

From the stunning white sand beach of Apo Mayor to an icing sugar beach in Calaguas said to beat Maldives' finest, our local insiders tip their dream beaches

Take me to…Mahabang Buhangin Beach, Camarines Norte

Take me to…Mahabang Buhangin Beach, Camarines Norte

Glorious white sandy beach and cheap thatched cottages by the sea make this tropical island popular with locals

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5 underrated places to visit in Pangasinan

5 underrated places to visit in Pangasinan

There's more to this province in Luzon than Hundred Islands National Park. It has one of the best birding sites in the Philippines and secret beaches perfect for camping 

5 cool food and drink places in Manila

5 cool food and drink places in Manila

Malaysian Airlines marketing manager for London and Ireland, Bettina Walsh, a Filipina who lives in London but often travels to Manila, shares her list of favorite food and drink spots in the city

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Island in the sun: 5 reasons to retire in the Philippines

In partnership with the Department of Tourism's Philippine Retirement Authority

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A little place I know: Rico's Lechon,Cebu

Center for Culinary Arts, Manila program director Melissa Sison-Oreta tells us why this humble restaurant in Cebu is the best place for aromatic roast pig

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Apo Reef Natural Park, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro

Traveller @nicogavan's mesmerizing underwater shot prompts us to put Apo Reef on our ever increasing bucket list

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El Nido’s Lio Airport to open a new terminal in April

The new terminal will have a luxe resort feel and house shops, VIP lounge, separate departure and arrival areas and provide Wi-Fi connectivity

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Travel trends for 2017: Palawan overtakes Boracay as Philippines' most popular destination

Rajah Tours Philippines president Jose Clemente III gives his travel forecast for this year, noting that four out of 10 travel tour bookings are now for Palawan

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Notes from...Two Seasons Coron, Palawan

Giselle Dalton gives us a tour of Coron's stunningly beautiful island resort on Bulalacao Island, about 45 minutes by boat from Coron Town

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Papaya Beach, El Nido, Palawan

This pretty beach cove is not on the island hopping tour route so you do get days when you find you have it all to yourself. Photo by @anil.c.a

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Onuk Island, Balabac, Palawan

This beautiful island is on our experts' bucket list for 2017 and this instagram snapshot shows you why

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  • Dried Fish
  • Hut in Boracay
  • Halo Halo Store
  • Nice View
  • Sunset Shot
  • Zipline!
  • PH Maldives
  • Batanes