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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

 Roughly 480 kilometers from Metro Manila, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro, offers some of the best diving sites in the country. The Apo Reef Natural Park in Sablayan is one of the best places for manta ray sightings. The park is the world's second largest contiguous…

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Manjuyod Sandbar

A dreamy snap of the waters of Manjuyod in Negros Oriental

  Manjuyod White Sandbar, Bais City ---Photo by @daisuke_tg--- #negrosoriental @topdestinationsph ????????A photo posted by The Philippines ???????? (@the_philippines) on Jan 25, 2017 at 8:21pm PSTFloat in the waters of Manjuyod in Negros Oriental and feel like…

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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

Onuk is one of about 30 islands in Balabac at the southern tip of Palawan. Its impossibly clear waters and milky white sand keep the island a dream destination even for Palawan regulars who haven't gone beyond the usual tourist stops in Puerto Princesa, El Nido and Coron.Find out…

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Are we ready for nude tourism?

Travelers are taking their clothes off in tourist areas, landmarks, and in the wild outdoors for Instagram

It's fun, it's crazy, it's catching on Instagram. @getnakedaustralia, with 58,500 followers, leads with 591 naked posts snapped in the snow, in the wilderness, on the beach, on top of a mountain, underwater and just about anywhere in the great…

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Binondo celebrates Chinese New Year 2017

We pick our favorite Instagram snaps of Manila's Chinatown as it celebrates the Year of the Fire Rooster

All roads lead to Binondo, Manila's Chinatown, as the city ushers in Chinese New Year which falls this year on January 28. Celebrations start 15 days in the run-up to the big day, with major landmarks and buildings all lit…

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Nigella Lawson's Filpino food loves

The British domestic goddess is in Manila to launch Del Monte's Contadina premium food line and is posting new Filipino dishes to love on Instagram

Nigella Lawson, British best-selling author of cookery books and known to many as the sexy domestic goddess on TV, is in Manila to launch Del Monte Philippines' premium culinary brand, Contadina, in a cookalong today, September 6, with Filipino food lovers Stephanie…

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Boslon Island

Heaven is a patch of icing sugar beach at Boslon, Surigao del Sur, captured beautifully in this photo by @Toddumpa

 The municipality of San Agustin in Surigao del Sur has 24 islands, the largest called Boslon Island, one of the most beautiful patches of icing sugar beach in the Philippine archipelago. All 24 islands in this area belong to the…

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Kanlaob River Canyon, Cebu

Jump off 70-foot cliffs and float away in the glistening waters of Kanlaob River, in Alegria, Cebu, a favorite of local and foreign canyoneering enthusiasts 

 If jumping off a 70-foot cliff into a wondrous pool is your thing, then Kanlaob River Canyon in Barangay Compostela, Alegria, Cebu, is a good place to start. Most canyoneering tours start from Alegria, ending at Kawasan Falls near Badian, Cebu.…

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Parasailing in Boracay

Forget about lounging on the beach, what about some adrenaline-boosting day hurled up in the air above Boracay's waters?

When the sun's up, take to the sky solo or with a buddy, parasailing above Boracay's beaches. Book your ride with myboracayguide.com, P2,300 solo.More parasailing snaps to whet your appetite for fun...The parasailer is towed behind a motorboat to lift…

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