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Bravo Beach Resort: cottages right by the sea

Bravo Beach Resort: cottages right by the sea

This pretty tropical set-up, just steps from the beach, has views of the sparkling sea and a cool surf scene  

My El Nido: Nani Montoro

My El Nido: Nani Montoro

Panorama Boutique Hotel and Beach Club's owner is one of Palawan's new breed of young entrepreneurs. We ask him his favorite places in El Nido

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

SAVA: El Nido's finest beach bar

SAVA: El Nido's finest beach bar

This stylish joint is the best place in town to grab a classy drink, watch the sunset and dance the night away

Hotel review: Seda BGC

Hotel review: Seda BGC

From prompt bell service to modern restful rooms, Seda does what it says

Postcards from...El Nido, Palawan

Postcards from...El Nido, Palawan

Lory Alba sends us photos from her sun-drenched stay at Qi Resort El Nido

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 things to do in the "New Boracay"

Top 10 things to do in the "New Boracay"

Although booze and partying on the beach are a no no, the party island has not lost its fizz, says island resident Freida Dario-Santiago

Me and my Philippines: Cat Juan-Ledesma

Me and my Philippines: Cat Juan-Ledesma

Beauty and lifestyle blogger and Try Local PH co-founder Cat Juan-Ledesma on her favorite beaches, shopping finds, and a special island called Danjugan

Live in Manila: the city’s top music venues

Live in Manila: the city’s top music venues

Music critic Eric Caruncho and musician/producer Francis Reyes pick the bars that crank out live music performances worthy of a Bourne-by-way-of-Manila soundtrack

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 could you ask for, says Giselle Javison

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Where we want to go this year

Where we want to go this year

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

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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Diniview Villa Resort, Boracay

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Dau Waterfalls, Samboan, Cebu

No place like a natural water world and this one sees water plunging from a height of 100-plus feet. Instagram photo @merrwatson

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Malalison Island in Culasi, Antique

Ditch the crowd in Boracay and head to the quiet white-sand beaches of off the radar Antique. Photo by @wliamjohn

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Lolo Nonoy's Food Station, Coron, Palawan

Lolo Nonoy’s Food Station in Coron: simple, authentic food that reminds Filipinos of home

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Nagtabon Beach, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Cream-colored fine sand, shallow waters close to shore, palm trees, cheap thatched huts for rent, and beginner-friendly surfing make this beach popular with locals and independent travelers. Photo by @jenisummers

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Sumilon Island sandbar in Cebu

The silky sands and crystal clear waters of this Cebu beach is nothing short of spectacular. Photo by @asteroidv2

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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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Onuk Island, Balabac, Palawan

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

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