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Vigan - Ilocos Sur
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The Philippines have been well known for its fantastic beaches. Here are some of the best beaches in the Philippines that one may consider visiting.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:55:51 GMT
One of the main places to visit at Palawan is the astounding beaches. Their beaches can rival those that are found in Boracay.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:55:11 GMT
Bohol is an island situated in the middle part of the Philippines called Visayas. Bohol has got tons of things to offer a tourist.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:54:34 GMT
Pampanga is located at the heart of Central Luzon and home to renowned Christmas lantern festival.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:54:02 GMT
Marikina is a valley which lies 6 kilometers east of Manila. It is bounded on the east by the Sierra Madre.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:53:29 GMT
Another curious aspect in Batanes is the discovery of ancient burial sites marked with stones laid down to the shape of the local boat.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:52:58 GMT
A major historic point of entry to Guimaras is the Buenavista Wharf.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:52:20 GMT
Palawan is a province located approximately 568 kilometers southwest of Metro Manila.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:51:28 GMT
The Philippines provide a wide choice of spelunking activities for cave exploration enthusiasts.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:50:12 GMT
One of the famous places to visit on Bohol is the Chocolate Hills. In fact the place has been associated with the Chocolate Hills often.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:49:38 GMT
Tagaytay is an hour and a half travel by bus or car. The area could be reached from Metro Manila via the Coastal Road.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:48:56 GMT
Going to Vigan is one long ride from Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines. The trip will be a long and tiring 7 hours.
Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 20:48:16 GMT
In the same manner, it is ironic that in the information age there is much that is not known about Tawi-Tawi.
Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 05:22:57 GMT
Such unfortunate associations cast Tawi-Tawi and its people in an unfavorable light that is undeserved and unfair.
Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 05:22:13 GMT
Panagbenga is without a doubt a festival that all Filipinos -not only those from Baguio.
Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 02:54:16 GMT
February may be one of the chilliest months of the year, but in Baguio a warm welcome awaits visitors.
Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 02:39:56 GMT
Sea kayaking is a newly-introduced sport in the Philippines. And this sport will likely become one of the most popular aquatic sports
Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 03:09:20 GMT
I shrugged and thought about the many times weve dived in Anilao.
Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 03:00:11 GMT
We started at Tamugan, Davao City. We were instructed on how to put on our life vests.
Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 02:40:19 GMT
Then, we arrived at the Pagsanjan Falls. The postcard pictures couldnt compare with the majesty of the real thing.
Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 14:22:29 GMT
The Animasola Island or the Balatan is a rocky island. As you approach this island by boat.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 04:20:19 GMT
One of the celebrations that Filipinos do to celebrate the thanksgiving is the Pahiyas festival.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 03:08:05 GMT
Caliraya is only a three-hours ride from Manila. It is a man-made lake built in the 1930s by American engineers.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 02:54:53 GMT
The plateau of Bukidnon allows its people to have fresh harvests of pineapples, sugarcane, and cut flowers.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 02:05:04 GMT
Bukidnon is one of the coldest regions in central Mindanao.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 00:30:09 GMT
If you were planning a two-day adventure, you may go for a long ride towards Sagada.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 00:20:39 GMT
Luzons central region is dominated by rugged mountain ranges called the Cordillera Mountain Province.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 00:07:47 GMT
The Sagada caves is located in the Cordillera Mountain Province.
Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 00:04:48 GMT
A few of the delectable native dishes of the Ilocos region are imbalictad, an Ilocano version of kilawen.
Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 02:35:12 GMT
Food is a vital part of a certain culture. It is one of the forms of expressions of a unique people.
Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 02:34:27 GMT
The Sinulog festival is abundant in color, sound, pageantry, and movement.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:48:34 GMT
This fiesta began as a way to commemorate peace between the resident Atis and the Malays from Borneo.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:46:56 GMT
This is a list of a few things you should consider going to and trying to do at Subic.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:45:48 GMT
Here is a list of some of the best dive sites in the Philippines.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:44:49 GMT
There are lots of places and things to do in Baguio. Here are some of the tourist attractions in Baguio City.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:44:11 GMT
Subic is one of the many places that are rich with Philippine history.
Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 12:08:22 GMT
Baguio, the City of Pines, is like one open air-conditioned megamall.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 15:09:18 GMT
We're here to tease you further with details of what to expect when you do go ahead with your plans and travel to the Philippines.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 14:40:33 GMT
here are a number of invaluable Philippine travel tips that you should keep in mind.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:18:37 GMT
Perhaps theres no way better to understand the country youre about to travel to than to taste the native delicacies the country.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:04:32 GMT
If its your first time to travel to the Philippine islands, youll probably find yourself satisfied just by touring the usual travel spots.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:03:25 GMT
You head out to one of the more famous hotels, such as the Waterfront Insular Hotel, the Marco Polo Davao Hotel, the Apo View Hotel.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 12:01:00 GMT
Iloilo is strategically located at the center of the countrys archipelago.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 11:59:29 GMT
Just like how it is when you travel to any other country, there are several dos and donts that you have to follow if you want your journey to the Philippines be fun and hassle-free.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 11:58:17 GMT
Tagaytay City is situated in Cavite approximately 56 kilometers south of Manila. The 2nd summer capital of the Philippines.
Published: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 11:47:08 GMT
The beaches of Samal are just like any beach of a tropical country. You will find towering coconut palms
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 08:30:11 GMT
If you want to appreciate fully the beauty of the Philippines, learning its language would be the first step to take.
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 08:29:30 GMT
Your traveling companions are also looking forward to swimming in white beaches, the ones with real waves and sun.
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 08:28:12 GMT
Boracay has been touted as one the best beaches in the world. Aside from the great beach, there are whole other things that one can discover to do in Boracay
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 08:25:54 GMT
The status of the Philippines has been blown way out of proportion by certain foreign establishments when they give travel warnings.
Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 08:24:55 GMT
The small rocky island of Corregidor is about 48 kilometers west of Manila and strategically situated at the entrance of Manila Bay.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:33:21 GMT
A guide to tipping in the Philippines.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:32:42 GMT
Many foreign tourists who have visited the islands heard of Siargao through their friends.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:31:53 GMT
The Department of Tourism has named the island as one of the top 25 tourist spots. Camiguin is also considered as the No. 7 diving spot in the world
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:31:12 GMT
There are a lot of wonderful sights to see when you travel to the Philippines.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:28:51 GMT
A presentation of bizarre snacks in the Philippines.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:27:25 GMT
Boracay White Beach is the best beach in the Philippines, it is on a small 7 kilometer long island north of Panay.
Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 16:24:30 GMT
You can easily find a good hotel to stay at in Cebu if you should ever get stranded there by missing a boat or plane.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:13:46 GMT
The great resorts can be found on the northern, southern, eastern, and western parts of the Philippines.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:11:58 GMT
The Philippines is not a desert where you go months without rain. Although at times, you would think that you are in a desert because of the incredibly hot climate.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:07:27 GMT
Sagada couldnt get more mystifying without the elements of the mummies. When you go to Sagada there are hanging coffins to be found on the cliffs made of limestone.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:06:35 GMT
It is an epic chanted by the women of Ifugao during harvest, funerals and weddings and lasts for two to three days.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:05:17 GMT
Any engineer would be impressed by the ingenuity of the early settlers when they constructed the Banaue rice terraces.
Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 10:04:20 GMT
Short descriptions of the main parts of the Philippines.
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 19:54:23 GMT
Manila is a great place to shop, you can find anything here, from the cheapest clothes to the latest movies on DVD.
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 19:23:28 GMT
The early Filipino ancestors actually used banana leaves as plates. This choice is not because bananas are abundant in the country.
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 19:20:25 GMT
The Philippines is not a desert where you go months without rain. Although at times, Here is a travel story from Bohol.
Published: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 19:17:02 GMT
Tubbataha reef is located in Palawan. You will need to travel 182km south of Puerto Princesa to be able to reach Tubbataha reef.
Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 15:51:32 GMT
The laws about adoption in the Philippines states that any person may adopt a child as long as he or she is at least sixteen years older than the child.
Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 15:30:21 GMT
Davao is situated in the southern archipelago of the Philippines Mindanao.
Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 15:28:58 GMT
As mentioned, the two most wonderful aspects of Philippine travel is food and places. Heres a bit of what you may look forward to when you finally travel to the Philippines.
Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 18:31:39 GMT
Youve already seen Boracay. Youve waded in its clear waters. Youve buried half of your body in its white sand. Youve cheered at many parties.
Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 18:24:39 GMT
El Nido has beaches of at least the same quality as Boracay, but is often overlooked because of the lack of transportation to and from El Nido.
Published: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 13:08:41 GMT
There is one particular part in the Davao City that is accessible only by taxis or private vehicles. On this part of the city, you will find the Shrine and the Jacks Ridge
Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 08:31:43 GMT
A short desription of the top destinations in the Philippines
Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 07:39:39 GMT
Tamaraws resemble the Philippine water buffalo, the carabao. But tamaraws are smaller and have shorter straight horns that form a V.
Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 19:15:41 GMT
Mount Apo is the highest mountain in the Philippines, it is located just 20 kilometers from Davao City.
Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 19:07:40 GMT
Davao is the beatiful and hospitable capital of Mindanao, it is also the site of the magnificent mount Apo.
Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 18:59:44 GMT
Amanpulo Resort is set on its very own private island, it is a very highly rated resort.
Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 15:26:04 GMT
Palawan is one of the most untouched and beautiful islands in the PHilippines.
Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 15:24:44 GMT
You have to tryu some of the local Filipino cuisine while travelling in the Philippines, here is a short checklist of the most important items.
Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 09:21:50 GMT
Bohol is located very close to Cebu, it features the magnificent Chocolate hills and some of the best diving in the Philippines
Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 08:37:28 GMT
More fun and exciting events from around the Philippines, from holy gatherings to major sports events.
Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 02:51:09 GMT
Boracay Island is world famous for the gorgeous white beach stretching from one end of the island to the other.
Published: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 12:54:28 GMT
Fiestas and Events from around the Islands.
Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 20:29:24 GMT
Luzon is the biggest island in the Philippines, is hosts many popular tourist spots like : Baguio, Manila, Sorsogon, Legazpi and Mayon volcano.
Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 13:45:25 GMT
You will never get bored when going to Boracay for a vacation, boracay offers a ton of activities both in and outside the water.
Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 13:51:32 GMT
Cebu is the lasrgest and most bustling city in Visayas, you can fly to the Internernational airport and be on the beach after a 15 minute drive.
Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 09:57:11 GMT
Discover more of Sorsogon, this article is about festivals and cuisine.
Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 13:26:59 GMT
Boracay is the perfect beach retreat despite the rising amount of tourists, the fine sugarlike sand and clear water makes up for everything else.
Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 08:42:28 GMT
How do you get around in Metro Manila, trikes - taxis - buses - jeepneys
Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 14:34:54 GMT
Sorsogon Travel Guide
Published: Sun, 04 Dec 2005 10:34:59 GMT
A collection of information about Puerto Galera, together with a list and description of the beaches in the area.
Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 17:39:06 GMT
A little background information about the Philippines. Nice to know before you set out on a vacation here.
Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 16:48:18 GMT
A short trip to Puerto Galera, this report was written in 2001, but a lot of the inforamtion in this report is still good.
Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 16:46:47 GMT

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