20 Must-see Attractions in Busuanga Proving it’s ‘The Last Shade of Paradise’

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Tucked away in northern Palawan, Busuanga is a small island town with big tourism potential awaiting discovery. Offering lots of opportunities to disconnect with life’s hubbub and reconnect with nature sans the crowd, this up-and-coming tourist destination, dubbed as “the last shade of paradise,” is an ideal alternative to the … Continue reading 20 Must-see Attractions in Busuanga Proving it’s ‘The Last Shade of Paradise’

Busuanga’s Dugong Watching educates tourists on species, seagrass habitat conservation

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro There’s more to Busuanga than its famed Calauit Safari Park. Off the northern coast of Calauit Island, tourist boats line up as spectators dive into the shallow teal waters to see the charismatic dugong grazing on the seagrass meadows. Dugong watching has become a new thing in Busuanga since it was opened to … Continue reading Busuanga’s Dugong Watching educates tourists on species, seagrass habitat conservation

Unexplored Tourist Spots in Palawan You Have to Add to Your Itinerary

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Palawan Island is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the country. And contrary to popular belief, there is so much more to the island other than the famed El Nido and Coron. In fact, there are many other options when it comes to tourist spots in Palawan that are just as … Continue reading Unexplored Tourist Spots in Palawan You Have to Add to Your Itinerary

Spend a Day Unwinding on Tagkawayan Beach

There’s no better way to welcome the approaching summer season than by having a beach getaway, right? And that’s how I and my equally spontaneous friends spent our weekend recently. The nice thing was we didn’t travel as far as El Nido to look for secluded stretches of sand, but head out instead to Puerto … Continue reading Spend a Day Unwinding on Tagkawayan Beach

Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Alluring Kapangyan Falls

I wanted to stay longer – at least an hour more – in Lalatuan Falls, but it’s time to leave, said our tour leader, Bataraza tourism officer Junaide “Jun” Dawili. Time check: 1 p.m. Sir Jun told us we needed to start trekking downhill toward our final destination, Kapangyan Falls. Still we’re in the mountains … Continue reading Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Alluring Kapangyan Falls

Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Splendid Lalatuan Falls

After visiting Bataraza’s Gangub Cave on Friday afternoon, our escapade continued on Saturday when we’re scheduled to hike up a mountain in Barangay Malihud where the splendid Lalatuan Falls is located. We’re supposed to leave the town proper exactly 8 a.m. but we had to wait for my two high school friends who travelled all … Continue reading Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Splendid Lalatuan Falls

Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Breathtaking Gangub Cave

It was a scorching Friday morning when a good friend picked me up in my hometown, Narra. Our itinerary: Gangub Cave in Bataraza town. Only a few motorists and public utility vehicles were travelling down south that day, so having the road all to ourselves was kind of liberating. The road trip was enjoyable since … Continue reading Exploring Southern Palawan: Bataraza’s Breathtaking Gangub Cave

7 Coron Beaches to Visit for a Memorable Weekend Getaway in Palawan

When you desperately need an escape, the splendid Coron beaches in northern Palawan have got you covered. With dramatic karst formations as a backdrop, crystal-clear aquamarine waters, and vibrant marine life, we can say it’s more than your typical beach destination. Indeed, this picturesque tourist town is the place every work-inebriated beachcomber has been looking for. Regardless … Continue reading 7 Coron Beaches to Visit for a Memorable Weekend Getaway in Palawan

DENR aims to make Bacuit Bay in El Nido swimmable again by May

PALAWAN, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is aiming to make some portions of El Nido’s Bacuit Bay – found to have high coliform levels – fit for public swimming by May 2019. “We are confident that as we meet our ultimatum in May 2019, we can present to the public … Continue reading DENR aims to make Bacuit Bay in El Nido swimmable again by May

Crowd Favorites: Restaurants in Palawan Most Frequented by Tourists

Palawan’s culinary scene is as interesting as its tourist destinations. Restaurants in Palawan abound, so whether you’re in Coron, El Nido, San Vicente, or Puerto Princesa City, there’s surely a unique restaurant that would appeal to your taste. Some serve international cuisine, while some pride themselves in serving local food. Others, however, merge both to please … Continue reading Crowd Favorites: Restaurants in Palawan Most Frequented by Tourists