Brooke’s Point launches ‘Adopt-a-Step’ program to develop Eco Park

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Brooke’s Point municipal government launched Thursday, March 21, the Adopt-a-Step program that would get locals to help in developing the town’s Ecological Park in Barangay Tubtub. Mayor Mary Jean Feliciano said the project would encourage the residents to invest in eco-tourism development through voluntarily donating P1,500 for every stair … Continue reading Brooke’s Point launches ‘Adopt-a-Step’ program to develop Eco Park

Brooke’s Point targets to reach 30,000 tourist arrivals in 2019

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Agri-tourism powerhouse Brooke’s Point is gearing up its tourism stakeholders and attractions as part of its bid to welcome up to 30,000 tourists this 2019, or higher than last year’s 20,000. Town tourism chief Arlene Piramide said they are currently focusing on improving their existing tourist sites and developing a … Continue reading Brooke’s Point targets to reach 30,000 tourist arrivals in 2019

DOT MIMAROPA eyes Brooke’s Point as Palawan’s agri-tourism center

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro With the launching of Brooke’s Point AgriWorld on Tuesday, March 19, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said it sees the potential of the first class southern Palawan town to evolve someday into a center of agri-tourism in the province. DOT MIMAROPA Regional Director Danilo Intong said Brooke’s Point has so … Continue reading DOT MIMAROPA eyes Brooke’s Point as Palawan’s agri-tourism center

Scubasurero-Palawan, JCI Peacock, PIEP hold cleanup drive in Roxas

Civic groups on Saturday, March 16, conducted a coastal and underwater cleanup in Roxas town to raise public awareness and urge local communities to act on the trash problem that harms marine life. Scubasurero-Palawan, Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Puerto Princesa Peacock partnered with the Roxas municipal government and Philippine … Continue reading Scubasurero-Palawan, JCI Peacock, PIEP hold cleanup drive in Roxas

DOT MIMAROPA, LGU Brooke’s Point inaugurate tourist info center

The Department of Tourism (DOT) formally turned over a P2-million tourism information center to the Municipality of Brooke’s Point on Monday, March 18, during the opening of the town’s weeklong 14th Pista Y Ang Kaniyog’n. In an inauguration ceremony, DOT MIMAROPA Regional Director Danilo Intong finally transferred the building’s ownership to the local government unit … Continue reading DOT MIMAROPA, LGU Brooke’s Point inaugurate tourist info center

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