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

7 Cheap Hotels in Palawan Ideal for the Solo Traveler

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Looking for a great accommodation that caters to solo flyer could sometimes be daunting. But there is no need to fret as there are many cheap hotels in Palawan for those going solo. In fact, it has everything for all types of solo travelers. Whether you’re in the lookout for a stylish … Continue reading 7 Cheap Hotels in Palawan Ideal for the Solo Traveler

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

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 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