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

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

Exploring Southern Palawan: Check Out Quezon Town‘s Tabon Caves and More

When tourists ask what’s the best place in Palawan, the southern part is oftentimes mentioned second. Fortunately, this portion of the province is gradually getting the attention it deserves, thanks to its forests, falls and farms that make it an interesting destination. Among the lesser-known towns in the south deserving to be in the limelight is … Continue reading Exploring Southern Palawan: Check Out Quezon Town‘s Tabon Caves and More

Exploring Southern Palawan: Bask in the Countryside Calm of Brooke’s Point Town

Brooke’s Point is an oasis of countryside calm. Just around 4 hours south of Puerto Princesa City, this town is definitely a destination not to be missed, especially when you want to have a break from your hectic schedule to experience the laidback rural life in Palawan. Here, I’ve featured 6 places that prove this … Continue reading Exploring Southern Palawan: Bask in the Countryside Calm of Brooke’s Point Town