Travel & Tourism articles
|Posted on December 6, 2012 at 2:35 AM||comments (3327)|
Pinoys don't have to look too far for places to explore, as an international travel website named Metro Manila as one of the destinations in Asia that are getting more and more fun.
Trip Advisor ranked the Philippines' capital region fourth in the list of the top 10 Asian "destinations on the rise."
It followed Jakarta, Indonesia; Kathmandu, Nepal; and Calcutta, India.
Rounding out the list of 10 are Bangalore, India; Luang Prabang, Lao...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 29, 2012 at 5:35 AM||comments (98)|
1. Corsica, FranceMelting pot of Med to host Tour
Best for: Activities, events, food
Mixing the cultures of Italy and France yet fiercely Corsican, the French Mediterranean island of Corsica has a furious beauty. It is this epic beauty combined with its challenging topography that make it a spectacular choice to host the historic centenary of the initial stages of the Tour de France. Race organisers wanted the hundredth Tour to start...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 29, 2012 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
By Christine Sarkis | Yahoo! Travel – Fri, Oct 26, 2012 3:25 PM EDT
Fun goes underground with these 10 subterranean adventures. We've scoured the Earth for tunnels, caves, buried neighborhoods, and other treasures hidden beneath mountains, prisons, and even thriving cities. So go ahead and skip the sunscreen—you're going underground.
Waitomo Glowworm Caves
Waitomo, New Zealand
You: in the dark, on a boat, admiring a twinkl...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 9, 2012 at 3:05 AM||comments (404)|
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Business operators on Boracay island have embraced its new distinction as the world’s best island destination for 2012.
But they raised the need for additional infrastructure and environmental protection to retain its world-class features.
“It is, of course, a very welcome development but it would be difficult to maintain our position,” said Dionesio ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 4, 2012 at 1:55 AM||comments (95)|
By Anna Valmero
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN — Puerto Princesa typically serves as a stopover for tourists headed to the white sand beaches of Palawan or to visit the world-famous Underground River.
If you are spending an extra day at the city proper, you can make the most of out of it by visiting the following places that highlight Palawan’s ethnic diversity and history.
Palawan Heritage Center. The newest museum in the capitol compound offers a uni...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 4, 2012 at 1:55 AM||comments (0)|
By Thea Alberto-Masakayan | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Sun, Jul 1, 2012
An island resort in a remote area in Palawan has been identified in Vogue Magazine-United Kingdom as a top vacation site.
Ariara, located in Linapacan, Palawan, was described in the article as "exotic" and "adventurous."
"It will house you and your guests along a stunning beach so that you truly feel that you’ve found your corner of the wo...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 3, 2012 at 2:30 AM||comments (4)|
Volunteer tourism gets limelight in the Philippines
by Rosa Ocampo,
Manila, June 27, 2012
TOUR operators in the Philippines are lining up packages with charity elements such as repairing rice terraces and building houses for needy communities to promote volunteer tourism.
The packages, which can be woven into other itineraries such as tours of Manila, Palawan, Boho...Read Full Post »