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Blaan People: Cultural Immersion in South Cotabato

A trip to SOCCSKSARGEN (South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani and General Santos City) has been on my bucket list. When presented with the opportunity to travel to one of the most off-the-beaten-path places in Southern Mindanao, I jumped at the chance, not only to fulfill a lifelong dream, but also to learn about the […]

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Lake Sebu and the T’boli Dream Weavers

Lake Sebu was the last stop of our visit to South Cotabato for the Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Recognition (SCBTR) by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DoT). Together with the TPB people and sustainable tourism assessors, we set out to Lake Sebu to get to know the T’boli […]

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Kalanggaman Island Travel Guide (2024)

After a grueling journey from Sambawan Island in Biliran, my friends and I finally set foot on this beautiful paradise in early March. The best part? The weather was perfect even though the forecast was not in our favor. It felt like the universe was on our side! Join me as I take you through […]

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Philippines Travel Guide

Basilan Travel Guide for First Time Visitors (2024)

Are you planning a trip to Basilan but don’t know where to start? Here’s my Basilan Travel Guide with a sample Basilan Itinerary. With this, I hope to inspire you to discover Basilan’s heritage – HABI (weave), HILOM (wellness) and HALAL (cuisine). Basilan is often portrayed in the media as a war-stricken place that only […]

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Coron Itinerary For First Time Visitors (2024)

Are you planning a trip to Coron, Palawan in the Philippines? Then you have come to the right place! I created this Coron Itinerary for first time visitors to make things a little easier for you. I know how travel planning can be a daunting, so I truly hope you find this helpful. Feel free […]

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Club Agutaya in San Vicente, Palawan

San Vicente is an up-and-coming tourism hotspot in Palawan. Some people consider it as the next Boracay because of its 14-kilometer Long Beach, declared by local tourism officers as the “longest white beach in the Philippines.” Although there were increased tourism-related developments, San Vicente still has that remote and laid-back vibe. If you want to […]