World-class beaches, rich diving spots, great food, and unique, rich culture – the Philippines has everything that a tourist could want. But why is it that the Philippine tourism industry has lagged behind those of its equally beautiful Southeast Asian neighbors like Thailand and Malaysia? What has hindered the Philippines from becoming the prime tourist destination it has the potential to be? In this article, we explore the reasons.
Category: Philippine Adventures
Backpacking is the perfect avenue to relieve stress and get in touch with nature and ourselves. And it just so happens that the Philippines is the best place to plan your next backpacking getaway. The question remains: where in this beautiful country should I get lost in? Here we’ve listed 3 rewarding backpacking trips to kickstart your journey!
Here’s a bucket list idea for you: visit all the 17 beautiful regions of the Philippines. There’s so much to explore in each region’s provinces and islands that are only waiting to be discovered. With all the scenic places to visit, it can be hard to know where to start and keep track of all the destinations. But worry no more, because we have assembled a list of destinations per region that you should definitely not miss. Read on to know more!
With its great culture, unique cuisine, and some of the most breathtaking islands and beaches in the world, the Philippines is a traveler’s dream destination as it brings together everything that makes for an unforgettable vacation experience. As the Philippines gains popularity in the international tourist scene, millions of tourists visit the country every year, each with their own reasons as to why they decided to come to this beautiful country. It’s difficult to enumerate all of their answers, but here we explore 7 of the biggest reasons why tourists visit the Philippines.
Nothing is quite sadder than having your much-awaited vacation in the Philippines spoiled by a rainy day or heavy winds. While we cannot control the weather, the best we can do is plan our next weekend getaway according to the general weather forecasts of the area. Here we have assembled these basic know-hows on when is the best time to explore the beautiful country of the Philippines. Read on to know more!
Sambawan Island in Biliran is often overlooked because of the popular Boracay Beach or Kalanggaman Island nearby. But this unique destination deserves all the attention it gets because of its features different from your normal beach. Where else can you see a white-pebble beach along a magnificent blue sea, accompanied with rolling hills of wispy grass — all in one small island? Only in Sambawan Island, which may just become your next favorite vacation spot.
Barracuda Lake in Coron, Palawan may have an intimidating (and possibly misleading) name, but it is actually one of the must-visit destinations in the area. Despite Coron gaining lots of recognition from the international tourist scene, Barracuda Lake maintains its mystic and “hidden gem” appeal. Beautiful limestone formations, turquoise waters, underwater landscapes – these are what welcome you when you visit Barracuda Lake. Read on to have a guide to planning your next Coron Trip to Barracuda Lake!
Traveling alone is a great way to learn new things about yourself and exploring the world with complete freedom. Here are five picturesque destinations that are perfect for the solo traveler.