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High five: A solo traveller’s top experiences in the Philippines

Reshma Narasing is an avid traveller from India, who particularly loves to fly solo and get off the beaten track. Here, she shares some of her favourite experiences in the Philippines (and one disaster) that can be found beyond the country’s perfect beaches: The Philippines is a nation of more than 7,000 gorgeous…


Win A Free Trip to Palawan by following us

Philippines Lifestyle News in association with our friends at GNTours are offering a chance to win a free trip to Palawan in October 2017.  Anyone that likes and shares our page between now and September 15, 2017, or follows us on Twitter, will have a chance to win. After an evening on…


Alarm as 1,000-acre underwater “SpongeBob” resort planned for Palawan

Environmentalists have today (Tuesday, January 10) expressed their horror after kids’ TV network Nickelodeon announced plans for an underwater theme park and resort in Palawan. The 1,000-acre development on what is described as the Philippines’ “last ecological frontier” will showcase the area’s marine life as well as allow fans to…


Midwinter inspiration: El Nido, Palawan, in pictures

Writing this on a cold, dark day in the frozen far reaches of the northern hemisphere, it’s hard to believe that such sunshine and beauty awaits just a flight away. If you’ve never had a chance to visit, make 2017 your year to explore Palawan, before the crowds really begin to flood in….


Roads less travelled: Top 5 secret beaches in the Philippines

It used to be bad enough when it was only Lonely Planet spilling the beans on all the world’s “secret” places (and thus dooming them to be overrun within weeks) but these days, what with the interweb and all that, new hotspots are being revealed every day. In my experience, these “discoveries” tend…


Palawan, the world’s best island destination?

For two years now, Palawan has been voted the best island in the world, quite a lofty accolade when you consider the thousands of islands around the world. Some notable examples include Australia (very big and also a continent) Greenland (not very green), Iceland (not especially icy), and the Isle…



Tourists rescued after boat runs aground on coast of Coron, Palawan

A total of 25 passengers, including seven foreign tourists, were rescued from a motorboat which reportedly ran aground off Coron, Palawan, on Monday night. The Philippines Coast Guard reported the incident on Thursday, saying the M/B Hannah, carrying 25 people developed engine trouble – the boat left Linapacan around 4pm –…