If you want to travel the world and see the best it has to offer, then you need to add these five surreal places to visit in the Philippines. Here’s the thing, you want to visit during the dry season as to avoid the torrential downpours of the wet season. The best time to visit… Full Story »
Nickelodeon announced today (Wednesday, August 22) that it has abandoned plans for a resort in Palawan following a backlash from environmentalists.
In January, the American children’s television channel revealed plans for an “undersea attraction and resort” that where visitors could “interact with the brand and the iconic characters they love” — such as SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer.
Police are investigating links to Japanese Yakuza crime gangs after two tourists from the country were shot, cut into pieces and thrown into the sea in Palawan. A Japanese man has been arrested for the grisly murder which took place during an island-hopping sight-seeing trip on May 30. Murder charges have been filed against Hiroyuki… Full Story »
Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines, comprising 1,769 islands and an assemblage of 87 cultural groups. Of these cultural groups, only the Pala’wan, Tagbanua and Batak remain indigenous to Palawan due to an influx of migrants to the region, who have displaced other groups that historically occupied the island. Palawan is categorised as… Full Story »
The newly opened Puerto Princesa International Airport is expected to be a huge boost for the tourism industry on the island of Palawan. The new terminal — which cost 4.5 billion pesos to complete — has a floor area of 13,000 square metres and its extended 2,600-metre runway can now take much larger aircraft. It… Full Story »