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Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World’s Best Islands

Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World’s Best Islands

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"Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World's Best Islands." This trio of Southeast Asian gems nabbed the Top Three Spots on a recent survey. That's according to Condé Nast Traveler readers who ranked the 30 best islands in the world outside the U.S. in their 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. That's impressive! (more…)
10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

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"10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines" consists of the results of over 30 websites that I scrutinized using four different search engines. The compilation of this Top Ten List looked at other websites and their choices for the best places to visit in the archipelago.  More weight was given for picks that finished first, second and third. Each destination listed was given at least one vote.  Only the Top Ten picks of each website were given consideration. The websites I covered were everything from CNN to USA Today along with international and local publications. (more…)
Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme

Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme

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"Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme, " today's post, features photos from a recent trip we took to Boracay. My lovely asawa and I, along with two nieces and a nephew, decided to eat outside on the beach a couple of nights. We wanted to take advantage of the spectacular views at Station 2 on Boracay's White Beach at a joint called the Globy Traveling Chef. (more…)
Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches

Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches

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"Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches" features some of the most beautiful sunsets I ever witnessed in my lifetime. My lovely asawa (wife) and I, along with two nieces and a nephew, visited Boracay again this past April. This pocket of paradise in the central Philippines is a small island known for its White Beach area and resorts. The sunsets we viewed at Boracay last year and in April were absolutely stunning.  (more…)
Cheapest Way, Iloilo to Boracay Pt. 2

Cheapest Way, Iloilo to Boracay Pt. 2

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"Cheapest Way,Iloilo to Boracay Pt. 2" After traveling for approximately five hours from outside of Tagbak Terminal in Jaro, Iloilo City, we had arrived at Caticlan Jetty Port, the gateway to Boracay. We were trying to make our way inside the passenger terminal and reach our guide, Sir Willy, who had reserved a family room for us at Station 2 in Boracay. (more…)
Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay

Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay

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During a recent vacation in the Philippines, we visited a gorgeous white sandy utopia to escape the slimy green algae along Boracay's famed White Beach area. "Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay" was the highlight of a three-hour island hopping excursion we booked with Diamond Water Sports. (more…)
World’s Friendliest Island: Palawan

World’s Friendliest Island: Palawan

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Travel + Leisure Magazine recently announced that the world's friendliest island is Palawan. Cebu, Luzon and Boracay, all islands in the Philippines, of course, grabbed the next three spots respectively. My lovely asawa and I have visited all four of these "friendly" destinations. (more…)
How Safe is Boracay?

How Safe is Boracay?

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"How Safe is Boracay?" We're planning a return trip to the "best island" in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine. The Philippine National Police, along with local law enforcement officials, have beefed up security of this popular tourist destination. 50,000 visitors are expected this Holy Week alone. With the recent terrorist attack on the island resort of Bohol by Abu Sayyaf, one has to question if visiting Boracay at this time is wise. (more…)