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Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World’s Best Islands

“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…

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Potential Rice Riots in the Philippines

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 was a somber day for many Filipinos. Philippine Sen. Cynthia Villar had just called for a ban on unlimited rice servings, “unli-rice,” in restaurants across the archipelago!

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World’s Friendliest Island: Palawan

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…

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At War with Globe’s Grand Gaffe!

“Onward, Crusty Soldiers! Marching as to war! With the staff of ‘Globe’s Grand Gaffe’ going on before. “Dave,” the crusty expat, leads against the foe!…

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El Nido Palawan
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Eclectic Electric El Nido

My asawa and I were visiting Palawan. We had made a stop in Taytay to visit my wife’s brother Amando and his family. Next up:…

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Puerto Princesa Palawan Paradise

Puerto Princesa Palawan Paradise. Some mortals claim the Philippines is a heavenly utopia. Paradise, if you will. I retired to this archipelago over seven years…

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