10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

“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.

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How Safe is Boracay?

lots of people on the beach at boracay

“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.

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Islands Stay Hotel Puerto Princesa Review

Islands Stay Hotel staff Puerto Princesa

Almost forgot the “Islands Stay Hotel Puerto Princesa Review” until one of my Canadian friends in Guimaras reminded me. My Canadian colleague freely admits to perusing my posts. I must commend her on her obvious intelligence.

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American Expat Adventures: Underground River Puerto Princesa, Palawan

the kano and my lovely asawa

Our tour guide, led by Dennis and accompanied by “The Captain”, our driver,  picked us up promptly at 7:00 am. “American Expat Adventures: Underground River Puerto Princesa, Palawan” was about to begin. We left the Islands Stay Hotel in Puerto Princesa and prepared to pick up the remainder of our entourage.

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