Posts by Karen Perez

Karen is the local expert and itinerary specialist of Palawan AlterNATIVE. When she's not traveling, she likes to immerse herself in a good book or blog about her life. Parts geek, parts scuba diver. Her other obsessions include things-to-do lists, cycling, solitude, and cryptocurrency. She currently lives with her cat in El Nido.

How to Choose a Sustainable Palawan Tour Operator?

The important role that a Palawan tour operator plays in lowering the impact of mass tourism on local communities, natural attractions, and economies is indeed underestimated and under-recognized. Choosing a sustainable tour operator in Palawan is one step to becoming a responsible traveler in this region. Sustainable tourism is still quite unknown in this part of the world where mass …

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Tailor-Made El Nido Corporate Travel and Company Outing

Our El Nido Corporate Travel and Company Outing Package offers a complete experience that lets your employees recharge and take a break from the high-stress environment and urban living for a few days. Our custom itinerary includes tried and tested ways to help them reconnect with nature and improve overall happiness and mental performance. Corporate employees are required to chase …

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Dugong Dive Coron Package (All-Inclusive)

Our Dugong Dive Coron Package offers a unique opportunity to witness Dugongs in the wild. The endangered Dugong, also known as “sea cow”, is a medium-sized vegetarian sea mammal generally found in warm waters around the coast or throughout the Indo-West Pacific. The dugong spans the water of the Busuanga coastline where they feed on seagrass for subsistence. They represent …

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The Ultimate Packing List for Tubbataha Reef Diving Trip

The Tubbataha reef diving trip requires you to pack well in advance. The floating palace may have almost everything you need from dive gear to gourmet meals. It seems that all you have to do is to roll out of your bed, into your wetsuit and get ready for mind-blowing encounters underwater. However, it still pays to come prepared with …

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Tubbataha Yacht Charter (All-Inclusive Group Dive Package)

Tubbataha yacht charter gives experienced divers exclusive access to the UNESCO World Heritage site – the Tubbataha Reefs. The moment you step on board, your world is opened to ultimate luxury that you deserve, with nothing but pure scuba diving adventure. Why not make the most out of your Tubbataha dive holiday by chartering a crewed yacht just for your …

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El Nido Sunrise Dive Package (All-Inclusive)

The El Nido Sunrise Dive is one of the most unique dive experience you can have in Palawan. And what better way to do it than hand in hand with some of El Nido’s best PADI divemasters! Enjoy the sunrise and be the first to see Bacuit Bay’s stunning scenery on the way to Destacado Rocks. And if you’re lucky, …

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El Nido Vacation Packages: Which One is for You?

We have highly customizable El Nido vacation packages to suit your needs and interests. Do you want to get away from the party crowd or just chill in a 5-star resort on a secluded island? We’ll make it happen for you. To save you time and energy, our local expert handpicks hotels and handcrafts your Palawan trip with love. Taking …

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Hassle-Free Palawan Itinerary: Travel Tips for the 35+

The best way to have a hassle-free travel experience in Palawan is to book a complete Palawan itinerary that greatly considers your needs and interest, and save you mental energy! If you are the type of traveler who is very particular with comfort and style, then booking everything on your own can turn into a disaster. Surely, you don’t want …

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