Flights to Palawan: Top Domestic Airlines in the Philippines

It has become easier to book flights to Palawan as there are now more domestic airlines in operation. Back in the day, there was only the Philippine Airlines, the single flag carrier of the Philippines. It used to be more expensive to fly around the country. Now air travel is the recommended mode of travel to and from Palawan as …

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5 Essential Things to Look for in Palawan Vacation Packages

It can be challenging to research about Palawan vacation packages as the travel information are quite spread out. It appears that everything must be done on your own. Choosing a Palawan vacation package can make or break your trip to the Philippines, so it is important to ensure that you have everything that you are looking for. Thankfully, planning your …

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12 Things That May Annoy You While Traveling in El Nido

There are other things to expect while traveling in El Nido, aside from the stunning islands, magical lagoons, otherworldly underwater landscape, and pristine beaches. Even though I am in the business of promoting Palawan, I’m just not going to hide the cultural realities or photoshop a picture just to attract more travelers. Or just in fear of disappointing the uber-defensive …

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Facts About El Nido: Things You Need to Know Before You Go

It is part of travel planning to learn some facts about El Nido or any other destination in the Philippines, it makes you a more knowledgeable and responsible traveler. And the more you learn, the more you realize you knew shockingly little about the country. E Nido is the main destination for exploring Palawan’s natural attraction, the Bacuit Archipelago, home …

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Yet Not Another Budget Travel Guide to Palawan

Yes, this is actually something against the typical budget travel guide to Palawan. If you still haven’t noticed, massive tourism is now deemed unsustainable. This type of travel lifestyle only contributes to the destruction of Palawan’s environment and cultural identities. However, most of the locals here don’t see the big picture yet, they still continue to take what they think …

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6 Tips for Americans Traveling to El Nido

With a clear understanding of US-based travelers’ expectations, Americans traveling to El Nido may find the following travel tips extremely helpful. photo credit Americans don’t need a visa to travel to the Philippines If there’s one good thing about being an American, that is possessing one of the most powerful passports in the world. Imagine being a US citizen, you …

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Support 100% Local Businesses in Palawan: ‘Tatak Palaweño’

Supporting 100% local businesses in Palawan is the best way to travel sustainably in the region. In this day and age, it is important to watch where the money goes. When travelers help keep the money in the community, they also help the locals become empowered. Stay at locally-owned lodges, take tours that don’t destroy the local culture, eat at …

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Palawan Ethical Travel: Be a Socially Conscious Traveler

Palawan ethical travel is still something new. The region is now slowly becoming more of a playground of young travelers, party backpackers and the like in South East Asia. Unfortunately, the locals and their companies are not yet socially aware of the destructive effects of mass tourism. Massive cheapness and spontaneity are unsustainable in the grand scheme of things. On …

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Palawan Trip: 5 Surefire Ways to Make it Unforgettable

Planning your Palawan trip can be overwhelming at first, especially if this is your first time traveling in this part of the world. Where do you even begin? What’s step one? What’s the next thing to do? I myself have traveled to many places in this world. I know that planning a trip can be such a daunting task. But …

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8 Things to Keep in Mind Before Traveling to El Nido

It can be a bit overwhelming if you’re traveling to El Nido for the first time. It can be a totally different culture for you but really, the whole experience depends on how you make it. Most people enjoy their travel in this part of the world and some others don’t. It’s not El Nido, it’s them. It’s just a …

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