Solo Travel Guide to Coron, Palawan

Looking for a solo travel guide to Coron, Palawan? Look no further than this one. Last November, I headed alone to Coron, Palawan. I am in no way exaggerating when I say that this place is simply mesmerizing. In fact, it’s probably my best travel this year. For foreign tourists, if you only have a […]

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El Nido Travel Guide: Backpacking in a P7000 budget

So here’s a budget-friendly El Nido travel guide, i.e., how to travel to El Nido, Palawan, with about P7000 for 5 days. Contrary to popular belief, vacationing to El Nido can be as cheap as in any other provinces in the Philippines. I’m not really sure why there’s a public perception that you need P10,000-P12,000 per person or even […]

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Balabac, Palawan: A memorable summer

Balabac, Palawan, gave us a novel summer experience. I’m not just saying that to stir up hype or exaggerate. It’s different from the usual summer escapades, for many reasons. You’d be surprised to know that the amazing beaches we discovered are only one of these reasons. This is despite the many stories and controversies surrounding Balabac, […]

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A guide to Balabac island hopping in Palawan

Balabac has so much to offer in terms of island hopping experience. There is a total of 31 islands in Balabac, Palawan. Many of these are home to communities that constitute the 20 barangays in this municipality, and many still that offer pristine beaches for those seeking off-the-beaten summer destinations. Hali shot too many beautiful […]

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Balabac, Palawan: P6,935 to paradise

Yes, a DIY Balabac Palawan itinerary and travel guide! Last year, Hali and I were exchanging stories with a 60-year-old fellow traveler, who then told us we should visit Balabac, Palawan. For the uninitiated, Balabac group of islands is a relatively unknown summer haven for backpackers seeking unspoilt beaches and preserved local culture. It is located at the southernmost tip of Palawan […]

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