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  • 48 hours in Manila

    48 hours in Manila

    Two days isn’t nearly enough to see every corner of this large urban jungle, so consider this a starting point. … More »

    Mon 15 Dec, 2014 6:15 PM IST
  • Care for some brunch?

    Care for some brunch?

    Too jetlagged that you missed breakfast? Or are you just not a morning person? Don’t fret! You can still get your egg fix a little before noon in Manila. … More »

    Mon 15 Dec, 2014 4:47 PM IST
  • Your weekend guide to Bohol

    Your weekend guide to Bohol

    Dolphin-watching, tarsier staring contests, and lounging at the beach—here’s your itinerary for island bliss By Pierra Calasanz-Labrador for Yahoo Southeast Asia … More »

    Mon 1 Dec, 2014 11:58 AM IST
  • 48 Hours in Cebu

    48 Hours in Cebu

    If you only have a weekend to spare in the country’s oldest city, here’s one way to get a sample of what it has to offer. … More »

    Wed 12 Nov, 2014 4:52 PM IST
  • Enjoy the waters of El Nido

    Enjoy the waters of El Nido

    If you’re looking for serene and pristine beaches, head off to the northern part of the Philippine’s last frontier. … More »

    Fri 31 Oct, 2014 11:51 AM IST
  • San Roque: The Guimaras You Never Knew

    San Roque: The Guimaras You Never Knew

    Backpackers searching for something off the beaten path can find bucolic charm in this remote village of powdery beaches, mangroves and the sweetest mangoes. … More »

    Fri 10 Oct, 2014 12:50 PM IST
  • 48 Hours in Puerto Princesa

    48 Hours in Puerto Princesa

    Only have two whole days to spend in the Philippines’ ‘last frontier’? We give you an action-packed itinerary for a quick, memorable getaway. … More »

    Fri 10 Oct, 2014 12:34 PM IST
  • Back to basics in Calaguas Island

    Back to basics in Calaguas Island

    Backpackers hankering for a picture-perfect beach and rustic atmosphere can find it here in this group of islands that are tagged as the Philippines’ best emerging destination. … More »

    Fri 19 Sep, 2014 11:52 AM IST
  • Your guide to “Secret Cavite”

    Your guide to “Secret Cavite”

    This nearby province from the country’s capital where you can get a dose of history, fishing, and food tripping. … More »

    Tue 16 Sep, 2014 11:57 AM IST
  • Spectacular rock formations in the Philippines

    Spectacular rock formations in the Philippines

    By GAEL HILOTIN, The Pinay Solo Backpacker

    Undeniably, nothing can encompass nature’s feat and the Philippines’ topography is a perfect testament to that. This bountiful country comprised of over 7,000 islands may be well-known for its gorgeous … More »

    Thu 11 Sep, 2014 11:24 AM IST
  • 48 Hours in Davao City

    48 Hours in Davao City

    Spending the weekend in the Philippine’s deep south means pristine beaches, mountain trekking trails, and shopping By Mike Aquino for Yahoo Southeast Asia … More »

    Mon 8 Sep, 2014 11:19 AM IST
  • Boracay guide for first-timers

    Boracay guide for first-timers

    Chill out in hidden coves, or party with the rest of the gorgeous crowd on the main beach, here’s your quick guide to the popular party paradise of the Philippines. … More »

    Mon 1 Sep, 2014 1:39 PM IST
  • 7 unusual things to do when you're in the Philippines

    7 unusual things to do when you're in the Philippines

    Eat what? Walk where? The small and colourful archipelago in Southeast Asia offers quirky and fun adventures for the intrepid traveller. … More »

    Mon 1 Sep, 2014 11:42 AM IST
  • 10 cheap beach getaways near Manila

    10 cheap beach getaways near Manila

    By Gael Hilotin, The Pinay Solo Backpacker

    Stopping over in Manila but want to have beach retreat. If you don’t have enough days in your itinerary to make an escape for the beach, here’s a list of affordable beach destinations a couple of hours’ … More »

    Thu 14 Aug, 2014 3:07 PM IST
  • 10 reasons to have more fun in the Philippines

    10 reasons to have more fun in the Philippines

    With 7,107 islands and 100 million people, the Philippines is able to welcome the world with a plethora of wonders. … More »

    Thu 14 Aug, 2014 2:59 PM IST