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Tuesday October 17th 2017

‘Philippine Tourism’ Archives

Top Tourist spots in the Philippines

Top Tourist spots in the Philippines

Boracay Island The palm-studded island of Boracay - with its white, talcum-fine beach, balmy weather and warm, crystalline waters - is like a hypnotic magnet that lures many to a lotus existence. In this tiny, butterfly-shaped island at the northwestern tip of Panay in Western Visayas , days can be spent by simply lazing on the beach and [...]

Laoag: A First Class City of Ilocos Norte

Laoag: A First Class City of Ilocos Norte

One of the cities in Ilocos Norte Province that should be on anyone’s list is Laoag. It is classified as one of the first class cities in the Philippines and is the capital of its province. It also stands as the industrial and commercial hub of the area. Its coastline to the west is bound by the South China Sea while other borders to east are [...]

Fiestas in the Philippines

Fiestas in the Philippines

RAJAH BAGUINDA FESTIVAL -2nd Week of August - Jolo, SuluA three-day cultural show and festivites commemorating the arrival of Rajah Baguinda who was responsible for the spread of Islam and reinforcing the Sultanate Government in the Sulu Archipelago. KADAYAWAN SA DABAW— 3rd Week of August - Davao CityA celebration of the bountiful harvests of [...]

Philippines at a glance

Philippines at a glance

The Republic of the Philippines is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 800 km off the southeast coast of Asia and stretching 1,850 km from north to south. It is bounded by the Philippine Sea to the east, the Celebes Sea to the south, and the South China Sea to the west and north. The Philippines takes its name [...]