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Stargazing in the Philippines

Stargazing in the Philippines

Calamansi is a small, round citrus fruit with an aromatic, sour bite. It is served on the side of Philippine meals as a condiment; in a tiny bowl along with small chilies. You squeeze the diminutive green fruit over the chilies, crushing them and adding vinegar or soy...

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Fishing Village Fiestas in the Philippines

Fishing Village Fiestas in the Philippines

Filipino Fiesta I was fortunate enough to spend 9 months in San Fernando on Palawan Island in the Philippines. San Fernando is about an hour North East of El Nido and the cliché’s ‘off the beaten track’ and ‘a private paradise’ describes this area...

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Tales of a Solo Traveler

Tales of a Solo Traveler

Domestic Beginnings I was twenty-four the first time I boarded a plane. It was a forty-five minute flight via Philippine Airlines from Dipolog City to Cebu, two of the many fascinating travel destinations in the Philippines. At that time I was one of those unfortunate...

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Guide to Ethically Volunteering in Asia

Guide to Ethically Volunteering in Asia

Volunteering in the Philippines Even at seven o’clock in the morning the sun was riding high and strong over Tacloban City on the island of Leyte. From inside the colorful Jeepney amongst a jumble of spades, sledgehammers and wheelbarrows, a voice called: “Let’s...

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Tagaytay and Taal Volcano, The Philippines

Tagaytay and Taal Volcano, The Philippines

Tagaytay, The Philippines Vacay in Tagaytay Have you ever wondered where the locals of places considered our holiday destinations go for their holidays? I did. “Where do you go for holidays?” I asked the taxi driver in Manila, who has just spend the last ten...

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Discover Asia Now

New York, New York – June 5, 2009 – Eight Asian tourism organizations including the Hong Kong Tourism Board, India Tourism, Japan National Tourism Organization, Korea Tourism Organization, Macau Tourism Board, Philippine Department of Tourism, Singapore Tourism...

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Philippine Beaches with Annie

Eileen had a moment to catch up with Annie Cuevas of Philippines Tourism for the latest promotions. I have already been there myself and enjoyed some pretty interesting food, jeepney rides and beautiful islands. Check it out. As with all of our videos Quicktime 7.0 or...

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Rarity of Philippine Eagle

The country’s national bird, the Philippine Eagle, is one of a kind, not only because it is found nowhere else, but also since it has a unique evolutionary history, clearly distinguishing it from other giant eagles once thought of as its immediate family. At least...

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New Luxury Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Manila

Hong Kong, April 10, 2007 -- Mandarin Oriental, Manila introduces The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Manila, offering guests and spa-goers a holistic approach to enhance their well-being. The Thai-themed luxury Mandarin Oriental spa, is located on the hotel’s topmost...

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Win a Trip Through Cathay Pacific

SAN FRANCISCO, FEBRUARY 8, 2007— Leading luxury international airline and Asia travel specialist, Cathay Pacific Airways, is giving away some great prizes including digital cameras and iPods during the month of February as part of its “Spot the Difference”...

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PanAsia Poker Tour set in Manila

Manila, The Philippines (PRWEB) September 28, 2006 -- PanAsia Poker Tour will debut its Pan-Asian Tour in Manila, The Philippines. The PanAsia Poker Tour is ready to bring to the world's best players a Tour dedicated to Pan-Asia. The PAPT will feature world wide...

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Wounded Philippine Eagle Rescued

Weak, stressed, and with a gunshot wound on the left side of its neck, a juvenile Philippine Eagle was rushed to Davao City from Bukidnon yesterday following yet another shooting incident that continues to threaten the population of the endangered national bird....

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