Travel Blogs from Palawan, Philippines

Sort by Newest Best first

palawan, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

palawan

A travel blog entry by ridgeline

. ...

Oooops what happened to Port Barton?, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Oooops what happened to Port Barton?

A travel blog entry by gemmandmatt

Puerto is the capital of Palawan and it is the greenest in the Philippines and a carbon neutral city. Though it looks like this has been fudged by the surrounding forests equalizing the emissions. There are certainly no green forms of transportation and ...

Puerto Princesca, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Puerto Princesca

A travel blog entry by lolly2012

4

... on. A boat, bus, bus, night at hotel, jeepney combo later and we were at the airport flying to Macau. Ridiculously the Philippines carries on its lovely tradition of being pretty shite, by adding a terminal fee payable at the airport. We checked all our ...

The flightiness of electricity, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

The flightiness of electricity

A travel blog entry by adandgen

... and loveably annoying Canadians, it's a bit jarring to come back to reality and hit what seems to be the backpacker centre of Palawan, complete with drunken party boys and stoned 'you gotta feel this place, man, like really feeeel it' hippies. People like ...

A la motonetta four by four con colita rutera!!, El Nido, Filipinas travel blog

A la motonetta four by four con colita rutera!!

A travel blog entry by gasito

3
2

... gallos. Finalmente llegamos a Verde Safari. Realmente estaba desolada, lo cual era increíble estando sobre la mismísima Palawan, el problema que también estaba desolada de sombra y vimos un futuro al espiedo. Decidimos meternos en el mar. ...

Julmiddag, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Julmiddag

A travel blog entry by dinaglamour

13

Vi hadde en mysig julmiddag tillsammans med ett par från Australien (jag var jätteglad att ha en dam i min ålder att prata med). Vincent och jag hade ordnat så att kocken på guesthouset lagade middag till oss. Vi var på marknaden och handlade inn ...

Underwater Paradise, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Underwater Paradise

A travel blog entry by walzp

115

I was very excited to continue the exploration of Bacuit Bay. We had arranged different 3 days with our boatman Orlando to go on explore different parts of the archipelago. In the morning before we would meet in Coron Coron, we made a quick stop at the ...

Christmas, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Christmas

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

7

... to sink in the west.  We are also in what they call the 'transition' season here.  From what I can gather, Palawan has 4 seasons - January through April is the dry season followed by May/June which is a season of transition.  July through ...

Flight to Puerto Princesa, Puerto Princesa City, Philippines travel blog

Flight to Puerto Princesa

A travel blog entry by padraicop

Stayed in Sunlight guest house. Walked to Bay walk. Rented pedicab bike. ...

El Nino in El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nino in El Nido

A travel blog entry by rob_the_ladd

42

We certainky didn't get the best weather in El Nido. The signs were ominous on the boat journey over, which took over 8 hours rather than the 6 we were told it would. We had a great day out exploring the Bacuit Archipelago, although it rained for most of ...

Preparing for Manila, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Preparing for Manila

A travel blog entry by leg5a

32

I had a great few days in El Nido, and I just got back to my Puerto Princesa hostel after the 6 hour van ride back. The trouble now is figuring out how to get home. Perhaps it's well-known, but apparently the typhoon/tropical storms have been hitting ...

A Special Place..., El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A Special Place...

A travel blog entry by theroamingsloth

21

How can I describe El Nido? I think maybe it's best if you just look at the photos! It has to be one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. A huge archipelago of towering limestone cliffs over looking the azure sea with secluded white sand ...

Wrecks & Relaxation, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wrecks & Relaxation

A travel blog entry by theroamingsloth

17

It was hard to leave El Nido but there were more adventures to be had and this adventure came in the form of an all day boat trip through the islands up to a place called Coron. The boat was really small and there wasn't much cover from the sun which was ...

Noche Buena, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Noche Buena

A travel blog entry by vinkor

6

it was a great Noche Buena, so called Christmas Eve in the Philippines, the name taken from Spain I went to Mass at midnight that are here anticipated at  9 p.m. The church was filled in and a lot of people were out The priest was very ...

Diving on Apo, Apo Island, Philippines travel blog

Diving on Apo

A travel blog entry by rossdundas

8

Aug 31, 2012, Port Barton, Philippines travel blog

Aug 31, 2012

A travel blog entry by carligi

24

Palawan, Porto Princessa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan

A travel blog entry by itenerant78

I flew over to Porto Princessa where I explored the island.  I went to the undergrounf river and to do some some ship wreck diving in Coron. The wreck diving was amazing. They have about 10 Japanese WW2 ships that are sunk in the Northern ...

El Nido, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

El Nido

A travel blog entry by mcpaul

12

El ...

Honda Bay Island hopping, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Honda Bay Island hopping

A travel blog entry by canadiansmiley

Got up early to get out with my new Chillian friends and Christie to do some island hopping. We got a tricycle to the Honda Bay for 50pesos each. From there the boat for 6 people costs 262pesos per person plus 250pesos for permits of 4 islands. We had ...

Coron, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Coron

A travel blog entry by breebauer

We took the overnight cargo boat with Atienza Shipping Lines to Coron. The boat leaves at midnight and should take about 8 hours. But we had to stop after an hour to do a little mechanical work on the drive shaft since we were taking on water. After an ...

Paradise on a private island, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise on a private island

A travel blog entry by marklg

3

... over the water. We have had an amazing week here! I highly recommend this place to anyone who wants to have a luxury stay in the Philippines :) The first day we arrived, they had set up a romantic lantern-lit dinner for us in the bar, as there were only 6 ...

Sista hållplats, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Sista hållplats

A travel blog entry by dinaglamour

6

Så var man framme i El Nido. Kom hit i går efter en mycket kall och våt båtresa. Vi drog klockan 7 på morgonen från Port Barton, turen tog 5 timmar. Vi satt med presenning över oss och försökte hålla värmen. När vi kom fram så fortsatte det ...

Cash Pit Stop, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Cash Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by baggywiggles

1
9

... owners of the hostel were raving about and to be honest the Lonely Planet said it was one of the best restaurants in the Philippines… Ka Lui’s. We got in and the placed looked something else, bit like what youd expect of a pacific island ...

In and out in just a few hours, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

In and out in just a few hours

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

7

Our flight from Cebu to Puerto Princesa, on the island of Palawan, was uneventful until we landed. Whilst waiting for our bags, a couple came over and asked us where we were heading to.  As it happened, we were heading the same way, so they asked us ...

Tour A, El Nido, Filipinas travel blog

Tour A

A travel blog entry by gasito

2
1

Gente: 8 personas, 4 parejas. La princesa de jakarta con su capelina y su vasallo; el sobrepeso y falta de estética expuestos en una raja alta; nuestros futuros amigos: la rusa del sur de San Petersburgo y el Filipo/Holandes (Barbara y Lionel); y ...

We Do Love A Good Boat Trip. This Wasn't One., Coron, Philippines travel blog

We Do Love A Good Boat Trip. This Wasn't One.

A travel blog entry by banyon

1

... . We get up super early, before the sun has risen and even before the cockrells have started bellowing. They love cockrells in the Philippines. Love them. If you are ever more than 15 feet from a cockrell then you have fallen into the sea and better start ...

Could be Paradise!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Could be Paradise!

A travel blog entry by martin_d

1

... and we are both really looking forward to spending the next 10 days exploring the islands and doing nothing much else! In the whole of Palawan, there is only electricity at certain times of the day, so from 6am -2pm there is a power cut, and again at ...

My first jeepney ride, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

My first jeepney ride

A travel blog entry by camille

... there, some requiring all the heft of 6 men. We left 40 minutes, late, but I think that is pretty much standard in the Philippines. I was glad of the rain from the previous two days as it made the roads less dusty and I could enjoy the sweet smell and ...

Discovering food of the Philippines & conclusions, Coron, Philippines travel blog

Discovering food of the Philippines & conclusions

A travel blog entry by paulhfischer

1
10

When I first went to the Philippines, like so many, I had my own preconceptions, much the same as prior to my visit to China. As I have gotten to know the people and the country, albeit very slowly, it has become apparent that this massive and ...

Paradise on Earth, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Paradise on Earth

A travel blog entry by walzp

30

El Nido is the point of departure for boat trips to the apocalyptic Bacuit Bay and its dozen of amazing limestone islands, Each island jealously shielding pure natural treasures, secret passages to hidden beaches, naturals pool and lagoons of all ...

Sort by Newest Best first