We Will Fly Again Soon: Where Do I Plan To Travel After This Pandemic; Mervz; Pinoy Adventurista

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Why you should care about heritage markers on historical structures; Kathleen Dela Cuesta-Tantuico; CNN Philippines

As National Cultural Heritage Month comes to a close, it is important to raise awareness on an important aspect of Philippine heritage: the heritage marker.

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Most Beautiful Cities and Towns in the Philippines; Sasha Lim Uy; Esquire Philippines

Sweeping natural landscapes, fascinating architecture, historical structures, and more.

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Ultimate ‘travel’ experience to stunning heritage sites while at home; Rhobie Alburo Ruaya; Cebu Daily News

Can’t wait to travel and see the world? As we stay indoors and wait for another grand adventure, we think about our plans that have been canceled or rescheduled. Our #TravelGoals will have to be set aside for a few months until it’s safe to travel again. But did you know that ‘travel’ is also a state of mind?

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Healthy forests sustain lives, provide protection vs. diseases; ACB; Philippine Information Agency

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Some of the world’s largest carnivorous plants are found in the Philippines and on one mountain; Rosette Adel; Interaksyon

On UNESCO World Heritage Site Mt. Hamiguitan, the public can have a rare-sighting of one of the world’s largest carnivorous plants. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources reintroduced these endemic and rare species of Nepenthes also known as “Pitcher Plants,” that can be only found in Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary in Davao Oriental on…

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My Great Escape: 4-day Itinerary in Iloilo, the “Heart of the Philippines”; Danielle Uy; TripZilla

Whether you’re hungry for food, heritage, culture, or nature, Iloilo will surely provide you the finest of 24 all things!

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Palawan Bucket List: 20 Things To Do On Your Island Adventures!; Marcy Miniano; Tripzilla

Definitely a lot to see and experience in this tropical paradise.

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Tubbataha’s Angelique Songco honored in Women Divers Hall of Fame 2020 in New Jersey; Aurora Quadra-Balibay; GoodNews Pilipinas

Tubbataha Reefs National Park’s very own “Mama Ranger” Angelique Songco will be honored as a new member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame in 2020. Angelique Songco will be one of the six new members to be inducted into the honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including in the…

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On the edge: Saving Ifugao rice terraces; Karlston Lapniten; Inquirer News

As fog creeps up the contours of the mountainside at daybreak, Miguel Tumucal fixes his gaze on the stair-shaped edges of the vast farmland.

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Philippine coastal town leads war against plastic trash in Mindanao; Bong S Sarmiento; Mongabay

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5 Unique Things to Do and to See in the Philippines; Iuliia Tore; Rus Tourism News

The Philippines is not on many travelers radar but that seems to be changing. It is a logical destination for people looking for something unique.

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Church marvels for dawn Mass; Ana Roa, Arianne Suarez & Marielle Medina; Inquirer Business

Christmas is the most awaited season in the Philippines with the Catholic faithful joyfully recalling the birth of Jesus Christ through religious and historical traditions. The church is usually at the center of the Christmas festivities with Filipino Catholics filling these spaces to the brim to take part in solemn celebrations.

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Rice terraces in critical state – FAO; Pia Lee-Brago; PhilStar Global

Rice terraces in critical state – FAO

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Top 7 dive spots in Southeast Asia for anyone who’s hopelessly addicted to diving; Mae Yen Yap; Mashable

For both beginner and advance divers.

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This Cruise Line Offers Unique Access to UNESCO Sites; Michelle Baran; Afar

Thanks to a partnership with the United Nations organization, Seabourn sailings feature shore excursions to more than 170 World Heritage locations worldwide.

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Tubbataha Park superintendent receives biodiversity award; Gaea Katreena Cabico; Philstar.com

The site manager of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park in Palawan has been awarded an environment prize.

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Vigan is One of Asia’s “Most Beautiful Towns,” according to CNN; Pau Gutierrez; Out of Town Blog

Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage City, has been recognized by Atlanta-based media company CNN as one of the “most beautiful towns” in Asia.

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Department of Tourism hails CNN pick of Vigan as Asia’s most picturesque town; Asian Journal

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Top 10 prettiest towns in Asia; The Thaiger

Tropical nights, curious mountain silhouettes, sprawling rice paddies and pungent cuisine. And some snow-topped mountains as well. The Thaiger has selected the Top Ten of these camera-worthy towns. Southern Asia is a concoction of the ancient, very modern, traditional and enigmatic. Amongst the islands, megacities and spectacular scenery there are also some very pretty towns…

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