Traverse the historical regions of this archipelago, from ancestral homes to WWII battle sites. Paid and presented by Department of Tourism…
In the recent China-hosted World Heritage Committee (WHC) online convention, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) praised the Philippines for coming up with key documents in relation to maintaining the outstanding universal value (OUV) of the Baroque churches of the Philippines inscribed in the World Heritage list in 1993.
As of June 2020, of the 1,121 World Heritage Sites around the world, six sites in the Philippines are included on the list. From 1993 to 1999, spanning nine locations, five UNESCO sites were inscribed on the list: the Baroque Churches of the Philippines (Miag-ao in Iloilo; Paoay in Ilocos Norte; Santa Maria in Ilocos Sur, and San Agustin in Manila) and Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (Palawan) in 1993; the Rice Terraces of the Philip-pine Cordilleras in 1995; and the Historic City of Vigan (locos Sur) and the Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park (Palawan) in 1999.
Tubbataha Reefs: Dive Into The Surreal Waters Of This UNESCO World Heritage Site; Maritess Garcia Reyes; Asia Tatler
Out in the vastness of Sulu Sea, Tatler explores the surreal Tubbataha Reefs, the only purely marine UNESCO World Heritage Site in Southeast Asia…
Mount Hamiguitan in Davao Oriental, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is receiving its needed forest protection boost as its communities have engaged in beekeeping of native kiyot, generating sustainable income while protecting the environment.
Exploring Vigan: A Well-Preserved Spanish Colonial Town In The Philippines; Maritess Garcia Reyes; Asia Tatler
Puerto Princesa opens to more domestic tourists; COVID-19 tests still required; Rosette Adel; PhilStar
Puerto Princesa City, known for its UNESCO World Heritage site Underground River, has reopened to more domestic tourists this month with minimum health and safety standards in place, according to the Department of Tourism.
Intro:This 16-day trip highlights the best of the best of what the Philippines has to offer: the walled-city of Intramuros in Manila; the carefully crafted terraces of the rugged mountains of Banaue; the cobble-stone street of Vigan and the paradise islands of Palawan.
Lonely Planet names 3 Philippine sites among parks with ‘surprisingly spectacular diving’; Rosette Adel; PhilStar
Travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet recently cited three diving sites of the Philippines in its article where it featured national parks with “surprisingly spectacular diving.”
The multimedia travel guidebook company Lonely Planet has cited several Philippine diving areas as among the “most surprisingly spectacular” in the world.
San Agustin Church, also known as the Immaculate Conception Parish, is a Roman Catholic Church located in the city of Intramuros in Manila.
The Santa Maria Church, also called The Church of the Lady of Assumption, is a parish church located in Ilocos Sur province of the Philippines.
Looking for places that are worth visiting in PH? Here are the attractions in the Philipines that made to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
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…
Definitely a lot to see and experience in this tropical paradise.
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.
Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage City, has been recognized by Atlanta-based media company CNN as one of the “most beautiful towns” in Asia.