Say Palawan, and one automatically thinks The Last Frontier—where Nature begins and never ends.
Source: Puerto Princesa —from exile’s hellhole to tourist paradise | Inquirer Lifestyle
Thanks to a partnership with the United Nations organization, Seabourn sailings feature shore excursions to more than 170 World Heritage locations worldwide.
Source: This Cruise Line Offers Unique Access to UNESCO Sites
The site manager of Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park in Palawan has been awarded an environment prize.
Source: Tubbataha Park superintendent receives biodiversity award | Philstar.com
Vigan, a UNESCO World Heritage City, has been recognized by Atlanta-based media company CNN as one of the “most beautiful towns” in Asia.
Source: Vigan is One of Asia’s “Most Beautiful Towns,” according to CNN – Out of Town Blog
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…
Source: Top 10 prettiest towns in Asia | The Thaiger
The construction of a bridge near Intramuros is a source of concern as it potentially affects San Agustin Church and subsequently three other churches which are jointly listed as World Heritage sites.
Source: Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge | SEAArch – Southeast Asian Archaeology
Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar has admitted that the construction of the controversial Binondo-Intramuros Bridge is ongoing, but Unesco National Commission of the Philippines (Unacom) has allayed fears of the possible delisting of the Baroque Churches of the Philippines from the World Heritage List.
Source: Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge | Inquirer Lifestyle
GOOGLE released a new doodle today commemorating the Puerto Princesa Underground River. What is the Puerto Princesa Underground River and where is it?
Source: Google doodle: What is the Puerto Princesa Underground River? Where is it?
The Christian Holy Week was last week, and this article from Esquire Philippines features the oldest churches in the Philippines, some of which are Unesco World Heritage Sites.
Source: The 5 Oldest Churches in the Philippines | SEAArch – Southeast Asian Archaeology
The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change…
Source: Demystifying the age of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to decolonize history
Visita Iglesia is an annual tradition observed by Catholics during the Lenten […]
Source: Guide to Visita Iglesia 2019 – 7 Churches To Visit in Metro Manila – Out of Town Blog
‘We now recognize that our claim that they were introduced 2000 years ago by the Chinese is misleading,’ the travel guide says…
Source: Lonely Planet corrects ‘misleading’ post on Banaue Rice Terraces