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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Puerto Princesa City to stage investment forum in Manila; Vincent Mariel Galang; Business World

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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.

Source: Tubbataha Park superintendent receives biodiversity award | Philstar.com

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.

Source: Vigan is One of Asia’s “Most Beautiful Towns,” according to CNN – Out of Town Blog

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…

Source: Top 10 prettiest towns in Asia | The Thaiger

Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge; Noel Tan; Southeast Asian Archaeology

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

Unesco tells Philippines to protect Baroque churches from China-funded bridge; Edgar Allan M Sembrano; Inquirer Lifestyle

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 doodle: What is the Puerto Princesa Underground River? Where is it?; Liam Doyle; Daily Express

GOOGLE released a new doodle today commemorating the Puerto Princesa Underground River. What is the Puerto Princesa Underground River and where is it?

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Delay in raising alarm at Tubbataha; Divernet

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The new 7 wonders of the world; FinGlobal

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7 of the best and most extraordinary diving sites in the world; Wanderlust

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The 5 Oldest Churches in the Philippines; Noel Tan; Southeast Asian Archaeology

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

Demystifying the age of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to decolonize history; Stephen Acabado & Marlon Martin; Rappler

The way mainstream Filipino consciousness imagines the Ifugao in connection with the age of the terraces needs to change…

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Guide to Visita Iglesia 2019 – 7 Churches To Visit in Metro Manila; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

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

Lonely Planet corrects ‘misleading’ post on Banaue Rice Terraces; CNN

‘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

Lonely Planet wrongly claimed the Chinese made the Banaue Rice Terraces; Catalina Ricci S. Madarang; Interaksyon

Lonely Planet, an online travel publisher, apologized for its video claiming that it was the Chinese who built the picturesque Banaue Rice Terraces in the province of Ifugao. However, it was only expressed as a response to a tweet of a concerned user. Twitter user @AltPCOOSec brought up the concern on March 31 with screenshots […]

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Searching for hidden treasure in the magical place of Bontoc; Jessica Bortolome; CNN

At the summit of Mt. Data, there is a large rock called the Binutbuto. Current Philippine trending info on popular art, culture, society, movie, music reviews, travel destinations, food, classic literature, bestseller book lists, modern, retro design, health, wellness, exercise, fitness, people, events, beauty, makeup tips, latest fashion, clothing, fads.

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5 Great Liveaboards for Couples and Honeymooners; Kathryn Curzon; DeeperBlue

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and what better way to celebrate than by sharing some ocean love with your sweetheart? We’ve rounded up 5 top liveaboards for couples and honeymooners, offering everything from luxury getaways to adventurous safaris and more.

Source: 5 Great Liveaboards for Couples and Honeymooners – DeeperBlue.com

20 Philippine Churches You Can Visit for New Year’s Eve; Lamudi

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