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Batangas City is home to world’s tallest Virgin Mary statue

The world's tallest statue of the Virgin Mary is rising at Montemaria on the southernmost tip of Batangas Bay in Batangas City. The 322-ft. (98.15 meters) statue of Mary, the Mother of All Asia Tower...

Intramuros holds Walled City Festival to mark Philippine Independence Day

Intramuros Administration (IA) is holding its "FREEdom at the Walled City" Festival to mark the nation's 121st Philippine Independence Day. The big Intramuros event gives tourists and locals free and discounted access to the historical...

7 Ways to Enjoy Rehabilitated Boracay Reopening in October

The world-famous Boracay Island in the Philippines is scheduled to reopen in October after the government assessment of compliance by businesses and residents met environmental standards.

5 Foreign Vloggers Who Love the Philippines and Mindanao

Five video bloggers of varying nationalities who call themselves Fighter Boys recently went on a trip together to explore the offerings of Mindanao and have returned to their home bases with much praise for the beauty of the Philippines.

Rediscovering Culion through Kawil Tours

Jun Tibi was on the way to having a fruitful career in the corporate world when he was pulled in another direction, one that would take him to the island of Culion and to his real calling in life.

How Baguio is being saved from being the next Boracay

Baguio City residents and authorities are moving to stop the country’s Summer Capital from suffering the fate of being closed for rehabilitation like the famed Boracay Island.

Record tourist arrivals marks Central Visayas as top travel hub

Central Visayas welcomed the most number of tourists to the Philippines from January to December 2017, according to a tally by the Department of Tourism (DOT). Out of the record 6.9 million tourists who visited...

Forbes names PH as top tourist spot in Asia in 2018

The Philippines has been named by Forbes magazine as one of the 5 top tourist destinations in Asia. Forbes’ “The 5 Spots In Asia That Are Booming With Tourists In 2018” cited the Philippines with...
Nabas Wind Farm

Nabas Wind Farm powers Boracay, Western Visayas

The Nabas Wind Farm in Aklan is now regularly supplying clean and renewable power to the Western Visayas (WV) grid, thanks to 18 giant wind turbines
Banaue Rice Terraces

Nat Geo recommends Banaue for globetrotters

National Geographic Travel has identified the Philippines as one of the “10 Places That Deserve More Travelers.”
Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park

Samar caves amaze tourists, shelter local evacuees

Sohoton and Panhulugan Caves have been the prime tourist destinations in Basey, Samar but unknown to many the same caves served as shelters

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