Just one of the fun things you can do in Palawan…
To most tourists, including many Singaporeans, when they hear about a beach holiday in the Philippines, they’d only think of Boracay. While I must admit that having been to Boracay, it is pretty nice and the embodiment of what a tropical beach paradise should look like, there are plenty of other islands in the Philippines that offer the same thing but without the crowds of tourists.
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Have you ever seen a river that flows underground? Probably not, since it’s underground and hidden, but there are several such underground rivers in the world and I got to visit the one in Philippines recently. Like normal rivers, the underground river starts inside the rocks of a mountain range, but instead of flowing above the ground, it flows underground through caves until it empties into the sea. The only way to enter the river is through a cave opening by the sea.
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Mention a long weekend getaway on a beach resort island and places like Phuket, Langkawi or Bali comes to mind usually. These are all time favourites of Singaporeans and many other tourists. However, there is another island getaway that is within reach of our Little Red Dot and although it is well known, it doesn’t usually feature on the radar of our local vacationers. This is the island of Boracay in the Philippines. Continue reading “Boracay”