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SIBALTAN, EL NIDO: Gateway to the Slice of Paradise

This paradise is a piece of silence in the rush of tourists, a must-visit for those who long to feed their soul with quiet – Sibaltan.

How to be a responsible outdoor enthusiast to reduce environmental impacts...

Here are the things that we can do as groups and individuals whenever we are outdoors to minimize our impact and sustain nature to continue enjoying it as it is through time.

Guide to Matnor Falls, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

This waterfall is one of a kind. Tucked in the middle of the forest eight kilometers from the trailhead, this wonder will definitely make you awestruck – read on to learn more and plan your hike!

Travel guide to Tibag Falls, Puerto Princesa City

The two to three-hour trek to Tibag Falls starts at the feeder road left of the Bacungan Bridge, a few hundred meters from the KM 23 marker in Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City.

The Climb to the highest peak in Palawan, Philippines: Guide to...

It is a hiker’s dream to climb the highest peak in Palawan, the mountain of the Gods and a protected landscape of “high universal value” – the Mt. Mantalingahan. Its true summit stands proud at 2,085 Meters above Sea Level (MaSL) and scaling its first peak seems impossible until it is done. Through the Wild Expeditions Palawan, our team of six, together with the local guides from Rizal, scaled this biodiverse and breathtaking treasure dubbed as one of the hardest mountains to climb in the Philippines – read our story.

Narra’s echanted and mysterious Atong Lake

If you have been hiking in Palawan for some time now, you’ve probably heard of Atong Lake. Enchanted and mysterious, this lake is perched...

Back to the Basics at the Lonely Beach – Palawan

Basics are learned from nature – where the water is raging, where the mountains are unforgiving, where the thrill is unnerving and where you...

CLEOPATRA’S NEEDLE: Travel Guide and Short Story

Waking up on a freezing Saturday morning at the summit of the Cleopatra’s Needle, the third highest mountain in my home, Palawan, hot chocolate...

MARTA FE BEACH: A Summer Rendezvous in Puerto Princesa City

The west coast of Puerto Princesa City is dotted with stunning beaches – Nagtabon, Talaudyong, Tagkawayan, name it! These beaches are the locals' favorite escapes from...

Travel Guide and Adventure Stories: Binga, San Vicente, Palawan

Imagine a silent summer getaway in a remote beach located afoot a high mysterious mountain. Think about this – you just woke up, your...

Travel Guide to Lalatuan Falls and other hidden wonders of Bataraza,...

I never would have known that a weekend getaway with some old friends and a few strangers could make me love Palawan even more....

#ExpPALAWAN: Go beyond the cradle: Visit Simpocan, Puerto Princesa City

Beyond the rough road called cradle, behind the great green vastness of the Mt. Beaufort Geological Mountain Range and secretly tucked between Mt. Herschel...