TAO EXPEDITION Day 1: From Coron to Patcy (A Photo Essay) @TaoPhilippines

01/04/2017 Updated Blog Post: TAO Philippines: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What Makes @TAOPhilippines Successful? Meet our Tao Expedition group: Dallas and Miranda from Wisconsin, Adrian and Raqui from New York, Rich from UK, and Alex from Germany.  Day 1 of the expedition was dedicated to exploring the islands around Coron, snorkeling around the different shipwrecks, … Continue reading TAO EXPEDITION Day 1: From Coron to Patcy (A Photo Essay) @TaoPhilippines

TAO EXPEDITION: Coron to El Nido Expedition Pre-Departure Photo Essay @TaoPhilippines

01/04/2017 Updated Blog Post: TAO Philippines: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at What Makes @TAOPhilippines Successful? TAO PHILIPPINES is an expedition which aims to immerse participants in the authentic Filipino island life. The expedition takes place in the remote islands of Northern Palawan–between El Nido and Coron–for 5 days and 4 nights. It’s highly recommended to start the … Continue reading TAO EXPEDITION: Coron to El Nido Expedition Pre-Departure Photo Essay @TaoPhilippines

Apulit Island Resort : How to Get There?

Thanks to the awesome staff of Apulit Island Resort and Chef Rey! 🙂 It is not that easy to reach Apulit Island Resort. As with most adventures, you have to choose between the easy route (but with a prohibitive flight cost) or the harder route (i.e. cross the waters of Taytay via bangka). The latter … Continue reading Apulit Island Resort : How to Get There?

What to Do and Eat in Apulit?

The West Beach of Apulit Island Resort is where we enjoyed the most. Since there were only a few people in the resort then, we got to have the whole beach to ourselves. 🙂 The resort just opened after years of being abandoned, so it would take some time before the marine life will be … Continue reading What to Do and Eat in Apulit?

Apulit Island Resort Experience (formerly Club Noah)

Apulit Island Resort opened last December 2010. Formerly known as Club Noah, it is now owned by the El Nido & Ayala Group and they decided to use the actual name of the island. We’ve been long-time fans of El Nido resorts — both Miniloc and Lagen, and now the budding Apulit Resort in Taytay, … Continue reading Apulit Island Resort Experience (formerly Club Noah)

[ElNido Palawan#3] Entalula Island, Your own private Boracay Island

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This is the best beach in the whole Bacuit Bay in El Nido 🙂 This is a private beach where Lagen and Miniloc tourists can reserve this for a private lunch or dinner — El Nido style. … So you need to take advantage of this and I suggest that you pre-arrange your lunch here because people who have been to El Nido would surely reserve this in advance. This is best if you have your friends or family with you and I’ll guarantee you that you’ll have an awesome experience here.

[ElNido Palawan#2] Shimizu Island, El Nido

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What is so unique about Shimizu is this is where you would go for snorkeling and a nature perfect photo setup. … After our El nido trip, all of us agreed to start saving up for another El Nido fund to go to this place in 2008 (hopefully)!
…Actually, since we went on a peak period (May 1 Golden Week) there were a lot of local tourist from the El Nido town also visiting Shimizu.

[ElNido Palawan#1] El Nido- The Best Beach in the Philippines!

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The place is the most photogenic beach I’ve seen and hopefully, I will be able to share with you the beauty of this place in this El Nido series. … This attempt to document our 4 days/ 3 nights experience intends to showcase how to take advantage of the “El Nido escape” and give you the secrets to having a fantastic time in this paradise.
…The rich bio diversity in El nido is a must see specially if you are a diver 🙂 And if you are not yet a diver and you plan to get a certification, I suggest you take advantage of the package the resort is offering on this since it is a lot cheaper to take your certification together with your El Nido trip vs. taking it separately.

Next Stop: El Nido, Palawan

We have been planning to go to El Nido Palawan ever since and we are scheduled to go their with Maong/Di and the gang in January. Then came this offer from Ann (one of my blog readers) of a special El Nido Gift Certificate for 3 days/ 2 nights for P14,000/person good for two person already (a lot cheaper than the P17,500). … Let me know if some of you might be interested specially for balikbayans out there who wants to go and explore Palawan before dec.