Articles in the category Travel (475)

As the National Capital Region (NCR) and its neighboring provinces shift to a less stringent Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), 2GO Travel, the Philippines’ largest premier sea travel provider, endeavors to make inter island travel possible for essential travelers via nonstop voyages to all ports of call in the country.
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Published on 18/04/2021 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Recreation, Travel
Tags: 2GO, Tourism
The Lapu-Lapu City government will implement changes in the upcoming reenactment of the Battle of Mactan, in line with the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan. Cindi Chan, the chairperson of the City Tourism Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission (TCHAC), said that one of the major adjustments that they implemented is that part of the reenactment will no longer be held at the sea.
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Published on 24/03/2021 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Arts, History, Recreation, Travel
Tags: Lapu Lapu
Cruise ships, just like airlines, are down these days because of the pandemic. People around the world are not travelling because of the strict requirements at airports about visitors possibly carrying the coronavirus. We remember only too well that our first two COVID cases in the Philippines were a visiting Chinese couple in early 2020.
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Published on 12/03/2021 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Recreation, Travel
The Department of Tourism wants to work with the Philippine General Hospital to cut costs of COVID-19 swab testing for local tourists, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Wednesday. The secretary said that although the hospital already provides RT-PCR (reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction) tests at a cheap rate of ₱1,800, she hopes to get a 50% discount for tourists since they are required to undergo testing before their trips.
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Published on 03/12/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Communities, Health, Travel
Tags: COVID-19, Tourism
Mass departures of foreigners due to the COVID-19 pandemic will continue until the end of the year and will have a major impact on the state of the country’s tourism, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Monday. Almost 2 million foreign nationals have left the country from January to September 2020, according to data provided by BI.
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Published on 23/11/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Health, News and Events, Travel
Tags: Chinese, country, COVID-19, Foreign, Tourism
Armed with our cameras and growling tummies, we decided to meet in Tagala Butterfly Chicken for our Cebu Capitol food trip. It seems that a food trip is one of the unplanned activities we usually do. Since Pillows Hotel decided to host us for a 2-night stay, we decided to survey the place for some treats.
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Published on 29/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Food and Dining, Travel
Tags: Cebu, Food, restaurant
No doubt, Siargao Island has a reputation when it comes to surfing. But admit it, the intimidating waves sometimes only allow professional surfers to enjoy. Cloud 9 wasn’t coined if not for the thick waves and hollow tubes that can go as high as nine-foot. However, I didn’t find myself riding a board and doing the Shaka sign on my visit on one of the easternmost islands of the Philippines.
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Published on 28/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Leisure, Travel
Tags: Island, Siargao, surfing
I can’t even begin to verbalize how much I love Vietnamese food. Of all the Asian cuisines, it is simply the best – other than Filipino, of course. So, imagine my delight when I found out I can get some banh mi in Bataan! The place
Located in the town of Morong, Loleng’s Hu Tieu-An has an interesting origin story.
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Published on 29/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Food and Dining, Travel
Tags: Bataan, Food
Now that Panagbenga Festival is nearly approaching , you might consider giving Baguio a quick tour during the festival. Baguio has so many great places to offer and some of which can be access for free. So after witnessing the colorful street dances and grand float parades, you might consider visiting these places in Baguio.
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Published on 27/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Baguio, Festival, Panagbenga
Started in 1999, the Center is a community-based initiative dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating, protecting, and propagating marine turtles that are locally known as pawikan. Headed by the Bantay Pawikan Inc., the program was responsible for reviving the turtle population in Bataan. Three – the Hawksbill, the Olive Ridley, and the Green Turtle – of the five species of marine turtles found in the Philippines come to the coasts of Morong and Bagac to nest and breed.
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Published on 28/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Documentary, Leisure, Travel
Tags: Pawikan
Let me ask you, my Bataan fellas of the internet, why is that you have so many good food places? What is happening? There are seriously so many good restaurants in your midst. Why is that? It’s important that I get an answer. Let me know in the comments. Ok. So, anyway, Bataeños get another food place in the form of The Bataan Food Park. And I was one of the firsts to experience it.
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Published on 27/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Leisure, Travel
Tags: Bataan, Food, Parks