Articles with the tag "Boracay" (20)

My first visit was in the late ‘80s, when this secret paradise was just beginning to enjoy prominence. This beautiful island in the Pacific started to gain worldwide attention when a German named Jens Peter wrote about Boracay as “Paradise on Earth” in the late ‘70s. At the time there were still very few tourists, and electric power was scarce and unreliable.
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Published on 01/08/2019 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Boracay, Paradise, Tourist
Despite the environmental woes that prompted its six-month closure, Boracay was recently listed among Asia's top 25 beaches rankings of an American travel website.
TripAdvisor ranked Boracay's White Beach ninth among 25 others for the four-kilometre main beach's 'calm, warm waters, gently sloping sand, very relaxing (environment)… possibly the most beautiful beach in Asia.
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Published on 04/03/2019 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, Environment, Leisure, Travel
Tags: beaches, Boracay
The Philippines is an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, two of which have repeatedly been dubbed the “Best Island in the World”. It’s no secret that it’s a country with a surplus of naturally rich and culturally diverse islands. But out of the thousands, which exactly are the ones that shouldn’t be missed?
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Published on 21/08/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Travel
Tags: Boracay, Camarines, Camiguin, marine, Natural, Palawan, Pamalican
Jetty port administrator designate Niven Maquirang said swimming will also not be allowed in the waters of Boracay Island as the area has been declared no-go zones. However, Maquirang said residents are allowed to swim in the White Rock area in Barangay Balabag from 6 am to 5 pm.
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Published on 21/04/2018 by Papagei
Categories: News and Events
Tags: Barangay, Boracay, fishing, Manoc, Maquirang, residents, swimming
The recommendation to close Boracay from tourists for 6 months – or until October – came from the Department of the Interior and Local Government. The Department of Tourism and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources had also called for a "total" closure, according to Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra.
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Published on 06/04/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Business, News and Events
Tags: Boracay, Duterte, President
Dampa is a place in Boracay where you buy your seafood at a nearby wet market and have a restaurant cook it for you. One of my favorites is the “Chili Garlic Crab” or others call it plainly as “Chili Crab”. Here’s a recipe from on how to cook your own Chili Crab. The recipe is good for 4 pax.
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Published on 24/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Filipino cooking
Tags: Boracay, Chili, Crab, Garlic, Recipe
Joe and Imi live in a house less than two meters long and two meters wide. Half their home is taken up by their bed. Walls are woven bamboo mats and there is a thatched palm leaf roof. Cooking is done outside over a fire and there are no real bathroom facilities. They do have electricity which powers their rusty ceiling fan and lone light bulb.
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Published on 05/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Documentary, Stories
Tags: Boracay, family, Island, Life
When I decided to meet my friend Jorden for a month of Philippines backpacking adventures I had no idea what we would find amongst the 7,500 islands that make up this beautiful country. We did about one hour of research together in Kuala Lumpur and planned a rough itinerary that would begin in Cebu. In total, we planned to visit 9 locations and our budget was US$800 including all ferries, transfers, tours, activities, food, accommodation but not including flights.
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Published on 03/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Travel, Documentary
Tags: Backpacking, Bohol, Boracay, Cebu, Palawan