Where to Stay in Bohol

Where to stay in Bohol

Bohol is a traveler’s dream, with tourist attractions that run the gamut from beachside relaxation to zipline adventures through the treetops. You can spend days at a time enjoying the best of what Bohol has to offer, exploring hidden gems like the province’s waterfalls and hiking trails, to taking in the picturesque sight of the world famous Chocolate Hills.

When you’re in Bohol, every day is a treat, and the variety of tourist attractions means that there’s never a boring moment. But when you’ve had your fill of Bohol Island’s incredible sights and sounds, it’s about time to start thinking about places to stay. After all, even the hardiest travelers need rest. Luckily, Bohol is prime location for getting in a bit of rest and relaxation, and you’ll find that you get the best of both worlds on your trip.

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Where to Eat in Boracay

where to eat in Boracay

If there’s one thing that holds true about the Philippines, it’s that Filipinos love food. A trip to a tropical paradise like Boracay isn’t complete without sampling the dozens of incredible restaurants and cafés that the island has to offer. There’s nothing better than coming in from a day out in the sea and sun and eating a hearty meal, and that’s something that Boracay restaurants and eateries can definitely offer.

Boracay has everything from dainty desserts to fresh-grilled seafood out on the beach. Pastry lovers, meat lovers, seafood lovers, and vegetarians alike will find that Boracay Island has everything they need. Want a gastronomic experience to match up to the sights and sounds of the most beautiful island in the Philippines? Then you’re in luck. Check out a few of our favorite Boracay restaurants and see which ones can satisfy your cravings.

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How to Get to Boracay

how to get to boracay

Visiting an island paradise is everyone’s dream, and with a location as gorgeous as Boracay, Philippines, it makes no sense to miss out. With the small island pulling in over 2 million tourists in 2017 alone, it’s clear that you have a lot of company when it comes to travelers who want to get a taste of the turquoise waters and fine white sand. But how can you get to this small, sparkling jewel of the Philippines? Here’s a short, handy guide for how to get to Boracay.

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Where to Stay in Boracay

where to stay in boracay

Thanks to tourist booms that started in the 1970s and continued more or less unabated into the present, Boracay has become the top tourist destination in the Philippines. There were almost a million local tourists who visited the island in 2019 alone, with another million coming from international locations like China, Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

This incredible tourist population has led to the rise of several resorts, hotels, and hostels on the island. With a three-day stay on the average, tourists are looking for favorite spots to get their fill of rest, relaxation, and fun in the sun. Where that spot will be, however, is dependent on what you’re looking for.

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Things to Do in Boracay

what to do in boracay

Boracay doesn’t rank among the world’s best islands for nothing. This top destination is home to some of the most incredible seaside views in the Philippines, which is reason enough to drop by and visit. Plus, it’s home to a number of fantastic restaurants, bars, and other eating and drinking spots, making it a solid destination for foodies.

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Boracay

Boracay

Nestled in the waters of the Western Visayas region in the Philippines is a shining jewel with an almost unbeatable reputation: the island of Boracay. Only 7 kilometers long and 1 kilometer wide at its narrowest part, this small island isn’t called one of the best vacation spots in the world for nothing.

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30 Best Travel YouTube Channels in the Philippines

30 Best Travel YouTube Channels in the Philippines

The past decade or so has seen the rise of unique work titles like influencer, content creator, and last but not least— travel blogger. With tickets so widely affordable and information easier than ever to disseminate, travel bloggers Philippines lead the charge in satisfying the Filipino’s sense of wanderlust.

A cursory search of “Filipino vloggers” will net you a long list of Philippine travel blog and video channels. Looking for a budget travel blog Philippines? They’ve got it. Want a video on the ins and outs of Taiwan travel blog Philippines? It’s all there. If there’s one thing Filipinos have, it’s a sense of adventure, and this new era of video lets them achieve it in style.

Curious to see what’s up and where to go in the Philippines? Here’s a list of the best travel YouTube channels and travel bloggers Philippines.

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The Best Online Learning Platforms in the Philippines

The Best Online Learning Platforms in the Philippines

The times, they are a-changing— more quickly in some ways than others. With the global pandemic still underway and an already delayed school year close to starting, students and learners in the Philippines have been forced to reckon with online learning. While the provision of courses and certificates online is nothing new, it’s certainly never been at the forefront of national and international conversation like this. Even top universities in the Philippines are struggling to find ways to offer online courses and distance learning options to students.

As the country attempts to settle down into a new normal, it’s time to take a look at learning options that exist outside of a school’s four walls. College courses aren’t the only opportunity for further education, and there are a surprising number of options available for Filipinos who want to do more skills development online. This brand new world has closed some doors but opened others, and there’s no better time than the present to take a chance. Here are a few of the best online learning platforms in the Philippines for both students and professionals.

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When Will Boracay Open Up to Foreign Tourists?

When Will Boracay Open Up to Foreign Tourists?

With over 36,000 kilometers of coastline and thousands of beaches spread over the archipelago, the Philippines has rightly gained a reputation as a beach lover’s paradise. The balmy, tropical weather, plethora of white sand beaches, and beautiful waters of the Pacific make it an island destination unlike any other. It’s no surprise, then, why tourism made up 12.7% of the Philippines’ GDP in 2020.

And if you’re looking for a bit more variety, there’s something out there for everyone. For example, we’ve previously written about the ’10 Best Surfing Sites in the Philippines’, including internationally renowned surf spot Siargao. The country is also home to awe-inspiring sights like the black sand beaches of Albay and the karst towers of Northern Palawan.

However, if there’s one place that comes to mind when you talk about idyllic vacation spots in the Philippines, it’s Boracay Island. A cornerstone of Philippine tourism, Panay News reported a whopping 2 million tourists visited the island in 2019 alone. Its pristine waters, fine white sand, and lively nightlife have made it the premiere beach destination in the country. But how is it holding up in the age of COVID-19?

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COVID-19 and Transportation in the Philippines

COVID-19 and Transportation in the Philippines

Since the appearance of the first case of COVID-19 on Philippine shores, the country has seen a rapid shift in attitudes and cultural norms. The presence of a pandemic has created a need for increased health and safety measures across the country, many of which have changed the fabric of Philippine society completely.

We’ve previously discussed the beginning and impact of COVID-19 in previous articles on this site. We had a brief introduction to the novel coronavirus in our article titled ‘The Worst Pandemics to Ever Hit the Philippines’. As the spread of the virus progressed all over the world, norms around working have changed, as you’ll find in our article ’30 Tips for Professionals Working from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic’. And finally, post-Enhanced Community Quarantine, we’ve taken a look at COVID-19’s impact on the Philippines’ tourism industry.

We’re only just beginning to understand the breadth of the impact of the virus on our daily lives. On the whole, the Philippines has begun working towards a return to normalcy, but there are some things that have turned out different. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at one of these changes: what COVID-19 has done to the transportation sector in the Philippines.

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