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Puerto Princesa, Palawan: A Heritage Walking Tour

Posted on July 13, 2023

The provincial capital of Puerto Princesa City — and the rest of Palawan — may be known foremost for its natural beauty, but a handful of historic sights is worth visiting at the city center. The provincial capital is the gateway to the Palawan mainland by air and sea, and most travelers often make a beeline to the World Heritage-listed underground river or the island-hopping paradise of El Nido. However, it’s worth staying in the city center for a nightRead More

Wanderlust Bed & Breakfast: New Palawan-Themed Boutique Hotel in Puerto Princesa City

Posted on April 1, 2023

As the largest province in the Philippines, teeming with natural wonders, no other place inspires wanderlust like Palawan province. Centrally located along the pencil-shaped island, the provincial capital of Puerto Princesa City is the perfect jump-off point for adventures to El Nido, Port Barton, and the region’s two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. Wanderlust Bed & Breakfast is one of the newest accommodations in town, conveniently located along Rizal Avenue,Read More

Mount Magarwak: Stunning Sunrise Hike in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Posted on August 21, 2022

When plans for a Mt. Victoria hike fell through, I decided to look for easy yet rewarding day hikes in Puerto Princesa City, the provincial capital of Palawan. Situated only 17 km north of the city center, Mount Magarwak is one of the most accessible hiking trails. Popular among local hikers and off-road bikers, this row of forested hills in Barangay Bacungan rises only a little over 300 masl but offers impressive views overlooking Honda Bay and the lush mountainsRead More