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6 New Places to Eat & Drink in Coron, Palawan

Posted on January 12, 2024

Located in the northern Calamianes islands of Palawan, Coron is an idyllic tropical destination that lures travelers far and wide with its incredible seascape crowned with soaring karst cliffs. Coron Town on the Busuanga mainland is homebase for most visitors who venture to Coron Island and other smaller islands on day excursions for beach-hopping, snorkeling and scuba diving. With the growing popularity of the destination, the past decade has seen an economic boom with more and more dining establishments poppingRead More

6 New Places to Eat & Drink in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Posted on June 29, 2022

[Author’s note: This list has been updated in April 2024.] The city of Puerto Princesa is the capital of Palawan, the largest province in the Philippines best known for its unspoiled natural wonders. Among its most popular attractions are the gorgeous limestone islands of El Nido and Coron, and the World Heritage-listed Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. It’s no wonder Palawan has repeatedly topped “World’s Best Island” lists! While the best destinations are far from the city center, theRead More

Balai Ilocos Restaurant: A Taste of Ilocano Cuisine in Pagsanjan, Laguna

Posted on July 16, 2015

While driving into the town center of Pagsanjan for our whitewater canoe trip to Pagsanjan Falls, we noticed a newly opened restaurant housed in an old abode along the highway. Balai Ilocos is a hole-in-the-wall restaurant that first opened in BF Homes, Parañaque City and now has opened a branch in Pagsanjan. Furnished with antiques and memorabilia, the interior of the restaurant was airy and nostalgic, echoing the bygone colonial era – just like their original branch. The house was well-preserved,Read More