Coron Island Hopping Tour, Coron Palawan

Coron Palawan Island Hopping Tour - Barracuda Lake

Coron Palawan trips are typically mostly island hopping tours simply because Coron is home to some of the world’s most gorgeous beaches and corals. Half the beauty of Coron is beneath the water’s surface. Coron Palawan is a treat to travelers who are into snorkeling, diving, and nature tripping. We joined an organized island hopping tour to explore the different islands of Coron on our first day on the island. Continue reading “Coron Island Hopping Tour, Coron Palawan”

Coron Do-It-Yourself Island Hopping Tour

Coron Palawan mangroves

On our trip to Coron, Palawan, we tried two different ways of exploring the Calamianes group of islands. First, we joined an organized tour via a tour operator. We chose to book with Calamianes Expeditions & EcoTours since it seems to offer relatively cheap island hopping tours. On the next day, we decided to try a DIY (do-it-yourself) island hopping tour of Coron’s islands. Continue reading “Coron Do-It-Yourself Island Hopping Tour”

Magellan’s Cross, Cebu

Magellan's Cross, Cebu

Magellan’s Cross is probably the most important historical marker in Cebu City. There is nothing grand or extravagant about this tourist attraction, except that it symbolizes a very important event in history. On a day tour around Cebu, tourists are recommended to visit this site, where Christianity in the Philippines began. The giant cross housed inside a dome represents the cross that the renowned Portuguese explorer brought to the island of Cebu in 1521. Continue reading “Magellan’s Cross, Cebu”