Island Hopping Via Honda Bay

Puerto Princesa, Palawan is popular for its gorgeous beaches, so one fun way to spend a day in Puerto Princesa is to board a boat from Honda Bay pier and hop from one island to another. Island hopping tours are available from tour operators, but tourists can also opt to hire tricycles to bring them to Honda Bay. Sometimes, the best tour guides are tricycle drivers. It’s best to start island hopping very early in the morning to see the sun rise from the horizon, and also to have more time exploring more islands. Continue reading “Island Hopping Via Honda Bay”

On Baker’s Hill, We Chill — Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Baker's Hill, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Although I’m still biased towards Eng-Bee-Tin when it comes to hopia, Baker’s Hill in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, was still a good visit for me. I was much impressed by the homey and relaxing feel of the gardens of this bakeshop. Baked products are good too. Baker’s Hill specializes in hopia, but what I liked most was their pizza. Continue reading “On Baker’s Hill, We Chill — Puerto Princesa, Palawan”

Underground River Tour – Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Underground River Tour, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Underground River tour was at the top of our itinerary in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is said to be the longest navigable subterranean river in the world. As I look back at the images we’ve captured, I’m reminded of the happy, albeit quite tiresome nature trip. Continue reading “Underground River Tour – Puerto Princesa, Palawan”

Crocodile Encounter at the Crocodile Farm, Puerto Princesa, Palawan

Crocodile Farm is the highlight of typical city tours in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, though it is not my favorite trip because I still find them quite scary. But the Crocodile Farm tour is quite educational and was surprisingly fun for children. The tour, worth 20 pesos per person, takes visitors through the process of breeding crocodiles. Continue reading “Crocodile Encounter at the Crocodile Farm, Puerto Princesa, Palawan”