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    • Anybody available to trek or travel in the Philippines with me?

      Philippines Nov 23, 2016 at 8:45 AM

      Anybody available to trek or travel in the Philippines with me?
      I am a Filipino and lives here and is willing to show anyone around. Looking for a travel buddy.

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      from Manila to Donsol

      Philippines Nov 14, 2016 at 11:34 PM

      hi guys,

      we are planning to hire a car and take a journey from Manila down to Donsol. Since we dont want to make it at one go, i am thinking of stopping by at various points of interests and staying 2 nights (in total) near them along the way. I plan to have one night at Taal volcano with the obvious trip to the crater and the other night somewhere half-way before reaching Donsol. I dont wish to stretch it, so that it means maximum around a 6-hour ride at a time.

      Where would you make the other overnight stopover (with solid lodging options)? Im open to make overall 3 stopovers if it will make a sense.

      As for the points of interests on the way, I was considering checking the Kamay ni Hesus Healing Church and passing through the hairpin road of Quezon National Forest. Anything else...maybe more intriguing?

      thank you a lot for any input,

      jirikoo

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    • Looking to join group or hire tour for El Nido to Coron Tour

      El Nido Nov 13, 2016 at 8:36 PM

      My wife and I are traveling to El Nido on Nov 25 and are hoping to go on an island hopping tour sometime between Nov 26 and Dec 1. We're looking to put together a group to hire a private boat for a 3 - 5 day tour of the islands from El Nido to Coron.

      Booking a group can reduce the price significantly! We'll be able to create our own tour but here is a sample of what we could see/do:

      islandhoppinginthephilippine...

      Let me know if you're interested!!!

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      Do they sell Glen 20 in the Philippines?

      Philippines Nov 20, 2016 at 8:08 PM

      I'm travelling to the Philippines in April, for the first time. I'm a bit of a hygiene freak, and I'm wondering if they sell Glen 20 in the Philippines? If not, am I allowed to take a spray can like Glen 20 in my luggage?

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    • Surfing in January

      Siargao Island Nov 16, 2016 at 11:13 AM

      Hi,

      I'm going to the Philippines in January and I was wondering about surf conditions. I know it's going to rain and it should be quite windy too, but would it be possible to get good conditions in the morning for example, followed by crappy ones in the afternoon? Also, would it be better to go towards the beginning or the end of the month?

      Thanks!

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    • shisha, hubbly bubbly , hookah

      Manila Nov 13, 2016 at 6:33 PM

      is there shisha or hookah places in manila and boracay ?

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    • Travel Advisory on Puerto Galera

      Puerto Galera Nov 7, 2016 at 4:00 AM

      Hi everyone. With recent news of increased kidnapping in the southern part of Cebu. I'd like to ask if it is safe to travel to Puerto Galera, about 300 miles North-West of Cebu. If any travellers have visited Puerto Galera recently, or any local residence of Mindoro Oriental, would really appreciate your feedback on any safety concerns. Thank You!

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    • NEAR BEACH

      Philippines Nov 25, 2016 at 10:22 PM

      does anyone know what would be the nearest beach resort from San fernando pampanga or Angeles City, Thanks mates

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      How to get to Bataan from Manila ?

      Bataan Nov 15, 2016 at 5:55 AM

      Just trying to plan where to go for a few days from Manila and found a nice hotel in the bay of Bataan. It is not a beautiful place but looks quite varied and intesting, with some sandy bays around the penisular.

      Once again I am unsure how do I get there from Manila ? How long would it take roughly ?

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      Where to spend 2 week

      Philippines Nov 28, 2016 at 3:31 AM

      my wife and I are planning a 2 week visit in April and are looking to have a relaxed break only visiting 2 or 3 places, one of which will be Manila as we flying in/out of there.(we will come back again so no need to rush and try to see everything).
      I have looked at a range of sites which present so many beautiful destinations that I am finding difficulty in identifying what would work best for us.In addition when I read a number of posts they present some places as being not quite as the brochures show (eg some of the posts below relating to Palawaan.
      We are interested in being on picturesque beaches, seeing some cultural and historic sights and possibly doing some snorkelling/diving.
      I would appreciate any thoughts from those who have visited or live in the Phillippines
      THanks

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      Day trips From Manila

      Manila Nov 14, 2016 at 4:28 AM

      I will be staying in Manila for a few days and besides exploring Manila I was wondering what day trips I could do using public transport from there. Any suggestions ?

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      Is Palawan really a paradise island?

      Palawan Nov 14, 2016 at 2:51 PM

      Hello!

      I'm planning to go to Philippines in winter and Palawan island sounds like a major spot in the archipelago and I want to go there. Nevertheless I'm wondering more and more if the island by itself is a nice place to enjoy the typical paradise-white-sand-tropical scenery.

      Because when you find pictures about Palawan and more precisely about El Nido you have amazing captures of turquoise water days, black limestome, jungle, etc... But when you check on Google Maps (Google Street View, Amateur pictures, etc...) Palawan mainland beaches look a bit disappointing.

      I know I can be picky and I've very high standards when it to beaches. Is there any amazing swimming/diving spot in Palawan mailand or should I go on one of the many surrounding islands such as Cadlao, Mantiloc, Miniloc or Tapiutan Islands directly? Are there very frequent boats to go from El Nido to those places?

      Thank you in advance
      XXX

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      How to travel in Philippines (archipelago problem)?

      Philippines Nov 7, 2016 at 6:35 AM

      Hello!
      I'm planning to go maybe in Philippines in january-february and I'm facing a slight fear about the geographic aspect of this archipelago. I want to know a bit how to deal with the distance between each island I would like to visit. Naturally I'll arrive on Manila, so Luzon Island.

      But after. Which islands would you suggest me to visit the most? I want to go of course of Palawan. I thing the best option there is the plane because it's pretty remote.

      But othewise what about Cebu, Mindoro or Bohol. Is that easy to go from an island to another. Is there ferries with the possibility to take a car with. How does it work?

      I would like to rent a car too. I mean I want to be really free. Is it possible to drive in Philippines (outside of Manila of course)?

      Thank you a lot :)
      XXX

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      Moving Around From Cavite, Nasugbu, Taygaytay and back

      Cavite Nov 7, 2016 at 6:27 AM

      I will be travelling from Cavite to Mount Pico De Loro, Nasugbu, then to Taygaytay, and back to Cavite. How can I travel and at what cost please?

      I assume there are busses or a metro from Manila to Cavite as well ? Any help greatfully received

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      Best national parks in the Philippines

      Philippines Nov 13, 2016 at 10:10 AM

      Hello!

      I'm planning to go maybe in the Philippines in winter and I'd like to visit some national parks. Of course I already thought about the nature reserves in Palawan but apart from that I've not so much ideas about the most scenic and rich national parks and reserves.

      - I'm planning to go in Luzon, Palawan and probably on Mindoro, Bohol and Cebu. (Mindanao looks great but I've heard very preoccupying things about the social/religious situation there...)

      - I love rainforest, hiking, mountains, volcanoes, etc... Can you suggest me some some nice natural places to have this kind of environment in the islands mentionned above.

      - I saw breathtaking pictures of Apo Reef Natural Park but I can't get any information about it... How can I go there. Does it worth it? Or should I better try to stop in Coron Island from Palawan? Is there ferry between Palawan and Coron for affordable prices?

      Thank you in advance :)
      XXX

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    Popular Province of Sorsogon Travel Answer Locations

    • Matnog to lipata surigao city

      Matnog Jul 1, 2016 at 4:28 AM

      How can I get there?thanks

      1 Answer Jul 1, 2016 at 4:55 AM
    • peak season for whale shark sightings

      Donsol Oct 21, 2015 at 6:45 PM

      Is it correct that the peak season for whale shark sightings is from April to May? After reading the forums and other literature, it seems that whale shark sightings are less likely outside of this time period.

      I understand that whale sharks are creatures of the wild and it's all up to luck, but if there's a good likelihood of seeing them at the end of January, we would love to go to Donsol.

      Thanks in advance!

      2 Answers Oct 25, 2015 at 1:47 AM
    • going home

      Matnog Nov 5, 2014 at 10:54 AM

      from matnog port going back to manila, can i just ride any bus that are riding the roro ? or are there any terminal near there ? and can you please suggest any nearby motel in matnog port ? please contact me.. this is my first time to travel out of manila alone.. so im really scared.. kindly text me please.. 09262342007

      2 Answers Nov 7, 2014 at 11:11 AM
    • Bus Transport from Manaoag, Pangasinan to Thunderbird Resort, La Union

      La Union Sep 20, 2014 at 5:26 PM

      Hi! I would like to know how to go (via Bus Transport) to Thunderbird Resort, La Union from Manaoag, Pangasinan. Thanks!

      11 Answers Sep 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM
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      Flying to La Union

      La Union Oct 3, 2013 at 1:42 AM

      I want to go to la union by air. where do i land?

      4 Answers Oct 4, 2013 at 8:11 AM
    • Bus Fare Question

      Province of Sorsogon Apr 23, 2013 at 11:06 AM

      How much is the fare per person from QC to Donsol, Sorsogon

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2013 at 5:07 PM
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      Itinerary: Diving and Snorkeling at Ticao Island

      Donsol Apr 8, 2013 at 6:52 AM

      Hi,
      We will be visiting Donsol this May. Arrival is at May 11 and departure at May 13. That leaves us one whole day to do the tour. Originally, we had our hearts set on the Butanding interaction. But from what I've heard and read, it isn't always guaranteed and it tends to be a little bit frenzied. So I've decided to take a trip to Ticao Island instead. The thing is there will be two of us and only one of us is a licensed diver. Any chance that we might be able to have a trip customized for two people with one diving and one snorkeling?

      Thanks.

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 PM
    • transportation from donsol to matnog

      Donsol May 12, 2012 at 10:44 AM

      hi anybodys know we can get to matnog from donsol via public transpo
      also if you any any car/van contact that can take us there
      but also have sidetrip to the irosin hot/cold springs

      2 Answers Apr 25, 2013 at 11:59 PM
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      DIY whaleshark interaction

      Donsol Feb 23, 2012 at 8:05 PM

      How do i get in touch with the butanding tourist center to reserve slots for us on april 29? Or are all reservations done through tour operators?

      2 Answers Mar 2, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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      LEGAZPI-DONSOL ITINERARY

      Donsol Feb 21, 2012 at 6:44 AM

      We will be flying in from Manila to Legaspi on Tuesday morning. Can I get your views on which itinerary is better?
      Option1: Day1 Go to Mayon/Casagwa; spend the night in Legaspi; Day2 leave 5am to Donsol for the butanding; take the River Cruise and spend the night in Donsol; Day3 leave Donsol for Legaspi to catch flight back to Manila
      Option2: Day1 Go to Mayon/Casagwa; proceed to Donsol and spend the night there Day2 go to the Butanding encounter; take the River Cruise and spend the night in Donsol again; Day3 leave Donsol for Legaspi, then Manila
      Thanks.

      4 Answers Feb 23, 2012 at 5:50 AM
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      LEGAZPI-DONSOL ITINERARY

      Donsol Feb 21, 2012 at 6:44 AM

      We will be flying in from Manila to Legaspi on Tuesday morning. Can I get your views on which itinerary is better?
      Option1: Day1 Go to Mayon/Casagwa; spend the night in Legaspi; Day2 leave 5am to Donsol for the butanding; take the River Cruise and spend the night in Donsol; Day3 leave Donsol for Legaspi to catch flight back to Manila
      Option2: Day1 Go to Mayon/Casagwa; proceed to Donsol and spend the night there Day2 go to the Butanding encounter; take the River Cruise and spend the night in Donsol again; Day3 leave Donsol for Legaspi, then Manila
      Thanks.

    • donsol to cam sur

      Donsol Feb 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

      hi. we will be in donsol on june 19 and the day after that were planning to go to Cam sur to experince CWC. I just wanna ask how long does the travel takes from Donsol to Legazpi and how will be the transportation? Thank you.

    • Oslob instead of Donsol?

      Donsol Jan 29, 2012 at 4:13 AM

      Hi all nice people!
      I will go back to Philippines in March, and will guide my best friend who visit for the first time. He wanted to see the whalesharks, so i was planning to go to Donsol with him. Now I got info that its just as good to go to Oslob outside Cebu, instead of Donsol. Since we will be staying in Cebu, its probably easier to travel to Oslob by bus, instead of going to Donsol from there. I want to ask if Oslob is almost as good for watching and swimming with whalesharks as Donsol? Is there any good accomodation in Oslob? Is it easy to get assistance in Oslob? During my 8 trips to Philippines i always loved everything, and people are so friendly and wonderful, but its always best to ask, and I have got good response from this forum before.

      5 Answers Jan 30, 2012 at 3:58 AM
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      Legaspi and Donsol to tour in 2 days ... HELP!

      Donsol Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 PM

      Hello fellow travellers

      need your experts advise... planning to go to Legaspi & butanding watching) any suggestions on
      1. place to stay
      2. place to eat
      3. places to see (we will in legaspi Sat Morning and then Monday early morning is flight back to manila)

      Really need your help on what to do first on sat and then sunday... so we wont miss out on any of the nice places... if you can also help to recommend tours/van (we are about 7 adults).

      Thank you much

    • How to go to Sorsogon from Legazpi Airport

      Province of Sorsogon Nov 21, 2011 at 9:24 AM

      hello!..tanong lng po...pano pumunta ng Sorsogon City from Legazpi Airport? magkano rn po ung fare?

      6 Answers Nov 21, 2011 at 4:45 PM
    • Flight to Donsol 2 days

      Donsol Nov 21, 2011 at 7:48 AM

      Hi!
      I will go back to Philippines in apsil again, my friend will join this time, his first trip to Phils. he wants to go to Donsol, for the whalesharks. Is the fastest way to fly Cebu - Legaspi, and then go by bus to Donsol? Are there lots of buses, so theres short waiting time? Where to find good but not very expensive accomodation in Donsol? Thx for your help.

      6 Answers Nov 21, 2011 at 6:51 PM
    • how long from Legazpi airport to Sorsogon and where to stay in Sorsogon

      Province of Sorsogon Nov 9, 2011 at 4:00 AM

      Hi please help. We have atrip to Legaspi from Nov 20-22. From airport, we plan to go straigt to Sorsogon. How long is the trip? Also, please recommend a place to stay that is kids friendly and we want have difficulty traveling to the key places in sorsogon.

      thanks in advance

      5 Answers Nov 18, 2011 at 8:37 PM
    • how will i contact villa luisa celeste in sorsogon?

      Donsol Oct 12, 2011 at 6:08 AM

      We are planning a trip to Sorsogon and plans to stay in Villa Luisa Celeste in February 2012. Please send their contact number and address to inquire about their rates and reservation, thank you.

      3 Answers Oct 13, 2011 at 12:54 AM
    • need help going to irosin,sorsogon

      Irosin Aug 24, 2011 at 8:55 PM

      can anyone tell me what will i ride going to irosin, sorsogon from legazpi airport
      i will be arriving there on august 27? n how much is the fare?, thanks in advance...

      1 Answer Nov 12, 2011 at 8:16 AM
    • Caramoan - Donsol

      Donsol Feb 26, 2011 at 3:18 AM

      Hi,

      My husband and I are going to Caramoan, but we also want to go to Donsol. Does anyone know if there is direct transportation from Caramoan to Donsol around April 27th and what the costs would be?

      2 Answers Nov 18, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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      Whale watching in August

      Donsol Feb 4, 2011 at 10:38 AM

      Hi, does anyone have any ideas if it is just okay to go on whale watching tour at the end of August? I also read in http://www.donsolwhaleshark.com/ that Amor Beach Farm Resort and other accommodations are closed from June to November, is this still true? Donsol inns, hotels, or lodging are not operating during non-peak season for whale watching?

      3 Answers Feb 9, 2011 at 3:43 PM
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      Manila to Donsol: Driving

      Donsol Jan 23, 2011 at 8:58 PM

      Hi All,

      We might be driving from Manila to Donsol. We will have a day or two to do so. What places must we see on our way. Please give me some good suggestions.
      Asian Belle you have been very helpful in the past. I hope to hear from you!

      Thanks,
      Palauig

      3 Answers Jan 23, 2011 at 9:58 PM
    • donsol trip!

      Donsol Nov 2, 2010 at 6:46 PM

      hi guys!,,we have our flight on nov-15-18 to legaspi..and we are planning to go to donsol on nov.16,but we are in gruop of 9..we heard that the maximim people that the boat can accommodate is 7,,is there some boat that we can rent that can accommodate 9 persons??and it is advisble for us to go to donsol in that date?how much is the possible expenses?some ofy friends are worried bout the expenses,,they heard it is too expensive,,tnx guys,,hope u can help us!

      3 Answers Nov 3, 2010 at 7:53 PM
    • about booking hotel

      Donsol Oct 13, 2010 at 8:45 AM

      hi~

      How can I make a booking for the One of Donsol's Gem?? please reply me asap~~

      mingleung

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2010 at 8:58 AM
    • Donsol in November

      Donsol Sep 26, 2010 at 9:12 AM

      I've read from some tips in the forum that there's a small season for Butandings in November. We're planning a Bicol trip in mid-November and deciding on whether or not to include a trip to Donsol. Will we be able to see whale-sharks or should we just wait for high season? Thanks for the replies.

      2 Answers Sep 27, 2010 at 5:33 AM
    • best way to go from Sorsogon to Cebu

      Province of Sorsogon Sep 21, 2010 at 1:41 AM

      What is the best way to go from Sorsogon to Cebu: we have 3 days to do it. Didn't find any air or sea transport, but there should be some.

      1 Answer Sep 22, 2010 at 9:55 PM
    • How to get to Donsol from CWC

      Donsol Jun 7, 2010 at 1:23 AM

      Hi can anyone please tell me how to commute to Donsol, for Whale Shark-watching, from CWC? If you could be so kind as to add the fares, that would be lovely too!

      1 Answer Jul 11, 2010 at 10:19 PM
    • bulan sorsogon

      Province of Sorsogon May 21, 2010 at 1:28 AM

      Hi, i just want to ask mode of transpo from legazpi airport to bulan sorsogon. i'll be at the airport by 7am, is there a public transpo available during this time? and how much?

      2 Answers May 23, 2010 at 8:18 PM
    • Manila to Bicol trip

      Donsol Apr 29, 2010 at 4:09 AM

      Hi! Hope someone could help me out. My family and group of friends are planning a trip to the bicol region. We want to visit Mayon Volcano, Camsur Sports Complex, Whale watch at Donsol, and if possible Caramoan islands as well. We are planning to leave Manila May 10-14/15

      1. How should we sequence these places so we can maximize the time?
      2. Can anyone estimate the number of driving hours between each place?
      3. Any Hotel suggestions as well.

      Thank you so much and hope someone could really help me out.

      from//
      mgc

      4 Answers May 6, 2010 at 7:47 AM
    • Travel time From donsol To Matnog, Sorsogon

      Donsol Apr 27, 2010 at 12:18 AM

      Hello, does anybody know the approx driving time from Donsol To Matnog, Sorsogon? Thanks

      2 Answers Apr 27, 2010 at 9:39 AM