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What major travel magazines are saying about El Nido, Palawan

El Nido and its mother archipelago, Palawan, are regulars in the top islands or beaches lists in some of the world’s most respected travel magazines like Condé Nast, Travel + Leisure Magazine, and National Geographic Traveler. So what are prestigious magazines saying about this paradise? Most recently in February 2019, David Jeffreys and Jordi Lippe-McGraw …

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We Promise: Traveling to El Nido is 10x easier if you plan ahead of time

There’s nothing more depressing than a group of backpackers showing up in El Nido without any plans, well, because “We’re just like that!” they say. Sure, traveling with zero plans is one of the biggest thrills of stepping outside your comfort zone. The problem comes in when you step so far out that it becomes …

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El Nido, Palawan: The Inspiration for the Movie “The Beach”

Like any unbelievably beautiful place in the world, El Nido’s fame spread across the globe by word of mouth. Scuba divers first came here in the 1980s and was struck by these surreal limestone islands like they were newly born from the womb of the earth. It was that pristine. You know what happened next: …

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