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Ever heard of HydroBob?

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THE HYDROBOB can descend up to 10 feet
underwater. PHOTO COURTESY OF TWO SEASONS CORON

At the northern tip of Bulalacao Island in Coron, Palawan, sits every beach lover’s haven—where the sun, sky and sea are inescapable.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »

PH top 5 dive sites still world’s best

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UNDERWATER ATTRACTION A diver marvels at the color and beauty of the corals at the bottom of the sea off Coron in Palawan province, whose attractions include 12 “diveable” shipwrecks. This one is in the Culion area.  YVETTE LEE/CONTRIBUTOR

Scuba divers will never stop telling you: The Philippines is one of the best places in the world to dive. Just ask dedicated locals as well as visitors from all over the world, including award-winning underwater photographers and marine biologists, who come for stuff big and small.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Luxury resort in Coron

GUESTS at Two Seasons Island Resort and Spa may stay in any of the 42 bungalow-type rooms ensconced in breathtaking landscapes across the expansive property.

Known as the first eco-friendly luxury resort on the tropical peninsula in Malaroyroy, Two Seasons Island Resort and Spa Coron has first-class accommodations, premier recreational facilities and topnotch service.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Perfect ten

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JASON Godfrey explores the Philippines. PHOTO CREDIT: DIX PEREZ

Jason Godfrey is one of those multihyphenates you’d love to hate. He models, hosts TV shows, acts and writes. Plus, he has abs.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More time to pursue one’s passions after retirement

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ITALIAN Ambassador Luca Fornari with wife Silvana

Poised for retirement, Italian Ambassador Luca Fornari looks at the transition philosophically and with optimism.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Coron: Alone in paradise –with Pedring

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Dugong feeding in the seagrass bed.

Welcome to Paradise,” said Dirk Fahrenbach to me with a smile—a wonderful welcome, except that at that moment, as we stood in front of Dirk’s well-equipped Dugong Dive Center at Club Paradise Resort on Dimakya Island in northern Palawan, Typhoon “Pedring’s” violent howls were drowning out the conversation.

Posted: November 19th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Sun, sea, and bubbles: Why these 6 sites are heaven

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Club Paradise beach

So the wakeboarders have discovered the Philippines, and the surfing scene is alive and stoked. After almost 1,000 dives and 22 years of making bubbles here and abroad, I still believe that, illegal fishing and embattled coral reefs notwithstanding, our country offers some of the best diving on earth.

Posted: October 15th, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Travel and fitness are among Piolo Pascual’s top priorities

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PIOLO PASCUAL is busy—he is filming and producing a movie, making TV appearances, shooting ads for print and TV—but he believes being loaded is never an excuse for missing out on two important things: travel and fitness. The lithe and toned actor has a natural tan, thanks to frequent beach trips. He makes it a [...]

Posted: May 31st, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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