A different Coron experience at Coron Eco Lodge

My trip to Coron, Palawan last September was very different from the trip I made back in June 2008. That, for me, felt more like a backpacking trip, the trip this year feeling more like a holiday.

Coron Eco Lodge
School girls walking past Coron Eco Lodge on the way to school

Well, it was meant to be a holiday. It was a long weekend for me, and I was only too happy to enjoy what little holiday I get from work. It also helped a lot that Coron Eco Lodge arranged everything for me. When I got the invite to head back to Coron, I thanked my lucky stars, because I’d jump on any opportunity to go back to Palawan.
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The Perfect 10 Dinner at Impressions

As the saying go, it’s always good to make a great first impression. How about making it into a Perfect 10?

Impressions Resorts World 1
Amuse bouche

Resorts World Manila’s fine dining restaurant, Impressions, made a pretty good one to the Asia Tatler Dining, which gave them a perfect 10 rating for cuisine, wine selection, setting and service. Last week, I was fortunate enough to get invited to experience perfection.
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Are you a Happy Filipino?

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One of the reasons why I love being in the Philippines are my friends. While I love traveling overseas, coming home excites me because I can spend time with them again and share stories from my trip. Yes, Skype and Hangout makes it easy to talk to each other when you’re miles apart, but there’s just no comparison to hanging out together , feasting on isaw and barbecue.

Boracay circa 2005
I’d post a picture of us, but my friends wouldn’t like that.

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A different look at Coron

Finally made it back to Coron. After four years, the town has seen some addition of new concrete building (nothing too high), and an extended harbour. The ubiquitous zipline also makes an appearance.

Still, the town still looks and feel the same. Even the drive to Maquinit Hot Springs is the rough and bumpy ride it was back then.

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