Tribal visits

Get an intriguing insight into a marginalized culture by meeting Mindoro’s original inhabitants, the Mangyan.

Puerto Galera

The area around this picturesque little coastal town has some great beaches, challenging treks and scuba diving for every level.

Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park

See the rare tamaraw, a type of water buffalo, as you trek through some of the most beautiful countryside on Mindoro.

North Pandan Island and Apo Reef

North Pandan is an island hideaway where you can join a trip to Apo Reef, which has superlative diving in one of the most pristine marine environments in the world.

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The stunning Philippines in pictures

The stunning Philippines in pictures

Rough Guides writer Kiki Deere shares some of her best photographs of the Philippines from her latest trip to Southeast Asia.  Comprising 7107 islands, the …

18 Dec 2015 • Kiki Deere insert_drive_file Article
Gorgeous video explores the Philippines from above

Gorgeous video explores the Philippines from above

The Philippines is beautiful from the ground, but from above it's even better. This video soars hundreds of metres into the air to give you a bird's-eye view …

29 Jul 2015 • Lottie Gross videocam Video
Batanes: off the radar on The Philippines' remotest islands

Batanes: off the radar on The Philippines' remotest islands

Kiki Deere, co-author of the Rough Guide to the Philippines, heads off the tourist trail to Batanes. This cluster of islands, located almost 150km off the north…

25 May 2015 • Kiki Deere insert_drive_file Article
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