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“I know what can make you less shy: Lady Gaga.”
Places as special as this are few and far between in Southeast Asia, where as a backpacker you spend more time with Europeans than locals. The people in Port Barton claim that El Nido was a sister town just 5-6 years ago, now packed with tourists almost year-round, the party scene developing into a mini Boracay of Palawan.
Popo and Yuki are mini-celebrities in Port Barton, Palawan, The Philippines. Check out this short clip to see them in action!
Palawan is a must-see for any backpacker. Beautiful, cheap and easy to travel, there are plenty of places to lose yourself for a few days (or weeks) living just a few dollars a day.
The Philippines has a ton to offer for all types of budgets – from the hitchhiking backpacker to the island-resort-hopper. While it is more expensive, on average, than other parts of Southeast Asia, it’s still incredibly affordable by Western standards. Here’s a guide for what to expect.
The Philippines isn’t all crashing waves and peaceful sunsets.
Palawan is more than just its destination towns. The scenery is utterly dramatic and it has this unique ability to dwarf you, all at once calming while taking your breath away. It’s an experience you can’t fully grasp from inside the bus or van…Palawan is best seen by motorbike.