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Discover the Mesmerizing Charms of Simunul, Tawi-Tawi!

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Embark on an unforgettable journey to Simunul, a hidden gem nestled in the Philippines' Tawi Tawi province. Here, you'll be captivated by the allure of pristine blue waters, stunning white sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs. But Simunul offers more than just natural beauty — it's a place steeped in culture and history, where time seems to stand still. Prepare to be enchanted by the centuries-old Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque, a testament to the enduring legacy of Filipino culture. Built in 1380, this majestic mosque boasts intricate Islamic architecture that will leave you in awe. Step back in time as you explore its hallowed halls, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of Philippine heritage. For the ultimate escape, indulge in unparalleled luxury at Beaches in Simunul. Nestled amidst nature's paradise, our award-winning resort offers a haven of tranquility and comfort. Lounge by crystal-clear waters, dine at exclusive restaurants and bask in the warmth of the sun a

The Pink Mosque of Maguindanao, BARMM

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The Pink Mosque is located in the small city of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao in the Philippines. Also known as The Dimaukom Mosque, constructed during the leadership of Mayor Samsudin Dimaukom where the land was bestowed by the Mayor’s family.

Divine Mercy Shrine, El Salvador in Misamis Oriental

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  El Salvador is a small City in Misamis Oriental Province of Southern Mindanao. This City is known as “The City of Mercy” or “City of The Savior” home of 50 feet Divine Mercy statue of Jesus Christ, believed to be the tallest of its kind in the Philippines and in the World. The Divine Mercy Shrine is upright at Divine Mercy Hills with an overlooking view of Macajalar Bay and Camiguin Island. 

The Bryce Canyon & Grand Canyon

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  How much beauty of National Park in America when it comes to preservation? Wondering why so much beauty in natural landscapes in the United States.  Among those favorites spots that owed me are the Bryce Canyon in Utah and the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Both Canyons were distinct with different sceneries as looking into the panoramic views that make puzzled how those incredible shapes were made.

The hidden paradise of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro

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  Sablayan   is one of the municipalities in Occidental Mindoro, home of more than 80 thousand people became the largest Municipality in the Philippines in terms of land area with a total of 2188 kilometers. The main sources of livelihood here are base on  Agriculture and fishing that makes people choose to live in a simple way. On another side of having a simple way of life, this place has a lot of hidden beauty that could be discovered and to be proud of all over the world; One of these is the   PANDAN ISLAND.

The World Karst Museum - Indonesia

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  This mountain-like building stands for an impressive architectural design in the Pracimantoro District in Wonogiri Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. Surrounded by mountains, mosques, and Parks, the Karst museum has been founded in 2008 and 2010 when it opens to the public as part of the National Geopark of Gunung Sewu and the Wonogiri tourism attraction site. There are at least three Karst museums in Indonesia, but just this can be found on Java Island. It is also considered the largest Karst Museum in Southeast Asia and the very unique museum with complete displays of karst-stones in the country.  

The historic Pusan Point - Caraga, Davao Oriental

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  Pusan Point   is a 15 minutes ride from National Highway with about a 9-kilometer distance from its point. L ocated in Brgy. Santiago, Caraga, Davao Oriental; almost a two-hour drive from the Capital City of  Mati . Pusan Point was once recorded in world history catching the perfect glimpse of   “First Millennium Sunrise”  in the year 2000.

Visiting the Meteor Crater site in Arizona, USA

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Welcome to the world’s best-preserved Meteor Impact site on the planet! Meteor Crater was a spectacular result of an asteroid collision traveling around the planet a thousand years ago.  This journey starts from Simi Valley, California.  

UTAH | The Stunning View of Bryce Canyon

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  Bryce Canyon is located 50 miles southwestern of Utah. It lies with a uniquely made Amphitheaters shape plateau, filled with delicate pinnacle and rock formations called hoodoos. Believes they do not form nor develop from erosion but formed through erosions made by wind, frost, and rains that create fins, spire, awesome shapes in pinkish colors.

Mindanao | The Grand Mosque of Cotabato City - the 2nd largest in Southeast Asia

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Cotabato City is a place full of history and stories. One of the oldest societies in the Philippines, Cotabato City is an independent megacity forcefully located in the capital of Bangsamoro Region with a population of 325,079 people in the 2020 Census.

Indonesia | The Istiqlal Mosque - the 6th largest Mosque in the World?

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Sunday morning, a day of wandering. We reserved a Grab Taxi from Alam Sutera in Serpong going to Central Jakarta in Indonesia covering the Toll Kuciran connecting roadways to roadways until the business jam began while entering the Jalan Taman Wijaya Kusuma. The closest road to the largest mosque in Southeast Asia is located.

Indonesia | The most visited places in Ciwidey, Bandung

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This passage broke in Tangerang, aboard a private car, we headed to the small city of Ciwidey in Bandung to visit the noted sites in the area. It has a distance of about 210 kilometers and we traveled for over 3 hours via Jl. Tol Jakarta-Cikampek and Jl. Cipularang Toll Road from the starting point. It's farther compared to 140 kilometers from the southern part of metropolitan Jakarta.

Panataran Temple Compound in Blitar Regency, Indonesia

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Blitar is a landlock megalopolis located in East Java, Indonesia; about 73 kilometers from the City of Malang. From Jakarta, I flew to Malang for a weekday work-related exercise. Since no work during the weekend, so I had an opening to explore some sightseer lodestones in Malang and I ended up at the Coban Rondo Cataracts.

The underrated tourists attractions of Davao Oriental

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Davao Region is very famous for many spots that can offer to every tourist plus people's hospitality and generosity. You could enjoy and bump into many resorts, the finest restaurants, and nightlife. Aside from that, Davao has a lot of places you could take your memorable vacation experience especially if you travel outside the Central City. If you looking for many attractions, historical places, and beaches you should explore the Province of Davao Oriental definitely worth for your budget this summer

The 8th century Hindu Temple of Prambanan, the 2nd largest in Southeast Asia?

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Prambanan is the biggest Hindu Temple compound in Indonesia built in the ninth century and the second largest in Southeast Asia next to Anchor Wat in Cambodia. Located 17 kilometers from the northeast of Yogyakarta city, this temple was constructed during the ancient Mataram kingdom started by Rakai Pikatan in the mid-9th-century, expanded continuously by King Lokapala and  Balitung Maha Sambu, the Sanjaya king of the Mataram Kingdom

Top Things to Do, Places to visit in Blitar, Indonesia

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Around 167 kilometers away from the East Java capital of Surabaya, Blitar is a promising city situated on the southern coast of East Java in Indonesia. After the separation to Kanigoro, Blitar City was created to be the Business Hub positioned at the center of the Regency.

Lumang Simbahan ng Sablayan, recognized by National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP)

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The Lumang Simbahan is located in Poblacion, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. This Old Church was built in its namesake Recollects Parish “Parokya ng Rekoleto” as a church and convent for Nuns made of stone finished with lime or  “apog” during the leadership of Padre Jacinto Perez de San Agustin in 1861-1866. 

CAMIGUIN | The most picturesque place of the dead, the Sunken Cemetery

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After the unforgettable visit at the White Island, we headed to the most picturesque sight of the dead, the Sunken Cemetery in barangay bonbon, the town of Catarman;  just a less than 30 minutes ride from the small town of Mambajao.  Camiguin is a volcanic island, with an active stratovolcano, the Mt. Hibok Hibok, surrounded by the seven volcanic edifices. A volcanic eruption has been recorded in 1871 and once again erupted in 1948 to 1951, which resulted in hundreds of lives lost, buildings ruins, including the old church and the sunken cemetery”.  

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