Category: Culture

Whenever “Palawan” is mentioned, the first thing that comes to people’s minds are the majestic sceneries that are found in the island that was recently proclaimed as the most beautiful island in the world for the second time. However, Palawan is more than just crystal clear waters, white sand, sand bars, corals, marine fauna, and rainforests. Palawan does not only have its natural beauty to offer, what most people are not aware of is that, this masterpiece of an island is not only rich in natural resources but is also rich when it comes to culture and heritage.

Palawan’s Handicraft and Souvenirs

Palawan – the best island in the world - has become popular among travelers thanks to its scenic islands beauty and its natural wonders. Aside from the beautiful pictures that you could post and share on the social networks, there are also other things in Palawan that you may be able to “share” and “show off” to your friends when you come home from your trip to Palawan.  Just like any…

Brief History of Palawan Island

Long before it became “The Best Island in the World” and became a major tourist destination for many travellers and honeymooners, Palawan was just a long island province in the map of the Philippines that have served a significant role over the years especially during those dark days of colonization from one colonizer to another. Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines and is stretched between Mindoro in the…

Indigenous Peoples

Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines and is home to several indigenous ethnolinguistic groups such as the Tagbanua, Palaw'an, Tao't Bato, Molbog, Batak, Agutaynen, and Cuyonon. These groups of people live in remote villages throughout the province that are found in mountains and coastal areas. According to the province's history, the ancestors of these indigents have occupied Palawan long before the Malay settlers from the Majapahit Empire of…

Festivals in Palawan

Palawan is not just an island of beauty and abundant resources but a place with colorful and creative culture. This is further shown during festivities that are being held both in the city proper of Puerto Princesa or in the respective municipalities in Palawan that celebrates the event. In these festivals, the people of Palawan would usually conduct parades along their streets and have people wearing creative costumes participate in…