Saturday, March 29, 2008

Top 10 Pinoy Travel Blogs

It's summer once again... love reading travel blogs and I admit travel is one of my favorite topics that I immediately go gaga over this list that WikiPilipinas put up. If you love traveling, the list of blog sites below will definitely keep you glued. Read on... ^_^

Our Awesome Planet

Those who thrive in the world wide web are surely very familiar with the man behind the blog—-Anton Diaz. His blog Awesome Planet shares a slice of Manila's hidden places, food, and travel secrets through well-written pieces and fantastic photos.

Pinoy Travel Blog

Pinoy Travel Blog is a group blog that focuses on Philippine travel. It promotes the natural beauty of the Philippine's 7,107 islands through blogging and the internet. Aside from serving as a guide to travelers, the blog also shares the latest news and tips to travel enthusiasts.

Are We Deer Yet

Are We Deer Yet is a travel blog that accounts the travel of Carlo L. in different places in and out of the Philippines. What makes this blog quite interesting is the fact that Carlo features incidents, places, food and special tips that other travel bloggers don't usually write about.

En Route

The blog En Route is owned by Pinoy backpacker and photographer Ferdz. The blog documents all of Ferdz own travels and photography.His amazing photos that come along together with her posts are already enough to allure travelers to visit all the places he has been to.

Walk This Way

Carlos Celdran's blog, Walk This Way aims to change how one sees Manila one step at a time—literally. The blog contains information on Carlos' Walling Tours schedules and personal accounts on the sights and sounds that best capture the city of Manila.


Byahilo is a travel blog that showcases the best of the Philippines. It features Pinoy festivals, beaches, and cultural heritages. Managed by the travel and photo enthusiast Enrico Dee, Byahilo showcases not only travel promos, but his personal adventures as well. A gallery of all the pictures he has gathered throughout his journey can also be viewed in his blog.

Travel Philippines

Travel Philippines is a blog for locals or foreigners who wish to travel the islands of the Philippines. All the information needed for a trip in the country is featured in this blog—from basic tips to detailed guides. Landmarks, events, important contacts, and brief itineraries can also be found in Travel Philippines.

Ivan About Town

Voted as the 2007 Best Travel Blog, Ivan About Town is the work of Ivan Henares. Through the site, Ivan preaches to surfers and readers that traveling need not be expensive. Through backpacking, Ivan says, one can learn how cheap traveling can be. He also uses the blog to share his personal travels and advocacy of heritage preservation.

Philippine Travel Notes

The site Philippine Travel Notes presents the blogger's travel experiences in an organized and unique way by categorizing all the places he has visited, per region, deviating from the usual chronological approach of blogs.

Pinoy Tour

Pinoy Tour features different places in the Philippines that are worth visiting. Aside from suggesting the perfect getaways in the country, Pinoy Tour also gives tips and how-to's with regard to traveling.

Source: WikiPilipinas. Thanks!

Sunday, March 9, 2008

Top 10 Pinoy Bloggers

BLOG is the "IN" thing now. Have read so many blogs and some entertained me while others just bored me to death. Oh well, I know each of us has their own personal favorite bloggers and Wikipilipinas also listed down Top 10 Pinoy Bloggers that are certified household name in the web. Check out if your faves are on the list.

By Rank Order:

  1. Carlos Celdran- He's truly proud of being a Filipino as his blog Celdrantours tries to change how the world sees Manila. Worth reading blog.
  2. Muks- He is the owner of Mukamo. He blogs about Pinoy celebrities, albums, current events and anything about the Philippines. Aside from blogging, he also maintains a forum and a picture gallery in his site.
  3. Yuga (Abraham Olandres)- The owner of YugaTech.He makes reviews or news on Philippine related technology. He does gadgets, websites and even online game reviews.
  4. Owl4ever- The owner of Starmometer, the ultimate entertainment blog in the Philippines. The blog contains facts and trivia on celebrities. From the latest buzz down to the hottest stars, name it, the blog has it.
  5. Pinoy Rickey- His real name is not in his blog. Nevertheless, he is known as Pinoy Rickey.He blogs all about Philippine celebrities, TV shows and a little dose of current events.With his day to day updates in his blog, Pinoy Rickey attracts many readers not to mention comments.
  6. Bryanboy- Owner of Le Superstar Fabuleux . He is a Pinoy gay who loves blogging about celebrities, fashion and some personal stuff about him. He have lots of readers from all over the world because of his style and manner of writing.Very entertaining.
  7. Ederic (Ederic Penaflor Eder)'- Owner of Ederic @ Cyberspace.A Pinoy blogger who writes almost about everything.His thoughts about love, life and mostly, just anything under the sun.
  8. Vonjobi- Owner of the blog dedicated on everything about the Philippines, Filipiniana stuff, Philippine libraries and libarians. Filipino Librarian that is.
  9. Anton Diaz- Anton is the owner of Our Awesome Planet. This is like a Pinoy version of Lonely Planet. Here, Anton shares a slice of Manila. Blogging about his travels, foods and adventures.
  10. Ala Paredes - Ala is no other than the blogger for Alaism. Here, she shares her personal notes in her day to day life. Her adventures and thoughts on anything. A very good and profound writer.

Source: Wikipilipinas. Thanks!