Mindanao travel - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Mindanao travel


Duterte and human rights, U.S. and Mindanao, Berlin attack | Midday wRap

Dec 21, 2016 - 2:05 PM

Watch Rappler s midday newscast with Maria Ressa

U.S. renews Mindanao travel warning

Dec 21, 2016 - 10:16 AM

The travel advisory replaces the warning issued in April 2016 against southern Philippines due to continued terrorist and insurgent threats

File photo by Rappler

Beyond peace and unrest: The beauty and challenges of traveling in Muslim Mindanao

Jul 06, 2016 - 12:05 PM

There is so much I still do not understand about Muslim Mindanao and its people but I would like to believe each travel and each conversation helps me see them more clearly says writer Rhea Claire Madarang

All photos by Rhea Claire Madarang

Fall in love with these 8 waterfalls in Mindanao

Jun 04, 2016 - 9:31 PM

Go river trekking try a zipline and monkey bridge take in the view of a multi tiered gigantic waterfall and more

ASIK-ASIK FALLS. Photo by Bobcat Gregorio

[Where I've Been] The hypnotic 'Blue Lagoon' of Maguindanao

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:15 PM

The water is an aquamarine color so pure it looks Photoshopped The waters are so crystal clear that you can see the waterbed even in the deepest parts

[WATCH] Hidden Mindanao: The beautiful places many of us may never see

May 26, 2016 - 6:01 PM

A peek at just a few of Mindanao s most stunning locations: dreamy Sitangkai the crystal clear waters of Sulu Basilan s beautiful beaches and more

LAKE DAPAO. Often overlooked, Lake Dapao is an enchanting spot in Pualas. Photo by Potpot Pinili/Rappler

[Where I've Been] Magic hour at mesmerizing Lake Holon

May 25, 2016 - 8:54 PM

It isn t easy to get there but once you arrive you are rewarded with serenity and peace at beautiful Lake Holon

MAGIC HOUR. Incredible view at Lake Holon. Photo by Louie Lapat

Traveling to Rody Duterte’s misunderstood Mindanao

May 19, 2016 - 9:28 PM

I am looking forward to the time when hearing of places such as Kidapawan Tawi Tawi Zamboanga Sulu or Mindanao will not elicit fear but fond beautiful memories

MT APO VIA KIDAPAWAN. The author enjoys her moment on top of Mt. Apo before a saddening fire razed the highest mountain of the country.

7 breathtaking Mindanao destinations you shouldn't miss

Mar 12, 2016 - 5:29 PM

Mindanao is home to many pristine beaches fetching landscapes and beautiful waterfalls that will entice anyone to return

FAMILIAR. Some of Dinagat Islands beaches reminded me of certain places in Palawan. Photo by Joshua Berida

IN PHOTOS: The wonders of beautiful Lake Holon

Aug 18, 2015 - 3:53 PM

Magical moments happen at peaceful serene Lake Holon

Local fishermen usually sells Tilapia to tourists and trekkers staying at the Lake.

At stunning Lake Holon, peace and quiet await

Jun 06, 2015 - 12:46 PM

Leaving Lake Holon is like leaving a friend who has become very dear to your heart

IN PHOTOS: 5 places to see in breathtaking Tawi-Tawi

May 19, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Venice of the South the first mosque in the Philippines unspoiled beaches and more

SAIL ALONG. Boats sailing along the main canal of Sitangkai

Risk and relaxation: What it's like to tour Sulu

Nov 30, 2014 - 6:37 PM

This beach wouldn’t be out of place in Palawan or Bohol – but then I noticed a man in military fatigues armed with an M 16 watching over me from the hut’s doorway writes traveler Edgar Alan Zeta Yap

Braving Basilan: A traveler's tense adventure

Jul 29, 2014 - 1:30 PM

The man in combat uniform holds an assault rifle that goes from his shoulders down to his chest and I understand that I am in no familiar situation writes Mark Rodel dela Rosa recalling his trip to Basilan

UK warns citizens vs travel to parts of Mindanao

Jul 31, 2013 - 8:50 AM

The United Kingdom issued an advisory against traveling to parts of Mindanao in the wake of the Cagayan de Oro bombing and Maguindanao clashes

Rappler Newscast | July 3, 2013

Jul 03, 2013 - 8:50 PM

SC stops plea bargain deal between former comptroller and Ombudsman Chinese gov executes Filipino drug mule Canada and Australia warn against travel in Mindanao