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Palawan in the Philippines Beckoning

Palawan in the Philippines Beckoning

The ultimate archipelago for adventurers, says Lonely Planet, is ready to explode. Palawan incorporates thousands of sparkling, rugged islands and is fringed by 2000km of pristine coastline. So far Palawan’s natural marvels have only been sampled by plucky backpackers. Not for much longer. The trail these pioneers have blazed is set to explode, with regional […]

New Animal Found in Philippines: Giant Monitor Lizard

What’s two metres long, lives in the trees and has a double penis? Varanus bitatawa, of course. Something different to do on holiday is look for the newest animal found at your destination. In the Philippines, if you go to Luzon, you can look for their giant forest monitor lizard; it’s about as close to […]

Southeast Asia Hotspots, Experiences and Events

On RainbowTourism.Asia,half a dozen destinations in SE Asia are covered – countries that are gay welcoming, have interesting tourism options, and produce pride events. Rainbow Tourism Asia’s coverage stretches from the Mekong Delta to The Philippines, from new hotspots in awakened Myanmar to the long-standing ones in Indonesia. These gay travel destinations will stimulate all […]

Where Spanish Meets Asian: Manila Historic Stop

The Philippines is finding favour with more international tourists every year – including lesbian and gay travelers who seek adventures in and beyond Manila – but nowhere do you feel you’re part of an invasion force.  So go while you can enjoy the burgeoning city and authentic regional towns. With Philippine Airlines set to begin […]

Manila Pride March – 6 December 2008

If you are in Manilaon December 6th why not check out the Pride March. This is a local event organised by the local gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities in Manila. The Philippines is an interesting country to visit with some of the most beautiful beaches e.g. Boracay Beach and many islands to explore and the […]

OUT There Starts Here

Rainbow Rambler on Travel Photography

Tip: When visiting a new land, listen to the locals, listen to your fellow tourists, put down your cameras and just be. Anyone who’s been to the Louvre in Paris or Borobudur Temple in Java will have seen that kind of tourist who walks around everywhere with their selfie-stick phone or camera in front of […]