The Philippines is adjudged by the National Geographic as one of its top choices for world's best travel destinations.
It makes the Filipino proud. It makes the Filipino ask also what this would mean for us? More tourists? More livelihood? How will it affect our fragile environment? Something to mull about this weekend: how should we go about our R&R travels? What is "green" or "sustainable" or "eco-friendly" tourism?
photo by Wilderness Travel
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