‘Known as the “City of Gentle People,” it’s no doubt that Dumaguete City is a safe place for first time solo travelers. As soon as you set foot here, you can immediately roam around the city and visit sites like the Siliman University
, Rizal Boulevard
, and the Belfry Tower
Dumaguete is also the access point to nearby islands if you’re craving for some beach time! You can swim with turtles at the famous Apo Island
, see dolphins in the wild at Bais Island
or extend your vacation and explore the island of Siquijor
Solo traveling can be scary, but it’s definitely an adventure you’ll never forget. Let us know in the comments section which of these places in the Philippines you’ll visit as a lone traveler!
Note: This article was originally published in Yoorekka on August 2, 2018.