With the new year comes another hopeful year. Though traveling is still pretty much discouraged as the pandemic wears on, we can’t help but be more optimistic as vaccines are becoming more and more available for everyone. That being said, it seems like there’s a great chance that we can all travel and explore the rest of the world safely soon.

However, while we’re waiting for the rest of the world to be completely safe and healthy, why not consider traveling and exploring your very own backyard as part of your travel bucket list this 2021?


Photo source: Philippine Star

Banaue – Banaue might not be as popular as Sagada or Baguio for a destination, but if you take some time off and explore this mountain province, you’ll find that it’s all worth the challenge getting there. It’s a great place to cut yourself off from technology and appreciate nature at its best.

Note: Read our travel guide for first-timers here!


Photo source: Y101fm 

Tagaytay – You don’t necessarily have to travel far from the city. You can start somewhere like Tagaytay City. It may be an oldie (for this list), but it’s certainly still a great place to travel to. From a food trip to some quality R&R, Tagaytay is one of the best and most convenient places you can go to.

Note: Read up on our must-visit restaurants in Tagaytay City for your next food trip!


Photo source: Lonely Planet

Palawan – Hailed as “The Best Island in the World” for the 4th time in the row by a world-renowned travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, Palawan should be on your travel bucket list every year. We promise you won’t get sick of visiting this place with its pristine beaches and jaw-dropping landscape no matter how many times you visit it.

Note: Thinking of exploring Palawan’s other side? Read up on this to know where to start!


Photo source: Panay News

Bacolod – The City of Smiles is a top tourist destination that should be part of your list. There are plenty of things to do here from going on a food trip to visiting historical sites. You can even do a few things for free. Not believe us? Check out our article on it!


Photo source: Travel Daily Media

Boracay – We don’t have to enumerate why this needs to be on this list. We’re pretty sure you know why. But just to entice you some more, here’s an article on why you should revisit this beautiful island – and soon!


Photo source: TripAdvisor

Negros Islands – Blessed with an innumerable number of natural sceneries and destinations, the Negros Islands is not just for nature lovers and thrill-seekers but pretty much for everybody. It’s a great place to go to especially since we’ve all been cooped up indoors for a long time.

Note: Read up on our article if you’re interested to chase some waterfalls in Negros Islands!  


Photo source: Dream Big, Travel Far

Siargao – Siargao has been on top of our list for a while now, and for good reason. If you haven’t been to the Surfing Capital of the Philippines just yet, we believe that it’s high time that you should.

Note: Check out our article on Eco-tourism you can book when you visit Siargao!


Photo source: ZuBlu

Camiguin – Camiguin may be a small island, but it’s a place packed with culture and beauty. Don’t believe us? Here are 9 Instagram-worthy places you can visit while you’re there, as well as, a few things you should know about the Island Born in Fire.


There are plenty of reasons why you should include these local places and more on your travel bucket list especially this year. You can check out our 5 reasons here. Plus, some tips to help you plan for your post-pandemic trips as early as now.

Planning a trip very soon within the country? Book your stay with any of Red Doorz 250+ hotels scattered across the country, helping you plan your trips that much easier. Furthermore, you can be guaranteed that our establishments are officially HygienePass certified, ensuring that your stay with us is safe and comfortable in so many ways. Download our mobile application named ‘RedDoorz’ or you can just search our website www.reddoorz.com for more information.

We are available nationwide and current promotions are available. Grab your room, now!


Press Enter To Begin Your Search