A kitesurfer off Boracay, in the Philippines. Picture: AFP

Boracay: the good, bad and ugly sides to Philippine island for tourists

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has slammed it as a cesspool, yet in 2017 it was declared the World’s Best Island in the Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Awards. What’s it really like?

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A kitesurfer off Boracay, in the Philippines. Picture: AFP
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