Adventures in Philippines: The Tao Philippines Experience

Many of us backpackers have a desire to be as far off the beaten path as possible... to enjoy more authentic experiences. Two years ago I travelled to the Philippines for the first time seeking exactly this, and found myself in El Nido, Palawan.  At the time there was no ATM for tourists, a handful … Continue reading Adventures in Philippines: The Tao Philippines Experience

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Why El Nido, Philippines is my favourite place in the world

After spending nearly 2 weeks exploring Boracay and Camiguin Islands I made my way to Palawan.  This was the last leg of my Philippines tour, and based on advice from friends and various blogs I ensured that I had allocated most of my time to this island. Getting there El Nido is easily accessible with several … Continue reading Why El Nido, Philippines is my favourite place in the world

Flashback: Adventures in Boracay, Philippines – Activities and Nightlife

The nice thing about Boracay is that you can make it whatever you want it to be. Looking to top up your tan and swim in crystal clear waters? Check. Kite surfing? Check. Cliff diving? Check. Partying until the wee hours of the morning? Check. I stayed in Boracay for 5 days, which in my … Continue reading Flashback: Adventures in Boracay, Philippines – Activities and Nightlife

Flashback: Adventures in Boracay, Philippines – Accommodation and Getting Around

Arriving on Boracay Island after a day of travelling is a bit surreal.  Riding the jetty boat from Caticlan to Boracay is such a beautiful scene, with various small islands covered in lush, green forest and surrounded by beautiful turquoise waters, you can't help but want to pinch yourself to make sure it's real. The … Continue reading Flashback: Adventures in Boracay, Philippines – Accommodation and Getting Around