40 Great Excuses to Travel to Southeast Asia

40 Great Excuses to Travel to Southeast Asia

You can call it reasons if you describe yourself as a rational person, if you’re in denial or if you are already convinced… Reasons, excuses… Same-Same.  (But different.)     40 Great Excuses to Travel (or To Go Back) to Southeast Asia:   You don’t need...
Visit Palawan on a Budget

Visit Palawan on a Budget

Is it really possible to travel to the Philippines on a budget? Been there, done that! Yes; it is possible! In fact; I really hope I’ll get the chance to visit the Philippines again! Next question, please! Is it possible to travel to Palawan on a budget? Hell yeah! ...
Coron on a Budget

Coron on a Budget

After trekking across the rice terraces, I was looking forward to relax and explore Palawan. I jumped on a ferry for a long journey that would take me to Coron.  I hopped out of the ferry many hours later around 4 AM.  I spotted another solo backpacker and I asked...
El Nido on a Budget

El Nido on a Budget

If you are planning your trip to the Philippines, you probably already know about El Nido, the secret jewel of Palawan. Been there! Although, I think Coron was even better!  But, I wouldn’t have gone to Palawan without seeing El Nido… I had to see it myself so I can...
Puerto Princesa on a Budget

Puerto Princesa on a Budget

Puerto Princesa can be the start or the end of your adventure in Palawan.  As I started in Coron, I ended up finishing my trip in Puerto Princesa.  Good news; it’s much cheaper than El Nido! You won’t feel like you’re on an island when you head to the busy Puerto...
6 Reasons to Visit the Philippines Again

6 Reasons to Visit the Philippines Again

When they invited me to the Philippines, I was too excited! I couldn’t believe it!  I quickly sketched an itinerary believing that 22 days would be sufficient. It only took a few days to realise I had made a huge mistake. These 22 days would only tease me. I would die...
Why You Should Add Albay to Your Philippines Itinerary

Why You Should Add Albay to Your Philippines Itinerary

I was dreaming of a new adventure.  I was waiting for another few weeks so I could start my trip in Asia. I have been dreaming of the Philippines for a while already.  I had met a few Filipinos in Western Canada and I was quite excited about this part of the world....
Trekking in Banaue-Batad

Trekking in Banaue-Batad

You’ll simply need to Google Banaue and, trust me; you’ll want to go!  I read about it on other blogs and I thought; it sounds amazing.  Let’s go! While I was in Manila, I met a local blogger who recommended me to take a tour guide as it can be dangerous and tricky to...