Apo Island Diving

After getting our Open Water Certificate in Koh Tao, we were more than ready for our next diving trip.  Diving in the Philippines was definitely on our ‘must do’ list for South East Asia.  We’d heard nothing but amazing reviews regarding the breathtaking reefs that where you can dive around the Philippines.  Having a flick through […]

Island Hopping Around El Nido

If you’ve ever heard anything about El Nido in Palawan before, you will have more than likely heard amazing things about the island hopping around Bacuit Bay.  From exploring pristine white sand beaches to snorkelling through limestone lagoons all the way to enjoying an ice cold San Miguel with barbequed fish on an uninhabited island, […]

Chocolate Hills and Tarsiers in Bohol

Whenever we spoke about or researched the Philippines, it was the Chocolate Hills which repeatedly popped up.  Naturally, we decided that while we were in the Philippines we would definitely go and see the Chocolate Hills for ourselves and see what all the fuss was about. Initially, we had planned to fly to Cebu City […]

Kidnap Free in Manila

Before we travelled to Manila, unfortunately, we were told multiple tales of people who know people, who were kidnapped after they had got into an unlicensed taxi. You know the kind of thing that you hear about happening in South America. We even heard one story of a woman who was shot in the head […]