Posts Tagged with "philippines"

10 Unmissable Places To Visit on Palawan Island, The Philippines

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

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10 Unmissable Places To Visit on Palawan Island, The Philippines

With over 2,000 kilometres of coastline, 1,700 islands containing thousands of pristine beaches, towering limestone karsts, tropical rainforest, amazing wildlife and a chilled out burgeoning backpacker scene – Palawan is a paradisiacal adventure playground waiting to be discovered!

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Plastic Free Philippines: A 2000km Bicycle Tour With a Cause!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

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Plastic Free Philippines: A 2000km Bicycle Tour With a Cause!

Anna Dawson is no stranger to the Philippines coastline having lived and worked in the country since 2008, however her next challenge will be one of her biggest yet. From September until December she will be cycling 2000km along the coasts of the Visayas and Luzon advocating for a reduction in ocean plastic, cleaning up beaches and talking to school groups...

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Why I Fell in Love With Boracay Island in The Philippines

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

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Why I Fell in Love With Boracay Island in The Philippines

"Up until now if you asked me what my idea of a backpacker paradise was, I would have not even hesitated to answer Koh Rong Island in Cambodia. Now however, I may have found something that has pushed Koh Rong off of the top spot. I proudly present you with... Drum roll please... Boracay Island in the Philippines." Travel blogger Sally Munt tells us why she is totally in love!

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The Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines – How Can You Help?

Monday, January 13, 2014

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The Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines – How Can You Help?

Relief work and international aid is pouring into the Philippines as the country continues with its recovery from the strongest typhoon ever recorded on the planet. With wind gusts that hit up to 270 km per hour at its peak, parts of the low-lying islands were completely flattened, and thousands of people were rendered homeless. No strangers to natural disasters, the Filipino people continue to build and rebuild their lives with admiration. We discover worthwhile organisations to volunteer with and how you can help!

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Surviving on a Deserted Island Paradise in the Philippines!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Surviving on a Deserted Island Paradise in the Philippines!

Could you survive on a deserted paradise island? Make your own shelter? Find your own fresh water and fish for your own dinner? In today's society we have become so comfortable that we have forgotten about the basic skills needed to exist in a sustainable way. But what if you could go back to this simple way of life? Would you be happier? Feel more freedom? Travel writer and blogger, Martin decided to find out!

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Meet the Dancing Inmates of Cebu, Philippines: Where Getting Locked Up Abroad Is a Laughing Matter

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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Meet the Dancing Inmates of Cebu, Philippines: Where Getting Locked Up Abroad Is a Laughing Matter

If you've been to prison abroad, chances are you don't consider that experience the highlight of your trip. However, a short stint in Cebu's Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center has emerged as the exception to the rule thanks to the dancing inmates of CPDRC...

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Notes from the Editor: Patience and Backpacking in South East Asia

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Notes from the Editor: Patience and Backpacking in South East Asia

“What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare”... When backpacking through South East Asia, your patience threshold will be tested on more than one occasion. Trains that take five hours longer than planned, spontaneous holidays that make banks, embassies and post offices close when you just need to get that something done and a laid-back attitude to the point of slumber are just some of the things that you may struggle with. Coming from a Western culture, we find it very difficult to just… WAIT. Learning to adapt to this cultural and lifestyle difference is an ongoing lesson...

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Top 10 Things to do in the Philippines

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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So how do you sum up the Philippines? Here is our guide to the top 10 things to do in the Philippines that we reckon backpackers just can't miss!

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