Get your foot out of the sand for some cultural and nature highlights of the Philippines.
Downtown Manila as seen from the roof of Pink Manila Hostel I came to the Philippines having already travelled all over mainland Southeast Asia (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia). I hadn’t actually planned to go to the Philippines, but having heard other travellers speak of it in such hushed tones on the backpacker trail […]
The island of Bohol makes for an interesting and slightly off-the-beaten track destination in the Philippines. I stayed at Nipa Hut Village in central Bohol, a peaceful and fairly remote hostel where you’ll only hear crickets at night and see fireflies hovering around the river banks. The surroundings are beautiful and just walking around the […]
Malapascua Island: the only place in the world where you can reliably meet the gorgeous long-tailed threshers.
Stunning, stunning, stunning. Surely one of the little secrets of South-East Asia, the Bacuit Archipelago is relatively little-known but oh-so-very beautiful. If you want to see big limestone cliffs there are of course the more famous Ha Long Bay in Vietnam or even Krabi in Thailand, and objectively speaking these are impressive locations for sure. […]