6 Things I Learned Traveling as an Expat in the Philippines

6 Things I Learned Traveling as an Expat in the Philippines

The following is a guest post from Pierre De Braux First arriving in the Philippines is like a warm hug on a winter’s day. I came here at the end of 2015, and I remember it like it was yesterday. Of course, I’ve done my research like reading articles about its...
The Ultimate Philippines Travel Packing Checklist

The Ultimate Philippines Travel Packing Checklist

7,107 – the number of islands that make up the Philippines. Its vast archipelago is rich in culture, heritage, adventure, biodiversity, and unique experiences that make traveling to my home country a unique experience. Not to mention, the usually hot and humid...
A Two-Week Philippines Itinerary—Beaches to Mountains

A Two-Week Philippines Itinerary—Beaches to Mountains

UPDATED: 6/2018 If only a two-week Philippines itinerary was good enough… It’s not nearly enough time and you likely won’t want to leave. The Philippines is moving on up on the places to visit in Southeast Asia, but trust me,...
Popular Scams + Advice and Tips For The Philippines

Popular Scams + Advice and Tips For The Philippines

Have you ever thought about traveling to the Philippines? It could be intimidating for those that don’t travel often. But with this collection of Philippines travel tips, you’ll have a better grasp on what to expect and experience. When you travel to the...
Exploring the Rice Terraces of Banaue and Batad

Exploring the Rice Terraces of Banaue and Batad

      Most will think I’m really stupid for coming here… I was already in Manila earlier in my Philippines trip, so if I was coming to this region, north of Manila, I should have done it already. But I didn’t. I had so many things on my...
Siquijor Island: Crazy Bike Rides and a Witch Hunt

Siquijor Island: Crazy Bike Rides and a Witch Hunt

  Siquijor is known for its witchcraft, spookiness, and shamans, you wouldn’t know it from first glance. We read about it, but otherwise it’s just another island! Since we were arriving super late, we booked a super cheap room on Agoda.com. After...
A One Day Bohol Itinerary – Jungle Huts, Tiny Monkeys, And Chocolate Hills

A One Day Bohol Itinerary – Jungle Huts, Tiny Monkeys, And Chocolate Hills

UPDATED 12/2017 What should you do on your Bohol itinerary with just a day? After reading this guide you’ll have a better grasp on what Bohol has to offer to any traveler with just a day to spare. Within my series of Philippines adventures, I ended up staying in Bohol...