Things to do in Cebu on a weekend

This post is a summary of our weekend spent in Cebu, Philippines (we've rambled here & here). Though we didn't cover much ground, we'll document our practical learnings in this post to help future travelers. Reasons to visit Eating Lechon (meat lovers only): This is not an exaggeration and a genuine personal opinion, it is … Continue reading Things to do in Cebu on a weekend

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Cebu foodie day & flying back home (Philippines Day 9 & 10)

Our Cebu foodie day (Day 9) We had a flight from Cebu to Manila in the evening & a checkout lined up at 11 AM. Because of our luggage, we didn't really sightsee but finally did you other favourite thing i.e. Eat!! We generally spend a lot of time eating during our travels but Philippines … Continue reading Cebu foodie day & flying back home (Philippines Day 9 & 10)

Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)

 Day 8 Destination We ended up only having the time to see Cebu's top attraction, Kawasan Falls. It took 4+ hours to reach the falls and 3 more to get back but it was worth it as the falls are very pretty. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPQWZy4DzuW Top tips: Leave Cebu City as early in the morning as possible (7 … Continue reading Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)

A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)

Day 7 Destination We flew from Manila to Tagbilaran on the island of Bohol for a day trip on the island. We had pre-booked a tour with Bohol Travel Buddy that had a set itinerary as mapped below. Costed 1500 PHP per person in a comfortable private car. Top tip As mentioned before in our … Continue reading A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)

Our travel summary of 2016

Tis the season for looking back at 2016 and recounting the best (and worst) of our travel experiences across the year. As we're in our 1st year of blogging & haven't written a similar post before, we are going to report categories and numbers that are generally interesting. We've picked experiences that have broadened our … Continue reading Our travel summary of 2016

2016: A year of visa-free travel

Read our previous post to read our motivations for deciding to travel visa-free for a little more than a year now. In this post we'll describe how we did it, which countries we visited along with arrival costs and pictures. Also, a very merry Christmas to our readers  🙂 How we decided where to go … Continue reading 2016: A year of visa-free travel

Philippines transportation lessons and tips (Day 6)

Due to specific planning choices undertaken by us, we actually spent the whole of Day 6 going from El Nido to Manila only to catch an early morning flight out on Day 7. So we thought it'd be befitting to talk about transport in Philippines peppered into a short Day 6 rambling. All transport tips will be … Continue reading Philippines transportation lessons and tips (Day 6)

Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Day 5 Destination We hired a scooter to see a bit of inland El Nido namely the white sand Nacpan Beach and the Nagkalit-Kalit waterfalls before returning back to our resort and sipping on cocktails. Wedding anniversary day well spent!! Breakfast of Champions We had three really great food experiences in Philippines and breakfast on … Continue reading Nacpan Beach, Philippines: A visual feast (Day 5)

Palawan, Philippines: A dream honeymoon destination

We recently spent 4 days in Palawan, Philippines (across El Nido & Puerto Princesa) to celebrate our wedding anniversary and the trip ended up being like a second honeymoon. So we thought we'll share a photo essay on why we think Palawan is a dream destination for a honeymoon / romantic getaway. Diversity of romantic locations … Continue reading Palawan, Philippines: A dream honeymoon destination

Island hopping in El Nido, Philippines (Day 4)

Day 4 Destination Finally, the famed El Nido and Island Hopping Tour A (lagoons & beaches). The best day on this trip bar none and one of the most epic days of our travel lives. This is one of those places you see on NatGeo and think "Wow, this place is one the same planet … Continue reading Island hopping in El Nido, Philippines (Day 4)