Philippines

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Boracay on a budget – Maximum fun in paradise for minimum spend

Lots of people told me not to go to Boracay as a backpacker. They told me it was expensive, crowded and touristy and I would not like it. Well all I have to say is they were wrong. I LOVE Boracay! Love it, love it, LOVE it! It is perfect… They told me it was […]

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Cool hostel review – Pink Manila Hostel

As most people who have travelled know, it is not always where you are but who you are with. This is so true when it comes to hostels. You can be in the best hostel in the world, with amazing facilities, but if you are on your own or with a bunch oh D bags […]

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Travelling from Palawan to Boracay – The cheap and easy option.

I have had so many people asking me how I travelled around the Philippines. Yes it can be expensive and it was slightly more than I had budgeted for. After all it is not yet a well trodden path, which is one of the amazing appeals of the beautiful Philippines. But just as with any […]

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Five random things I will miss about the Philippines

So Tomorrow concludes my month in the Philippines. As well as being one of the most beautiful places I have ever been, it has also been very educational. I have seen a lot of weird and wonderful things here. Here are a few random things I will miss. Everything being a beautiful photo On a […]

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‘We don’t eat that in England’ Food in the Philippines. The good, the bad and the downright weird.

It is no secret, I love food. I am not monogamous to one type of food however. I love all food. Well I thought I loved all food. It is true that in other countries and cultures they eat some things us westerners would find, Erm well, a little strange and the Philippines is no […]

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Beautiful Boracay in pictures

Words cannot do this places justice. The beaches in the Philippines are amazing. I don’t have a fancy camera (although I am going to invest when I next get a good payday), all these photos are from my iPhone 5 or GoPro Hero 3+ Black. Enjoy.   Boracay… Offically my favourite island in the world! […]

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29 reasons to travel the world right now

Everybody has their own reasons for doing it and there are a million excuses you could make not to. Regret the things you do not the things you don’t do. After all, nobody lays on their death bed wishing they worked more. There are a lot of these lists out there about why you should […]

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