Category: Asia

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El Nido: Island Hopping

The El Nido Story When we were investigating coming to the Philippines, a lot of people told us that we couldn’t miss El Nido.  The word “paradise” was used repeatedly to describe the place,...

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Port Barton: It’s All About the People

The Journey Our journey from Sabang to Port Barton was via another minivan.  We joined one minivan for an hour and then were dropped off to wait for our next one.  The journey took...

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Sabang & the Underground River

Today’s adventure takes us to the island of Palawan and Puerto Princesa’s Underground River, a new Wonder of Nature. The Journey Our journey from Siquijor began with Bong taking us to Larena jetty for...

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Siquijor; A Filipino Jewel

We left Moalboal (Kawasan Falls and the Sardine Run) with a bit of a mammoth trek to our next destination of Siquijor.  I had chosen Siquijor due to the write up on SwissNomads blog...

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Diving the Sardine Run in Moalboal, Philippines

Our reason for coming to Moalboal was to dive the infamous Sardine Run.  This is where you see massive shoals of sardines.  Very exciting. We have detailed our journey from Cebu to Moalboal, together...

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Arriving in the Philippines and Canyoneering Kawasan Falls

Prepare to be dazzled by us two adventure seeking 40-somethings as we go canyoneering at Kawasan Falls. Why the Philippines After changing our plans drastically whilst in the Perhentian Islands it was time for...

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Diving in the Perhentian Islands

The Journey The next part of our journey we are going diving in the Perhentian Islands.  We left the Cameron Highlands, heading to our diving destination, aboard a minibus.  The journey was in two...

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Time for Tea: Tea Plantations, Cameron Highlands

Our First Impressions of the Tea Plantations, Cameron Highlands We headed to the tea plantations, Cameron Highlands from Kuala Lumpur aboard a lovely pink bus!  It wasn’t that lovely but it was good enough and...

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Two Days in Melaka: Hidden Art Treasurers, History and Fun!

Following our splendid introduction to Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur we headed south to spend two days in Melaka (or Melacca). Getting to Melaka To get to our two days in Melaka, first we had to get...

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Our Kuala Lumpur Experience: Asia Here We Come

The Journey to our Kuala Lumpur Experience We flew out of Heathrow with British Airways on the way to our Kuala Lumpur Experience, or as we (and everyone else) now calls it KL!  The airport...