Category Philippines

What do travel bloggers do on holiday?

As travel bloggers holidaying is the last thing we do when we travel. You may see our Facebook and Instagram timeline flooded with idyllic images of sunsets and beaches, But that doesn’t mean we were laying back, umbrella drinks in hand. Those photographs are the result of early mornings spent sweating in the sun and then slaving away at the laptop into the wee hours. Seeing as we also have full

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Cebu Life: A photo essay

The odds are most people haven’t even heard of Cebu. The Philippines’ oldest city, a World War II port, is an often overlooked travel destination with Manila or Boracay being the usual suspects. And that’s exactly why you should visit now. We enjoyed a virtually untouched by tourists city (not that we left our resort much) but just a taxi ride through the city really offered up some interesting insights. It

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Nalusuan Island Marine Sanctuary

Nalusuan Marine Sanctuary, a snorkel mask, and me. Who would have thought? Until a year ago, I didn’t know how to swim. And a lot of people I’ve admitted that fact to react rather incredulously, disbelief writ large on their faces. So I begin the usual story of how I grew up in a city in South India where most of us didn’t learn swimming (my brother, most of my

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