The other side of Bohol, Philippines

Dear Reader, This is going to be an emotional, somewhat rambly post, possibly depressing. But this experience has affected me deeply, so please bear with me as I come to terms with it in the only way I know how: by writing about it. As many of you know, we visited Bohol on Day 7 … Continue reading The other side of Bohol, Philippines

Katara’s Trip to the Philippines

First guest post! Katara, our dearest friend, flew all the way from Singapore to meet us in Philippines during the last leg of our trip. Being the awesome person that she is, she brought lots of delicious snacks, extra earrings and her signature sense of humour with her. All the memories we have of Philippines … Continue reading Katara’s Trip to the Philippines

Chasing Sunrises and Underground Rivers: Philippines Day 3

Destination Our main destination for Day 3 was the Puerto Princesa Underground River National Park, home to one of the world's longest underground rivers. Our hotel somehow managed to get an underground river tour permit for us on a Sunday so we could take this tour, big props to them. The tour was scheduled to … Continue reading Chasing Sunrises and Underground Rivers: Philippines Day 3

Philippines Day 1: Travelling to Manila

Day 1 Destination Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. We flew Oman Air from London Heathrow via Muscat and our definition of a day is a block of 24 hours as we saw 3 timezones in quick succession. Very few pictures as the day was spent transiting. Lessons Learnt Oman Air economy class is … Continue reading Philippines Day 1: Travelling to Manila