Once you hit the Philippines, it’s a hard place to leave. Getting a VISA extension is easy as pie and the country is more than accommodating to anything you want to experience. World class beaches, inexpensive & exotic cuisine, nightlife to kill for and some of the foxiest girls in the world are [...]
El Nido is the sort of place where time seems to stand still. From the silky white sandy beaches with gentle waves crashing during the day, to the restaurants serving up seaside romantically lit candle lit dinners at night, everything just feels relaxed and good here.
Most of the local people you’ll meet [...]
Things take more time in the third world. Negotiations that should be smooth and simple are often long, boring and end up unfruitful. During the negotiations, the old “pretend to be uninterested” and temporary “walk away” techniques are mandatory to determine the lowest price.
Today, I went through four different motorcycle rental shops before finally getting [...]
The Crocodile Farm is located about 20 minutes outside of the city of Puerto Princessa. It’s just off the main highway and the entrance fee of 30 Pesos (66 cents USD) is a huge value for the one to three hours of fun you’ll have here.
Inside the park, visitors begin with a partially guided tour [...]
Palawan is a perfect destination for getting away from city life to experience real nature. Long-time readers will remember my friend Jenny from my adventures in Siquijor and lucky for me, she accepted my offer to explore Palawan. We took a cheap flight from Manila for 2100 Pesos ($45 USD) and landed an hour later.