As much as adventure traveling is enjoyable, it often involves some serious hiccups. Spending the night in a Filipino hospital definitely counts as one of them! Our dear friend Roy joined us on our backpacking journey around the Philippines hoping for some relaxing time by the beach. Little did he know that his tropical vacation was going to take an unexpected turn. After a long day of island hopping near Porte Barton in Palawan, Roy came back suffering from an unbearable headache and an escalating fever. At first we thought

Lola means grandmother in tagalog and lola Sayong is the old Filipino lady who took the initiative of transforming her beautiful beach land in Gubat into a surfers’ paradise where local street kids found shelter and job. Today a team of young surfers and great instructors is managing the surf camp. They live together like a family and welcome all visitors as one of their own. As amazing as this is, what made the spot even more interesting is that it remains hidden from the international touristic scene. We struggled to

Long roads must be traveled if you want to come across the majestic temples of Siem Reap, the killing fields of Phnom Pen and the pristine beaches of Sihanouville. Choosing the best means of transportation to get around Cambodia depends on so many factors such as cost, time, and comfort etc. With so many available options, we found the bus to be the most efficient for the following 6 reasons: #1 Cheap fairs Based on our experience, the cheapest way to get around Cambodia is by bus. Even a Tuktuk would charge

Swimming with whale sharks in Oslob was perhaps one of the most fulfilling experiences of our entire lives. Being in the water, only a few feet away from a creature 5 times our size made us feel small yet grateful to be part of such a wonderful world. However, as amazing as this experience was, it is important as responsible travellers to understand the implications of interrupting the natural habitat of these gentle giants in order to interact with them. When it comes to the Oslob whale shark watching center,

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