Monthly Archive: July, 2014


I was suffering from dengue fever, so we didn’t explore Singapore as widely as we normally would’ve. In three days, we accomplished only the touristy basics: Marina Bay, Little India, Chinatown, and window… Continue reading

$tati$tic$ of trav€ling th€ Philippin€$

The following is a breakdown of our daily costs in the Philippines. Although our aim is to travel cheaply, on what folks call a shoestring budget, we are not necessarily frugal folks! We… Continue reading

The Philippines, from above

Traveling overland has its benefits, but the experience of flying over the 7k+ islands of the Philippines induced a thrill like no other. The novelty of the tiny, rundown airports never wore off,… Continue reading

The Taklobo of Camiguin

On the southern coast of Camiguin there is a gorgeous stretch of blinding white sand and clear turquoise-colored water, but Kaliba beach is a private sanctuary and thereby closed to the public—unless you… Continue reading

Camiguin, born of fire

The island of Camiguin is the second smallest in the Philippines, both in population and land area, but with over 20 cinder cones, and four stratovolcanoes, Camiguin has more volcanoes per square kilometer… Continue reading

Palawan Destinations

The province of Palawan is extolled as the ‘final frontier’ of the Philippines, and the seascapes around the region are touted as some of the best in the country. So it was easy… Continue reading