Fun and Sun in Boracay, Philippines

So I think I gushed enough about how much we enjoyed our stay at the Monaco Suites de Boracay in my last post. Well I want to share with you some of the other things we did and ate while in Boracay! Our resort offered a free shuttle that departed every hour to D’mall. D’mall…

Boracay, Philippines (Things to know before you go)

Yes we’re off to the Philippines for the 3rd time this year. Countless people have commented on the Philippines being our favorite place; but honestly, you just can’t beat the cheap airfare (We keep seeing fares for between $150-$200)! Plus we’ve been visiting different spots in the Philippines to see different things. We went to…

Getting our fill of the Philippines (Manila – Part 3)

Well after getting our fill of the city, we took about an hour drive outside of Manila to visit the natural beauty of the Philippines in the Taal area. Taal is famous for having an active volcano. We decided to book our tour though Unchartered Philippines, and were very happy with our decision. On the…

Getting our fill of the Philippines (Manila – Part 2)

As with all of our trips, we wanted to make sure we got to see the real Manila, the one that the locals experience on a daily basis. We decided to join a Market Tour given by Smokey Tours (whose tour proceeds fund a local NGO focused on typhoon and disaster relief) after reading several great…

Getting our fill of the Philippines (Manila)

This was our first time visiting the Philippines. And even though we had heard mixed opinions about Manila, mostly warnings to watch out for ourselves as Manila was considered dangerous, we decided we needed to see it for ourselves. I always take these comments with a grain of salt; I think part of traveling to…