The Philippines

I miss living in Asia: visiting The Philippines

Since being back in South-East Asia in The Philippines, I’ve realised there are a lot of things I miss about living in this part of the world: – The easy living, relaxed lifestyle – The cheapness of transport, food and accomodation. For example, a meal costs about 70 pesos (2…
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The Philippines: Manilla

With the vibrations of my phone, I awoke at about 4.30am, where I got dressed and showered. With my rucksack packed, a take-away breakfast and the arrival of the jeepney, I hopped in to be taken to the airport. Checking-in was simple but you have to pay for an airport…
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The Philippines: Bohol

A few hours passed before reaching Bohol. It was nearing the end of the day so the sun was starting to disappear. I managed to grab a Jeepney, which took me to my hostel about a 45 minute drive away over the bridge. The hostel where I stayed was in…
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The Philippines: Dumaguete

With my alarm waking me up early, I arose and got ready for the day. I ate brekkie then left the hostel walking to the main road to catch a Jeepney to a ferry port. At the port, I bought some new flip-flop then purchased a ticket to go to…
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The Philippines: Siquijor Island

The next day I got up pretty early to meet the Italian guy from my scuba trip because we were going to explore Siquijor Island on the same day. I might as well have some company while visiting the Island. After we got our tickets, we waited for our ferry to…
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The Philippines: Scuba Diving around Apo Island

The next day, I got up super early to have complimentary breakfast of eggs, fruit, toast and juice, before walking to the scuba diving shop. I was so excited but also slightly nervous. Filling in a standard form and trying the equipment was easy. I got in a Jeepney, taking…
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The Philippines: Travelling and Dumaguete

Off on another trip. About a week after I returned from my 2 month travel around Australia and Fiji, I booked a flight. It was a cheap flight so it justified. Plus I also wanted to go to The Philippines. After several weeks of double, I took off 12 days…
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