Whale Sharks and Waterfalls in Oslob | Philippines

Swimming with whale sharks in Oslob in the Filipino island of Cebu has become quite a controversial activity, because people are concerned about how domesticated these wild animals have become. They used to migrate naturally, but fishermen started to feed them, to attract tourists. Obviously this has unfortunately disrupted their feeding patterns and resulted in a … Continue reading Whale Sharks and Waterfalls in Oslob | Philippines

Storms and Scuba Dives in Cebu | Philippines

In my last week in the Philippines, I headed back to Cebu on my own, with the hope of finishing my trip with some diving and ideally taking my Advanced Diving course. I had a bit of a panic when Jamie flew home. Even though I've done plenty of solo travel in the past (about four … Continue reading Storms and Scuba Dives in Cebu | Philippines

Paradise in Palawan

As described in my previous post, back in January this year I spent three weeks travelling in the Philippines, and travelled to four of the seven thousand islands, Cebu, Bohol, Boracay and Palawan. All four had incredible scenery with so much colour everywhere but I think Palawan could have been the most beautiful and my favourite. Puerto Princesa … Continue reading Paradise in Palawan

Boracay: Beaches and Beers

Back in January I spent three weeks in the Philippines- a country I have wanted to visit for a long time and for good reason, as it turned out to be one of the most naturally beautiful countries I've ever been to. The Philippines is made up of over seven thousand islands and over the three weeks I was there I only … Continue reading Boracay: Beaches and Beers

Fun in the Philippines! First Stop, Bohol

I just got back from three weeks in the Philippines- a country I have wanted to visit for a long time and for good reason, as it turned out to be one of the most naturally beautiful countries I've ever been to. The Philippines is made up of over seven thousand islands and over the three weeks I was there I only … Continue reading Fun in the Philippines! First Stop, Bohol