Island hopping in El Nido, Palawan, The Philippines
07 Jul 2014

Island Hopping in El Nido, Palawan, the Philippines

There are 4 things you should look for when considering island hopping in El Nido, or anywhere else in Southeast Asia: 1: Nice beaches: If the beaches aren’t nicer than the one you’re staying on then what’s the point? 2: Blindingly blue, clear water to swim and snorkel in. 3: Interesting

Nacpan beach, one of the beaches of El Nido, Palawan, The Philippines
02 Jul 2014

The Beaches of El Nido, Palawan

The Philippines is home to over 7000 islands, but ask anyone who has been (or is planning to go) about their trip and they’ll probably mention El Nido, on the stunning and sparsely populated island of Palawan.  Most people come for the island hopping tours, but spend a bit of

Ubud, a great place to see monkeys in Southeast Asia
06 Jan 2014

The Best Places to See Monkeys in Southeast Asia

One of the things I love about Southeast Asia is being able to see so many monkeys. I’m not sure why I’m so interested in them (in my defense, they do kinda look like people) but I could spend hours watching them go about their lives. Here are some of