50 Philippines Travel Tips

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Asia, Philippines, Planning | 14 Comments
50 Philippines Travel Tips

The Philippines is by no means an easy country to travel in. We have compiled a list of 50 Philippines travel tips after discovering that it is sometimes complicated to get around, transport is difficult to book, and that making your needs understood can sometimes be a challenge. Many procedures are overly slow and complicated and […]

Cheeky Passports’ Chicken Adobo Recipe

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Food, Philippines | 5 Comments
Cheeky Passports’ Chicken Adobo Recipe

Perhaps there is no dish that encompasses Filipino cuisine, culture and history in the same way that the Adobo does. The dish consists of meats marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, peppercorns and garlic cooked until very tender, whereupon the meat and thickened sauce is served over rice. Pork and chicken are typically used due to […]

A Cebu City Walking Tour – Exploring Cebu

Posted by on May 14, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | No Comments
A Cebu City Walking Tour – Exploring Cebu

If, like us, you believe that the best way to experience a city is by walking about and getting lost in it, then you will love our Cebu city walking tour! Cebu city is the main city of the island of Cebu, and if you are heading down to the central-south part of the Philippines, […]

How to get to Sibuyan Island

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Asia, Philippines, Planning | No Comments
How to get to Sibuyan Island

Travelling from island to island in the Philippines tends to get complicated sometimes. Sibuyan, located in the province of Romblon, is a particularly hard to get to destination. We found it quite difficult to find information regarding the logistics of travelling to the island so here’s our in-depth guide on how to get to Sibuyan. […]

Why We Fell In Love With Sibuyan and Cresta de Gallo Island

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 8 Comments
Why We Fell In Love With Sibuyan and Cresta de Gallo Island

As the jeepney set off from the port of Magdiwang to San Fernando, we wondered whether coming coming to explore Sibuyan island and Cresta de Gallo island had been a good idea. The locals grinned at us with some surprise and the long dusty ride along a road on Sibuyan packed with boulders and mud […]

Things to do in Moalboal – Exploring Cebu

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | No Comments
Things to do in Moalboal – Exploring Cebu

The little fishing town of  Moalboal is charming enough to be included on the backpacker trail when exploring Cebu. There are plenty of things to do in Moalboal, including the Moalboal sardine run as well as some good opportunities for snorkelling. Diving in Moalboal is very popular among enthusiasts. Getting from Cebu to Moalboal is […]

A Guide to The Good Friday Crucifixions in San Pedro Cutud

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 6 Comments
A Guide to The Good Friday Crucifixions in San Pedro Cutud

After a very sudden and unexpected change of plans during our travels in the Philippines, we found ourselves in Manila for Easter weekend. We were aware that the Semana Santa was a big deal in this country, but I had never imagined that I would be spending the day I normally reserve for making figolli […]

How to get to San Fernando Pampanga from Manila

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 2 Comments
How to get to San Fernando Pampanga from Manila

Online directions to the Crucifixion site in San Pedro Cutud seemed very hard to come by, so we are writing this post specifically for people wanting to see the Semana Santa activities in San Fernando. Here’s how to get to San Fernando Pampanga from Manila. Read about our experience getting there, or scroll further for a […]

The Best Bohol Tourist Spots – Our Guide to Bohol

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 7 Comments
The Best Bohol Tourist Spots – Our Guide to Bohol

It comes as no surprise that Bohol island in the Philippines is a popular destination. Bohol tourist spots include the quirky Chocolate Hills, cute tarsiers, stunning waterfalls, the organic Bohol Bee Farm, a man made forest, and a rural interior, thus ensuring that there are always many things to do in Bohol for those looking […]

Panglao Island Hopping Tour and why we don’t recommend it

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Asia, Philippines | 6 Comments
Panglao Island Hopping Tour and why we don’t recommend it

The Panglao island hopping tour is one of the most popular activities in the region. The tour, departing from Alona beach, is typically priced at 400 PHP (about € 6.50) which is relatively cheap when compared to other island hopping tours in El Nido and Coron. We figured that Panglao island hopping was cheaper due […]