Brother and Sister on a swing - street art in penang

Street Art in Penang – Exploring Malaysia

The street art in Penang consisting of amusing wrought iron caricatures and tastefully painted murals have added much-needed depth, colour ...
Read More
Gardens By the Bay - attractions around marina bay

Tourist Attractions Around Marina Bay, Singapore

Singapore may be ‘tiny’ when compared to its neighbouring countries, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for ...
Read More
Little india - 3 days in Singapore

How to spend 3 days in Singapore, The Lion City

Visiting Singapore was a small bone of contention between Michelle and I, as she couldn’t find a sufficiently attractive reason ...
Read More
Noodle dish - Budget Restaurants in KL

Budget Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

Although we really recommend the street food in Malaysia , which we normally ate on the go, there were times ...
Read More
Tea Plantations in Cameron Highlands

Places to visit in Cameron Highlands on a Budget

Located in the higher midlands of Malaysia, Cameron Highlands presents the perfect weekend getaway opportunity if you’re looking to escape ...
Read More
KL tower by night - Where to stay in Malaysia - Top attractions in Kuala Lumpur

Top Tourist Spots in Kuala Lumpur – Exploring Malaysia

Few countries spell out diversity as boldly as Malaysia does, a characteristic which is strongly reflected in the tourist spots ...
Read More
Assam Laksa - Steet food in Malaysia

A Guide to the Best Street Food in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country with a very diverse and sometimes eclectic culture incorporating various aspects of Malay, Chinese and Hindu ...
Read More
porter horses at the Poon hill trek, Pokhara

The Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in Nepal – Tips for Trekking

It’s already been a month since I spent a few days trekking the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, a relatively short ...
Read More
Manila Cathedral as seen from Fort Santiago - A stop on the Day tour of Manila City

A Walkable Day Tour in Manila City – Exploring Manila

Manila can indeed be intimidating. It is a city which is hard to fall in love with at first sight ...
Read More
The Scenic valley of Buscalan - meeting the Kalinga Tribe in Buscalan

Cheeky Passports’ Favourite Instagram Shots

Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, yet it takes a lot of work to plan ahead and ...
Read More
Boudhanath Stupa - things to do in Kathmandu

The Best Places to Visit in Kathmandu

Kathmandu was the very first destination I traveled to in Asia. The temples, shrines, spices and street food were all ...
Read More
Legendary tattoo artist Whang-Od, Kalinga tribe of Busclaan

Getting a Filipino Tribal Tattoo in Buscalan

Buscalan, The Philippines, the village of fierce (former) head-hunters, is today famous for being home to Whang-Od, the 100-year old, ...
Read More
The Landscape at Buscalan

How to go to Buscalan, Home of the Kalinga

This is a post dedicated solely to the logistics of getting from Bontoc to Buscalan and from Buscalan to Bontoc ...
Read More
Nyatapola Temple at Bhaktapur Durbar Square

A Day trip to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Valley

Upon my arrival in Kathmandu, admittedly armed with very little research and information (despite Michelle having passed on detailed notes ...
Read More
Jeepney - Philippines travel expenses and costs

Two months in the Philippines – Travel expenses and costs

After having spent the last 15 years of our lives living on a professional wage which we mostly spent on ...
Read More
The hanging coffins in Sagada

Sagada Tourist Spots – Discovering the Caves and Coffins of Sagada

Sagada was our next stop after having explored the spectacular rice terraces of Banaue and Batad. People we met raved ...
Read More
A street stall - 'must try' street foods in the Philippines

15 Must Try Street Foods In The Philippines

Since we traveled around the Philippines on a budget, most of our meals consisted of street food and cheap (but ...
Read More
the rice terraces of Banaue and Batad

Banaue Rice Terraces Tour Without a Guide

Just when we thought that the Philippines couldn’t get any prettier after having spent two weeks exploring deserted beaches and ...
Read More
Mas-Aso falls view of children preparing a chicken for a bbq - the best and worst of Bohol

50 Philippines Travel Tips

The Philippines is by no means an easy country to travel in. We have compiled a list of 50 Philippines ...
Read More

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 ...
Read More
walking tour of Cebu City, the San Pedro fort

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 ...
Read More
sunken ship in the port of Sibuyan

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, ...
Read More
Cresta De Gallo, Sibuyan

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 ...
Read More
Canon Eos 700d - Cheeky Passports Electronics packing list

Electronics Packing List for Long Term Travel

Have you ever wondered what the packing list for long term travel looks like? I can tell you immediately, it’s ...
Read More
the blind turtle of Pangasama beach, Moalboal

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 ...
Read More
crucifixion at san pedro cutud

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 ...
Read More
the golgotha - crucifixion at san pedro cutud

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 ...
Read More
Michelle enjoying the view of the chocolate hills in bohol - the best and worst of Bohol

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 ...
Read More
preparing food ontop of the sand dune at Virgin island, Panglao - Why we won’t recommend Island hopping in Panglao

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 ...
Read More
Highlights of Coron - a view of the rock cliff side over the sea at one of the islands visited during the tour

10 Tourist Spots in Coron, Palawan – A Guide to Coron

Coron was right at the top of our list of places to visit in the Philippines, having been highly recommended ...
Read More

Leave a Reply