One of the challenges of any good midwestern when traveling is finding good solid barbecue. This problem exist for us while in Cebu City like like about anywhere else.
Some people have noticed that many of the articles about traveling in the Philippines have disappeared. This is partly due to the fact that I feel they were not really giving people an honest picture of what is going on in the country and what is happening as a traveler in the land of corruption.
If you are arriving in Cebu City at the airport and traveling to Dumaguete in Negros, what is the best way to get there and what is the cheapest way? There are several options out there but I think I have found the cheapest one. If there is one even better, let me know! Let’s…
There is a large group of Vietnamese in the Philippines. They are mainly found in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. How they get here and what are they doing today? That answer is not as simple as some would think but let’s see what we can figure out, shall we? From the start, there is several stories…
There is many ferry companies in the Philippines but there is only two of them that serve Palawan from Iloilo City. While I use Milagrosa Shipping most of the time, I would like to use Montenegro Lines. They have newer, faster and just better ships.
I woke to a tropical depression in Quezon City, Philippines and I was hungry. The closest thing was Max’s Restaurant. It is a chicken restaurant that has stores across the Philippines. It is pretty tasty for what they have if you ask me.
I was in Makati, Philippines and I needed a place for the night. I tried out the new Hilik Boutique Hostel above Subway. I knew it was clean, has wifi, and gave you a free breakfast. All of which are winners in my mind. I have had friends tell me that it was pretty good…
I normally have great things to say about traveling in the Philippines as a tourist but today, I have to write about Tinglayan, Kalinga. It is a no go zone if you are American. It might change in the future but it is like the hills of Kentucky was in the 1960’s with moonshine.
Are you going to Boracay but don’t want a bullet donated to you at the airport? Another option will be to take the 2go Travel ferry to Boracay. It is very easy to do with one small hiccup. It doesn’t leave from Manila!
I have taken the long trip from Puertro Princesa in Palawan to Manila a few times. As I said, it is a very long trip. However, I think using the ferry from Puerto Princesa is a smart move for the traveler.