Category Archives: The Philippines

Magpupunko, Siargao. Visiting THAT rock with kids

‘It’s more fun in the Philippines’ is the Filipino moto for travelling their breath-taking islands and what an amazing find the tidal pools of Magpupunko are for adventurous families and kids! Siargao’s famous spots Siargao has three ultra-famous spots. Right!? I’m pretty sure that most people will have seen them on either Instagram or Facebook….

Island hopping in Siargao? Book THIS guy!

There’s something very Robinson Crusoe about island hopping and exploring small, white sand islands surrounded by turquoise, glistening waters. It shouldn’t take much to convince anyone to hop aboard the next boat setting sail to discover new charms and secrets either. Siargao is this gorgeous island, one of roughly 7,000 in The Philippines, and it’s…

Which beach on Siargao?

Siargao, land of white beaches, rolling waves, glorious islands, docile cows, luscious rice paddies and tropical fish. But which beach is best to visit? Outside General Luna and Cloud 9 most beaches are very quiet and undisturbed by tourists. You’ll need your own transport to get to these but you’ll be rewarded for sure! Which…

Being vegan on Siargao Island, Philippines

After the nightmare that was being vegan in Indonesia (where we effectively starved), we landed on Siargao Island prepared for the worst. Being vegan on Siargao Island Siargao Island is a tiny little place on the eastern fringes of The Philippines after all, however, it was remarkably easy being vegan there and we were surprised by…

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Siargao

Download our travel guide to Siargao Island here! WHY? Siargao is a really tiny island on the east coast of The Philippines and for us it is the one of the ultimate, adventurous family destinations that it something out of a fairy-tale.  The beaches are phenomenal and the locals are some of the friendliest I’ve…

A satirical guide on how to get the best out of SE Asia

This is a satirical and facetious guide on how to get the best out of your visit to South East Asia. It’s an area so diverse in culture, food, language, climate & nature… and we fell madly, deeply in love with many aspects of it.  We can’t wait to explore SE Asia again but we…

Fifteen amazing things to do on Siargao Island if you don’t surf. The Philippines

Siargao is my new and favourite island in the world. That’s a tough call after spending almost a year visiting some pretty spectacular islands; Madeira; Corfu; Sardinia; Australia… but with its laid back vibe, friendly locals, amazing beaches and awesome vegan bites, it’s a wonderful place to spend some time. Here’s our 15 things to…