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 on Siargao will you 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!…

Do-It-Yourself Sugba Lagoon. Siargao Island

In our run up to staying on Siargao Island my Instagram suddenly became flooded with photos from Sugba Lagoon. With three ocean crazy kids we wanted to visit and put it on our list of things to do (there were quite a few) but no matter how hard we looked, we found it almost impossible to…

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…

How to get cash on Siargao Island

On a remote island in the middle of The Philippine Sea where no broadband exists and electricity is intermittent, how on earth can you get cash!?  Getting cash on Siargao is the source of many foreigner’s nightmares. Ours included, until we realised there’s a VERY SIMPLE WAY! Cash machines There are three cash machines (ATMs)…

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