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!…

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…

How to get cash on Siargao Island. The Philippines

SIARGAO: 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…

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