Our Palawan Adventure
Mar19

Our Palawan Adventure

Palawan is rugged, pristine, and spectacularly beautiful. Travel can be tougher here than some places, but that’s part of why Palawan remains so alluring. For our efforts over about a month in Palawan we were rewarded with amazing sights, people, and experiences that we’ll always remember. We loved getting aquianted with Palawan’s wonders in Puerto Princesa’s Honda Bay, touring the Underground River in Sabang,...

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El Nido Vacation Guide for Families
Mar13

El Nido Vacation Guide for Families

An El Nido vacation should be on your list of exotic family travel spots. But go soon, because word is getting out about this pristine paradise.

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Kayaking in El Nido
Mar10

Kayaking in El Nido

We were really lucky at Telesfora Beach Cottages to be able to use their kayaks to explore the waters around Corong Corong Beach and El Nido. We paddled to several stunning white sand beaches over the course of our stay at Telesfora, each one more beautiful than the last. The paddling itself is also a treat. The towering cliffs that line the shoreline are even more majestic viewed from the water just below. There are also little...

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How to Get Cash in El Nido
Mar07

How to Get Cash in El Nido

Halfway through our 3 weeks in El Nido we ran out of money. It turns out you cannot use an ATM to get cash in El Nido so we discovered several work-arounds. We’ll share them with you here in case you find yourself in a similar cash poor situation.

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Telesfora Beach Cottages
Mar03

Telesfora Beach Cottages

Our El Nido home for the better part of three weeks, Telesfora Beach Cottages on Corong Corong Beach was our favorite accommodations in the Philippines. Telesfora has great location, facilities, and staff, but most of all there’s a warm friendly family atmosphere that made us feel welcome right from the start.

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El Nido Island Hopping
Feb27

El Nido Island Hopping

El Nido spoiled us with pristine, white sand, nearly empty beaches at every turn. We’ve never experienced anything like it anywhere in the world and it more than lived up to our lofty expectations. We loved all four of the tours and they are already at the top of our list of our favorite Philippines activities.

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