Northwest Sicily: Erice, San Vito Lo Capo and Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro

In this Sicilian travel blog if will give you tips, information and inspirations on the Northwestern part of Sicily. In this part of Sicily: you can visit the mountain medieval village of Erice, chill on the beach at this main Italian holiday destination San Vito Lo Capo and explore the Riserva Naturale dello Zingaro per boat. See below my route … Read More

West Sicily: Marsala, Trapani and Sailing Egadi Islands

In this Sicilian travel blog if will give you tips, information and inspirations on the Western part of Sicily. In this part of Sicily: you can do a Marsala wine tasting tour, visit the salt fields between Marsala and Trapani, go kite surfing and sail to the Egadi Islands (Favignana and Levanzo) from Trapani. See below my route and tips … Read More

Southeast Sicily: Syracuse, Marzameni, Noto, Modica and Ragusa

In this Sicilian travel blog if will give you tips, information and inspirations on the Southeastern part of Sicily. In this part of Sicily, you can find historical Sicilians Baroque culture like the UNESCO-listed cities of Syracuse / Ortygia, Noto, Modica and Ragusa. As a beach girl, I visited of course the beach of the fishing village Marzameni. See below … Read More

East Sicily: Etna Volcano, Taormina and Catania

In this East Sicilian travel blog if will give you tips, information and inspirations on the Eastern part of Sicily; Taormina, Catania and Mt Etna area. Most travelers arrive in Catania or Palomino by plane. From here you can both start your tour around the island. I started in Catania and headed southeast by rental car. But first I drove … Read More

Tips before you Travel to the Philippines

Visa As a Dutch citizen we don’t need to request a Visa, we get one in our passport for 30 days. Travelers must hold a valid return ticket to country of origin or next country of destination and the passport must be valid for at least six months after the stay in the Philippines. You have to prove a onward … Read More

Travel route for 3-4 weeks Philippines

I visited the Philippines from half January till half February 2020, just after the Mt Taal volcano eruption. I was lucky that my flight went on time without any delays, a week earlier that would not have been the case. My travel through the Philippines went very smooth, no delays, no cancellations, no crime, good weather, all good memories. The … Read More

Tremendous TAO Sailing Experience

This was the highlight of my trip, I was looking forward for months to step on board this traditional Philippines sailing boat. I love to be in and on the water, already did similar boat trips in San Blas, Panama and Belize. I already booked and transferred 650USD (peak season 750USD) for this trips months before I left to the … Read More

Charismatic Coron

Coron is the basis to explore the northern part of Palawan which are called the Calamian Islands and Busuanga. Coron Town is located on the main island Busuanga and is the most developed island in the region. The area is heaven for wreck diving, kayaking, island hopping and motorbiking. You can find picture perfect white-sandy beaches, coral reefs but also … Read More

Spectacular El Nido

I was going to the highlight of my Philippines holiday; exploring the Bacuit Archipelago! This is the main attraction of Palawan and the reason why I wanted to see the Philippines in the first place, besides seeing my dad of course. Both El Nido and Coron are the base for exploring the crystal clear waters with fantasy limestone islands. I … Read More