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

Chilling in Port Barton

Chilling in Port Barton and that is exactly what I did; no tours, no motorbike, just hammock time and working on my tan. I needed to chill too, the day before was a long day arriving all the from Bohol. Port Barton is perfect for that, the scenery is top notch where the green jungle meets the blue ocean. You … Read More

Stunning Siquijor and Apo Island

I loved the vibe of this small island Siquijor south of Bohol. With the motorbike you can drive around the island in one day including activities. Siquijor is known for diving, just like the rest of the Philippines, next to the healers living on the island. I didn’t visited the healers, think I’m too down-to-earth to believe and preferred the … Read More

Beautiful Bohol

Bohol has a lot to offer; unique landscapes like the bowl shaped Chocolate Hills, emerald rice fields and the Loboc River, spot cute animals like the tarsier and turtles, western shopping in the Tagbilaran malls, enjoy the picture perfect beaches like Alona and nice restaurants with fresh seafood all over the place. I had my own tour guide here; my father. … Read More

Surfing Siargao

This in popularity increasing Philippine island Siargao (shar-gow) is most famous for the surf and palm trees. These two really appeal to me, so perfect to visit this place for six nights. I booked this lovely and hippy style island in the beginning of my trip in January. Why? Because in Siargao it is rainy season in January and February … Read More

Route for 3 to 4 weeks Peru

I visited Peru during my three months travel through South America. After Bolivia I went to Peru and visited Ecuador thereafter. See below my route suggestion and other option. I found it very easy to travel in Peru; tour operators everywhere and transport via large buses and direct to the next destination in Ecuador and coming from Bolivia. So no … Read More