January 20-25, 2016: El Nido

With much sorrow, we said goodbye to Alona Beach and Karim and took off for Palawan (voted most beautiful island in the world by Conde Nast Travel readers the past two years in a row)! Continue reading

January 13-20, 2016: Diving in Alona Beach

After parting ways with Olga and Aaron in Siquijor, we made our way back to Alona Beach to begin our PADI Dive Course! We were referred to a dive shop called Piratas Alona Dive Center and are SO happy that we were because we had the coolest dive instructor in the world. Continue reading

January 1-13, 2015: The Visayas (Mostly)

As amazing as Japan was, we were so excited to get back to warm weather!! But as soon as we stepped foot off the plane in Manila, we very quickly regretted it, only partially due to the fact that it was 93,572ºF and 100% humidity. We very soon came to realize how much of a shit-hole Manila actually is.  Continue reading