The Philippines

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11 of the strangest things I saw in Asia

As many of you know or can imagine, Asia can be a strange, wonderful, crazy and sometimes terrifying place. It's a complete culture shock and a lot of things can seem completely bizarre. Here are some of my fav...

WIPE OUT; Learn to Surf in Siargao, Philippines

Now, if you are familiar with my boyfriend's blog (now ex, this is an old blog) you will know how important this particular experience was. He is a surf instructor and has been surfing for about 10 years. H...

Snorkelling with Whale Sharks in the Philippines

The one thing that I knew I'd be doing in the Philippines was snorkelling with whale sharks. "Sharks?!", I hear you say. Fear not, my friends, these giant creatures are plankton eaters. They don't even have...

Learning To Freedive In The Philippines

I arrived in the Philippines not really knowing what to expect. All I knew was that my uncle used to live there and that apparently they had some wonderful species of birds (my sister is a zookeeper, she ...