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Beaches of Malapascua and the North/South divide

We often say here that listening to other traveller’s advice is usually the way forward, however, this was not the case with Malapascua Island. During our stay in Dumaguete, we were told by a number of people that there were no worthwhile beaches on the island and it was only a diver’s destination. So, it […]

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Accommodation and cheap food in Malapascua

Há certamente uma abundância de opções de hospedagem aqui em Malapascua, e acredito que são cerca de 20 resorts, e a maioria gerenciadas por europeus casados ​​com mulheres filipino. Podem ser opções perfeitas para quem está de férias, mas para aqueles em um orçamento, você vai precisar mudar para o interior, um pouquinho afastado da […]

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How to get to Malapascua

Resolvemos de última hora ir direto para Malapascua, pelo menos, decidimos tentar fazer essa viagem da forma mais fácil possível. Aprendemos nos últimos meses, que a melhor maneira é sofrer um pouquinho mais em um único dia, em vez de prolongar e prolongar ainda mais essas viagens. Pelo menos funciona com a gente, mas para […]

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Snorkelling with whale sharks in Dumaguete – Video

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6.8 Magnitute Earthquake in Dumaguete City!!

(Para lêr em Português, clique em leia mais) We thought we had experienced a wide range of emotions over the past 8 months but all those paled into insignificance today as we were struck by a 6.8 magnitude earthquake. We were sitting in our room at 11:49am when we suddenly felt a small movement and […]

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Snorkelling with whale sharks in Dumaguete

  Long gone are the days when I woke up startled thinking that all this was all a dream and I had to go to work. Back then, in the early months of our travel, it was a common occurrence and one I am glad has receded. However, it happened to me again today as […]

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Harold’s Mansion trip to Apo Island

We had not expected to arrive after midnight and with no prior booking, we decided to head to Harold’s Mansion, the main destination for backpackers in Dumaguete. Thankfully they had one room left which at P800 (aprox $18) was over our budget but it promised WIFI, aircon, satellite TV and something called a warm shower. […]

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Overland route from Boracay to Dumaguete

We finally decided to give up on Boracay as we realised that the weather would never change and that it was all a huge conspiracy with the weather travel websites to keep us there. The only problem was that we had to take two boats and two buses to get to our destination and just […]

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Frozen delights

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Overview of Boracay

Quando estávamos pesquisando sobre as praias nas Filipinas, sabiamos que Boracay não poderia ficar de fora. Matérias de jornais renomados do mundo tudo, resenhas e notícias por toda a internet confirmando ser um dos mais famosos destinos de praia. Além de ser listada duas vezes pela renomada revista Conde Nasté entre as Top 10 melhores […]

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