I’m going on a 5-day boat ride in El Nido!

Will finally be going on this 5-day boating expedition I’ve been dreaming about since July..woohoo! (Image from Tao Philippines) I came across Tao Expeditions while researching for a trip to El Nido, and raved to friends that it was exactly how I wanted to explore Palawan: Open Expeditions take groups of independent travellers between El […]

how to #helpDOT and philippine tourism

There’s a twitter “movement” now to #helpDOT, and not surprisingly, many people are jumping in and seeing how they can get involved. It started with a post from Carlos Celdran about a tour he did with new Tourism Undersecretary @entengromano, which led to @TeamManila making tourism posters for free: Bloggers journeyingjames and otherworldpixie made their […]

trends in online travel research

Google’s Jane Butler shares trends on How Consumers Search Travel Online for 2009-2010. Interesting to note: Popular keywords involve last minute deals:  “summer vacations” , “all inclusive vacations” , “travel packages” , “train tickets” , “cheap plane tickets” , “package deals” , “last minute flights” , “last minute cruises.” People looking for last minute deals […]