(Slow) Travel Tips to the Philippines 2015

After spending the afternoon digging through old posts here, I realized two things: travel information changes all the time, and my travel preferences also change over time. In the spirit of being truthful and updated, here’s a loving guide for first timers to the Philippines, originally written for foreign friends who need an overview of places […]

seair discontinues flights to el nido :(

From GMA News: Starting Wednesday [June 30], Southeast Asian Airlines (SEAIR) will discontinue service to five destinations for the installation of additional exit doors in planes flying to these locations. The airline’s flights to El Nido in Palawan, San Fernando in La Union; Marinduque; Zamboanga City in Mindanao; Tawi-Tawi; and Jolo will be discontinued on […]

let’s not be secondhand travelers

Just read Does the Internet Cheapen Your Travel Experience? from bravenewtraveler.com. Got me thinking about the whole business of preemption, particularly how reading up on other people’s experiences–of a a new movie, a new place, a new book–steals something from our own experience of the same thing. The rawness, the cutting feel of connecting to […]