Posts tagged with "Philippines"

Top 7 Breathtaking Island Escapes in the Philippines: Your Ultimate Guide to Paradise
The Philippines, an archipelago of over 7,000 islands, is synonymous with postcard-perfect beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a relaxed island vibe. For travelers looking to escape to a tropical paradise, the Philippines offers a multitude of options, each with its unique charm and beauty.
Visiting the Philippines is big fun. Perfect beaches. Friendly locals. Beautiful nature. Plus, it's a cheap country to travel, you'll get a great value for your money.

Coron vs. El Nido? Which One Is Really Better?
El Nido and Coron are dream destinations for scuba diving, island hopping, kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, and so much more. Not sure where to go in Palawan? I'll help you.
Philippines From The Air - Incredible Drone Footage Reveals Nothing But Paradise | via @Just1WayTicket
These aerial photos will tickle your wanderlust, inspire you to get a drone, travel the Philippines, and capture a few of the 7000 stunningly beautiful islands and beaches...

The Ultimate Guide To Siargao In The Philippines (For Non Surfers)
Siargao is known as the “Surfing Capital of the Philippines”, but you don't need to be a surfer to enjoy the beautiful scenery and natural attractions on the island...
Travel the Philippines 2015: 20 Photos that will make you pack your bags and go © Sabrina Iovino |
The year is almost over, and I was thinking this week what could be my last blog post for this year. Something about Christmas? Uhm... No. I'm just not that into Santa to write about it. How about what I'm gonna do on New Years Eve? Who cares? (OK - I'm Hong Kong right now. Now you know.)

Smokey Mountain - The slums of Manila, Philippines © Sabrina Iovino |
I left the upscale neighborhood Makati by taxi and headed towards the north of Manila, towards Tondo. I was on my way to visit Smokey Mountain, one of Manila's slums and the largest dumpsite where over 25,000 people pick up garbage for a living. The sad truth is, Smokey Mountain is one of the most impoverished areas in the world. I used to dislike Manila. Manila is not like Bangkok. Or K.L. It's more like Mumbai. Most of the travelers I've met didn't like the city. It's certainly understandable.