Public transportation can always be an interesting factor of travelling in a new country. Getting from A to B in a manner other than the Underground or using the usual buses can initially seem daunting, but allows you to experience first hand an element of local life you otherwise won’t get by using a tour […]Read more "Buzzing Jeepneys"
I’m sat in front of Mall of Asia (MOA) on my last day in the Philippines. I have quite a bit of time left until my flight but am too tired to do much else than sit. I’m not sure what it is, but there’s something about the Philippines that I like. Last time I […]Read more "Realisation"
This really is experiencing island life. A monsoon hit Boracay this evening and swept the whole island. The monsoon type weather lasted for a couple of hours and then stopped. So did all of the power along with it. I am sat in pitch black dark with this iPad as the only source of light […]Read more "Plunging into Pitch Black"
Initially, I didn’t want any of my belongings to be stolen while I left things unattended on the beach. That’s why I went out with nothing but a bit of cash, a towel, and my kindle. That was day 1. Today was day 2. I went out with nothing but the clothes on my body […]Read more "Finding Peace in Boracay"
In keeping with the fact that I have no money, and that I still pursue travelling expeditions which incur more money, I took an Air Asia flight to Clark Airport because it was cheaper than going to the main airport in Manila. The aeroplane landed and as I was seated fairly close to the front, […]Read more "Hanging off the back of a Jeepney"