The Philippines is a bit of a mystery. Being somewhat removed from the rest of Southeast Asia, this beautiful country rarely lands on the itinerary of the typical backpacker. And for good reason: the roughly 7,000 islands are difficult and relatively expensive to navigate as ferries are virtually nonexistent. Despite this, the Philippines enjoys a […]
Philippines is the land of jaw-dropping scenery, bland food and constantly smiling people. We spent Christmas and New Years island hopping around limestone cliffs, motorbiking through small villages, and COMPLETELY BLOWING OUR BUDGET. Still, at an average of $38/day/person, those on a budget should still keep the Philippines on their bucket list.