Monthly Archives March 2015

7 Top Things to Do in Iligan City -Philippines

For a small city, Iligan City has many interesting things you can try. Most of what’s written below are about food but what Iligan can be proud of is their waterfalls. In fact Iligan City is nicknamed the City of Majestic Waterfalls.

Here are interesting things you can do and places to visit in Iligan City as part of myTravel Guide there.

1. Waterfalling


Waterfalling actually means waterfalls hopping and in Iligan you can do this as most of the waterfalls are just less than an hour from the city proper. But if you have limited time you should not miss Tinago Falls, Maria Cristina Falls and Dodiongan Falls.

If you have not been to the waterfalls of Iligan City, then you have not been to Iligan City.

2. Lechon

Of all the Lechons in the Philippines, this lechon from Iligan City is th...

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Diving in Donsol – Oustanding Expirience

So far, Donsol had been a bit of a bust. It had been a mission to get there, and thus far the fireflies and whale sharks had been a disappointment. But we had one more creature left on our list to see — manta rays. We had arrived in the middle of peak season for the Manta Bowl, a famous bay for spotting those majestic pelagics that both Heather and I were lucky enough to swim with back in Hawaii in September.


The Manta Bowl is an advanced dive — divers descend to the bottom of a 60 foot underwater valley, tether themselves to the ocean floor using metal hooks to resist the strong currents, and watch in awe as mantas queue up for a spot at the cleaning station, where cleaner wrasse remove parasites from their skin...

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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. I’ve been four times to the Philippines and spent in total more than eight months there and hell… This place blew my mind 😮 Whenever I meet travelers, I encourage them to go to Philippines, because for some reasons, people are still hesitant and stick to the ordinary “Thailand-Laos-Cambodia-Vietnam Route”. Don’t miss out on such an amazing country!! In my opinion, Philippines is better than all of these countries together. And I tell you why!


The hospitality of Filipinos is incomparable to the rest of the world.

philippines people

In my experience, from all the Asians I have met,Filipinos are the most kind and fri...

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Hiking Amongst Volcanoes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

ew Zealanders have an affinity for the outdoors. Whether that is a trip to the beach, or a walk in the bush, much of New Zealand takes advantage of the wealth of pristine natural landscapes that the North and South Island offer.

New Zealand is also a country that is proud of its mountaineering heritage. Likely the most popular New Zealander is Sir Edmund Hillary, a mountaineer who grew up a long ways from the mountains in the farmland south of Auckland, but went on to be the first person to summit Everest – using Aoraki Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak, as his training ground.


While not all New Zealanders are alpinists, many of them have a passion for tramping. Tramping translates to hiking, or more specifically heading out for long and often multi-day walks in the hills...

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Top 8 Things To Do in New Zealand

New Zealand is an incredibly beautiful country and has a huge variety of amazing activities to do. After having visited New Zealand three times in the last 9 years . I have put together a Top 8 list of things to do in New Zealand. There are in no particular order but I have personally experienced all of them and in my opinion the activities below rank amongst the best things to do in New Zealand.Take a magical boat trip deep into the heart of the Fiordland National Park on New Zealand’s South Island.

1.   Milford Sound

Mitre Peak Cruises are an excellent option for the cruise – who offer a smaller boat with limited passenger numbers and a more intimate experience where you can get closer to the scenery.


$   From $70 per adult and $17 per child.

7 times daily in peak season, starti...

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10 tips for Solo Camping Australia

There is nothing like a campfire in the bush and sleeping in a swag under the Australian sky. While I have been on guided Outback Safari Tours, I had never been camping alone before. On my 5th solo trip I wanted to push myself further out of my comfort zone andexperience solo camping in Australia, for the first time. So, I was very excited to see how camping alone is like.


My solo camping adventure started in Cairns and took me through amazing landscapes, from Cairns to Cape Tribulation, Mossman to the Atherton Tablelands, the Mareeba wetlands to the Waterfalls circuit, south of Cairns.

Before telling you about my experience and showing the places I discovered on my seven-days Solo Camping Trip in Tropical North Queensland, I have put together a list with 10 tips for travelling and campin...

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