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Manila and the road to Pagudpud

March 15, 20124 Comments

We arrived in the Philippines on board another Jetstar flight at around 8pm on a Saturday.  Having left Bali we had a brief layover in Singapore before our arrival in Manila. The immigration, customs and baggage pick up went like a dream and we were out of the airport within half an hour of touching down.  This […]

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Three Months Flashpacking

March 9, 20129 Comments

After our three months travelling we thought it was about time we did a mini update about our experiences, featuring the highs and the lows of flashpacking travel. The good news is we are having an absolute blast and there really hasn’t been any time when we have felt ‘lost’ or homesick.   Of course you miss […]

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Diving & Snorkelling in Gili Air

March 5, 20124 Comments

One of my goals on this trip was to earn my PADI diving certificate and get in as many dives as possible as we touch on some of the worlds best dive sights. I had only tried diving once a good few years on a trip to Mexico.  While I enjoyed the experience, I was […]

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Bali to Gili Air

March 3, 20120 Comments

We’re back in Bali since our last visit three years ago. We’d never planned to come to Bali, on this particular trip.  However, the long range weather forecast for the Phillipines, our desired next stop, was not good at all.  So we were off to Indonesia to explore some different places, find a small island […]

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Singapore City Sights

February 25, 20122 Comments

Our Australasia antics completed and we headed towards Asia.  Our first stop was Singapore, which proved something of a surprise to both of us.  A vibrant city full of interesting culture and not the clinical and sterile stereotypical description you could be forgiven for imagining. Our journey to Singapore was with Jetstar.  The flight was perfectly adequate […]

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