the chocolate hills bohol
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What to do after Retirement in the Philippines?

Drink beer. Chase skirts. Start a business. Get a hobby. Travel. These are only several answers to today’s question. “What to do after Retirement in…

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sunset boracay - "Korean" Tourist Killed by Boracay Lady Boy was Chinese
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“Korean” Tourist Killed by Boracay Lady Boy was Chinese

Remember “Kallee?” The 21-year-old-lady boy from Cebu City. “Kallee,” aka  Carlito Alegado, admitted to stabbing to death a “Korean” tourist in Boracay last Friday, January…

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boracay sunset
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Boracay Lady Boy Butchers Korean Tourist

Who? One Korean tourist. What? Stabbed to death by a lady boy. Where? Boracay. Why? Korean didn’t pay for “entertainment services.” “Boracay Lady Boy Butchers…

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santa boracay beach - Boracay’s Sandy White Beach Christmas
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Boracay’s Sandy White Beach Christmas

December is the best time to be in Boracay because the beach is whiter, the sky bluer and the temperatures cooler. Boracay’s  Sandy White Beach…

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sunset boracay - Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World's Best Islands
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Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World’s Best Islands

“Boracay, Cebu, Palawan: World’s Best Islands.” This trio of Southeast Asian gems nabbed the Top Three Spots on a recent survey. That’s according to Condé Nast…

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Chocolate Hills Bohol - 10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines
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10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

“10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines” consists of the results of over 30 websites that I scrutinized using four different search engines. The…

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boracay dining on the beach
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Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme

“Boracay: Al Fresco Dining Supreme, “ today’s post, features photos from a recent trip we took to Boracay. My lovely asawa and I, along with…

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beautiful boracay sunset
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Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches

“Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches” features some of the most beautiful sunsets I ever witnessed in my lifetime. My lovely asawa (wife) and I, along with…

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Boracay paradise
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Cheapest Way, Iloilo to Boracay Pt. 2

“Cheapest Way,Iloilo to Boracay Pt. 2” After traveling for approximately five hours from outside of Tagbak Terminal in Jaro, Iloilo City, we had arrived at…

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security rounding up the strays at Caticlan port
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Cheapest Way From Iloilo to Boracay

What’s the cheapest way to travel from Iloilo to Boracay? Head out to Tagbak Terminal, the largest land terminal in Iloilo and a popular transit…

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puka shell beach boracay
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Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay

During a recent vacation in the Philippines, we visited a gorgeous white sandy utopia to escape the slimy green algae along Boracay’s famed White Beach…

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nearing underground river palawan
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World’s Friendliest Island: Palawan

Travel + Leisure Magazine recently announced that the world’s friendliest island is Palawan. Cebu, Luzon and Boracay, all islands in the Philippines, of course, grabbed…

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white beach boracay covered with slimy green algae
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Boracay’s “Black Eye”: Slimy Green Algae Covers Beaches

Boracay’s ‘Black Eye’: Slimy Green Algae Covers Beaches” relates the impact algae had on our four-day vacation in “paradise”. My asawa and I, along with…

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lots of people on the beach at boracay
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How Safe is Boracay?

“How Safe is Boracay?” We’re planning a return trip to the “best island” in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine. The Philippine National…

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My lovely asawa at Marbers El Nido
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El Nido Culinary Adventure: Marbers

I come from German stock. Consequently, when I opened the menu for the eatery we had stopped at I realized I was in for an…

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