Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?

“Wild Parties & All Sin Banished from Boracay Beaches?” Well, that what it seems like to me. If you were planning to visit Boracay, formerly one of the best party beaches in the world, you might want to reconsider. A recent article in The Manila Standard may indicate officials are putting a damper on all aberrant behavior.

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Jorealle’s Story: “I Love My Life”

There hasn’t been a guest blogger on “Philippines Plus” for quite some time now. However, to kick off the New Year, we have a remarkable tale from our 11-year-old nephew, Jorealle. The young man had a homework assignment during his recent Christmas vacation. His task? Write a blog post. So let me step aside and have the lad himself tell you Jorealle’s Story: “I Love My Life.”

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Beguiling, Bewitching Boracay Beaches

beautiful boracay sunset

“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 two nieces and a nephew, visited Boracay again this past April. This pocket of paradise in the central Philippines is a small island known for its White Beach area and resorts. The sunsets we viewed at Boracay last year and in April were absolutely stunning. 

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Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay

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 area. “Paradise Found:Puka Shell Beach Boracay” was the highlight of a three-hour island hopping excursion we booked with Diamond Water Sports.

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Boracay’s “Black Eye”: Slimy Green Algae Covers Beaches

white beach boracay covered with slimy green algae

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 two nieces and a nephew, recently visited Boracay, touted as one of the best beaches in the world.

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El Nido Culinary Adventure: Marbers

My lovely asawa at Marbers El Nido

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 “El Nido Culinary Adventure: Marbers.” One whole page of the menu was dedicated to German cuisine.

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Our Island Hopping Disappointment in Boracay

island hopping in boracay

“Our Island Hopping Disappointment in Boracay.” I must have been asked over a thousand times if I wanted to go island hopping by various salesmen during our four day stay in Boracay. I was getting pissed with all the perpetual pestering.

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