Archive of ‘Philippines’ category

Closing Boracay and Maya Bay is a Good Thing

Boracay and Maya Bay are closing. And we think that’s great news. If you aren’t familiar with these two islands and their closure, here’s the lowdown. Warning: this isn’t our usual light-hearted, inspirational piece but we think it’s important to recognize that tourism can cause harm and to acknowledge efforts to improve and preserve areas […] Read more…

Ethically sound wildlife encounters in Asia

Are you also one of these people for whom a holiday is not complete without a native wildlife encounter? We are too! Are you also worried that you might step into a tourist trap and pay money for an experience where animals are being exploited and taken out of their natural habitat only to please […] Read more…

11 Best Honeymoon Packages in Asia

Can we let you in on a secret? The honeymoon is the best part of wedding planning. Dreaming of idling away the days with your beloved in a beautiful place; creating a Pinterest board full of beaches, luxurious bungalows, and one-of-a-kind experiences; knowing that this is the time to splurge on the best holiday imaginable. Looking […] Read more…