A leaving do whilst travelling…

In a world when people are always leaving and friendships you’ve made are instantly broken. You say goodbye maybe forever but with the faint hope you’ll see each other again. Fighting the more formidable question that it will it be the same, and the unfortunate reality that maybe it was just that shot of Sambuca […]

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My Filipino Boyfriend.

Now who doesn’t love a holiday romance. My Filipino boyfriend was the perfect exorcism to my last sexual encounter (see post- sex when you’re travelling). A friend of a friend of mine’s boyfriend (does that make sense?), he is the most chilled out man on the planet. A reggae musician, the definitive everything’s gonna be […]

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Getting around the Philippines

It’s long, it’s tough, it’s a pain in the arse. But at least you’ve got options; Jeepney – The classic, the cheapest, the rickety-est, the most likely to fail an MOT. But 25 pesos for cross country fares, and I’m game. Deeply religious people, naturally there are going to be references to this absolutely everywhere. […]

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Sex when you’re travelling.

I intended to wait until I’d built up more of a repertoire before I posted about sex. But my first encounter was somewhat of a baptism by fire, so I just couldn’t wait. Sex when you’re travelling isn’t like a normal relationship, or like normal sex even, it’s all just sort of frantic. Everyone wants […]

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Hello M’aam- why I love the Filipino’s.

The beaches are first class, the food is exceptional, the heat is unbearable but I’m British so y’know… I love the Philippines, but undoubtedly the best thing about this beautiful country is the people. Not only do they speak excellent English which you have to admit when you’re travelling makes life easier. They don’t hate […]

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Boracay’s Station beaches- in a teeny tiny nutshell.

Station 1- Fancy fancy hotels, bit pricey but really beautiful white sand beach and an incredible sunset spot from SpiderHouse tucked away in a cave right at the end; maybe a 45 minute walk from Station 2. Station 2 – Big touristy bit, next to d’mall- full of shops, bars (Exit bar local institution and […]

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Getting to Boracay.

So I’ve spent the last few nights getting legless so feeling all very blurry eyed and bruised… Enough about my hangover let’s talk about actually getting here as it seems to be the subject everyone gets to first.There are three different airports on the island and most people came via Manila (regrettable, but it is […]

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