El Nido: Day trip to Nacpan Beach

Feature Nacpan Beach, often regarded as being one of the best beaches in all of Asia, is an easy day trip away from El Nido.  Once just a desolate stretch of untouched golden sand it is now quite popular, with several bars and restaurants around. There is a Mad Monkey Hostel here also, providing budget […]

El Nido: Tour D — Why you should try the least popular tour

Feature Tour D is often left off travellers itineraries for El Nido. There are a few reasons for that: Cadlao Island, where the tour is based, is located very close to the main area of El Nido. This causes travellers to wonder whether or not it’s good value to pay for a boat to take […]

Port Barton: Island Hopping

Tips & Articles The most popular activity to do across Palawan is island-hopping tours. Some of the coastal towns are beautiful in their own right, but the true beauty of this region lies in the thousands of small islands that scatter across the bays, which you can’t see without a boat. Port Barton is no […]

Port Barton: A Quiet Town in Palawan

Feature We arrived in Port Barton after 2 delayed flights and a tightly-packed, cosy van ride from Puerto Princesa. After hopping out of the van we put on our backpacks and began what was a “10–15 minute walk” towards our guesthouse. Weary from our long journey and after having to pay a 50 peso environmental […]

El Nido: Island Hopping & Endless Adventure

Feature El Nido translates to ‘The Nest’. It gets its name the edible nests of the Swiftlet which are plentiful amongst the limestone cliffs of Bacuit Bay. Harvesting these nests was originally one of the primary sources of revenue for the area, alongside fishing. Things are obviously different now, as El Nido has become world-renowned for its […]