He’s on a mission. Kyle Jennermann is a Canadian traveler who have left footprints all over the Europe and Southeast Asia. But it wasn’t until 2012 — after being in 35 countries and working in three continents — when his itchy soles finally led him to the Philippines. “I have never experienced before what I… [read more]
Hawaiian adventurer and world traveler Cody Mafatu Easterbrook set foot on the Philippines a few years ago and found a “very wet” Manila! It was the middle of the monsoon season and there was a big flood when he arrived that he couldn’t make it to his hostel. Fortunately, he met a local who took… [read more]
We’ve seen our foreign friends try balut and watched in delight as they freaked out a little a lot. But while balut remains the king of Philippine street food, how about some of our other favorites?
Getting to Boracay is a bit complicated. First, airlines use two airports: Kalibo and Caticlan. Kalibo is bigger but much farther. If you’re landing at Caticlan Airport, lucky you. You will save yourself from additional two hours of land travel. From Caticlan airport, you will be taking two more modes of transportation: a short tricycle… [read more]
The Footprints Project
“Garbage that pollutes our seas is a compelling issue that Filipinos should unite against” said Karl Ramirez, songwriter‐musician and campaign officer of the Earth Island Institute Philippines. “Pollution of our seas is endangering our archipelago, home to numerous marine wildlife species. In fact, a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report in 2005 puts us at… [read more]
In September 2013, Rochelle started an online petition asking DENR-PAWB to order the immediate release of a sea turtle that was being exploited by locals on Turtle Island in Guimaras for tourism purposes (view the full text at http://chn.ge/154pIaa). PAWB promptly addressed it just a couple of weeks later. When we told Rochelle that we’ve nominated her… [read more]