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Hotel Review – Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa

Princesa Garden Island Resort

Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island Phlippines is a luxury resort with a massive lagoon style swimming pool. Princesa Garden Island Resort is located 1.9Km from Puerto Princesa airport, around a 5 minute drive. Check

Posted in Hotels, Palawan Island, Philippines, Philippines Islands, Puerto Princesa

Palawan Island – Best Island to visit in the Philippines

Papaya Beach El Nido

Palawan Island is a must visit place in the Philippines. Just 1 hour flight from Manila or Cebu to Puerto Princesa or to El Nido and you are on the most beautiful island of the Philippines. Palawan is quite a

Posted in Feature article, Palawan Island, Philippines

Best Bars and Nightlife in El Nido Palawan Island

Best Bars in El Nido

El Nido has a chilled out nightlife scene with a good number of bars and beach bars. Don’t expect any wild nightlife parties in El Nido but there are plenty of bars to chill out, listen to some music and

Posted in El Nido, Feature article, Palawan Island, Philippines

City of Dreams – The place to stay in Manila for a short stopover

City of Dreams The Place to Stay in Manila

If you have a short stopover in Manila then one of the best places to stay is City of Dreams. City of Dreams is very close to Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, around 10 minutes by taxi (less if you take

Posted in Feature article, Manila, Philippines

The Beaches of El Nido Palawan Island Philippines

The Beaches of El Nido

In a previous article I wrote about the amazing Lagoons of El Nido. The most popular boat tour in El Nido is to visit the Lagoons around the various islands near El Nido. The next popular tour is the visit

Posted in El Nido, Feature article, Palawan Island, Philippines

Best Pizza in El Nido Palawan Island

Best Pizza in El Nido

After 2 weeks in the Philippines, when I arrived in El Nido I was looking for my favourite comfort food – pizza! I stumbled across the Little Italy Ristorante, went in and had an awesome feed on some of the

Posted in El Nido, Food, Italian, Palawan Island, Philippines, pizza

Nobu Japanese Restaurant City of Dreams Manila

Pork Belly at Nobu Japanese Restaurant Manila

I went in for dinner at Nobu Japanese Restaurant at the City of Dreams in Paranque City Manila. This is the second Nobu restaurant I have dined at, the previous Nobu dining experience was at Nobu in Melbourne’s Crown Entertainment

Posted in Food, Japanese, Manila, Philippines, sushi

Great Japanese food at Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant Manila

Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant Manila

Hide Yamamoto Japanese Restaurant serves up some of the best Japanese food in Manila! Located within the City of Dreams in Parañaque City, just 10 minutes from Manila airport. I went in for dinner at Hide Yamamoto and I was so

Posted in Food, Japanese, Manila, Philippines, sushi

Flight Review Qantas Manila to Sydney A330-200 Business Class

Flight Review Qantas Manila to Sydney

Airline: Qantas Flight no: QF20 Route: Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Philippines to Sydney Australia Aircraft type: Airbus A330-200 Flight time: 7 hours 22 minutes Travel class: Business Class Seat type: New Vantage XL seat – complete lay flat bed

Posted in Manila, Philippines

Best Restaurants in El Nido Palawan Island

Taverna Agape Greek Restaurant El Nido

El Nido in the north of Palawan Island is only a small town but there is still a great selection of restaurants. From local Filipino food to a great range of international restaurants like Italian, Greek, French, Middle Eastern and

Posted in El Nido, Food, Palawan Island, Philippines, Philippines Islands