Category: The Philippines

My travels in the Philippines tend to be eclectic. This is because I allowed it to be led by serendipity and opportunity, by work and by friendships. So far, despite being apparently random, I have had the opportunity to travel the Philippines from the north to the south – Luzon, the Visayas, and even Mindanao.

When I go to the Philippines, I am often with others. I am with friends, or colleagues. So my travel style in this country varies markedly, and depends on who I went with. The end result is a mixed bag – which is very much like the country itself!

Nonetheless, it is a country I seem to return to, over and over again. So I think it is one of those places which is like a sketch that will be coloured in, bit by bit, over time.


'We Found a Hiking Trail Near Vigan' | Travel story on Teja on the Horizon sustainable travel blog | Curious insect carrying a house of sticks onto a rock in North Luzon Heroes Hill National Park | hiking trail in Ilocos Sur | hike near Santa 8

We Found a Random Hiking Trail Near Vigan!

“Here. Just stop here,” he said. The trike slowed, wobbling slightly.  “Here, sir?” The driver asked Jason. He affirmed.  The driver coasted into a small paved area that formed a notch into what was otherwise...

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