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Puerto Vallarta - Beach North
JULY 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Puerto Galera to Manila and I stayed in the Leesons Residences for 10 nights. If you read my Puerto Galera to Manila post, you will see that I DO NOT recommend the Leesons Residences unless you: Can get a massive 60-70% discount off […]

Manila – Philippines – To Puerto Vallarta – Mexico



Puerto Galera - Ferry Arriving
JULY 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Marinduque Island to Puerto Galera and I stayed in the Sabang Inn Dive Resort for 7 nights. Even though I was there at the end of the ‘season’, and the service starting falling apart, I recommend this resort. The Sabang […]

Puerto Galera – Philippines – To Manila



Bantayan - 33 - Obo Ob Coast Road
MAY/JUNE 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: You can come to The Philippines and hit all of the popular spots from Palawan Island (Puerto Princesa, Sabang, Port Barton and El Nido) to Coron to Boracay to Siquijor to Panglao to Malapascua … But the Central Spine offers more of […]

Central – Philippines – A Road Less Travelled



Marinduque - A&B Sunset
JUNE 2016: OVERVIEW: In this post, I tell you about a little ‘hideaway’: Marinduque Island … I tell you how you can spend a month living in peace and quiet on this idyllic little island … and do so on a GRANDPAcking Budget. ABOUT MARINDUQUE ISLAND: Marinduque is an island province […]

Marinduque – Philippines – A Perfect Escape



Pinamalayan - Pier
JUNE 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Lucena City to Marinduque Island and I stayed in the A&B Coral Resort for 3 nights. I recommend this resort. The A&B was very good value for the PHP1,000 / night that I paid. In fact, it was one of the […]

Marinduque – Philippines – To Puerto Galera



Marinduque - Disembarking
JUNE 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Naga City to Lucena City and I stayed in the Castle Bernardina for 2 nights. The Castle Bernardina was OK for the PHP1,000 / night that I paid. I got it at a good price because I used an AsiaTravel discount voucher. […]

Lucena – Philippines – To Marinduque Island



Naga - Aircon Bus to Lucena Seating
JUNE 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I was expecting to be in Burias Island for a few days; I abandoned it after 1 night. I quickly made my way from Burias Island to Naga City and I stayed in the Nagaland Hotel for 3 night so that I could catch up […]

Naga – Philippines – To Lucena City



San Pascual - Stormed In
JUNE 2016: Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way from Donsol to Claveria, Burias Island and I stayed in the Montenegro Lodge for 1 night. The Montenegro is the only accommodation in Claveria Town. It was well below GRANDPAcking Standard. I rented a Moto (Hamal / Hamal) to take me to […]

Burias – Philippines – To Naga City