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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 an authentic Philippines experience at a cheaper price without the crowds … with beaches and experiences that are just as good. In this post, I suggest a 1-2 month itinerary for those who want to follow a ‘Road Less Travelled’. All on a GRANDPAcking Budget of US$54 / […]

Central – Philippines – A Road Less Travelled



Malapascua - To Shore
  MAY 2016:   Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Cebu City to Bantayan Island and stayed in the KOTA BEACH RESORT on Bantayan for 8 nights. I was pleasantly surprised by Bantayan. I liked the place. Bantayan has made it into my Retirement REVIEWS. It was time to say goodbye to my friends and to move on to Malapascua Island. HOTEL TO FERRY: I was up at 5:00am, showered & packed, and on the street by 6:15am. There was 1 Trike waiting outside the front of my hotel. The Trike ride to the Ferry Terminal should […]

Bantayan – Philippines – To Malapascua



Cebu - Bantayan Disembark
  MAY 2016:   Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Panglao to Cebu City and stayed in the USDA DORMITORY HOTEL Cebu City for 2 nights so that I could have a look at the ‘Queen City’ of The Philippines – before continuing on to Bantayan Island. Once again, I was disappointed. It is just another ‘unkempt’ Philippines city with a noticeable increase in beggars and many poor people sleeping rough on the streets (even during the day). You had the feeling that you needed to be a bit more ‘careful’ in Cebu City. HOTEL […]

Cebu – Philippines – to Bantayan Island