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How to get from Cebu City to Siquijor

How to get from Cebu City to Siquijor

There are many ways to get from Cebu island or Cebu City to Siquijor. And for every budget as well. You can go by plane, to Sibulan Airport, close to Dumaguete port and travel from there with the ferry Or you can do the whole trip by bus, which is actually quite astonishing trip with some views that you should not miss. I did that trip the other way around: from Dumaguete to Cebu by bus, you can read about…

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How to travel from Siquijor to Cebu or Bohol

How to travel from Siquijor to Cebu or Bohol

Siquijor has ferries going in all directions. You can travel to Dumaguete, where you can find Sibulan Airport f.e. or travel from there to Cebu by bus.  But you can also travel directly from Siquijor to Cebu Island by ferry, You can even bring a motorcycle or a car. And there are daily ferries leaving for Tagbilaran in Bohol. Make sure you plan your trip in advance, since weather conditions can influence departure. Timetable changes due to weather or maintenance…

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Is it safe to live in the Philippines?

Is it safe to live in the Philippines?

Many Governments issued a negative travel-advice for the Philippines after the so called Bohol Incident. And a lot of people wonder if it is safe to travel to the Philippines or to live there. Since the experience of safety is a personal one, I can only speak for myself. Please do take note that whether it is a real threat, a political game or just a hoax to scare off people: whenever a government gives a travel advice you are…

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How to get from Bantayan Island to Bacolod

How to get from Bantayan Island to Bacolod

Early morning start here, for it is time to leave Bantayan Island and move to Iloilo City. I’ll be traveling to Bacolod first, than take a ferry from there to Iloilo. Since I’ve come from Iloilo to Bacolod a few months ago, I know the drill in Bacolod, that is not the most challenging part of this trip. The most challenging is to get to Cadiz. Here is how I got to Cadiz Port on Negros From my resort there…

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Bantayan Islands is it worth a visit?

Bantayan Islands is it worth a visit?

Bantayan Islands, you find them in the Visayas Sea at the North end of Cebu Island and than a little to the West. A group of about 20 islands, strechting out over 8 kilometers southwest of Bantayan Port area. Bantayan Is the biggest of the Bantayan Islands and is divided in three municipalities: Bantayan, in the center of the Island, with a daily ferry leaving for Cadiz- Negros Santa Fé, where the Cebu Ferries dock at the South Mandridejos, in the…

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How to get to Bantayan Island?

How to get to Bantayan Island?

Bags are packed again an it is time to move on. It has been hard to find information on the internet about traveling to Bantayan Island. Most websites are outdates and some say there is one ferry, others say it only departs on Tuesday and that the bus leaves only 1 time per day, the one thing I know for sure is that I needed to get to the Hagnaya Port. So the schedule is a bit vague. And while…

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Leaving Bohol and back in Cebu City

Leaving Bohol and back in Cebu City

After a two weeks visit of Bohol and roaming the island by bus I left and went back to Cebu City. preparing for a beach week on Bantayan Island. Not knowing how the internet connection will be on such a remote place, I want to work ahead and write a lot of blogs so my website keeps updating and my social media stays alive and kicking while I’m sun-bathing and beach-combing. Quest Hotel, the hotel were I’m staying is very…

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