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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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How to travel from Cebu City to Bohol

How to travel from Cebu City to Bohol

Fat Ferries from Cebu to Tagbilaran on Bohol, leave almost every hour. You can choose between several ferry companies: Ocean Fast Ferry Weesam Express 2Go Starcraft Kinswell Shipping Lines etc. Besides fast ferries there are a few regular RoRo’s leaving every so many hours from Pier 4, they are cheaper than the Fast Ferries. You will find all the tickets boots at the entrance of the Pier the ferry company is departing from. For SuperCat you go to Pier 1,…

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Videos from Cebu, part 3

Videos from Cebu, part 3

And this is the last bit of videos coming from Cebu City. I’m moving on to Bohol. Do not forget to check out Part 1 and Part 2. If you do not want to miss out on the Bohol videos, subscribe to my Video-channel or subscribe to my blog for updates: Thanks!