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Happy New Year and We Hit 100 Days on the Road!

Happy New Year and We Hit 100 Days on the Road!

We made it to 2015 AND passed 100 days on the road! While 2015 was inevitable, making it 100 days on the road was more of a challenge. We may have had a few arguments, which we figured would happen, but overall we feel pretty good. It is hard to believe we landed in Japan over three months ago! We ... Read More »

Philippines Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

Philippines Travel Costs: Spending Breakdown

The goal for our RTW trip is to keep spending to under $100 USD/day. We assumedย the Philippines would be fairly inexpensive when deciding to add it to our itinerary. In advance of arriving, we booked flights between islands, but not much else was planned in terms activities. We knew we were going to be doing some island hopping around El ... Read More »

hELlo NIDO: Beaches, Sun and Bed bugs

hELlo NIDO: Beaches, Sun and Bed bugs

Accommodations Unfortunately our initial experience upon arriving at the guesthouse was not great, as we found bed bugs in our bed (exactly why I do sweeps of ALL hotel rooms!). In my previous jobs, traveling and hotels rooms were constant, so my bed bug detection skills became vitally important. Bed bugs can be nasty and they are not something you ... Read More »

Island Hopping in El Nido

Island Hopping in El Nido

El Nido has been on our radar since deciding to visit the Philippines. It was even included on Matt’s Bucket List! The soaring limestone cliffs and crystal clear turquoise waters are unrivaled compared to other beaches and oceans we have visited. Everything has exceeded our expectations. However, to really enjoy all El Nido has to offer, you have to take ... Read More »