The Micro Backpacking Trails

The “micro trails” allow us to squeeze backpacking style adventures, with the sights, the experiences, and the connections, into our precious two weeks a year by picking strategic destinations dense with exposure to the world, packed tightly to shorten transit times, and with the same excellent travel infrastructure. If you have limited time to travel … Read more

Southeast Asia CoronaVirus Info Tracker for Travelers and Nomads (Updated Daily)

With the flurry of the Corona Virus, many travelers and nomads (including myself) are either stuck outside of our home countries or faced with the tough decision of entering a more heated crisis in our home country or enduring through an oncoming crisis in our present country. This guide will be updated daily and aims … Read more

The Perfect Philippines Itinerary (2 Weeks)

The Philippines: An unreal paradise of over 7,000 known islands, white sand beaches, and warm turquoise water.  But as perfect as the Philippines are, the distance between these epic locations and a lack of airports or costly tickets make it seem not worthwhile to use your 2 weeks of vacation for this far off water … Read more

5 Essentials for Experiencing the Oslob Whale Shark – Price, What to Expect, When to Go, and Where to Be

For many travelers, interacting with nature and the wild is the pinnacle of adventure experiences.  If you’re in Southeast Asia, swimming with whale must be one of those experiences.  However, such an impressive adventure is usually questioned by travelers as being possible and attainable.  “What is the Oslob whale shark price for experience? What should … Read more

19 Important Donsol Whale Shark Facts You Need to Know Before Swimming

For many travelers, experiences in nature and in the wild are the pinnacle of exploration and swimming with whale sharks, the giants of the sea, is a dream experience with a worthwhile place on their bucket list (just like on mine).  Lucky for us, Donsol whale shark interactions can easily become a reality in a … Read more

23 Awesome Tourist Spots in Siquijor Things to Do on the “Island of Fire and Witchcraft”

Tourist Spots in Siquijor | ABrotherAbroad.com

Within the cluster of Cebu, Negros, and Bohol in the Vasaya Islands of the Philippines lies a smaller stop off with turquoise waters and unreal beaches.  Siquijor Island.  A cluster of white sands, clear turquoise waters, and warmth year round make the tourist spots in Siquijor great lures for everything from diving, to lounging, to … Read more

The 3 Best Coron to Manila Ferry Options

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The Philippines and Palawan are possibly the most beautiful aquatic paradises on the planet.  Unfortunately, traveling around the 7,000 islands and finding out your options for the Coron to Manila ferry after your amazing time on Coron can be difficult at best. Additionally, all international flights pass through Manila, making it mandatory to make your … Read more

A Guide to the Coron Tours and Coron Diving Options

Coron Island. The northernmost island in the Palawan islands. Unheard of until recently and surrounded by crystal clear waters, secret lagoons, countless shipwrecks for snorkeling and diving, and white sand beaches. If you enjoy the sun and the sea while getting off the beaten track, Coron should be on your list. The perfectly curated list … Read more

Manila to Coron Ferry & Other Options by Air, Land, and Sea

Coron Island was the highlight of the Philippines for my trip. Shipwrecks at snorkeling depth, dense coral gardens, white sands, and pristine turquoise waters make this locale hard to beat… but you have to work for the beauty and adventure by finding your way to this paradise. There are plenty of options, for the budget, … Read more