Our Journey Through Bohol

After our one night’s stay in Manila, we caught a morning flight to Tagbilaran, Bohol. Bohol is mostly known for its chocolate hills and the small island of Panglao which is joined to it by a bridge, but there’s a lot more to see and do there. Check out this video by Toast City Productions to […]

Review: Belmont Hotel, Manila

Like many people who go to the Philippines, we first touched down in Manila. Arriving in the early evening, and planning to leave early the next morning, we booked into Belmont Hotel for the night. Location One of the key selling points of this hotel is its extremely convenient location. Belmont Hotel is located opposite the […]

China to the Philippines

From China to the Philippines

After a couple of frustrating / laughable airport experiences (see below) we are finally Philippines bound. After a night in Manila, we head to Tagbilaran, Bohol where the fun really starts! We (my boyfriend, Harry and I) have planned to visit Bohol, El Nido and Coron. What happens while we are there is completely down to the […]

LB Qingcheng Mountain

Day Trip to Qingcheng Mountain

Making the most of my aunt and cousin being in Chengdu, especially with the good weather we had in June, I took them on a trip to Qingcheng Mountain, one of China’a famous Taoist mountains. There are two sides to the mountain, both supposedly offering a different experience – Qingcheng Front Mountain, and Qingcheng Back Mountain. According […]


Leshan Giant Buddha

Having family and friends come to visit me in China is a great excuse for me to go out and do some of the more touristy things that I seem to forget about when I’m going about my daily life here. This June, the weather in Chengdu was fantastic (blue skies and everything!) which made travelling around […]