Fabulous Boracay, Philippines November 14th 2007 Flying from Cebu city to Caticlan airport, we wondered what Boracay would be like. Listening to other travellers had made us a little weary about it being built up and full of tourists, despite its beauty. Sounded like a place we may like to avoid, but intrigue got the better of us, we simply had to find out for ourselves. Arriving in Caticlan (smallest airport I've ever visited!) we were greeted ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Boracay The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
I qualified as a teacher in 1997 and have been teaching ever since. Thoroughly enjoying my job, I took the first brave steps to having a career break. Selling my flat and minimalising my belongings and gradually throwing useful travelling things into my backpack ready for the first leg of the journey on Monday 23rd July. So the race is on, flat having a lick of paint and onto the market. Fingers crossed! I can't wait! I'm escaping daily routines to see the world (well most of the Far East anyway).
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