The final stretch - Borocay, Manila and Hong Kong (Day 219 - 229 by Chris) May 1st 2016 after almost 2 months of being home, we finally got round to posting the final blog. Enjoy!
Friday 22nd April 2016
Today we are leaving Pangloa and the man with a van, and I actually mean a green van (think Sooty’s van) arrived to collect us at 8am to drive us to the port. We were expecting a taxi, but considering it was only a 30 minute drive it was fine with us. ... 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
Hello readers, we'll take this moment to introduce ourselves. We are Gemma, by day a fashion buyer and Chris a recruiter and live in London.
We've always loved the idea of packing up and flying off to explore the world but never quite found the right time or opportunity to do so. Luckily for Gemma the lovely ASOS were kind enough to give her an 8 month sabbatical to travel to all those places she's always wanted to see. Chris didn't take much convincing either, jumping at the chance to chuck in the daily commute, banish the suits to the back of the wardrobe and live out of a backpack for th... full info