Backpacking in the Philippines: My Top Five Memories

Being based in Hong Kong from 2011 to 2015 (give or take a few side trips and jaunts around the world) allowed me to see most of Asia, and as of August 2017, there are only 6 recognised Asian countries I have yet to visit (Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, Maldives). I was so busy working, Read more about Backpacking in the Philippines: My Top Five Memories[…]

Backpacking in the Philippines: One Night In Manila

Oh the joys of random travel, flight connections, transit visas, overnight stays and bonus visits to new cities, as Manila was for me on this trip. I flew by Jumbo Jet from Hong Kong, arriving late on a Saturday night, a day which had seen me work in Yuen Long, Hong Kong and meet girlfriend Read more about Backpacking in the Philippines: One Night In Manila[…]

From Teaching in Yuen Long to Drinking in Manila, Philippines

When Chinese New Year 2012 came round, I found myself living in Hong Kong, my new home. It would almost have been too obvious to spend the new year at home in Hong Kong, and when I found out I had 8 days off work, it meant booking another trip. I toyed with the idea Read more about From Teaching in Yuen Long to Drinking in Manila, Philippines[…]