We knew Bohol Island needed to be on our Philippines itinerary. With natural wonders like the Chocolate Hills, amazing animal life like the Philippine tarsier, and stunning beaches it was an easy choice. Continue reading Treat Yourself to a Bohol Island Family Holiday
We loved staying near Alona Beach but missed the wide beach and great swimming of Boracay. While not quite White Beach, Dumaluan is a great alternative to Alona for a day of sun and swimming on Panglao Island. Continue reading Alona Beach Too Developed? You’ll Love Dumaluan
We had heard that the scuba diving in Bohol, in particular the diving off Balicasag Island, is supposed to be … Continue reading Balicasag Island Scuba Diving… with Twins!
We initially intended to make a few day trips to the individual Bohol tourist spots, including the Chocolate Hills, from our Panglao base. But after thinking about it, especially given our slightly reduced time in Bohol due to Typhoon Ruby, we decided instead to combine it all into a one day Bohol tour. Continue reading Bohol Island Tour: Tiny Monkeys and Chocolate Hills
We had a blast staying on Alona Beach on Panglao Island. There were great activities nearby, from scuba diving to a Tarsier monkey sanctuary, and the whole area had a relaxed island vibe that resonated well with us. One of our first adventures from Alona Beach was an awesome island hopping tour to Balicasag and Virgin Islands. Continue reading Why You’ll Love Island Hopping from Alona Beach
We awoke to a Facebook message from a family friend who lives in Manila. A “super typhoon” was approaching the Philippines. Sufficiently freaked out that we’d just flown ourselves into the path of imminent danger we began looking for options. Here’s what happened. Continue reading Dodging a Super Typhoon in Cebu City
In our Boracay travel guide we tell you all about how to get the most from your Boracay vacation! Boracay is family travel paradise. Powder soft white sand beaches lapped by clear blue water. Coconut palms overhanging the beach under which you can lounge at any one of hundreds of restaurants and cafes. Continue reading Boracay Family Travel Guide