Philippines days 8-12: Tao tour in remote islands of Palawan

I’m back to civilization after 5 days on the Tao boat tour. Tao is a popular tour among backpackers since there’s really nothing else like it. It takes you to remote islands in Palawan from Coron to El Nido over the course of 5 days and truly gives the authentic island experience. In my opinion, … More Philippines days 8-12: Tao tour in remote islands of Palawan

Philippines days 1-4: Adventures roadtripping Cebu on a motorbike + hidden waterfalls + nicest locals in rural villages

The first few days of my solo trip to the Philippines has not been like any other backpacking adventure yet! I spent the last few days in Cebu Island, mostly adventuring on my motorbike around different nature/locals spots across the island. It’s been beautiful, freeing, and just what my soul was looking for, mostly because … More Philippines days 1-4: Adventures roadtripping Cebu on a motorbike + hidden waterfalls + nicest locals in rural villages

Thailand days 11-14: Open water scuba diving course in Koh Tao + a growing experience

Day 11: Travel day + “me” evening in Koh Tao The next part of my trip was dedicated to getting my PADI Open Water Diving Certification in Koh Tao! Koh Tao is a small island on the gulf side of Thailand known for the beautiful marine life and diving. It isn’t as party-party as the … More Thailand days 11-14: Open water scuba diving course in Koh Tao + a growing experience

Thailand days 4-8: last of Chiang Mai + Pai: my hippie backpacking dream

Day 4: “Treat yourself” day in Chiang Mai + food poisoning… After my last two days of intense hiking and activity, I wanted nothing more than to have a “treat yourself” day. It was my last full day in Chiang Mai and I had nothing on the agenda but to indulge, shop, eat, and explore … More Thailand days 4-8: last of Chiang Mai + Pai: my hippie backpacking dream