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20 Best Things to Do in El Nido, Palawan

Things to Do in El Nido

El Nido is a hotspot on what is arguably one of the most beautiful islands in the worlds. Stunning scenery and amazing beaches abound. But what exactly should you do when you get there? I’ve compiled some of the best things to do in El Nido to help you complete your Palawan bucket list.

3 Day El Nido Itinerary [2019 Guide + Budget]

El Nido Itinerary

El Nido, found on the northernmost tip of mainland Palawan in the Philippines is home to gorgeous islands, white-sand beaches, and lagoons. It’s the jewel in the crown of the island once voted most beautiful in the world. Whether you like snorkeling, boating, or beach bumming, this little town will make the perfect homebase during your visit. Traveling to El Nido for the first time? This detailed travel guide will make it easy for you to plan a trip, save money, and maximize your time.

Storm Chips: An East Coast Canadian Phenomenon


The snow is blowing sideways. Icy little pellets that would sting your face if you were to venture out into it. The roads are eerily quiet with only the odd foolhardy cab attempting to get around in the weather. My street hasn’t seen a plow yet and likely won’t for hours. I’m cozy in my house wearing fleecy pjs that make me feel like a giant teddy bear. I have a beer on the go that will help add to the warm feeling. But I’m missing one thing. Storm chips.

The Ultimate Travel Gift Guide for Women

Ultimate Travel Gift Guide for Women

If you’re trying to find the perfect gift for a woman that loves to travel, look no further than this ultimate female travel gift guide that I’ve compiled!


Things You Didn’t Know About Santorini

Ah, Santorini. Honeymooners paradise. Cruisers playground. Jewel in the crown of the Cyclades. Land of fiery sunsets, white-washed cubic buildings, and blue domed churche...


Hathos: the Joy and Agony of Dulse

I sat at the kitchen table, staring at a small paper bag, filled with dried purple seaweed. This time I would try it. The briny smell of the ocean floor wafted from the b...

Newfoundland Folk Festival Tips

How to Make the Most of the Newfoundland & Labrador Folk Festival

Every summer the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival wraps up the craziest and busiest two weeks in St. John’s. The madness starts with the George Street Festival, ...


The Next Adventure: Texas and Greece with a Side of London

When I heard that Nomadic Matt was organizing a travel conference I was curious. When I saw the line-up of speakers Matt had put together, I knew I had to go. But I didn'...

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