How I Found My Favorite Book

I lugged this brick of a book around with me for a whole month.  30 whole days with Shantaram either in my hand or my backpack.  Over 900 pages became part of my backpack that day when I picked it up in Taiwan. I was in the homestretch of a backpacking trip and on my…

Things I Didn’t Like About The Philippines

Like I said the other day, I'm trying to keep things real here and that includes telling you the things I don't like about places.  This isn't the first time.  Leon, The Grand Canyon, Tikal, you get the idea.  I don't love everything and I share it with you.  This may not be the most…

Awesome Things About the Philippines

There are affiliate links in here. My time in the Philippines had its ups and downs.  Today I'm going to share the ups with you, or the things I really enjoyed, and next,like always, I'll keep it real and share the things I didn't like.  Just know, the things I liked, I really liked. Bantayan…

Monitor Lizards, Baby Pythons, and Tree Worms

It was the day after the underground river and time for another adventure.  This time it was in a mangrove and we were going to see some wildlife.  Hopefully at least.  Like most things I encountered on Palawan, I didn't really know what this was.  It was a mangrove tour and we were going early. This…