New Years in the Philippines

Day 3: My day began with a quick breakfast at the hostel. Following breakfast, we all met up & went parasailing with Melanie’s family. I’d been parasailing before, so it wasn’t anything life-changing, but it was an all-around great experience with the group, well worth the 1500 pesos (roughly $30 USD). Later in the evening …

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Leaving Everything Behind (The Beginning)

Day 1: After months of planning, the time had finally come. Today was the day I was going to board a flight to the Philippines. Up until this point I had been relatively calm, I was ready for the adventure, ready to experience South East Asia in all its glory. But with the flight just …

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