Getting to Boracay

The tourism industry in Boracay is so commercialized that it has already been prohibited to bring home sand as a souvenir, when it is the sand that became its main attraction in the first place. But in all the years that Boracay has been raking in dollars, euros and other currencies, including Philippine pesos, qualityContinue reading “Getting to Boracay”

The Boracay Saga – The Start of a New Beginning

Ed and I had really planned to stay only a few days.  R and family, J and family, and my mom were scheduled to stay 5 days, but for me, I thought that would be too long.  For one thing, it would have become really expensive for us because everything on the island had dollarContinue reading “The Boracay Saga – The Start of a New Beginning”

The Boracay Saga – Day 3

was windy and cold yet again.  I take back what I said earlier – this is not the best time to go to Boracay if you want peace and quiet.  The very best time would probably be sometime January or February because then, there are no people (ultra-low season) and the sea is calm (noContinue reading “The Boracay Saga – Day 3”

The Boracay Saga – Introduction

If you will recall in my previous post, I mentioned that recently, I have made a goal to visit at least three (3) “new” provinces/destinations each year.  This year, they were Puerto Princesa in Palawan (DONE! – June 18-22, 2011), Boracay and Bacolod.  Well, guess what?  Right now, I am sitting in an airport restaurant (Cookie’s)Continue reading “The Boracay Saga – Introduction”