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Snorkel Spelunking

Snorkel Spelunking

One day on Tao we were taken to this random rocky shore with some decent coral to snorkel around, but what we were really being taken to was a cave just off the shore in the side of rock wall.  It was stunning.  We had to be careful because the rocks were sharp and had … Continue reading

I now have a slight Macaroon addiction

I now have a slight Macaroon addiction

Never before in my life have I tried a real Macaroon.  I know that some packaged cookies claim they are Macaroons, but they’re not.  In Cebu we came across a small bakery that had rave reviews on trip advisor so we decided to try it.  We stuffed our faces with Macaroons, espresso and other desserts. … Continue reading

Bowl o’ fun

Bowl o’ fun

Watermelon, pineapple, mango, coconut bowl…added cream and granola.  So delicious.  I had this on our last morning on the Tao Trip on one of the most beautiful islands I’ve ever been to and slept on.

Calamansi Calamansi

Calamansi Calamansi

If you’re ever hiking through the rain forest in Borneo and a leech grabs a hold of you, take a Calamansi and squeeze the juice onto the leech, he’ll come right off.  That was the first thing I learned about Calamanis, the miniature limes you see being sold all over the place. The next thing … Continue reading

Porky

Porky

As the Aurora approached what would soon be our stop for the night we were speechless.  At the foot of a small mountain was a gorgeous secluded beach with several small huts.  Jurassic park couldn’t even compare.  We could see smoke coming through the palms’s, to our surprise the smoke was from our dinner which … Continue reading

Winter Vacation

Winter Vacation

Tao Philippines In 30 days Eryn and I will be heading off on yet another adventure.  We have the entire month of January off and we’re heading to Borneo and the Philippines.  Here’s what we’ve got planned so far: Borneo Paganakan Dii Tropical Retreat Celebrate New Years Eve in Kota Kinabalu and eat a ton … Continue reading