Honeymooners: Diving Boracay

Despite our late night fire dancing on Boracay’s White Beach, we woke up before the crack of dawn, yet again. This time, we had big intentions for the day. Boracay offers SO MANY water activities, and a few that we had in mind for the day were rowing in clear boats, wake boarding, surfing, banana boating and more. First, we went helmet diving with Mark’s dad’s girlfriend, Ann.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Continue reading

Honeymooners: Boracay’s White Beach

We woke up at 3 a.m. our first day in Manila to head back to the airport we arrived at less than a day prior. On the first flight of the day, we headed to Boracay.

Lately, Boracay has gotten a bad rep for being overcrowded and overrated. The week before we arrived was the Easter holiday–the busiest weekend of the year, so we may have gotten a different side of the island. We really enjoyed it.

You can’t just fly into Boracay. We had to take a van to a speedboat to another van to get to our hotel. Mark’s dad, who we were there with, along with his girlfriend, told us that it wasn’t too long ago when you had to take a tricycle, get in a ROW boat, then take another tricycle to get to white beach. Which is a little like… But for partying, which is amazing and when I started to understand why the Philippine Department of Tourism has declared their tagline, “It’s more fun in the Philippines.” Continue reading