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    HIKE TO WINDIN FALLS, FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND’S TABLELANDS

    Windin Falls is a spectacular waterfall located within Wooroonooran National Park in Tropical North Queensland.It takes about two hours from Cairns, plus a 5-km-hike before uncovering it.Being not easy to reach makes it even more rewarding to get to. The feeling when you lean onto the edge of the waterfall overlooking the Wet Tropics Rainforest is unbeatable.An important aspect to keep in mind is the different flow of the water whether you are going during dry or wet season, i.e. a calm stream vs a powerful waterfall. HOW TO GET TO WINDIN FALLS – CHECK OUR MAP HOW TO REACH WINDIN FALLS – FROM CAIRNS The closest big city is…

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    VILLAGE DE SANTO RESORT – REVIEW

    After being to Efate and Tanna, it was time for us to land on Vanuatu’s biggest island, Espiritu Santo. Here we had a great welcome and pleasant stay at Village de Santo Resort, which gave us the chance to see the most local areas of the island and get a deeper understanding of the culture of Ni-Vanuatu people. VILLAGE DE SANTO RESORT Vanuatu’s capital city Port Vila is located on Efate island. However, the biggest island in terms of dimensions is Espiritu Santo. The main town of Luganville is of great importance for Vanuatu’s commerce and tourism. For these reasons, Santo airport is served as much as Port Vila. Daily…

  • PHILIPPINES – OUR 3-WEEKS ITINERARY GUIDE

    Seeing the over 7,000 islands forming the Philippines would require several life times, each main island has diverse landscapes and natural attractions. The Philippines extend over a very large area, making them subject to different seasons, including the rainy and typhoon one. Be wise when you plan your trip! Be prepared that your most used means of transport will be airplanes and ferry boats, and the weather can often delay your scheduled journeys. Unfortunately, we had to exclude the south due to safety reasons (The ISIS cell is reportedly being defeated slowly). ISLAND HOPPING ITINERARY IN THE PHILIPPINES We are including the most beautiful and accessible places we’ve been to,…

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    EXPLORING CORON, A PARADISE IN THE PHILIPPINES

    Coron, municipality on Busuanga Island north to Palawan, is the last natural beauty we’ll be able to appreciate here in the Philippines. First of all, a due clarification about the names here: Coron is both a municipality on the southeastern side of Busuanga Island, a town (officially Coron Town Proper), and also the name of the wonderful island offering the most famous natural attractions in the area. EL NIDO-CORON FERRY Our fast ferry from El Nido to Coron was rather well comfy, although chilly air conditioning is often an issue on these boats, you better bring a hoodie with you. Also the sea was a bit rough, having our seats…

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    WHALE SHARKS AND WATERFALLS IN CEBU ISLAND, PHILIPPINES

    As we left Hanoi last night, we land in Manila in the early morning. We will be in the Philippines for about three weeks. Dreaming of beaches, islands and new adventures, we decided to skip the big city of Manila and fly straight to Cebu. Our connection flight Manila-Cebu with Cebu Pacific airline gets us to the central island of the Philippines by midday. DAY 1 – ARRIVAL AT BOLJOON, CEBU This will be a long transfer day for us. From the airport we take a taxi to Cebu South Terminal, where buses leave to all the island regions. The yellow coaches of Ceres Lines are the main provider, we…

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    LUANG PRABANG, LAOS

    After a 10-hour sleeper bus ride from SaPa we get to Dien Ben Phu, last Vietnamese town before the border, but not satisfied we decide to go on to Luang Prabang for other 14 hours on a minivan! If you need info about crossing the border between Vietnam and Laos, check our dedicated post How to go from SaPa to Luang Prabang. We leave Dien Bien Phu at 7.30 am and cross the border after a couple of hours, saying goodbye to the country which has been our home for unforgettable months. After 26 endless hours of travelling we get to Luang Prabang, exhausted. LUANG PRABANG The minivan drops us…