Philippines: Bacolod and the Airport Run

I just needed a quick hop over to Bacolod in the north of Negros so I could catch my flight to Manila (ugh) and then back to Hong Kong. I managed to share Driftwood's boat with some other travellers back to Sipalay so it wasn't as expensive. In Sipalay, head towards the market/shops and the … Continue reading Philippines: Bacolod and the Airport Run

Philippines: Paradise in Sipalay

The direct bus to Sipalay may well exist but it didn't materialise at any point during the two hours I waited at Dumaguete Bus Terminal. Instead, I had to take three buses which was fairly easy. You first take a bus from Dumaguete to Bayawan (2.5 hours, 100php) which depart constantly from the station. At the … Continue reading Philippines: Paradise in Sipalay

Philippines: Dumaguete

My arrival into Dumaguete was a breeze thanks to my accommodation being just a 5 minute walk from the ferry port. Coastal Inn is a nice, albeit shabby, guesthouse with friendly staff and some of the fastest Wi-Fi I'd had in the whole country. It was perfect for my one night stopover in rainy Dumaguete. … Continue reading Philippines: Dumaguete