When Boracay Moves to Siargao: An Exercise in Repeating Past Mistakes?

With the announcement, late evening on the 4th April 2018 that Boracay would be closed from the 26th April, the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) ‘plan’ to just redirect guests to other Philippine destinations, such as Siargao, was immediately enacted. But are these destinations ready for a potential 100-200% increase in Tourists? Are we set to

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Exploring Siargao as a Non-Surfer

BEFORE THE TRIP Siargao has been a goal of mine for the last few years. Two things that hindered me from going were the expensive flights, and the fact that I thought it was only for surfing (don’t get me wrong, I enjoy attempting to surf, I am just daunted learning in waters amongst expert

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