Posts tagged boat tour
El Nido: Beyond the Boat Tours

El Nido is so much more than just the ridiculously turquoise waters and white sand beaches on the islands surrounding it (although this is probably what you came for), if you’re staying for a while a trip to Nagkalit-kalit waterfall and Nacpan beach is highly recommended.

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Ha Long Bay, Vietnam on a Budget

If you’re visiting Vietnam in the near future you’ve probably read about Ha Long Bay, the UNESCO World Heritage site composed of thousands of limestones karsts jutting out from the green still waters and dubbed by many as one of the most spectacular things to see on your trip to the country, and by some, in the whole of South East Asia.Driven by tourism and the UNESCO stamp, a ‘cheap’ Ha Long bay tour from Hanoi is likely to cost you in the region of $100 and that includes being piled onto a boat loaded with drunken 21 year-olds looking for their next cheap beer. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve spent a lot of time searching for the cheapest beer in Vietnam (10p is the record) but I found a much more pleasant and cheaper way to enjoy the bay.

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