Island Jewel Inn
Travel Blogs from Boracay
I arrived at the airport at 6 in the morning and got onto a bus just outside to take me to where I was meeting Niomi and her uncle Gary. The Hong Kong airport had wifi which was great because I could give them a heads up that I was on my way and basically to wake up! The bus ride gave superb views on the way in with the sun rising behind the rolling hills. I was shocked by how green and lush the outskirts were. It's by far the prettiest entrance into a city I've ever seen. It was ...
... goodbye to Stephanie. It was so sad to say goodbye to her. Despite us not being able to hang out this week due to her having midterms, I was happy to still see her. Her family was so generous with me. I will be forever grateful for their hospitality.
I took a cab to the airport. The Filipino airport charged a five-hundred fifty pesos for a "terminal fee." Can't believe they charge that for me leaving their country. Never had I ever had a country ...
... serenity. And proudly not falling once :) Pretending just for a little while, that all of this was my own little discovery.
On my quest to find unique places to eat , and the help of reviews on trip advisor, theres no Yelp here! We put on our best unwrinkled dresses from our backpacks, and headed to the glamorous Shangri-la resort for drinks and dinner. ( my friend maureen just perked up right now, she loved that part of our vacations, getting a little dressed up, and going to ...
... walk from the beach. Great value!
Water: $0.80 for 1.5 litres
Alcohol: $2-$3 for a beer
Transport: Airport Transfer, airport to hotel $11 each
Average Daily Spend per person: $25
Transport there for both of us: $220
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $420
... fish had a mild, sweet flavour with the salsa (which included slices of hot red pepper) adding a spicy kick. It would have benefited from a little more fish (there were only two quite small pieces, one in each wrap) but overall a very refreshing dish that's perfect for hot weather. Ordered a fresh coconut milk which was served in the shell.
Read my book for a couple of hours the caught a tricycle to Mama's Restaurant and Chillout Lounge about 2.30. It's in the opposite ...