Long stretches of fine sand beaches, aqua blue seas, endless sand dunes and a temperate climate all year round — these are what makes Fuerteventura a famous destination for Northerners during winter. A sort of escape from the numbing coldness of ice and snow. The flight from Norway to the Canary Islands takes about 6 hours, … More FUERTEVENTURA: Grandes Playas and Corralejo Dunes Natural Park
Corralejo is probably the most popular town for visitors in Fuerteventura. Located on the northern tip of the island, it faces the Atlantic Ocean and is home to the famous sand dunes which sits by the wide sand beaches of the once was a fishing town. 😉 Carl & I stayed in Oasis Village, a … More FUERTEVENTURA: Amazing ways to get to know the little resort town of Corralejo
Named after the sea wolves that used to inhabit the island, Isla de Lobos is a small volcanic island with arid an landscape — dry, hot, sandy, with rocky coasts and mounds, and rich in desert flora and fauna. It has been a nature reserve since 1982, and is recognized as a special protection area … More FUERTEVENTURA: Falling in love with the little volcanic island of Lobos
Oasis Park is a famous tourist destination for people visiting the Canarian Island of Fuerteventura. It started as an ornamental plant nursery in 1985, housing different species from around the world. Today, it is proud Biosphere Reserve, featuring a wide variety of flora and fauna conserved in habitat-like nature. I was super impressed with the … More FUERTEVENTURA: Oasis Park – a must-see biosphere reserve!
After four years, I managed to visit one of the most beautiful islands in the world — Palawan, again! Carl & I finally landed on the island after too much delay at Mactan Cebu International Airport. Philippine Airlines was, as usual, late and sent us an email about the delay a couple of hours before … More PHILIPPINES: Iwahig River Firefly Watching in Palawan – immersion in nature
Cebu is a first city income class, a highly urbanized city which serves as a significant center of commerce, trade and education in the Visayas Region. It is the oldest city in the Philippines, the first capital city, and the Fount of Christianity in the Far East. Carl & I had the chance to visit … More PHILIPPINES: A 1-day itinerary in Cebu – the Queen City of the South
After spending a great week in Bohol, we got ready for our next destination — Palawan. I was there in 2013, and I wanted to show Carl what the place has to offer. Tagbilaran Airport in Bohol, as I’ve mentioned, was one of the smallest airports in PH. It’s a Class 1 principal airport with … More PHILIPPINES: SuperCat 2GO Travel Business Class – your money’s worth