The paradise that is El Nido

El Nido.. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

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El Nido on a budget

People don’t believe me when I say I only spent PHP 6,000 (USD 135) on a 3-day trip to El Nido, Palawan.

Obviously, there’s still that notion that this paradise is an expensive destination. Private island resorts cater to the high end market, but then there’s El Nido town for the budget backpackers. You don’t get an island to yourself, but hey there are dozens others (Tours A, B, C or D, anyone?) which can be more fun when shared with fellow travelers. Continue reading