If you’re looking for what to do in Manila, and need a break from the bumper-to-bumper traffic, then head to Bambike Ecotours in Intramuros for a unique trip on two wheels around the old city.
Recently I spent two weeks in the Philippines exploring Palawan and Manila. Check out what I saw and did during that time. They say, “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” and I got to find out for myself that the country certainly lives up to its […]
The word “peaceful” doesn’t often come to mind in densely populated Manila, where it’s not uncommon to sit in traffic for two hours to travel just a few miles. But off a narrow street in Pasay not far from the sprawling Mall of Asia, The […]
My home base for the seven weeks I spent in India working with The Travel Scientists on the Rickshaw Challenge and India’s Cup adventure races was Chennai, formerly known as Madras. Chennai is the fourth-largest city in India and the capital of the southern state of […]
After recovering from the Rickshaw Challenge in Sri Lanka, I hit the road again with The Travel Scientists, this time in a car. India’s Cup Ambassador car rally left from Chennai and took me through six southern Indian states over two weeks. Even though I desperately […]
After the Rickshaw Challenge, I spent fi2ve relaxing days in Sri Lanka, recovering from the Rickshaw Challenge and securing another 30-day visa for India. In Galle, I stayed in a fascinating 260-year old home, Atapattu Walawwa, which was built in complete harmony with the natural environment and incorporates Buddhist principles […]
After traveling through Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia this past fall, I briefly returned to my parents’ house in New Jersey for Christmas before leaving leaving again on another adventure. I arrived in India for the first time on December 28 to work as a social […]