Added by Vicky on March 30, 2017
Dave and I have been traveling since September 2012, not solely looking for a paradise beach, but always on the lookout. And yet we had not exactly found that paradise beach setting. The closest for me were the beaches in the Algarve in southern Portugal – with the dramatic cliff scenery hugging the actual beaches.
The spots where we were in Thailand (Phuket, Koh Lanta) and Cambodia (Otres beach) were nice, but nothing that really blew us away.
And now we’re in the Philippines, and having finally discovered our paradise beaches.
After 5 days in Manila which we both agreed was a sketchy and dumpy city (literally when we walked outside our apartment to make the 3 minute walk to dinner we were approached by a handful of men, and the second Dave walked out of a