Flying through Typhoon Mirinae (aka Santi)

We’re scheduled to fly from Boracay to Manila tomorrow – exactly when Typhoon Mirinae (known locally as Santi) is scheduled to hit Manila directly. Being new to the whole typhoon thing, we’re unsure as to how dangerous it actually is to fly through one, but it’s not an experience I feel I need to check off my list of things to do. Philippine Airlines has cancelled over 50 domestic and international flights into and out of Manila beginning tonight. OurRead more

Beauty of Boracay

We’re on the majestic island of Boracay, Philippines for a week. I never realized beaches could be so idyllic and composed of pure blazing white powder. Since it’s only a 45 min flight from Manila, this may be my new escape. Taken this morning with my Canon 5D mkII and a 17-40mm L.Read more