South East Asia

Manila Multifarious Manila Philippines

Manila Philippines – What’s immediately different than anywhere else we have ever been? “Jeepneys!” The roads are chalk-full of these Technicolor elongated jeeps screeching around corners and flying-low on the straight-a-ways. The originals were converted US army jeeps left over from WWII. Millions of Filipinos depend on these open-sided vehicles with seats along the sides…

Bountiful Bohol Island Philippines

Bohol Island Philippines by Irene Butler – Pix by Rick – Published at What Travel Writers Say E-Zine – Also Published in Day Trips Travel Guide Our Bohol Photo Gallery – Deciding on another island to hop to is difficult being that the country is made up of 7,107 islands with exceptional sites on many.…

Ultimate Bali High Indonesia

Bali Indonesia by Irene Butler – Photos by Rick – Our Four Seasons Sayan Photo Gallery – Our Four Season Jimbaran Bay Photo Gallery – With our Wedding Anniversary and Valentine’s Day in the same week, Rick and I decide to lavish ourselves in a bit of luxury…heck, sumptuous even, at a facility renowned as…

Beautiful Blissful Bali Indonesia

Bali Indonesia by Irene Butler – Photos by Rick – Published at What Travel Writers Say E-Zine – Our Bali Photo Galleries – Verdant tangles of jungle, towering coconut palms, expansive beaches, turquoise sea – and that’s only from the airplane! Kuta is our first Bali sojourn, the happening beach town with surfer dudes, sun-browned…