Travel Stories

Travel Stories · May 17, 2017
Vipassana Silent Retreat Review - Meditation in Manila, Philippines  © Nathan Allen via @idreamedofthis
No speaking, no phones, no eye contact...and no dinner. Completing this Vipassana meditation course in the hot Manila sun was one of the greatest challenges of my life.
Travel Stories · May 24, 2016
Nathan Allen - Persona Non Grata in Sorsogon, Philippines
By Nathan Allen
Travel Stories · May 22, 2016
Nathan Allen - Attacked By Pinoy Travel Bloggers in the Philippines
(If you haven't read why I was declared "Officially Unwelcome" in the Philippines, you might want to start by clicking here.) I'm Nathan Allen - a "Philippine Advocate", according to the national media. I have spent a total of 3 years exploring and documenting the beauty of the Philippines, and I consider it a great honor to be able to do it. If you did not know this, a tourism board in Sorsogon declared me "persona non grata" under very dubious circumstances last year. The whole country seemed...