Heather Corkhill

Nationality: Australian.

Occupation/Location: Mediator/Filmmaker, Brisbane.

How did you find about the Philippines?

Travel programs, word of mouth, etc.

What Philippine locations have you visited?

Manila, Banaue, Sagada, Legaspi, Donsol, Boracay Island, Panglao Island, Bohol, Balicasag Island.

What are your opinions on the following things about the Philippines?

     Places

Highlights were swimming with whale sharks in Donsol and also seeing the hanging coffins of Sagada.

     Food

A bit too much meat for my tastes! I am a fan of Adobo and Kesong Puti. I also like some of the fish dishes.

     Culture

Unique Asian culture with influences from the Spanish and Americans.

     People

Very friendly, helpful and polite people, easy to communicate as many people speak English.

What do you dislike about the Philippines?

Traffic in Manila.

What do you like about the Philippines?

Distinct culture from the rest of South East Asia, beautiful islands and beaches, diverse landscapes, friendly people, not overly touristy.

Your favorite place/s in the Philippines.

L-R: 1) Boracay Island; 2) Rice Terraces, Batad; 3) Sea Turtle of Balicasag; 4) Banaue Village; 5) Cagsawa Ruins, Bicol

Boracay Island Rice Terraces, Batad Sea Turtle of Balicasag

Banaue Village Cagsawa Ruins, Bicol

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Do you have a website or blog?

Blog: Heather Corkhill



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