Scrolling on Instagram and liking your friends’ travel photos is not a substitute for an amazing travel experience. If you’re looking for a sign to pack your things and book a hotel in Boracay, this is truly it.
With all the beautiful places in the Philippines, starting your adventure might give you option paralysis. If you want to feel the sun on your skin and the salt in your hair or to feel fulfilment once you’ve climbed a mountain, get inspired by these people.
Here’s a list of travel vloggers in the Philippines to help you spark your wanderlust:
Want to know where they’ve been and what they’re up to? Read on!
Traveling to a far place might be scary for some, especially if it is unexplored territory for you. If you’ve been wanting to go to Visayas but you don’t know anyone there who can tour you around, let Joyce Pring be your tour guide to Anilao, Cebu, and Palawan with her vlog. With her joyful personality and her background as a radio DJ, she sure knows how to educate you in exploring the wonderful islands of the Philippines. With 38,000 subscribers on Youtube, you can be one of the people who trust her travel blogs about the Philippines.
With more than two million subscribers, Wil Dasovich is surely one of the most famous Filipino travel bloggers out there. Originally from San Francisco, Wil moved to the Philippines to be more immersed in his Filipino heritage. People visit his vlog not only for the content but to also get helpful traveling tips such as where to go, what to eat, what hotel to book, among others. You can definitely see how he maximizes his traveling experiences in his video about the most popular island in the Philippines, Boracay!
One thing people forget when they are traveling is the unique food of the place. But that’s definitely not the case with Erwan Heussaff. Aside from being a French-Filipino travel vlogger, Erwan is also known for his cooking videos and his content on health and fitness.
So if you become one of his 1.2 million subscribers on Youtube, expect to see different perspectives on traveling and food that you might also want to try out. The best thing about Erwan is that he is unafraid to try new things and different places, may it be an unappetizing meal that surprises you or a hidden haven in the middle of the mountains. Erwan Heussaff’s channel is surely a go-to if you feel like cooking, working out, and traveling at the same time.
If you want to have a heartfelt laugh and the inspiration to go on an adventure, visit Pamela Swing’s YouTube channel. Pamela is a Pinoy travel vlogger with 1.9 million subscribers. Her travel vlogs won’t only entertain you because of her candid humor, it will also motivate you to travel with your friends and family. Pamela ’s vlogs feature the parts of traveling that no one talks about like the struggles of Divisoria shopping, having difficulties in getting a cab, and just getting lost in the city. After watching her vlogs, I won’t be surprised if you’re going to ask your friends to travel with you ASAP!
Originally a fashion blogger, David Guison has taken his fashionable brand to Youtube by starting a travel vlog and even excelling at it. Expect to see cinematic shots of the places that he explores. Sometimes he also travels with his girlfriend Vina Guerrero (relationship goals)! David also has a bubbly personality that will surely warm your heart once you see how he travels the place with respect, passion, and knowledge. You can even get style tips from him considering that his blog, DG Manila, is a very famous menswear blog in Asia. If you want to travel in style, David is your perfect Yoda for this!
What makes people fall in love with traveling to the Philippines aside from the food and the wonderful beaches is, of course, the people and their stories. Daniel Marsh is a Cebuano-Irish vlogger with 300,000 followers on YouTube who aims to present the beautiful country that is the Philippines and its people.
Daniel often collaborates with different vloggers as he explores the Philippines with the Fighter Boys. In an interview, he says he wants to emphasize the stories and the souls of the people who live in the places that he travels to. True enough, the Philippines is not only a country of beautiful shorelines and mountains. It is also a nation of passionate people. If you want to be motivated to get to know more about our own people, Daniel’s Youtube channel is your go-to for a quick burst of inspiration.
One of the adventure travel vlogs in the country is Patrice Averilla’s Youtube channel followed by 160,000 subscribers, AVELOVINIT. Patrice documents the places she explores and the episodes are meant to ignite the nationalist inside in you. Patrice utilizes Philippine folk music in her videos, perfectly complementing the cinematic shots of the views. Traveling the Philippines is surely Patrice ’s expertise and may even be one of yours if you watch her videos!
Another passionate Youtube travel vlogger is Aaron Palabyab. This award-winning filmmaker and photographer document his travels using panoramic shots accompanied with tips and tricks on how to make your photos look better. You can even watch his videos about astrophotography in Zambales to capture the beauty of the night sky when you’re traveling. He’s the man if you want to elevate your IG shots into documentary-grade photos and videos.
Mikael Daez is an actor, a model, a television host, and a blogger. But when you watch his travel videos on Youtube, he sounds like a regular guy giving you advice and making you laugh with his girlfriend, Megan Young. He likes to keep his blogs simple and direct to the point. He even said that the camera you use in vlogging doesn’t really matter and that the best camera to use is the one you have right now.
Daez explores places that are not yet crowded with tourists so that other areas in the country may also get the same recognition, considering that this country is filled with unexplored gems and hidden sanctuaries. So, if you want to know more about the Philippines’ secluded treasures, just watch Mikaels’ vlogs to learn more.
So, there you have it! A list of the most engaging and exciting Youtube travel channels out there. Don’t wait for the perfect day to file your leave. Give yourself a break by communicating with your soul and igniting the wanderlust spark in you.
You don’t have to a top Filipino personality to create a vlog. You can capture your own adventures with vlogging tips you can try out for yourself! Don’t be afraid to explore new territories because chances are, those places are just waiting for you. What are you waiting for? Chat your college barkada or go on a trip alone! Safe travels.