I started taking people around the Philippines when I was in university, and have made lasting friendships with tourists both local and from abroad. I love traveling. I love taking pictures. I love nature, the environment, and everything that forms it, both living and non-living. And I love its Creator.
Additional words from friends: "He's no shy guy. Soft-spoken yet highly credible, educator and photographer John Elton is 'The Manager'. He has this way of conversing with common folk such that they're exchanging smiles and contacts in no time. But hey, that's not flirting, just establishing connections. He is a walking directory of contacts--local guides, accommodation, tourism officers, caterers. Name it, he probably has it. And by the way, he loves puns and corny jokes. Expect a lot of sitcom moments. "
A Recent Review of this guide
John was a wonderful tour guide. Including the driver as well. Both wonderful and beautiful human beings. We opted for a city tour on our first day in Manila. We wanted to know how locals celebrated Christmas and John took us around time to see the malls, the Christmas lights, and various notable spots. His knowledge of Filipino history and every part of the city we visited was a great educational experience as well. Looking forward to a trip with John again in the future.
I'm a University graduate, currently enrolled in a Masters Program at an International Graduate School, team leader of a travel and outdoor adventure group, an environmental protection and a Philippine Red Cross volunteer.