Embark on a journey through the beautiful Philippine island of Siargao with Achel Machin. Dancing between waving palm trees, surfing in tropical blue waters and flying high above breathtaking mangrove forests, Achel shows us that dreams can be reality. Sit back and escape with him to this little slice of paradise nestled in the Philippine Sea.

Film/Edit/Photos: Achel Machin & Nick Banta

"Traveling to Siargao was the best trip of my life. Whether it was on land or in the water, I’d never ridden in such beautiful places. Nick and I had the best time exploring the island from one coast to the next."

Achel Machin

“Siargao is easily the most beautiful place I’ve ever traveled to and it couldn’t have been a better trip. I’ve met a lot of people through skateboarding but I never thought I'd gain a brother on a little island in the Philippines.”

Nick Banta