Living and working in the Philippines - Denver WickenhäuserAtmosphere Staff

Living and working in the Philippines

It has been six years since I have left Germany and began living and working in the Philippines and since that time I have been asked numerous times by my parents and friends when I was planning to return to Germany. And up to this day I wasn’t able to ever return a solid answer…do you care to know why? It’s because of the Philippines! And its people, the thousand…
Denver Wickenhäuser
1st October 2015
Atmosphere Resorts & Spa owner and architect matthew Holder muses about life in DauinAtmosphere Staff

Coffee and Cockerels

So, it's 5:30 am and I am sat on my verandah drinking a small frothy coffee after my (new fitness campaign) early morning swim. The birds are awake, I hear a tricycle somewhere in the distance, and of course a rooster! This is after all Negros Island in the Philippines - the home of the finest cock fighting roosters in Asia. You see, yesterday during our management meeting, our head…
Matthew Holder
22nd October 2014
Meet Daniel - Atmosphere's marineAtmosphere Staff

Meet Daniel – our Atmosphere marine biologist

Hey everybody, this is Daniel and I'm the new marine biologist here at Atmosphere Resorts & Spa. I'm very excited and really looking forward to sharing my love of the ocean with you on this blog, as well as with everyone at Atmosphere. Dauin is my favorite place to dive, I've been here seven times, and each time I fall in love with this place more and more. Since I'll…
Daniel Geary
23rd March 2014
Here she is! New Resort Manager Rae with fellow colleagues Adam and UlrikaAtmosphere Staff

Rae gets some more on her plate

…and it is not food! Most of you know Rae Collins as the Spa Manager, Yoga Teacher or the former Dive Centre Manager. Having assumed a variety of roles as a manager at Atmosphere, there was almost only one challenge left for Rae... Having always ‘held fort’ for Matt and Gabrielle Holder whilst they were on their annual holidays, it was only natural to ask Rae to take over the…
Ulrika Kroon
25th October 2013