What is the cost of accommodation in the Philippines ?

Are you wondering how much is the common pricing or cost of accomodations in the Philippines?

At the time of writing this post, I just returned from my 13th trip in the Philippines and have already booked my next trip back this coming December. During our previous trips, we experienced a lot in various places where we stayed. Some were really good, while some were not so good. But still not bad when I take in account ...


From our very first travel and our first very own trip together. We chose Bohol, an island located south of Cebu which is a part of the Visayas Islands. There are more ways how to get there. If you're in Manila, you can fly by plane directly to Tagbilaran City, which is the biggest city on the island and province capital, or you can ...

Boracay Island

Probably everyone who have some interest in tropical destinations has already heard about the jewel of the PhilippinesBoracay. A small island in province Aklan, one hour flight from Manila. The white sand beaches are one amongst the other reasons why Boracay is placed almost every year in top 10 holiday destinations of the world. Beautiful pictures of luxurious ...

Taxi scams in the Philippines?

You may read or heard somewhere that taxi drivers in the Philippines are usually unfair to foreigners and they think that you, as a foreigner and visitor do not deserve a fair ride for a fair price. It is probably same every where in the world that taxi drivers are trying to take advantage of tourists and it is same in the Philippines, even tho, not significantly more often than anywhere else.

Well from my ...

How to get cheap taxi fare from Manila Airport

If you are planning to visit the Philippines and considering to book a hotel in Manila for the first time, this advice can be quite handy and you can save over 60% on your trip from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to your hotel. Let's assume you booked, or you will book a hotel in Makati which is part of Manila ...

How to fly cheap to the Philippines

Many people consider Philippines as an expensive destination in matter of the flight cost. Yes, the cost of the flight can exceed the planned budget and actually it is the most expensive part of your trip if you will choose this archipelagic country as your holiday destination. However there are still ways how to get there for a very affordable price from almost any place on the Earth.

If ...

All About the Philippines

They said "Love your own". Therefore as a lover of my own country, I was inclined to write blogs pertaining to the fascinating captures about my beloved homeland.

I am Kim, 23 years old and residing in Cebu, Philippines. I am with my partner here - my partner in crime, mostly in every single thing I do. His name is Igor, 39, Slovak and now living in Sydney, Australia. It's kind a new thing for him and for me because he works ...

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No wage hike for Metro Manila, Calabarzon workers

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0800

Minimum wage earners in Metro Manila and Calabarzon will not yet receive a salary increase.

Antonio Carpio inhibits from Chico River case

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0800

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has inhibited from the deliberations on a petition to nullify the government’s $62-million loan agreement with China for the Chico River irrigation pump project in the Cordilleras.

TESDA exec nabbed for explosives

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0800

An official of the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was arrested in Basilan yesterday for possession of bomb materials.

Lifting of martial law in Davao City under study

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0800

The proposal of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to lift martial law in the city will be assessed, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said yesterday.

Cops kill 3 suspects, seize P3 million shabu

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0800

Three persons were killed in police operations in Laguna, Batangas and Quezon in the past two days.