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 my previous trips, I experienced a lot in various places where I stayed. Some places were really good, while some were not so good, but so far nothing outstanding bad tho. But ...


On my fifth travel to the Philippines. I chosed Bohol, an island located south east of Cebu which is a part of the Visayas Islands. There are multiple ways how to get there depends from where you want to depart. If you're in Manila, you can fly by plane directly to Tagbilaran City, which is the biggest city on the island and province ...

Boracay Island

Probably everyone who have some interest in tropical destinations has already heard about the jewel of the Philippines - Boracay. A small island in province Aklan, one hour flight from Manila. The white sand beaches are one amongst the many 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

The Philippines - an Archipelago consisting of 7104 islands during high tide and 7641 during low tide (various sources offers slightly different numbers), located in Southeast Asia. Neighboring with Malaysia on the west and Indonesia on he south. Philippines declared it’s independence on June 12th 1898, however they were still under the rule of USA till end of the World War 2.

This quite small island country ...

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LIVE updates: Mayon Volcano restiveness

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 08:00:00 +0800

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised on June 8 the status of Mayon Volcano in Albay to Alert Level 3 after it showed an “increased tendency towards a hazardous eruption.”

Nueva Ecija lotto bettor wins P36 million jackpot

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0800

A bettor in San Antonio, Nueva Ecija is P36 million richer, before taxes, after winning the jackpot in the Grand Lotto 6/55 drawn on Monday night.

2 ‘gun dealers’ slain in Sultan Kudarat shootout

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Two suspected gun dealers were killed in a shootout with law enforcers in Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat on Monday.

Ilocos Norte logs 12 rabies deaths

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Twelve people have died of rabies in this province since March.

PSA statistician shot dead in Quezon City

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 00:00:00 +0800

A statistician of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) was killed while two others were wounded after they were shot by unidentified gunmen in Quezon City yesterday morning.