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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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Duterte forms Manila Bay task force

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0800

President Duterte has formed a task force that would implement and fasttrack the rehabilitation of Manila Bay.

Slain trader owned 31 guns – Eastern Police District

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0800

Businessman Jose Luis Yulo, who was killed in an ambush along EDSA on Feb. 17, owned 31 firearms and was reported to be a marksman, officials said yesterday.

PDEA, Quezon City promote drug-free workplace program

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0800

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency and the Quezon City government have teamed up to kick off a drug-free workplace advocacy program in the city.

5 die in Benguet forest fire

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0800

Five men including four foresters of the Philex Mining Corp. died in a fire that swept through a forest in Barangay Ampucao here on Wednesday afternoon.

Zambales mayor gets 16 years for graft, usurpation

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0800

The Sandiganbayan has sentenced Mayor Luisito Marty of Sta. Cruz, Zambales to 16 years in prison for stopping the operations of two mining firms.