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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Rainy season is here — PAGASA

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 15:31:00 +0800

State weather bureau PAGASA declared Friday the start of the rainy season in the Philippines.

Maranaws support Lanao Sur Army, police anti-terror ops

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 14:36:00 +0800

Local executives lauded the military for having prevented Dawlah Islamiya terrorists from getting close to the town proper of Marogong in Lanao del Sur, killing four and wounding five others in a brief clash Thursday.

PNR Calamba-Alabang route to undergo 5-year shutdown starting July 2

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 13:08:00 +0800

The Philippine National Railway's route from Alabang to Calamba will temporarily be suspended starting July 2, 2023 to make way for the construction of the North-South Commuter Railway system.

3 dead in 4-vehicle smashup

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Three people, including a nine-year-old boy, died while another was injured in a four-vehicle smashup along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway in Barangay Sapang Balen in Mabalacat, Pampanga on Wednesday.

4 terrorists, soldier slain in Lanao del Sur clash

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0800

Four suspected members of the terrorist group Dawlah Islamiya and a soldier were killed and three other soldiers were wounded in an encounter in Marogong, Lanao del Sur yesterday.