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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Soldier dies in air mishap

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A military helicopter carrying wounded soldiers crash-landed in Madalum, Lanao del Sur on Thursday.

Cop dead in accidental shooting

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A member of the intelligence unit of the Sagay City police in Negros Occidental died when his gun accidentally went off in Barangay Zone 4 in Cadiz City on Thursday night.

NPA rebel held in drug bust

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A New People’s Army rebel is one of the two ”high-value” drug suspects arrested in anti-narcotics operations in Zamboanga peninsula on Thursday.

Ex-university executive gets 6 yrs for fund misuse

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A former official of the Sultan Kudarat State University may spend up to six years in prison for misuse of funds intended for a training program.

Pagasa: Review dam water release protocols

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0800

All protocols were followed in the release of water from Magat Dam at the height of Typhoon Ulysses, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.