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

The Philippines - an Archipelago consisting of 7104 islands during high tide and 7641 during high 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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DFA suspends passport services, consular operations in areas under MECQ

Mon, 3 Aug 2020 12:41:00 +0800

The DFA said this temporary suspension of operations would be enforced in "the Office of Consular Affairs in Aseana Parañaque City, all Consular Offices in Metro Manila, and the COs in Malolos, Dasmarinas, Laguna and Antipolo."

Vice mayor sued for quarantine breach

Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0800

Three frontliners have filed a complaint against Tabuk City Vice Mayor Bernard Glenn Dao-as for allegedly violating quarantine rules imposed by the government to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

Traffic cop nabbed for extortion

Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A traffic policeman accused of extortion was arrested in a sting in Zamboanga City on Friday afternoon.

Quake jolts Cotabato City

Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake jolted Cotabato City yesterday, but no damage or injuries were reported, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Nurse slain in Palawan ambush

Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0800

A nurse was killed while a driver was wounded when a group of armed men opened fire at an ambulance in Roxas, Palawan on Saturday.