Travel Blogs from Makati, Philippines

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Traffic in Manilla, Makati City, Philippines travel blog

Traffic in Manilla

A travel blog entry by big_d

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Ok let me first state that traffic here is nothing, let me repeat NOTHING, like driving in the states.  Which is why we aren't driving.  Yes they actually do drive on the same side and direction as we do, BUT that's were the similarities ...

First day at

First day at "a" office

A travel blog entry by big_d

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We got up early this morning as we knew traffic would be a aweful... after a lengthy cab ride, which I'll post about later, we arrived at the offices of Forssman, our client here. For the most part our project hasn't really started as the design teams ...

Manila, Pasay City, Philippinen travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by serku77

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Eintauchen in die Anonymität der Grossstadt. Nirgendwo wird einem das einfacher gemacht, als in Manila. Eine Stadt die offiziell 12 Mio. Einwohner hat, die Dunkelziffer aber bei etwa 20 Mio. liegt. Der Kulturschock zu Singapur könnte nicht ...

Manila, Makati City, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by diverjess

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Update coming ...

Philippines Trip, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Philippines Trip

A travel blog entry by kcsaraza18

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Our stay in Prince Plaza II was excellent.... I was very pleased by the staff members and the one bedroom suite we occupied.. Greenbelt was only 3 minutes away from the condotel and it's a safe neighborhood. MINI STOP is just a few steps away from the ...

Flying to Manila., Makati, Philippines travel blog

Flying to Manila.

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

... 2 hour drive after a 2 hour flight, and we were all very tired. Once we got to Manila, we made our way to our hotel in Makati City, a part of Manila. Manila is a giant city with millions of people. Its split into a few cities, but the main one is Manila. ...

Back to Manila, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Back to Manila

A travel blog entry by hecqs

... First in our hotel. Nat, our tour guide and cousin of Chin, took me to the airport. This is it, I am going back to the Philippines. I checked in my luggage with all my money and I only have 400 baht with me. I need 500 baht to pay for airport ...

San Miguel light, das ist gut., Malate, Philippines travel blog

San Miguel light, das ist gut.

A travel blog entry by jbrookes

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... . The Filipinos love singing. Bus departure times or capacities mean nothing. Packets of crisps are impossible to open. Lonely Planet Philippines is rubbish. The KFC Colonel looks like Rolf Harris. Buy one get one free cocktails lead to buy one take one ...

Ratsky Live Bands / Embassy Club, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Ratsky Live Bands / Embassy Club

A travel blog entry by jessaminejoy

... , I have to understand that they are just being protective. I would've gone alone but I have to consider that, this is the Philippines and not the U.S. and I shouldn't put my cousin in a position where she might develop ulcer worrying about me. So, I ...

Happy Birthday to meeeee!, Malate/Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines travel blog

Happy Birthday to meeeee!

A travel blog entry by chlara23

... myself to a Jack & coke! The next day we went to Makati to see every1 off and to visit the dentist!! We caught a cab to Makati which shouldve costed around 65pesos, when i looked at the meter i got the shock of my life, it read 120 pesos (ok i know ...

Touring Manila!, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Touring Manila!

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

Hi, Today we woke up at around 8 AM. We decided to take a taxi to the Manila Ocean Park. When we got our taxi, it turned out that our driver was also a guide, and he spoke good English, so we decided to hire him. He would take us to different places in ...

Forssman Christmas Party, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Forssman Christmas Party

A travel blog entry by big_d

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We were invited to the Forssman Pacific company Christmas party.  Forssman is the company whom we are partnered with and the reason we've had the opportunity to come work on this project.  It was incredibly kind of Phil to invite us to participate in ...

Chillin' in Manila., Makati, Philippines travel blog

Chillin' in Manila.

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

... . We took a taxi to the central post office, and got a quote. We decided to ship the package with DHL, because with Phil Post (Philippines Postal Service) it would have taken 2-3 months by sea, but with DHL, it would be in Winnipeg in 3 days, and wasn't ...

Dinner with the Missionaries, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines travel blog

Dinner with the Missionaries

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... 's currently doing volunteer work for OM (Operation Mobilization) and they're now preparing for the MV Doulos ship's arrival in the Philippines.   "Ate, what are you doing Sunday night?", Kix asked.   "I have no plans yet." , I answered. ...

Fake Purses, Mosquitoes, and a Biker Bar, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Fake Purses, Mosquitoes, and a Biker Bar

A travel blog entry by taylorandkailey

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... sticks their heads out of the window. Moral of the story, if you ever need to boost your confidence...just come to the Philippines (except if you are a white man..then you are not so special). Last night we made our first appearance at the Handlebar ...

Celebrities, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Celebrities

A travel blog entry by taylorandkailey

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... how cheap everything is here. We did have a little adventure last night. Taylor's dad (Bill) told us that the President of the Philippines was eating at a restaurant just down the street, and Bill knew the owner and was going to try and get us inside (he ...

Finally here!, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Finally here!

A travel blog entry by taylorandkailey

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24 hours, 3 airports, and countless bad airplane meals later.....we made it! I don't think we can ever complain again about Calgary rush hour after seeing Manila at midnight last night. People everywhere in the streets! There are traffic laws, but they ...

MAKATI CITY HALL OLD AND NEW, Makati, Philippines travel blog

MAKATI CITY HALL OLD AND NEW

A travel blog entry by gemmabanaga

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... our agency for me to confirm whether I can get it there. Ate Violy(Nihon Consultant agent), confirmed that there was a NSO outlet at Makati City Hall. She didn't inform me if it could be at New Building or Old. This is the Old Building=) I went out ...

Absolute shithole, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Absolute shithole

A travel blog entry by jackajaylus

We arrived in Manila today. We'd been warned by basically everyone who's been to the Philippines to get out of Manila as soon as possible so we are getting a flight to Palawan tomorrow. We are staying in a room which is literally the size of a double bed ...

We're on top of the world...ok only Manila.., Makati, Philippines travel blog

We're on top of the world...ok only Manila..

A travel blog entry by taylorandkailey

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... the 30-story building to show us a great view, but wasn't sure if we would be able to. One funny thing here in the Philippines...fast food restaurants have armed security guards and yet the 3 of us were able to get to the very top (and totally open) area ...

Some Swedes and Spaniards, and some Koreans..., Makati, Philippines travel blog

Some Swedes and Spaniards, and some Koreans...

A travel blog entry by taylorandkailey

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... show. Yesterday we went to Rizal Park. This national park is dedicated to Jose Rizal who was executed while fighting for Philippines independence from Spain and is considered a national hero. The 60-hectare park is full of statues and gardens and ...

SM MAKATI & WESTERN APPLIANCES, Makati, Philippines travel blog

SM MAKATI & WESTERN APPLIANCES

A travel blog entry by gemmabanaga

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... 't familiar. We need to ask help from security guards for us to know the correct directions. Western Appliances+electronics+more(MAKATI BRANCH) is located at: 1028 Arnaiz Avenue.(formerly Pasay Road) Corner Pance St.Makati City Direct ...

Papa, can you hear me?, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Papa, can you hear me?

A travel blog entry by pjgamble

Strange place, full of contradictions. I wandered through P Burgos Street and was offered a hand job from a one armed streetwalker. I was then offered a beer and oral sex from a bar girl for 300 pesos! But I don't drink before 12. P Burgos was a 19th ...

Uf, uf....ta Manila, Pasay City, Philippines travel blog

Uf, uf....ta Manila

A travel blog entry by pg-travel

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No, pa sva le tu...ampak kaksen prihod !!!! Najprej na letaliscu ugotoviva,da nase kartice ne delujejo, saj imamo Slovenci blokado do filipinskega bancnega sistema zaradi premajhne varnosti transakcij...walda nama tega na banki ko sva urejala papirje ...

Arrived in Makati, Makati City, Philippines travel blog

Arrived in Makati

A travel blog entry by crocks

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... , is one of the sixteen cities that make up Metro Manila, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. Makati is the financial center of the Philippines, thought I'd add some facts for Ken. So hot had to go to the cinema to cool down ha ha, ...

Halloween, Makati, Philippines travel blog

Halloween

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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... , and thus retiring might be the best option. I return to the 7 11 near my hotel, and to my great disdain, they stopped selling beer at midnight, because it's Election Day in the Philippines on Sunday. What a 3rd world thing to do... I'm shattered. ...

Election day...., Makati, Philippines travel blog

Election day....

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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Election Day... a good day to lay low. Might join the throngs of Filipinos that spend most of their lives in internet cafes and sort out the finer details of my journey around Mindanao...could be the safest ...

The Power of the Foreign Accent, Makati, Philippines travel blog

The Power of the Foreign Accent

A travel blog entry by wanderlust_ed

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... over there, we really avoid the place...even lady boys (as they call them) frequent the place." So there you have it, boys and girls...that's how my first night went in one of Manila's hotspots of Makati. Let the comments ensue... Thanks for following! ...

Nihongo Fiesta 2011 :))))) Yey!, Mandaluyong City, Philippines travel blog

Nihongo Fiesta 2011 :))))) Yey!

A travel blog entry by bernette

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Seshami Street Boys!!! woohooo :D             The "Seshami Street Boys" is a shamisen duo composed of Pierre Ono and Yasutoyo Torami. They will present a Japanese street style performance using the ...

A new blog. A new taste., Makati, Philippines travel blog

A new blog. A new taste.

A travel blog entry by parteeboi

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I already thought of starting a new blog, under new domain. My travellerspoint blog does no longer suite to the themes of the new writings I wish to put and some I have already published. My great transition needs a definitely new home. So, I am ...

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