Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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Land of the Jeepnie, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Land of the Jeepnie

A travel blog entry by 0wley


... . The coach flew out of town and soon stopped at a local market setting fruit and flowers, a chance to see authentic Philippines outside Manila. One of the most prominent (and coolest) things you see in the Philippines are the Jeepnie vehicles, these are ...

Airport, Manila, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by mel_strang

Didnt fell like spending anymore time in Manila so sat at the Airport and waited for out flight out. ...

It is Officially VERY HOT!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

It is Officially VERY HOT!

A travel blog entry by suncitygaltx


... Japanese. Our next stop was Casa Manila, a museum in Intromuros depicting colonial lifestyle during Spanish colonization of the Philippines.  It was constructed and furnished under the direction of Imelda Marcos, the lady of many shoes. ...

Singapore en Manilla, de tegenpolen, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Singapore en Manilla, de tegenpolen

A travel blog entry by flight-mode


Vanochtend hebben we heerlijk Indisch ontbijt van Melanie gegeten. Verschillende soorten gerechten gemaakt met linzen/rijstdeeg. Het voelde echt alsof ik de hele nacht had doorgehaald en een flinke kater had, toch nog best last van de jetlag. We hebben ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by reds_adventure


I went into an area of town called Makati which is the financial center of the city.  There was a coup attempt a couple of days before I got there and to end it the police had to drive an armored vehicle into the lobby of the Pennisula which ...

Black Saturday, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Black Saturday

A travel blog entry by big_d


... has a wonderful outdoor plaza with stores like a mall, but the area is all open air. From Makati City we drove north towards Manila's downtown with the intent of seeing the "old city", and area that is within an ancient wall.  Here we stopped and ...

Coup in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Coup in Manila

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle


... He and his "friends" walked out of court and took over the Peninsula Hotel. This is a very fancy hotel in Makati, the business center of Manila. It is also the hotel I stay in when I am in Manila for work. To end the coup the police drove some sort of ...

Family Christmas and Gimik with the Teens, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Family Christmas and Gimik with the Teens

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

My family had the traditional noche buena (Christmas eve dinner) at home. After enjoying the holiday feast, it was fun and exciting opening our Christmas presents especially for the little ones - my niece and nephews.   The following day was a ...

Toeterdetoet en Kuukelekuu, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Toeterdetoet en Kuukelekuu

A travel blog entry by je-anne


... de enige buitenlander was in de zaal was hij het onderwerp van de avond voor de performers. Deze eerste vijf dagen in Manila was verder voornamelijk familie opzoeken en tijd met hen doorbrengen. Ook hebben wij heerlijk veel kunnen slapen en eten, we zijn ...

San Miguel anyone?, Manila, Philippines travel blog

San Miguel anyone?

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

We arrived yesterday so not to much to add. Just a fact to leave you with, San Miguel originally comes from the Philippines not Spain and is one of the cheapest beers in the world! I think I am going to love this country.......... We spent three ...

First two days in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

First two days in Manila

A travel blog entry by kyley

... Bulletin, the Nation's Leading Newspaper.   He showed me some photos of himself visiting Canada with the president of the Philippines! We chatted for a bit then I went back to meet Jantine and two Danish girls (Ditte and Cecil) for dinner.  ...

Welcome to Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Welcome to Manila

A travel blog entry by monhenderson


... the 'hidden poem' to his family. We then further explored town and had some respite from the heat in one of the huge Philippines mall. Staying in downtown Manila in a hotel for orientation week before heading north to Quezon City. Blog number two- ...

Life at Tahanan, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Life at Tahanan

A travel blog entry by monhenderson


... we would find a place together around Teachers's Village (a nice area near the university and close to Maddie's work). In the Philippines there is no such thing as rental online sites or open homes. Instead, the recommended approach is to pick your ...

Manila hustle, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila hustle

A travel blog entry by jonandrose


... with the old floating hotel and the famous Manila hotel, it is a side of the city which is a million miles away from the real Manila where people struggle to live and live in places I wouldn't use as a shed!! Cant imagine how they cope. As the sun sets ...

Manila, Philippines: Part Two, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila, Philippines: Part Two

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... the park, I wandered around the area. Just kept on walking and went passed the justice building and the University of the Philippines Manila. Then, I took a cab to meet up with a friend's friend. The friend's friend was recommended by my friend when I ...

Me, a Mum?, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Me, a Mum?

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

... brother Michael with us for he said that he hasn't been there himself. The Mall of Asia is now the largest mall in the Philippines.   We walked inside the big mall and checked out a few shops. Then I took Angelo to a dolphin show just outside. ...

Filippinerne, Manila, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by voresrejse


... 'rdelig sent i seng. Vores førstehåndsindtryk af Filippinerne fik vi jo lige så snart vi trådte ud af lufthavnen og Manila føltes ikke meget anderledes end så mange andre storbyer, som fx Jakarta, Bangkok og Kuala Lumpur. Men folket var alligevel ...

Not staying for long this time, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Not staying for long this time

A travel blog entry by richierich33


... meal of chicken & rice. Once again i was the only westerner/foreigner onboard. We arrived at the south terminal port in Manila at a respectable 8:45am and as my flight to Kota Kinabalu wasn't until 9:40pm i made my way to the Pink Manila hostel and ...

Metro Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Metro Manila

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... have anywhere to go from there, basically it's fucking massive and sells everything you can imagine. Except however a guide book to the Philippines which we have now decided would be a good idea. We bought nothing else but for some odd bits of food, we ...

Arrived in Manila!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Arrived in Manila!

A travel blog entry by kyley


It took me 29+ hours, but I arrived incident free in Manila at midnight last night! On my flight to Seattle I sat next to a Lutheran priest from Calgary and we chatted the whole way. My 5 hour layover in Seattle involved a few delicious last beers (a ...

Still(a) In Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Still(a) In Manila

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... out sure but then ran out of fuel, left the meter on. Then added a random amount onto the final total. Gah. I fucking hate Manila and I fucking hate people from Manila. Cunts. We went to look at the room he had sorted. Single bed. We went downstairs to ...

Ba-Bay Philippines !, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Ba-Bay Philippines !

A travel blog entry by nickolt


... smart and aware of your surroundings, and you'll be fine.  I think it's really discouraging to label the Philippines as a dangerous country because it detracts tourists from coming here. There is so much diversity and beauty to this ...

before the Immigraion Officers, Manila, Philippines travel blog

before the Immigraion Officers

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... soon a door opens and about 6 immigration officers file out of the room and head to the counters to let us into the Philippines.  We weren’t standing there very long and I was still first in line and I still got to the luggage carousel before ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by ldp

Spent my first night in Manila, before heading south to Cagayan de ...

Magandang Hapon (Good Afternoon), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Magandang Hapon (Good Afternoon)

A travel blog entry by monhenderson


Orientation continues- safety briefings, language courses and Philippines 101 history. Long days but great content. The Filipino's love their food and their sugary sweetness!!! EVERYTHING has sugar...even the bread!! I feel like I could be in the next ...

Manila Sky, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Sky

A travel blog entry by dantheeducator


... of the story. I travelled across the South China Sea to visit my father and his lovely wife, Fe, who live in Manila. This was obviously a great chance to see the Philippines and find out how to spell it but also to sleep in a nice, clean bed, eat healthy, ...

Manila-Ermita (Citystate), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila-Ermita (Citystate)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive Manila ...

Mania in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mania in Manila

A travel blog entry by paranoidchicken


... tells me he does not like the Philippines because not even the locals can trust each other.  I weakly try to defend the Philippines as he dismisses my arguments.  I finally excuse myself and head into the street.  I carry a multi-purpose ...

Chilla in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Chilla in Manila

A travel blog entry by alandrach

... repeat! Today is a rest day as we regroup for more traveling tomorrow. We booked flights to Boracay down the south of the Philippines for tomorrow morning, expensive for here at 25 euro! Its 40 degrees in Manila today so we only ventured out once for ...

Arrive a Manille, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Arrive a Manille

A travel blog entry by france_rejean


Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien Nous voici donc a Manille. Nous avons du prendre un avion de Bali jusqu,a Jakarta. Un vol calme dans un bel avion neuf. 1h30 min. Nous avons par contre niaisee plus de 9h30 a l'aeroport avant notre ...

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