Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

Filippinerne

A travel blog entry by voresrejse

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... '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

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... 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

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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

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... 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

Manila

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

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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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 ...

It's More Fun In The Philippines, Philippines, Philippines travel blog

It's More Fun In The Philippines

A travel blog entry by marias_travel

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PLACES TO VISIT IN THE PHILIPPINES   M A K A T I Greenbelt Glorietta Landmark SM Makati M A N I L A Rizal Park Fort Santiago Intramuros (The Walled City) Manila Cathedral   Manila Bay Sunset Manila Ocean Park Star City ...

Manila Day 2, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Day 2

A travel blog entry by cam_and_leah

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... leave before I start throwing my shoes at her. Probably isn't her child....Some cities are plagued by stray cats or dogs. Manila seems to have a stray children problem. There's millions of them, trailing around after each other in dirty clothes. We spot ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... ever actually ridden in one and I would like to remedy that but I think not on this trip as I haven’t much time in Manila itself.  Puerta Galera where I am going isn’t big enough to have jitneys. ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by nutsjunior

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Jessica Sanchez Manila Concert, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Jessica Sanchez Manila Concert

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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... a standing ovation when she sang one of her songs in Tagalog; the rest of the show was in English, and she certainly has a great voice and range. The t house was about 3/4 full; as the tickets were US prices; pricey for the Philippines concert goers. ...

Coffee Overload Before the Flight, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Coffee Overload Before the Flight

A travel blog entry by catiechan

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Friday night and I've gotten my backpack and trolley bag ready for my flight to the United States. Running through lists and reminders in my head and trying my best not to doze off, I'm really glad that my dear friend Pattie and her friend Rael took the ...

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

Manila-Ermita (Citystate)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive ...

Manila-Makati (Soho), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila-Makati (Soho)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive Manila ...

Catch-up blog #1: The flight, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Catch-up blog #1: The flight

A travel blog entry by samrowles

... was actually even cushtier than the last one! Im talking reclining seats, more films, even a toothbrush! Phwoar! Finally arrived in Manila aroung 4.30 pm. Stepped out the airport to be nearly knocked over by a wall of heat and humidity! Leaving the air ...

Manila friends, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila friends

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... world, he has experienced more travel than I have and is happy now he is back home to enjoy semi retirement playing a few hotels in Manila. We are treated to good food, fruit and a house full of children, most of which are happy to speak and listen to my ...

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