Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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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 ...

Philippines, Island hopping in paradise!!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Philippines, Island hopping in paradise!!

A travel blog entry by jamesnange

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... brought the Asia leg of our trip to an end. We've really enjoyed Asia with so many highlights, however we preferred the Philippines to anywhere else due to its natural beauty. We're really looking forward to visiting the US and then heading down to South ...

Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Bay

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Laskeuduttiin Manilaan ilta seittemalta ilman viisumeita ja meitsi hieman kuumottuneena mietiskelin etta paastakohan ne meita edes maihin? Leimat tuli kuitenkin passeihin ja 21 paivaa saa kuitenkin olla ilman viisumia ja boracaysta jatkoviisumin hommaus ...

The Journey Home! - Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Journey Home! - Manila

A travel blog entry by big_d

... we have people coming into and out of the Philipinnes for the holiday.  Our driver, Roy, says that this weekend in Manila - "every taxi and car available to be rented, is rented well in advance of the holiday."  Well traffic as predicted was ...

Be careful!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Be careful!

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

... plane across from Borneo we met this drunk american guy who spent all his time warning us of how careful we had to be in the Philippines, after drinking a bottle of vodka on the plane he told is at the gate that he didnt want to read in the paper about 2 ...

Not to Put a Jinx on it BUT, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Not to Put a Jinx on it BUT

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... ; But it made it.             Now I have three flights left between Manila and Toronto.  My time change in Hong Kong is the shortest time and probably the biggest airport for the personnel to ...

Leave your firearms at the door - Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Leave your firearms at the door - Manila

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... City to Manila, arriving at this notorious capital at 4:30am. It was the only flight that would get me from Vietnam to the Philippines so I had no choice.  However, I had a plan. Get a taxi to somewhere that serves breakfast while it's still dark. I ...

Made it to Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Made it to Manila

A travel blog entry by mandy13082

5

... as the recipient of the award just 5 days later!  It was such a surprise since had mentally/emotionally closed the Philippines chapter of my life/research.  On November 1, 2007, I attended the WDHOF Awards Gala where I met distinguished marine ...

Home isn't where my heart is, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Home isn't where my heart is

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... day in Manila today, letting my legs rest from a very active, and thoroughly enjoyable couple of weeks. One thing is for sure, the  Philippines deserves your attention, and it's a place I hope I am lucky enough to be able to return to again one day soon. ...

Mall-ila., Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mall-ila.

A travel blog entry by nickolt

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... quite good.   One of the main experiences that Ricardo and I have decided we don't really enjoy here in the Philippines is taking a taxi. They are extremely likely to rip you off, and you are supposed to never take a cab that isn't ...

I'm a Manila Fella, Manila, Philippines travel blog

I'm a Manila Fella

A travel blog entry by huntingaurochs

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Keep randomly breaking into song: "I knew you were trouble when you walked in".  Whenever you board or deplane a Jetstar flight at the moment, that song is playing (on loop)...We must have heard it at least 6 times and it has engraved itself ...

The beauty of powerlessness, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The beauty of powerlessness

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE? I have heard this question a million times ever since I graduated high school. Back then, I honestly thought this was something that I had power over, something I could DECIDE. That false idea of power scared the ...

Back for one more night, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back for one more night

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... night there before taking another night bus, this time to Legazpi in south-east Luzon. As i had the day to kill in Manila decided to do something constructive and went and got a visa extension for another month (you can only apply for one additional ...

The Reunion, Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Reunion

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

I haven't seen them for so many years.They had a big get-together last time and I missed it because I'm in Sydney then. I'm talking about my high school classmates.   Our Christmas get-together will be held at Mischelle's house in Better Living, ...

The Phillipines, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Phillipines

A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

And to the ...

Manila Phil, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Phil

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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... here :) One of the favorite local foods is Balut.  It's a partially developed chicken fetus that is boiled in the egg and eaten like a hard boiled egg with salt and vinegar. Also here are some pictures from our brief times in ...

And back to New Hope..., Manila, Philippines travel blog

And back to New Hope...

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

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... Santisimo church, this was the church I had visited over the weekend, and attend a young woman's 18th birthday party. Here in the Philippines the 18th is a very big deal for a young woman, they have a huge celebration and an entire program, it was really ...

Philippines, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Philippines

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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... a shock a city of 10 million people, with strong latin and american infulances in south east asia. Overwhelming is how i would describe Manila. The malls here are bigger that mall of the americas by some way, and in the area i am staying there is not ...

Homeward Bound, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by big_d

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Well I've put in my second tour on this project and I'm headed back the beautiful USA and my family! Here's a little shot of the First Class Lounge in Manila's airport... waiting to catch my ...

Meeting up with mates in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Meeting up with mates in Manila

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... so we got off from the taxi in an area we liked the look of. It turned out to be the oldest area of Manila with the oldest church in the Philippines. It is strange to see so many churches in Asia and to see all the signs in English. It felt like we were ...

A day of airports and marriage proposals, Manila, Philippines travel blog

A day of airports and marriage proposals

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... gate. I had intended to make the most of the free wifi and have a coffee stop between flights, but there was no time. I arrived in Manila with no fuss however, surprised at just how short the flight was (just over an hour and a half) - I'm not used to ...

Mall of Asia, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mall of Asia

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

25

Back in hot, dirty, smelly Manila one last time before our flight to Singapore on Wednesday.  I caught the cold that Jon got a few days ago so I'm just staying in the hostel blogging all day.  Jon went out to try to get his G9 repaired, but ...

Pathfinders Travel Guide: Boracay, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Pathfinders Travel Guide: Boracay

A travel blog entry by benjielayug

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... your eyes open for a falling star.        Get to know more about this island, the Philippines' number one tourist destination,  by browsing through the pages of  PATHFINDERS TRAVEL GUIDE: BORACAY (Great Books ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by david_irina

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... that everything is for the best, we change our plans: we are going to South Korea now. And meanwhile we'll enjoy Philippines. - After a few days in Manila we like it more and more. There are slums here but not so many as in India, and in general ...

Final Entry, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Final Entry

A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

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... Thailand, Malaysia and Laos although much closer to extreme affluence. Infact it lies just at the back of a holiday resort. The Philippines have the widest desparity between rich and poor than ive seen anywhere on my travels, or maybe its that they live ...

Manila, Philippines: Part One, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila, Philippines: Part One

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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... not stop for me. Finally, I got a taxi. My flight did not take off until half an hour later. Once I was in Manila, Philippines, I searched for a cab. The airport cab tried to beg me to use them and they wanted fourteen hundred Filipino pesos. Screw that ...

On Our Last Leg, Manila, Philippines travel blog

On Our Last Leg

A travel blog entry by davemyers

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... then our family has echoed that phrase "tubbed and scrubbed" after our children were bathed and ready for bed! The flight to Manila was smooth and without event. When we came through the jetway we proceeded directly to customs. The process was smooth and ...

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