Travel Blogs from Philippines

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Mindanao, seen through the eyes of a Kano., Mindanao, Koronadal City, Philippines travel blog

Mindanao, seen through the eyes of a Kano.

A travel blog entry by aliawan

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... in that person or his story, it took me some time to find out that this is considered as an aggressive gesture in the Philippines. Being a direct person myself and used to speak my mind when it pleases me, I began to grow a little confused as I realized ...

Didn't make the top seven? Add another eighth..., Banaue, Ifugao, Luzon, Philippines travel blog

Didn't make the top seven? Add another eighth...

A travel blog entry by aconthego

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... of the wonder.  Another scene where words cannot describe and pictures cannot come close to capturing the magic of the Philippines.  The terraces still produce a large majority of the nations fine rice, and still not a piece of heavy machinery ...

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome., Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Caught the 8:30am local bus from Baguio through the scenic hills and valleys of the Cordillera to Sagada. The area is famous for its hiking; caves; and hanging coffins suspended in the limestone cliffs. The journey took 5 hours and only cost a paltry ...

Island Hopping and trinket escaping, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping and trinket escaping

A travel blog entry by brian.day.5245

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... to market their wares; they were very grateful for our kind offer of free transport! It was a superb "Fun in the Philippines" day, with brilliant blue skies and dazzling seas of extravagant hues. With light hearts and great expectations, we motored off ...

Tito, Wawa Dam, Cock Pit, Special Forces, OH MY!!, Quezon City and Beyond..., Philippines travel blog

Tito, Wawa Dam, Cock Pit, Special Forces, OH MY!!

A travel blog entry by jenai

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... across the street where a Medical Mission was being held. Medical Missions are staged quite often in depressed areas of the Philippines by either non-profits, Rotary Clubs, or municipalites. People can pre-register to get a free medical check up and ...

Horizontal Rain, Iloilo City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Horizontal Rain

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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Weather Report Adjacent to Halaran Hotel, is this cottage looking hotel which has slightly dearer room prices. I thought a christmas breakfast here should be alright. Turned out to be pretty awful and expensive. Gravy meat on rice. How could they get it ...

Soaked in Iloilo, Iloilo City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Soaked in Iloilo

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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Wet Pants I expected today to be a write off. TV weather forecast had upgraded the storm to Tropical Storm Signal 1. Not the worst storm but the winds were fiercely intense. I was planning to visit Guimaras Island but had to shelf it for tomorrow if ...

Guimaras' Cardio Workout, San Miguel, Guimaras Island, Philippines travel blog

Guimaras' Cardio Workout

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... I rocked up to the museum and discovered it shut for renovations. This had got to be the worst town I visited in the Philippines. It was 3 pm, I resigned to my fate and started making my way back to the port. Picked up some Guimaras mangoes ...

Asia's Latin American Branch - Part 2, Panglao, Philippines travel blog

Asia's Latin American Branch - Part 2

A travel blog entry by welovemondays

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... in one of the most beautiful waterfalls we have ever seen and Steve ate cake, citing the long-held merienda tradition in the Philippines whereby it is essential to eat at least one cake every afternoon. Back at base, Tom and Irv decided to arrange a trip ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Manila ...

Baguio, Baguio, Philippines travel blog

Baguio

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Baguio ...

Every day is a new day, Zaragoza, Neuva Ecija, Luzon, Philippines travel blog

Every day is a new day

A travel blog entry by aconthego

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... 10 days.  I'm no longer surprised by bowls of rice at the breakfast table, my dreams all take place in the Philippines (and are increasingly become more and more valuable as horror movie plots that I could probably sell to hollywood and make millions ...

To the hospital we go, Manila, Philippines travel blog

To the hospital we go

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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I had some time off after my birthday and we were planning on traveling north in the Philippines, however my brother's activities in Thailand didn't allow that. Not as bad as you may be imagining! He crashed on a motorbike and got a bad burn on his ...

Palawan to the max: Former capital of Taytay, Taytay, Philippines travel blog

Palawan to the max: Former capital of Taytay

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... Rangoon, the former capital of Myanmar on January 20th. But let's first see how the visa arrangement in Bangkok works. Wish me luck! :-) As usual I will post one more blog entry for the Philippines with my personal summary of my time here, so stay tuned. ...

Lanipga, Consolacion..., Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Lanipga, Consolacion...

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Today my other half and I went to Liloan, to meet a friend. Firstly she took us for a brief visit to her Ate's house and WOW what a great location with the gem blue sea lapping at the wall, the only thing between the accommodation and the deep ...

Backpacking across Mindanao., South Cotabato, Philippines travel blog

Backpacking across Mindanao.

A travel blog entry by aliawan

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... meter on before you get into the car, just to avoid being hassled. There are four national carriers operating within the Philippines and all have good safety records. Beware that on most domestic flights the airlines have a maximum baggage allowance from ...

The Philippines- got $20,000? You're a millionaire, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

The Philippines- got $20,000? You're a millionaire

A travel blog entry by jakeneb

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... 830 am classes and roll in all tanned with our bags, and were just like, "sorry, just got back from the Philippines" pretty baller.  Epilogue Pat has been in bed for 48 hours straight since getting back, dinner last night was the first ...

Home Stay, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Home Stay

A travel blog entry by elsat

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So I am here. Finally where I will be for the next 3 months.  My home stay is literally within 20 feet of the community center.  When I arrived at the community center there were dozens of kids that immediately came up and asked my name.  ...

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 ...

Back in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back in Manila

A travel blog entry by heli79

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Hello all! well it's been a while, so now trying to catch up with the blog... I left Pandan Island early in the morning to catch the 8am air-con bus, which actually didn't leave until 10am - but on the plus side, this allowed me to get to know a couple ...

Braving the jungle in Bohol, Bohol, Philippines travel blog

Braving the jungle in Bohol

A travel blog entry by heli79

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Took an early flight from Manila to the island of Bohol, which was a fun experience - half way through the flight there was an announcement that we have reached the best part of the flight, ie fun and games! There were competitions such as who could dig ...

Funeral crashing and mtbiking in the witch island, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Funeral crashing and mtbiking in the witch island

A travel blog entry by heli79

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... of the more talkative persons i've met in the last few weeks. I mentioned  how lovely, friendly and smiley people in the Philippines seem to be; Emilio agreed and said it's because "here in the Philippines, we are happy because we have time to ...

Paradise, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by liamb

what a ...

Borocay island - beach life's a dream, Malay, Philippines travel blog

Borocay island - beach life's a dream

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... the wonders of Cambodia. Therefore we looked at where we could fly to for the least amount of money from Hong Kong. Philippines was the destination of choice as most flights to Thailand/Cambodia etc went through Manila anyway. After little/no research we ...

Conquering our fears, Baguio, Philippines travel blog

Conquering our fears

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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... some transport down to the south of the Philippine and the famous Boracay Island for some R&R. One more thing about the Philippines that we should mention, everything is dirt cheap! For example the last 4 days from Manila to Sagada has only been ...

Shooting the Rapids and Eating Exotik, Pagsanjan, Laguna, Philippines travel blog

Shooting the Rapids and Eating Exotik

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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Our day's adventure  started in Alabang where we all met up to catch a bus to Sta. Cruz.I waited for Ate Almina and Evelyn at Metropolis mall...they sent me an sms that they're both gonna be late. So I decided to have breakfast at Jollibee while ...

Trekking Up The Worlds Smallest Volcano, Talisay, Philippines travel blog

Trekking Up The Worlds Smallest Volcano

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... board the flight until he paid the money. Somehow, I managed to excuse myself and got into the car. From my observation, daylight in Philippines starts around 5 am and the sun sets again at 5 pm. Quite early compared to Malaysia. By 5 am, the traffic ...

Charlotte's Birthday, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Charlotte's Birthday

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... to watch the end of Hannibal which is so fucking turd when you sit it next to SOTL. Charlotte had a nice day, perhaps the night wasn't what she hoped for but I had prepped her for the potential of a not so crazy night. Thanks alot Philippines ...

Goodbye Helldivers, Coron Town, Philippines travel blog

Goodbye Helldivers

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

The staff here had been pressing us about a check out time. We assumed that this was because they are wanting to get the next lot of people in. Well you're nice people but you can fuck right off, we are leaving the room at one second before 12pm. In ...

Lake Taal, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Lake Taal

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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We all went to Lake Taal and Tagaytay (Eddie, Anna, Annie and us); we had brunch at their favorite restaurant overlooking the lake. We also went to President Marcos's summer mansion that he was in the process building, located on the tallest hill ...

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