Anito Quirino Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
... vendor. He came close a few times to getting deals close to what he was looking for but ended up empty handed. For $75, especially in a country where things are much cheaper than Canada, you would think he would have left the market with a basket of lobsters and shrimp. Regardless, it was an experience to remember. This ended our trip with Mary & Darcy; a sad time to see them go. We ended up parting ways at the Manila airport. It was great having them join us on part of our ...
... roughly $.22 US cents). It's not motorized, instead, the operator pushes up to 8 people at a time the entire 2km (round trip). A train comes every 30 minutes, and they've mastered the art of warning their passengers to get off, carry the trolley on their backs off of the tracks.
When we got to Santa Mesa, the tenants here slowly started to appear from their shelters. People here are from the city of Zamboanga ...
... I went by, meeting some of his friends and learning more about street life in Manila.
I ate everything- Mexican, Egyptian, Filipino, Persian...
I met some new faces, and surprisingly saw a girl I had met last time I was in Manila! Overall, a good stopover, some nice regular-ish life downtime before heading out for my last few weeks in the Philippines.
... to treat ourselves to one good hotel night during my month here. Uncle Louie and I split the room cost so it's never too expensive, but this has to be the most I've ever personally paid for a hotel room even with splitting the cost. It worked out well as we were even upgraded to a VIP, which was worth double the fee for what we paid. There was only two other tiers above us, the hospitality suite ...
... way I’ll refer to it from now on) is unlike any place that I’ve ever been to in my life. It’s definitely not “First World,” but I’m not sure that it’s quite “Third World” (or like any places that you see on the guilt-inducing, fundraising infomercials that we’re subjected to at home). I was told prior to my visit that the PI is more of a “Developing World” nation that I guess qualifies as “Second World.” ...
Other places to stay in Manila
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $60
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $23
504 Bustos Street Sta. Cruz, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $24
312 Santolan Rd. corner J. Abad Santos, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $39
6th Floor Good Earth Building, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $35