How to get from Manila to Angeles City

Last updated: October 12th, 2018 | in Angeles | Getting around | Luzon | Manila | Traveling

While it’s certainly worthwhile to spend the first couple of days of your trip to the Philippines in Manila, it probably won’t take long until you feel like you want to get out of there again. And here’s why: Manila is without doubt an exciting city with all its super modern shopping malls, tourist attractions, sky …
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After landing at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino Airport you are probably quite tired and maybe also a bit jet-lagged from your long flight, so of course you want to get to your hotel in downtown as quick as possible. You may have heard all different sorts of horror stories about how terrible the traffic in Manila …
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Boracay Beaches, Sunsets & Island Hopping

Last updated: October 19th, 2018 | in Boracay | Traveling | Visayas

Boracay may not be the quiet and laid back tropical paradise that it once was. If you walk along the so called Beach Walk on the main White Beach you will pass countless of restaurants, bars, tattoo sellers, hand painted t-shirt vendors and many many more opportunities to spend money. And you will be surrounded …
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Sooner or later during your stay in the Philippines you’ll be talking to a nice girl and want to take her number so you can chat with her and arrange a date. Unless you don’t worry about paying overpriced rates for calls, messages and roaming to the telecommunications provider in your home country, you better just remove …
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Cebu City Highlights

Last updated: August 17th, 2018 | in Cebu | Traveling | Visayas

When you ask expats in the Philippines what’s their favorite place to live in this country, a lot of them wouldn’t have to think twice before saying Cebu. But it’s not only the people who spend several years of their lives here who love this island in the center of the Visayas, it’s also popular …
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One Day in Tacloban

Last updated: August 3rd, 2018 | in Tacloban | Traveling | Visayas

Most people know Tacloban from the disastrous typhoon that was the number one topic in the news around the world for many weeks. And so unfortunately if you do a google image search for “tacloban philippines” almost everything you get to see is destroyed buildings, local Filipinos crying, misery and just very, very little about …
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One of the things you should definitely not miss out while visiting the Philippines is to attend a cock fighting event (unless you are a vegetarian or member of GreenPeace). They are usually held every Sunday from as early as 9am and last to the late afternoon. It’s one of the most cultural enriching experiences …
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Whale Sharks & Mayon Volcano in Legazpi

Last updated: July 27th, 2018 | in Legazpi | Luzon | Traveling

Are you an early riser? If not, then you should just get out of your comfort zone for a couple of days when you visit Legazpi, the biggest town in Bicol near the southeastern end of Luzon (the biggest and most populated island in the Philippines). It takes about 10 hours by bus or 1 hour …
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